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Jon and Charlie's Run
Let's use math to solve an argument. Jon and Charlie are debating about who can run farther, but who is right? That's what your class will figure out as they apply their understanding of fractions to this real-life situation. A simple, yet effective problem that requires learners to support their explanations with visual models. Follow up this activity with a discussion, allowing learners to share their solutions with their peers.
Run On Sentences - To Use with The Cay
An outstanding presentation on what run-on sentences are, and how to fix them, awaits your class in this language arts PowerPoint. They are shown four different methods they can use to fix a run-on sentence. This presentation is meant to be used while reading The Cay with your class. Additionally, some outstanding links are embedded in the final slides. These links will provide more practice.
A simple lesson with a lot of support behind it. Your learners will find out how long it takes Molly to run a mile by choosing their solution method. The activity can be used as a lesson or as an independent assignment. Preface with these lessons, which you can find in the Additional Materials section: "How Many Marbles" to model dividing with fractions or "Molly's Run, Assessment Variation" to check for understanding.
Running to School, Variation 3
How far is it between school and home? Here is a relatable activity where the participant runs to school a certain fraction of the way. That distance is given in miles. It is up to your learners to determine the distance between home and school. Ask students to draw a model of the problem and then write the fractional computation.
Molly's Run, Assessment Variation
Part of as assessment series, the activity follows the lesson Molly's Run to practice ratios and dividing with fractions. Different solution options are given for your learners' preference. The commentary explains how the standards differ from 6th to 7th grade when using ratios. Use "The Escalator" and "Riding at a Constant Speed" to practice unit rates and ratios.
Fitness Curriculum Agility - Cone Drills & Pro Agility Run
Although this is not a instructional activity in itself, these four running agility drills would be great to incorporate into training for athletic teams. Work on quick movements forwards, backwards, sideways, and on pivoting properly. Agility is often overlooked when coaches are focusing on particular skills. Take a look at these four agility drills and see what you can use.
Avoiding Run-on Sentences 2
Can your class members identify simple and compound sentences? Do they know what a run-on sentence looks like and how to fix one? Use this resource as a worksheet or a quiz to assess your grammarians.
Editing For Run On Sentences
After completing a writing assignment of sorts (you decide the assignment's topic and focus), bring your learners together to discuss run-on sentences. After looking at five examples as a whole group, writers return to their desks to correct their personal writing. During this time, the teacher pulls learners aside to discuss ways to improve their writing. A 10-question exit slip is provided, and it contains so much information that you could actually use it as an assignment!
Running Free, the Jami Goldman Story
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Running Free, the Jami Goldman Story. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Bring the excitement of the fastest minute in sports into your classroom with a worksheet about the Triple Crown horse races. Young mathematicians will use information about the races, fun facts about horses, interesting information about jockeys and charts with winners from the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes to answer 15 questions. They will calculate the average rate the horses run in miles per hour and miles per minute, the difference in race lengths, the fastest horse from 2000 to 2012, height of a horse in hands, and jockey equipment weight. This is a must-do for horse lovers and teachers in the Bluegrass state.
New! Black Diamond
Score a home run with this packet of information on the very first player of the Negro League to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame — cultural groundbreaker and sports legend Satchel Paige. These worksheets include a brief history of Paige's life and career, a description of the Negro League and other major players, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle, and a coloring worksheet.
Young scholars identify why the Hopi tribe practiced running as it relates to health, delivering messages, defeating other tribes, and for ceremonial events. In this social studies lesson, students use maps to identify latitude and longitude then locate regional places the Hopi would run. Young scholars participate in a running activity with their physical education teacher.
See How They Run! The 100 Meter Dash
Combine math and exercise using this resource. Learners record their times as they run the 100 meter dash. They use this information to create bar graphs, circle graphs, and histograms. They compare their times to current world records and to the results of other classes.
The Effect of Run-Off on Water Turbidity
Students build a model to demonstrate storm water run-off. In this water turbidity lesson, students set up an experiment to measure the turbidity of water after a simulated rain storm. Data is collected and graphed on their graphing calculator. A worksheet is included for students to respond on.
Fragments and Run-Ons
In this recognizing sentences, fragments, and run-ons learning exercise, students read statements and determine if they are written correctly and if not, whether they are run-ons or fragments with choices about how to fix them. Students choose 10 multiple choice answers.
Running of the Bulls and Bullfighting in Pamplona, Spain
Students research the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain and the characteristics of the Spanish bullfight. They create multimedia presentation which they present orally and write a research paper using the information.
Sentences, Run-Ons, and Fragments
Help your kids polish their writing skills. First, they study sentences so they can easily identify sentence fragments and how to fix them. The same type of explanation is provided for run-on sentences. After this guided practice section, emerging writers can practice with the 12 sentences (or fragments!) below.
Avoiding Run-On Sentences (I)
Eliminate run-on sentences! This practice opportunity highlights run-on sentence errors and how to fix them. Examples are shown, and learners are given two options: using semi-colons or commas and coordinating conjunctions. Help polish student writing with this important grammar lesson.
Rise Over Run
Learners define the slope of the line, find the slope between any two points on the line, and allow them to name other areas where the slope is used. They explain why the slope is defined as the rise over the run.
Run To Win
In teams, students use their energy to explore Math. They that are not running are to be counting how many times the runner touches the cones.