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Sarah, Plain and Tall Study Guide
Patricia MacLachlan’s award-winning novel, Sarah, Plain and Tall, is the focus of a comprehensive study guide. For each chapter, readers answer fact-based and interpretative questions, define and use vocabulary words in a sentence, and complete an engaging enrichment activity.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Sarah, Plain and Tall - Intro to Literature Circle jobs
Students read a book with each student having a specific job for the class. In this literature lesson plan, students read Sarah, Plain and Tall over 10 days, dividing up responsibilities for each student to make sure everyone understands the story.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
'Colors Grow' Booklet, Part 2
Second graders create the pages to their color booklets as they use the marbling technique. They'll discuss cool and warm color schemes and express the colors of the sun and water by marbling paint. Note: This is part two to a three-part lesson, but it can be used as a stand-alone lesson.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
The Blue Vase by Paul Cezanne
Here is a great set of ideas that use Cezanne's painting The Blue Vase. The lesson includes extensive background on the painting and the artist, a great set of guided observation questions, and 15 different learning ideas that can easily be incorporated throughout the day.
1st Visual & Performing Arts
The Mystery Box - Making Observations and Collecting Data
Making observations and collecting qualitative and quantitative data is a vital skill all scientists need to practice. Help your scientists with partial and no sight learn how to use their other senses to make observations for data-collecting purposes.
6th - 12th Special Education & Programs
Where Oh Where Have All the Fish Gone? Oh Where Oh Where Can They Be?
Students participate in an activity in which plain and peanut M&M's are used to represent a community of fish. They role-play different scenarios that depict fishing practices by eating or discarding certain M&M's.
2nd - 4th Science
In groups of four, pupils brainstorm about seafood. They view the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch website to examine the problems caused by the seafood industry. Learners are then brought back together to discuss what they discovered. Finally, they gather information on the local fish market and write letters to encourage sustainability.
6th - 8th Science
Science: Microcosms in the Biosphere
In a series of lessons, examine the impact on humans by microcosms in the biosphere. Among the plans structured for students with different abilities and learning styles, are activities describing the symbiotic relationship, drawing the water cycle, identifying pollutants, describing hypozia and relating it to Long Island Sound.
6th - 8th Science
Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 4 - Dangerous Sea Creatures
Lesson 4 is part of a 22 lesson plan unit on boat safety and water sports. This lesson plan is about dangerous sea creatures, mainly in the ocean. There is a link to find pictures of the creatures discussed. It is suggested to click on the resource link at the bottom of the page to view all the lesson plans, and then there is another resource link on the lesson plan page that goes to the unit plan page.
9th - 12th Physical Education
There are three separate lessons within this resource that can be used together, or that can each stand alone. In the first, five simple activities allow junior scientists to examine the amazing properties of water. In the second, they compare the strength of potato chips with ridges and without to demonstrate why seashells might have ridges.
1st - 5th Science
Cupid and Heart Valentine Decorations
Students investigate the origins of the Valentine's Day holiday and the history of Valentine symbols. Using a variety of craft materials, they sculpt and create replicas using Valentine's Day symbols to create Valentine cupids and mini-plaques.
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Fields of Daffodils
Pupils discuss the characteristics of a community. They discuss their local neighborhood, and brainstorm ways to help others in their community. Using recycled file folders and paint, students create their own daffodils. They discuss the significance of The Daffodil Project that started in New York City in 2001.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts