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What do a bicycle and the life cycle have in common? Cover this and more with the series of cross-curricular activities included in this plan. Learners do everything from making bracelets that represent the life cycle to checking out the Farmer's Almanac to conducting various related scientific experiments. Considering the large amount of standards the resource cites, there could be more detailed procedures.
As your authors prepare to write a hypothetical novel, they need all the inspiration they can find! Using a book they have already read (and enjoyed), learners complete a literary analysis by filling in eight short-answer questions. Then, they read an example of a book talk (like an advertisement to get people interested in a novel) and write their own in the space provided. Your class can present these book talks to each other in groups or during a gallery walk.
Students read an article on trapped miners in Chile. In this social awareness ELL lesson, students read the details about how 33 miners had to be rescued in Chile when they got trapped underground.  Activities that reinforce the information in the article include class discussion, vocabulary, brainstorming, a grammar worksheet and a spelling test.
Fifth and sixth graders engage in a series of activities which show them the importance of using different types of measurement strategies. One of the primary goals of the lesson is to show learners that measurement is helpful in many areas of real life. Area and perimeter are two of the measurements which are focused on the most. Some outstanding worksheets are included in this plan.
Use this resource to explore the issue of immigration in the classroom. Learners read a story about a man from Mexico who immigrates to the United States. After reading El Guero by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino, learners use structural clues, such as Latin and Greek roots, to answer questions about the story. They also complete activities involving sequencing and cause and effect.
Kids get artistic as they explore the impact of art materials, sculpture, and performance. They discuss the work of Janine Antoni and then create a performance piece that reflects social or global issues they feel strongly about. The end result should be an empathetic, thoughtful, and highly engaging experience for the entire class.
The oxygen needed by our bodies to burn during respiration of glucose is obtained by ventilation. The anatomical structures involved in gaseous exchange are drawn and labeled. The explanations are excellent for a review, or for a student with no prior knowledge. This is a detailed and lengthy video.
Use O. Henry's ubiquitous tale of love and poverty to explore irony. After reading the story, middle schoolers identify examples of all three kinds of irony in the story. With partners, they brainstorm original examples of irony. Then the pairs merge into larger groups to create and present skits that demonstrate irony based on the ideas they developed. 
Nearly all students have seen pregnant women and may have questions about human development. Intended for secondary students with mild to moderate mental disabilities, this lesson defines the process of pregnancy  in a developmentally appropriate way. They define the term pregnancy, sort a collection of images depicting pregnant and not pregnant women, brainstorm differences they see, then discuss fetal development. The Miracle of Life by NOVA is suggested viewing.
Students complete a unit with cross-curricular activities to learn about a healthy body and maintaining their health. In this health lesson, students complete 8 lessons to learn about good health, a healthy diet, healthy foods, healthy habits, sanitary health, exercise, and the health professions.
In this identifying idioms online/interactive worksheet, students choose idioms to replace the words and phrases in parentheses in sentences. Students choose 55 answers.
Use this reading comprehension assessment to prepare for a state test, or to assess your students' reading. After reading a four-paragraph passage, young learners answer seven questions on literary devices, tone, and author's purpose. An answer key with thorough explanations of each answer is included.
In this National Napping Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, surveying, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for National Napping Day.
Learners explore the history of Montana's Native Americans by reading James Welch's Fools Crow. Set shortly after the Civil War, the novel focuses on a young Blackfoot Indian and his tribe. Over the course of several weeks, class members respond to study questions and complete different projects designed for each chapter.
In this Drowsy Driver Awareness Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities on Drowsy Driver Awareness Day.
In this animal sorting worksheet, 5th graders first match animal pictures with their names and a fun fact. Students must then fill in 15 blanks based on information given on the matching cards.
Students generate plans for a fictitious road trip.  For this time management lesson, students investigate the most effective way to travel the country arriving at specific cities.  Students create their plans based on time and distance. 
Identify the different types of graphs and when they are used. Learners will research a specific health issue facing teens today. They then develop a survey, collect and analyze data and present their findings in class.  This is a lesson plan on mathematical techniques, but a collaboration with another subject area teacher would be useful to the students.
Do your learners need more sentence completion practice? Check out this eight-question worksheet. It comes with an answer and explanations key that models how to approach each question. Logical explanations and comprehension strategies are detailed.
In this afternoon naps worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about afternoon naps increasing strokes. Students complete 10 activities total.

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