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“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly” (Buckminster Fuller). And the teaching point of this resource is that to understand as much as possible about a topic, a savvy researcher reads a variety of texts about the topic and does a cross-text analysis of the information. To practice this skill, pupils read two poems, an editorial, and an encyclopedia excerpt regarding butterflies and then fill out the cross-text analysis graphic organizer.
Students explore cycles in nature. In this cross curriculum agriculture lesson, students define "cycle" and research weather and planting folklore. Students make a bracelet in which individual colored beads represent the many "cycles" of life, including people, water, plants, soil, day, night, air, and sun. Students participate in an experiment or website activity, read related text, or sing a song for each of these cycles. Background information for the teacher is included.
Students become familiar with body changes during puberty. In this stages of human development lesson, students review the stages of development from 1-5. Students read an article called I'm Growing but Am I Normal? and discuss the information in the article. Students view a sheet about changes during puberty and answer questions.
Building a realistic understanding of the trials Jews suffered during WWII isn't always easy. This plan employs student constructed dramatic freeze frame scenes to help build a deeper understanding of Jewish Ghettos, concentration camps, and Nuremberg Laws. A four part lesson plan that builds on itself while activating prior knowledge.
Students complete a unit with cross-curricular activities to learn about a healthy body and maintaining their health. In this health instructional activity, students complete 8 lessons to learn about good health, a healthy diet, healthy foods, healthy habits, sanitary health, exercise, and the health professions.
ï»¿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.
In this Drowsy Driver Awareness Day learning exercise, 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.
Students explore home making by completing home building activities. In this interior design lesson, students identify the many elements required to build, furnish and design a house. Students complete vocabulary activities and answer study questions about home making based on assigned reading.
To use this presentation about infinitives in your middle school class would be a great idea! Several examples of infinitive phrases and their multiple uses will help your young grammarians learn the value of varying their sentence structure. The last 15 slides feature a practice activity.
Excite the animal lovers in your 1st grade class with this lesson! After reading three animal stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("The Sleeping Pig," "EEK! There's a Mouse in the House," and "Red-Eyed Tree Frog"), learners practice sequencing events in past tense. Additionally, they use several prepositions to describe the locations of various items. The lesson is differentiated into Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels.