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Slugs and Snails
Slugs and snails are the focus of this life science worksheet. Student read a selection on these animals, then answer ten comprehension questions. Then, students must draw an "alien portrait" using the characteristics of slugs and snails in their drawing.
The Wonderful World of Slugs
Examine a slug? Of course, what else would a 2nd grader do with it? Pupils use clues and go on a slug hunt, read a slug story, or make a cooperative group mural of a slug's habitat. While older learners catalog slugs, go on a slug hunt, and engage in a scientific discussion. This lesson seems as though it were written for a summer program not a classroom. However, some of the ideas could be useful in either situation.
Lions, Tigers, and Slugs? Oh My!
Explore the power of words with your class by analyzing the connotations of fictitious sports team names. Learners discuss team names and the mental images they convey. They create logos to illustrate the meanings and connotations of team names. Part of Lesson Planet's 3-lesson unit "Three Lessons for Effective Word Choice."
Pupils conduct lab experiment to answer the question: How will starving Dictyostelium Discoideum Slugs respond to white light? They determine whether the slugs are attracted to or repelled by the light.
Nudibranchs-Splendid Sea Slugs
Students brainstorm a list of colorful animals and research why they are colorful. In this biology lesson plan, students sketch what a nudibranchs look like before watching a video. They compare their sketch to the actual nudibranchs photo.
Lions, Tigers, and Slugs? Oh, My!
Explore the power of words with your class by analyzing the connotations of fictitious sports team names. Learners discuss team names and the mental images they convey. They create logos to illustrate the meanings and connotations of team names. "Connotation: Three Lessons for Effective Word Choice" is a 3-part unit with other activities connected to this resource; find it on Lesson Planet!
Temperate Forest : Pacific Spirit Field Trip
Students examine nurse logs with hand lenses and identify animals. In this ecosystem lesson, students gain understanding of the rainforest by studying nurse logs. Students become familiar with vocabulary through their study of nurse logs.
Baseball Math Lesson Plans - Batter Up!
The game of baseball provides many opportunities for mathematical learning.
Write a Word Beginning with the Letter S
Young writers must write 11 words that begin with the letter S. A picture of a sea slug is present to help them get started. Each of the words are written inside of a geometric shape. There are triangles, circles, octagons, and hexagons. Learners are asked if they recognize the shapes.
Calculating Baseball Statistics
Students calculate baseball statistics. In this data analysis lesson, students use baseball statistics to calculate the batting average and slugging percentage. Students visit www.funbrain.com to play a math baseball game.
We're Talking Baseball!
Sixth graders participate in a lesson in which they determine baseball statistics using mathematical operations. They use websites to calculate baseball averages and answer associated questions. They work in groups to order averages using baseball cards.
Are U Nuts?
In this conversion worksheet, students solve 9 problems where they convert from one unit of measurement to another using a given table with conversion factors.
Letters to Cities in the United States
Sixth graders select city and state other than their own, write letter to Chamber of Commerce requesting information about that city, and create tri-fold brochures containing highlights about chosen city.
Students pretend as if they have been hired by the commissioner of Major League Baseball. Their task is to explain the mathematics of baseball so that more people enjoy the game.
Introduction to a Garden: Draw and/or Describe a Garden
Students explore gardening. For this science lesson, students draw pictures describing a garden. As an introduction to gardening, students draw pictures showing what they think belongs in a garden. Students also answer questions about their knowledge of gardening.
ABC Book of Tongue Twisters
Students construct sentences using alliteration. In this phonemic awareness lesson, students listen to a read aloud such as Some Smug Slug and identify alliteration. Students write their own sentences using alliteration.
Building Biographies: A Research Unit
Pupils explore the fundamental principles involved in completing a research project. Several handheld technical pieces of equipment are utilized to complete this lesson plan.
Uhhh, I don't know
Students listen to the different sounds that the letter U can make. They practice finding the letter u in written words. They write the letter u. They say a tongue twister about the letter u and its sounds. They write different words using the u vowel sounds.
Jim's Favorite Store
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a story about different types of shops visited by a child on a shopping trip. Students answer 5 questions.
In this science worksheet, students name what each of the units listed represent whether it is distance, time, speed, or acceleration. Then they solve each of the word problems that follow, showing all of their work.