Swimming/Aquatics Teacher Resources
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ELD Lesson Plan: Off to Adventure!
It's time for adventure! After reading three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("The Lost and Found," "The Ballad of Mulan," and "The Waterfall,"), various vocabulary words about feelings, the wilderness, and different situations are reinforced.
3rd English Language Arts
Primary marine biologists consider the largest living animals on Earth, the whales. Introduce them to general anatomy, unique adaptations, and behaviors. Teach them to sing a song that will help them remember some of these facts. Finally, take them outdoors to draw a life-sized outline of a whale and have them give younger learners a tour of the anatomy.
Pre-K - 3rd Science
Ten Data Analysis Activities
This thirteen page data analysis worksheet contains a number of interesting problems regarding statistics. The activities cover the concepts of average measurements, standard deviation, box and whisker plots, quartiles, frequency distributions, and lines of best fit.
9th - 12th Math
ELD Lesson Plan: Let's Look Around
Predict what comes next in these three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Seasons," "Pearl's First Prize Plant," and "Hilda Hen's Scary Night"). ELD pupils can practice their summary and prediction skills, as well as their auxiliary verbs and future tense.
1st English Language Arts
Fancy Fish: Gene Frequency
High school biology learners simulate gene flow within a population of fish. They hold colored fish cards as identification and carry "Good & Plenty®” candies to represent alleles, the recessive homozygous of which is lethal. You will need to construct the fish cards and set obstacles up around the room for fish to swim around.
9th - 12th Science
Civil Rights Movement Event Cards
An excellent tool for organizing information, these cards contain information about different events in the Civil Rights Movement. Learners can work individually or as a group to read their given passages. Once they have finished reading, they list the "who, what, and where" of each passage.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Does It Move On It's Own?
Young scientists look at drawings of six animals, then match up a word that describes how they move. The words are: hop, crawl, swim, fly, run, and jump. They also answer two additional questions about the animals and how they move. A nice worksheet for youngsters who are just starting to learn about animals.
1st - 3rd Science
Cubing Strategy for Ordinary People
Readers of Ordinary People employ a cubing strategy based on Bloom’s Taxonomy to analyze, from multiple perspectives, an excerpt from Chapter 10 of Judith Guest’s novel. The excerpt, a rationale and complete directions for the activity are included.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Improving a Paragraph 2
Exercise revision skills by rewriting one the provided paragraphs each day of the week. Editors will need to get creative in order to improve the paragraph and make it their own. Hints are given for each prompt. On Friday, allow learners the opportunity to compose an original paragraph.
6th - 9th English Language Arts
New Review Project Hoofbeat: Incorporating the Horse in the Classroom:
It's all about horses in this cross-curricular packet that includes everything equine from United States horse history, breeds, grooming tools, and plenty of new vocabulary terms. Split into 11 lessons, learners complete crossword puzzles, measure each other in hands, examine famous horse riders like Paul Revere, and consider different jobs with horses they might be interested in.
3rd - 6th Math
Your youngest pupils listen as you introduces the short /i/ sound. They practice wiggling their fingers to indicate something "icky" on their fingers, mimicking the target sound. Then they listen to the sound's accompanying tongue twister, wiggling their fingers when they hear the target sound.
K - 1st English Language Arts
Inferences and Conclusions
Making inferences and drawing conclusions are the focus of this language arts worksheet. Statements are read about a specific situation in which some information is left out. Learners read the four multiple choice options, and select the one that they can infer happened based on the statement.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Guided Reading: Island of the Blue Dolphins
Discuss Island of the Blue Dolphins in this guided reading lesson. Young learners read the historical novel by Scott O'Dell independently, and discuss plot points and characterization with their classmates throughout the book. After they finish the novel, reflect how the book has changed them personally.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Is It Safe to Go In? Water Quality of Bathing Areas in the EU
Using your senses, apprehend the effects of contaminants in water. With a global focus, young scientists conduct a safe experiment by tasting sugar and salt water with different dilutions. After reviewing threshold limits, learners write a one-page review for the questions listed.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Teaching grammar can be so difficult! Help your class master how to use hyphens correctly. The first page details different places one would use a hyphen. On the second page, learners are introduced to two practice activities. In the first, they simply identify whether the hyphen is used correctly or incorrectly in the sentence.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Clap Your Hands (Cauley)
Lorinda Cauley's book Clap Your Hands is a fun way to expand budding readers' vocabulary in context (although you could use any book for this strategy). To prepare kids, introduce the following terms before reading: dare, flap, frown, spread, and stomp.
K - 3rd English Language Arts