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On My Honor: Lesson 6 Is Number 6 Of 6 In Unit Plan
Students examine honesty and trust. In this language arts lesson, students journal about whether they would trust a character from On My Honor to be their friend and why. They share their responses then continue reading in the book. After reading, students complete an SOPQ.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Teaching Strategies for the Social Studies Classroom
Engage your class in a lesson that is concerned with the development of skills in the realm of teaching strategies needed for Social Studies. They will participate in delivering content using several strategies that are demonstrated by the teacher.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 16 Views 28 Downloads
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th Language Arts 49 Views 42 Downloads
When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a lesson plan that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The lesson plan's procedures include conducting interviews with members of the community and designing an oral report on what was learned throughout the process.
7th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
KWHL Jacob Have I Loved
Your class has just begun reading Jacob Have I Loved, and they're coming upon the fifth chapter. Pause their reading and have them complete a KWHL chart (not included) to detail what they've learned from the novel's beginning. An example chart is included with a few potential observations.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Teaching Strategies: The Word Wall: A Tool for Beginning Readers and Writers
Students participate in various activities through the school week involving the high-frequency words on their word wall in order to increase familiarity with reading and spelling the selected words. In this word wall activity, students first write down the words, write a dictated sentence including the words, and find words that rhyme with the Word Wall words.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease: Making Sense of the Numbers
In an interdisciplinary exploration, trace the development of West Nile fever and Lyme diseases. Pupils discover how these diseases are contracted. They collect statistical data and analyze trends.
6th - 12th Science 13 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of a Project
How does PBL differ from a basic thematic unit? Discover the answer to this important question. A bulleted comparison is made between each type of teaching method, example projects are included, and a full "how to" is laid out in an easy to follow format.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 34 Downloads
The Mathematics of Convection: Nature's Model for Energy Production
High schoolers conduct a series of experiments to investigate density, buoyancy and climate. In this math lesson, pupils design and build a hot air balloon to demonstrate convection. They research and write a paper about solar chimneys.
9th - 12th Math 7 Views 64 Downloads
The Big Cover Up!
Use magazine cut-outs or pictures from the Internet of various animals with different coverings to pass out at the beginning of this science lesson. Using these visual aids, your young scientists will observe and share what they know about the animal they picked.
K Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Bent Out of Joint!
A well-designed lesson on the skeletal system awaits your students. They perform hands-on explorations of common items, view a PowerPoint presentation, and utilize other visuals to be able to identify a hinge, ball and socket, and gliding joint in a skeleton.
3rd Science 10 Views 51 Downloads
Digging for the Truth
Students simulate digging for forensics evidence at a crime site. They choose tools to use in order to reveal the clues and determine whether what they've found is relevant to the crime and how it relates. They write a report about forensics evidence.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 61 Downloads