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Comstockery vs. Eakins
Students research Eakins' teaching methods. They incorporate research to prepare and present a verbal argument. They understand and articulate a perspective and develop their own opinion.
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. There are many fabulous strategies that can be used with other lessons.
Teaching Strategies For Main Idea Lessons
Main Idea Lesson Plans can help teachers make identifying the main idea of a passage a breeze.
Germs: Learning Not to Share
Young scholars have cinnamon sprinkled onto their hands and walk around the room touching objects within their reach. Students observe all of the objects containing cinnamon fingerprints to visualize where and how germs are spread.
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. Four great hand chosen lessons are included.
English Lesson Plan on National Grammar Day
Aid your English langauge learners with this series of grammar activities. In this National Grammar Day worksheet, learners read a passage about the importance of the day and complete a variety of different activities involving this passage. The culminating activities are a short interview, a mini-presentation, and a brief writing activity. While this resource provides a variety of activities, several ask learners to do the exact same thing in a different way.
Adverbs and Prepositions
Adverbs and prepositions are the focus here! Each part of speech gets its own activity, and a short description of each is provided at the top of the page. Your young grammarians will complete three exercises, and they'll have a better idea of what both parts of speech are meant for.
Students divide into groups and read an article on cell division. In this mitosis lesson students create a PowerPoint presentation.
A New Year, A New-and-Improved You!
Tips for self-mentoring that will help you to continuously improve as an educator, whether it’s your first or twentieth year of teaching.
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.
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.
Bent Out of Joint!
A well-designed instructional activity 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. This is a very engaging instructional activity which should have your third graders very excited!
This Month in History
Students place events in chronological order and use vocabulary related to time and chronology. They create a calendar and/or timeline and communicate with others by drawing visual representations of events that occurred in the past during the month of March.
Reading Strategies: Those Darned Examinations
Eleventh graders demonstrate how to study for exams using Reciprocal Teaching technique. They apply new reading strategies when studying for an exam. They demonstrate a variety fo strategies before, during, and after reading to increase comprehension.
My Pyramid: Fruits and Vegetables
Students study the importance of adding fruits and vegetables to create a healthy diet. In this fruits and vegetables lesson, students read a book about a healthy diet and discuss their importance. Students brainstorm a list about fruits and vegetables to improve the character's diet. Students also identify ways to improve their diet.
College Survival Vocabulary Bingo
COA? EFC? FAFSA? These terms and more are part of a list of terminology essential for college survival used in a Bingo game. The Bingo template is provided, as is an extensive of terms and their definitions.
There are two types of prepositional phrases: adjectival and adverbial. Gather teaching strategies from this resource to give your learners lots of practice and meet Common Core standards! First, review prepositions by providing a sentence for your class and having individuals insert any suitable preposition. Then, build understanding with some of the various activities provided. Great worksheets are included if you click the bear that says "Download the Activity."
Making Waves: A Study of Earthquakes and Tsunami
Students examine plate tectonics and the causative effect of earthquakes. In this tectonics instructional activity students differentiate between the types of energy waves that cause earthquakes and tsunamis and how waves travel at different speeds.
Man's Struggle for Environmental Preservation
Students examine the way all living things are connected to one another. In groups, they participate in experiments in which they analyze the chemical processes through the biosphere and explain the role of energy. They also brainstorm reasons for the trash problem in America and explain the various ways to dispose of solid waste. To end the lesson, they research the ways humans lead to the extinction of plants and animals.
Energetic Energy: A Child?s Guide to Responsible Energy Use
Learners explore how energy transforms into heat. For this energy lesson students create models and find a need for fuel to make a Stirling engine.