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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.
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.
Main Idea Lesson Plans can help teachers make identifying the main idea of a passage a breeze.
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 lesson, students first write down the words, write a dictated sentence including the words, and find words that rhyme with the Word Wall words. At the end of the week, students take a quiz on the selected words.
Students divide into groups and read an article on cell division.  In this mitosis lesson students create a PowerPoint presentation. 
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.
Here is a lesson 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's procedures include conducting interviews with members of the community and designing an oral report on what was learned throughout the process.
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.
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.
Tips for self-mentoring that will help you to continuously improve as an educator, whether it’s your first or twentieth year of teaching.
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.
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.
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. This is a very engaging lesson which should have your third graders very excited!
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.
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."
Students examine plate tectonics and the causative effect of earthquakes.  In this tectonics lesson plan students differentiate between the types of energy waves that cause earthquakes and tsunamis and how waves travel at different speeds. 
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.
Students explore how energy transforms into heat.  In this energy lesson students create models and find a need for fuel to make a Stirling engine. 
Students explore the climate and food sources of Ghana.  In this lesson on climate students view diagrams of global convection and complete a convection experiment.
The animated S2 Unit will use the adventures of a Super Hero and her sidekick to teach basic science and math concepts. Educators can use comic books, Saturday Morning Cartoons and the adventures of Super Heroes to teach a nine-week science and math unit. This unit will cover Metric Measurement.