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Study Jams! Tree Diagrams
With so many toppings to chose from, make the ice cream truck combinations a fun math problem that teaches your learners about outcomes. The video introduces a tree diagram that allows your mathematicians to see how to create combinations in two different problems.
4th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: The Mango Tree
Readers examine the traditional Indian story "The Mango Tree" as a literary analysis exercise. The story is broken into three parts, each followed by short-answer reading comprehension questions. While there are referential questions included, this analysis is limited in terms of personal or global connections.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review The Backpack Travel Journals
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting facts, and learn how to summarize text as they produce a collection of work that they can proudly display at the end of the unit.
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The "Tree" Branches of Government
Introduce your learners to the three branches of government with a great collaborative group project. Class members work together to create a graphic organizer in the shape of a tree to inform others about the goals and principles of the United States Constitution and the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What's Hidden Among the Tallest Trees on Earth?
Hidden hundreds of feet above the ground in the redwoods of Northern California is a whole world that was just waiting to be discovered. This video tells the story of Stephen Sillett who, inspired by his grandmother, set out to explore the incredible diversity of life found in the canopies of these enermous, ancient trees.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Brief History of Tree Measurement
All you need for this interactive, discovery-based measurement lesson is a tree and the sun! Scholars explore three different methods used to determine the height of trees, using the law of reflection, the shadow method, and the "bottoms up" method.
7th - 11th Math
Introduce Vocabulary: Are Trees Alive? (Miller)
Explore the life inside trees as scholars learn vocabulary through Debbie Miller's informational text Are Trees Alive? Familiarize pupils with the new words they will hear like anchor, disease, awaken, harsh, and swell before reading. Next, they make personal connections using the comprehension questions for each word.
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Do You Find the Prime Factorization of a Number Using a Tree?
A factor tree? What's a factor tree? A tree of factors? A factor tree is a method use to do the prime factorization of an integer. It's not complicated. Watch the teacher as she explains the steps and shows how to write the answer as a multiplication of prime factors.
3 mins 6th - 8th Math
Touch and Feel: Plant Adaptations
Leaves are an excellent (and easily attainable) way to demonstrate natural adaptation. Young botanists go over leaf vocabulary (provided) before pulling leaves out of a bag. They group themselves by matching with others who chose the same leaf and record observations on index cards.
2nd - 6th Science
Natural resources are discussed in this lesson. Learners watch a PowerPoint about this topic. Next, they rotate through centers with information about natural resources, including trees, coal, natural gas, water, oil, the sun, and water. This activity could lead to a discussion of the environment and conservation.
My Tree Observations
For this tree observation worksheet, students pick a tree that they observe over the course of a school year. They make observations, they sketch the tree, they take photographs of the tree, they get a leaf sample. They estimate the tree age and measure it's circumference.
5th - 7th Science
Photosynthesis, Trees, and the Greenhouse Effect
Middle schoolers study photosynthesis and then transfer their understanding of this topic to a consideration of how trees can help reduce the negative impacts of the greenhouse effect. They explain the role of humans in increasing the greenhouse effect.
6th - 8th Science
Tree Identification/Tree Art
Seventh graders identify and examine a deciduous and coniferous tree. Using the descriptions, they discover the types of tress in their local area. As a class, they practice identifying trees on a walk in a park collecting leaves. They draw the leaves upon returning to class and label them correctly.
Reading Center: A Tree Can Be: Wiggle Works
After listening to the book A Tree Can Be, 1st graders are asked to to identify the rhyming words in each of the three verses. Students access the program, Wiggle Works in the computer lab and look up the same book. This time, learners write personal responses to the book for example: "A tree is a place I can.
1st English Language Arts