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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 Language Arts 32 Views 188 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Importance of Trees
The activity starts with a discussion on how and why we should be respectful in the outdoor environment; then it's outside we go! Little scientists look for two trees that are very different, they draw each tree in detail and then return to the class for further instruction.
K Science 10 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns
What does it mean to grow? To germinate? For the plan detailed here, class members investigate the growth process of an oak tree while focusing on the beginning stages of planting and germination. They plant seeds and record observations daily for a set period of time in an ongoing lab.
K - 4th Science 17 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 5 Views 54 Downloads
Oil's Impact on Black Mangrove Trees
Here is a handsome hands-on investigation of how oil spills affect the trees in mangrove swamps. The only tiny downside to this resource is the fact that there is no handout with the lab instructions, so you will either need to create one, display the procedure via a projector, or verbally walk your ecologists through the experiment.
5th - 9th Science 26 Views 32 Downloads
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Book Quiz
In this fiction books worksheet, students complete seven multiple choice questions about the book, "A Tree Grows In Brooklyn." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New York Times best seller list, and more.
6th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 9 Downloads
Up the Down Tree House
Students investigate the decomposition process. For this ecology lesson, students participate in a play, "Up the Treehouse" where the main idea focuses on a decomposing tree and how food chains are effected by decomposition. After the play, students receive a rotting piece of wood and examine it for living organisms that live in the wood.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 1 Download
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 6 Views 4 Downloads 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 14 Views 11 Downloads
Solving Problems with Decision Trees
After learning how to make and use a decision tree with simple yes/no questions, groups work together to create decision trees for increasingly difficult data. After several different exercises, groups create an account with a project management website and learn to assign tasks, track work, and more.
8th - 12th Math 16 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
In an advanced lesson on DNA, high schoolers compare the genetic code of several tree species to see if it is possible to genetically alter the tree DNA to become resistant to chestnut blight, an invasive fungus that has devastated many tree populations.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
From Probability to Combinatorics and Number Theory
What middle schooler does not enjoy an occasional online game? In this instructional activity play, you will find embedded links to an online probability game, and informative pages about how division is used in probability, the concept of tree models, and an interactive dice activity.
7th - 10th Math 16 Views 102 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tree Diagrams and Probability
Aspiring statisticians create tree diagrams and figure probabilities of events based on those diagrams. They practice adding and multiplying fractions and explain complementary probabilities. Young scholars use computers activities to make models and discover the basic concepts of probability models.
7th - 9th Math 13 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
My Tree Observations
In this tree observation worksheet, learners 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 4 Views 9 Downloads
Photosynthesis, Trees, and the Greenhouse Effect
Students 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 18 Views 150 Downloads
Branching Out with Tree Diagrams
Young scholars are introduced to the purpose of tree diagrams. In groups, they analyze how insurance companies examine the outcomes of natural disasters. They work together to determine the probability of certain events occuring in a given location.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 21 Downloads
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.
7th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads