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European Tour: History and Tradition
Students explore the Sistine Chapel. In this European history lesson, students watch "Sistine Chapel Frescoes: Scenes from Genesis." Students then discuss the Vatican and the role of the Pope. Students then visit a website to take a virtual tour of the chapel prior to designing their own Sistine Chapel ceiling on a bulletin board.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 14 Downloads
European Tour: History and Tradition: Sistine Chapel
Students explore the Sistine Chapel. In this visual arts lesson, students take a virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel. Students examine the scenes depicted on the chapel's ceiling and share their impressions of the artistic stories.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 214 Views 287 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Arctic Food Chain
Explore the food chains that support Arctic ecosystems. A class discussion on interdependence and the different roles plants and animals play in ecosystems provides students with the knowledge to complete a worksheet asking them to create food chains involving a variety of Arctic life.
3rd - 6th Science 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Land of the Midnight Sun
From days of 24 hour sunlight, to endless nights that last for days, the Arctic is a very unique place to live. Examine the seasonal changes that occur in the northern-most reaches of the globe and the impact they have on the plants and animals living there.
3rd - 6th Science 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bar Charts & Pie Charts
Learn about life in the Arctic while practicing how to graph and interpret data with this interdisciplinary lesson. Starting with a whole group data-gathering exercise, students are then given a worksheet on which they analyze and create bar and pie graphs involving information about Arctic animals.
3rd - 6th Math 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Investigate the properties of three-dimensional figures with this Arctic-themed math lesson. Beginning with a class discussion about different types of solid figures present in the classroom, young mathematicians are then given a two-sided worksheet asking them to draw 3-D shapes, identify their parts, and create cubes from a series of nets.
3rd - 6th Math 15 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Investigate the various properties of the number six with this elementary math lesson. From simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems to the creation of hexagonal tessellations, this lesson covers all aspects of this simple number.
3rd - 5th Math 12 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Following the Leaders
Examine the historic election of Pope Benedict XVI and reflect on the challenges he faces as the new leader of the Catholic Church. This New York Times lesson investigates how other world leaders are chosen in different forms of governing structures.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 70 Downloads
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature.
9th - 12th Science 112 Views 356 Downloads
The Shape of Things to Come
Learners research some of the factors that affect the cohesiveness and integration of countries. identify, classify and explain ways in which a country's borders might affect its political cohesiveness. They label countries on a world map according to morphology categories.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Small European Countries
Students examine the advantages and disadvantages of being a very small European country in today's world. They locate each country on a map using the coordinates, discuss the governments of each country, and develop a list of advantages and disadvantages.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
By first defining the characteristics and ideology of fascism, this presentation makes it easy for viewers to contextualize the rise of Mussolini in post-WWI Italy. Not only thorough and informative, the pictures and concepts featured in these slides will engage viewers' interest up to the last slide, where they might be surprised to learn how far-reaching and influencial Mussolini's rule became.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 16 Views 64 Downloads
Autobiography, Verb Agreement and Tense
A reading of Carlos Sanchez’s Confessions of a Monolingual Americano, launches an investigation of how autobiographers use reflection and evaluation in a piece of writing. Groups are assigned different paragraphs from the narrative and work together to answer focus questions.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Your First True Hypertext Document
HTML? Anchors? Links? HREF? Demonstrate for your students the power and common aspects of HTML by having them transfer their class notes into a hypertext. Have them create a web page and then link their page to another. The richly detailed plan contains specific directions and resource links.
9th - 10th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 4 Downloads
Comparative Form of Adjectives
Here's a grammar worksheet that covers comparative and superlative adjectives, as well as past participles and present perfect tense. Learners complete several exercises in which they practice using -er and -est. They also convert present tense verbs to the past participle, and write original sentences using both affirmative and negative forms.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 43 Downloads