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Building a Skyscraper
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third lesson plan in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children about the main structural components of these massive buildings.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Words In the News Big Rise in CO2
Middle schoolers complete vocabulary and word work activities including an online quiz. They read an online article while focusing on answering specific information questions. They discuss ways to improve the environment and present them as pledges.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 7.1: Irregular Verbs, Describing People
Help your learners understand how to describe people and use irregular verbs in the past tense with a series of exercises. After practicing verbs such as became, bought, and knew, kids fill in the blanks to complete additional sentences.
4th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Use an Inspiration mind map to enforce vocabulary acquisition. Visual symbols attached to a word help solidify the definition and concept. If you do not have Inspiration software, you can download a 30-day trial or simply look at the example shown and have learners draw their own mind maps by hand.
6th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Vocabulary Building
Offer learners a step-by-step process for approaching unknown words with this PowerPoint presentation of vocabulary strategies, which details how to use context clues and word parts (roots, prefixes, suffixes), as well as encourages active reading for personal enrichment outside of class.
6th - 10th Language Arts 16 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Building Through Visualization of Word Meanings to Create Digital Art
Use online dictionaries to define vocabulary words and create a visualization of word meanings through digital art. Middle schoolers go online to define assigned vocabulary words. They visualize the meanings of the words in photo software and create a digital art product.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 32 Views 64 Downloads
Arkansas and NAFTA
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and tariffs. Hand outs, procedure, background information, and a number of web links are all included.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Designing a Skyscraper
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State Building through closely examining pictures of the family mansion and high class hotel that previously occupied the ground on which the iconic building currently stands.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A fabulous language arts lesson has readers focus on the vocabulary in the key words, expand and build new vocabulary, and practice three grammar concepts. They recognize key words as they relate to communicating at work. Pupils build additional vocabulary and practice grammar concepts in a contextualized environment.
1st - 4th Language Arts 71 Views 580 Downloads
Two-Consonant Vocabulary Words
In these four building vocabulary worksheets, students define, unscramble, write sentences containing at least seven words and showing word meanings, and time read the seven vocabulary words. Students complete four skills.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 63 Views 188 Downloads
Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 1
A passage from The Great Gatsby is used to launch a series of skill-building activities that can be used to introduce close reading strategies. Groups practice crafting text-dependent questions, theme statements, and conclusions, as opposed to summaries.
11th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Text-Dependent Questions, Main Ideas, and Key Vocabulary about the Bullfro
As your 3rd grade class finishes reading Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, the eighth lesson plan of this unit helps readers from an understanding of the very specific information on the final page of the book. As with the entire unit, students answer questions by citing evidence from the text as they learn more facts about bullfrogs.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 192 Views 159 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Researching and Note-Taking: Building Expertise About a Colonial Trade
Building on the previous lesson in this unit on colonial trade, the ninth lesson has young experts continuing their research and writing summaries of the information they find. To begin, children participate in guided practice where they read and summarize an informational text as a whole class, learning to focus on the question words who, what, where, when, and why.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 59 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Words in the News Smoking Ban- 15 February 2006
Young scholars complete vocabulary building exercises before reading an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz. They focus on relaltive clauses on the final worksheet. They write a letter about second hand smoke in a public place.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
What is a Skyscraper?
Skyscrapers are amazing feats of architectural design that create the iconic skylines of the world's biggest cities. Young architects explore the defining characteristics of these monstrous towers with the first instructional activity in this four-part series.
2nd - 6th Technology & Engineering 9 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Words In The News
A complete resource from BBC World Service provides informational text for English or ESL classes to teach vocabulary, grammar, and reading skills. Learners participate in small group work, whole class discussions, and role-plays to explore the universal topics presented in a current news article.
9th - 12th English Language Development 54 Views 333 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vocabulary Unit 7.2: Sports and Describing People
Connect sports terms to their proper events with a vocabulary activity. Learners choose words from a word bank to pair with other words in phrases relating to sports, and complete sentences with additional verbs. The second part of the activity focuses on vocabulary used to describe a person's appearance, including weight, hair color, and height.
4th - 8th English Language Development 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable