Woodworking Teacher Resources
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Students explore uses of hardwood veneer and the manufacturing process. They view veneer samples and work in groups to answer questions about the process of making veneer. After touring the school to create a list of products made with wood veneer, they return to the class and share their lists.
6th - 8th Science
Research: Identifying Categories for Our Research About the Wheelwright
Here is a fine instructional activity on reading and understanding expository text designed for 4th graders. With a partner, learners read a passage of text about a machine called a wheelright. This machine was commonly used in the colonial period.
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
4-H Line & Design Activity Page
In this 4-H activity worksheet, students will select their favorite activities and projects from a menu of choices. Then they will work with their 4-H leaders and parents to create a project plan for the year. The activities include sewing and craft projects.
2nd - 7th 21st Century Skills
The Automobile and the Drive-In Society
How has automobile technology affected the United States and its citizens? After reading an introductory article, class members participate in a jigsaw activity designed to explore this question. After gathering information and filling out responses to the provided questions, pupils compose a five-paragraph essay using their research as evidence.
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Listening Closely and Taking Notes: Colonial Trade Podcast About the Wheelwright
Voices from the past. Young scholars listen to a podcast interview with a historical re-enactor as they continue their research in the eleventh lesson of this unit on colonial trade. Applying their close reading skills, learners first listen for the gist of the interview, summarizing what they hear in a single statement.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Students explore number sense by participating in a distance activity. In this measurement instructional activity, students create a dibble tool by measuring certain amounts of wood. Students complete a "dibble distance" quiz and speak to their parents about dibbles.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Oklahoma's Berry Best
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The instructional activity is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new vocabulary.
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Designed
Constructions and Creations: Sturdy Structures
Have your class draw the plans and design a structure. Learners discuss and investigate the variables in the stability of a 2D and 3D model. They also consider how to add a circuit to the design. Afterwards, they present their work.
Pre-K - 4th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Personal Learning Plan
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
New Review A Guide for Using Sarah, Plain and Tall and Journey in the Classroom
Patricia MacLachlan's Sarah, Plain and Tall and Journey are the focus of a teaching guide that provides a vast array of materials, activities, and teaching ideas. A must-have resource for classrooms that use these award-winning novels.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Using "mystery bathymetry" shoeboxes, young explorers simulate sonar action to map out the topography of an un-viewable landscape. This classic activity helps physical oceanography learners understand how sonar works. It would be enriching to use when you are teaching the geologic features of the ocean floor to your earth science classes.
6th - 8th Science
Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection between art and literature for your class.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Money Math Lessons for Life
An outstanding lesson on financial literacy is here for you. Learners are presented with six scenarios, then compute the amount of savings they will have in their accounts. They complete a series of exercises designed to teach them that they should begin saving as soon as possible and leave their savings in an interest bearing account as long as they can.
7th - 9th Math
Underground Railroad PowerPoint
A very interesting presentation on the Underground Railroad used by slaves who were seeking freedom. Learners consider photographs of safe houses, devices used to hide from capture, maps of routes used, and pictures of white people who were sympathetic to their cause.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Elevating the Everyday: Gary Knox Bennett
Middle schoolers examine artist-made furniture as a union of art and design through the work of Garry Knox Bennett. In this SPARKed lesson, students discuss craft versus manufacturing of furniture and view a SPARK episode on a featured artist.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Rx for Tired Classrooms: Vocational Ed to the Rescue
Secondary carpenters apply their skills to improve display spaces in classrooms at their campus. Includes a contract between workers and teachers who sign on for improvements in the their rooms. Concurrent exploration of building and carpentry careers provides direct classroom-to-career connections.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills