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Problem Solving and the Sports Page

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create and solve word problems using the boxscores from the sports section of the newspaper. The role play the sport, define abbreviations used and examine the fundamentals of scoring the sport.
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Assessing Public Opinion Polls

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to the purpose of public opinion polls. Using recent polls, they determine the demographics of who was interviewed and when and where the interview was conducted. In groups, they develop their own public...
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Jargon

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the concept of jargon and how it is used in different contexts in relation to the study of vocabulary. They practice interpreting jargon by concentrating on the comprehension strategy of using context clues.
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Graphing Linear Equations Using Data Tables

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Pupils review the Cartesian plane and the process of plotting points. In groups, students create tables, identify the slope and y-intercept, and graph the equation. Afterward, pupils perform the same process, only, individually. As a...
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Kinetic Vs. Potential Energy

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders listen to a teacher lecture and observe a demonstration of both potential energy and stored energy. After discussing the characteristics and examples of different types of energy, 8th graders make predictions and then...
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Linear Equations Project Fram

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students engage in a lesson that focuses on the concept of linear equations. They practice solving problems with a variety of problems and graphing the solution set for each. Students write a summary paragraph about two methods of...
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Linear Equations Data Tables

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students graph linear equations on a Cartesian plane. After describing data tables and their use, students explore how the information from a table can be used to create a line graph. They discuss reasons for plotting a minimum of...
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The Life of A Star

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this astronomy worksheet, students read through a description of the development of a star and its life cycle. The description provides detailed explanation and key vocabulary terms.
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Circle Graphs: Practice

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this circle graph worksheet, students use a given graph to solve 3 problems, then use a different graph for 4 additional problems. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.
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Put on a Happy Face!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore using recycled materials. In this ecology/art lesson, students use recycled materials to create a Halloween mask. Students view folk art made of natural and available resources, and discuss possible cultural uses for...
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Films Legends

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners watch and discuss films. In this video viewing lesson, students watch a film related to a  different topic every Friday. Learners watch these films in order to encourage discussion and Internet research. Suggested film topics...
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Jim Thorpe: The Greatest Athlete of the Century

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discuss what makes a sports legend. In this Jim Thorpe activity students analyze both the triumphs and tragedies of Jim Thorpe's sports career. Students then write a letter persuading their representative to name Jim Thorpe the...
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Decimal Stories

For Students 4th - 5th
In this decimal activity, students fill in decimal numbers in a story, choosing from a "decimal box" at the top of the page, filling in blanks so that the story makes sense. 
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Stakeholders Lesson

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover stakeholders in life situations.  In this personal responsibility activity, students ask and answer questions about real life scenarios, discussing who is at stake if things aren't handled correctly.  
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Introducing Vocabulary

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders create a timeline of events. In this vocabulary lesson, 11th graders work in groups to create a timeline of major events that occurred during the Civil Rights era. Students present to class then create a larger class...
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Last Chance Comma Dance

For Students 4th - 8th
In this commas instructional activity, students add commas to sentences where they are needed. Students complete this for 14 sentences total.
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Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th - 5th
In this similarities and differences worksheet, students identify the strategy of reading for similarities and differences. Students study a Venn diagram and then complete their own Venn diagram for similarities and differences in a text.
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Joe DiMaggio: The Way it Was

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore how "Joltin' Joe DiMaggio" remains one of America's most beloved sports heroes and a cultural icon of the twentieth century. In 1941 Joe DiMaggio set a major league record that still stands; he safely hit in 56...
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Phonics: Common Words Pattern

For Students 4th - 5th
In these phonics worksheets, learners complete three activities to help them understand and identify consonant and vowel word patterns.
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Phonics: Common Word Patterns

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word patterns worksheet, students sort each of the words according to their word pattern and write the word in the correct column. Students then circle the words in the second and final sets that have the same patterns as "game"...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger: Flex Appeal

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars explore how Arnold Schwarzenegger rose to the top of Hollywood's A-list through sheer muscle and determination. Born in a small Austrian village, Arnold buffed not only his body, but his image and ego.
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Japanese Fans

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, understanding that fans are part of the cultural tradition of Japan, create fans that incorporate design techniques and ornamentation similar to that used in Japan. They also use the fan as an aid to expressive action.
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Guardian Figure Sculpture and its Significance in Japanese Culture

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students utilize research skills in learning about Japanese culture and write a journal entry about their impressions of Japanese culture.
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The Twilight Zone-What You Need

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students view an episode of the television show, The Twilight Zone. In groups, they discuss psychic abilities and whether or not this would be a "gift" to have. They research the topic and decide for themselves whether or not psychics...

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