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Workforce Solutions

On the Job

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Four lessons spotlight a variety of professions while boosting listening and observational skills and making inferences. Lesson one challenges pupils to group cards based on a commonality then justify the relationship they see. Lesson...
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Activity
Gfletchy

Deep Freeze

For Students 7th Standards
Warm up to the idea of subtracting integers. After watching a video where the contents of a cup instantly freeze when tossed into the air, pupils estimate the air temperature of Duluth, Minnesota (where the video was made). They then use...
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Lesson Plan
Scholastic

Hopes and Dreams

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
A lesson encourages mini scholars in setting goals. Peers share their hopes and dreams and discuss how each one adds to everyone's unique character. Class members draw themselves in a scene achieving a goal. A follow-up meeting allows...
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Facing History and Ourselves

Responding to Difference in Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Disagreements happen in a diverse democracy. It's what people do about these differences in a diverse society that the resource models. After listening to an eight-minute podcast about a woman who collaborated with people who have very...
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Facing History and Ourselves

Responding to Difference

For Teachers 6th - 12th
James Berry's poem, "What Do We Do With a Difference?" launches a lesson that asks class members to consider the ways people respond when they encounter someone different from themselves. After analyzing the poem and discussing how they...
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Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

How We Are Alike And Different

For Teachers K Standards
Scholars develop social awareness by exploring the concept of similarities and differences. Learners examine two beverages and use a Venn diagram to identify similarities and differences. They tally each item to identify if they are more...
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Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

How Does a Friend Act?

For Teachers K Standards
Two puppets showcase social skills while scholars decide whether their actions are positive or negative. Learners take turns with the puppets, acting out scenarios with a peer while the rest of the class decide if they're being a good...
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Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

Same and Different

For Teachers 1st Standards
A take on "If You're Happy and You Know It" opens a instructional activity about similarities and differences. Scholars speak in-depth on the unique characteristics that make up their classroom. The teacher or counselor records...
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Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

Acting Out Respect and Compromise

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Puppets showcase the importance of being a good friend. Following a discussion about positive character traits, scholars create a paper-bag puppet and role-play scenarios with a peer. 
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Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

Family Traditions

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Honor family traditions with a lesson that examines the variety of winter celebrations. Class members discuss their family's traditions then complete a cut-and-paste practice page in which they match a picture to the name of a holiday....
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Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

Be a Problem Solving Star

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Encourage scholars to problem solve everyday frustrations using the STAR method. Using the acronym, learners remember to stop, think, act, and review. Participants begin with a math analogy in which they problem-solve to find the correct...
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Lesson Plan
Missouri Department of Elementary

Ingredients of a Relationship Recipe

For Teachers 6th Standards
An eye-catching hook makes a smart analogy between ingredients for a food recipe and ingredients for quality relationships. Scholars discuss and list qualities they feel contribute to positive interactions. Pupils create a recipe card...
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Thoughtful Learning

Using Perspective Shifting to Understand Others

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Being able to see things from another's perspective is an important part of social awareness. A short activity permits scholars to practice perspective-taking, which in turn helps them develop empathy, appreciate diversity, and promote...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Differences of Fractions with Different Denominators

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Subtracting fractions with unlike denominators is the focus of an interactive designed to boost mathematicians' problem-solving skills. Five questions challenge participants to answer multiple-choice and true or false questions with help...
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Lesson Plan
Teacher.org

Christmas Around the World Part 1

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
A creative lesson shines a spotlight on Christmas celebrations throughout six different countries. Scholars read an informative text and share their new-found knowledge with their peers. After hearing about each country, pupils choose...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Addition and Multiplication Properties with Real Numbers: The Secret of Subtraction

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
An interactive boosts mathematicians' knowledge of subtracting integers using a horizontal number line by way of multiple-choice, true or false, and discussion questions. 
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Sums of Integers with Different Signs: Adding Between 10 and -10

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Six questions make up an interactive designed to boost scholars' knowledge of integers. Mathematicians move symbols over a horizontal number line to aid in findings answers between 10 and negative 10. Question types include...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Fraction Comparison with Lowest Common Denominators: Oranges and Blood Oranges

For Students 6th Standards
Comparing fractions is the focus of a five-question interactive in which mathematicians use oranges to answer real-world multiple-choice, true or false, and discussion questions. 
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PBS

Atlantean Dodgeball

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Which team has the advantage? An imaginary story about a game of dodgeball in the lost city of Atlantis demonstrates the ways to compare two quantities. One coach compares the ratios of the numbers of players on each team while the other...
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Assessment
Concord Consortium

Broken Spreadsheet I

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
There is power in spreadsheet formulas and learners use this power to model quadratic data. Given a scatterplot of a parabola, pupils create formulas in a spreadsheet to populate the data. The formulas they use lead to an understanding...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Sequence: The Sequence Calculator

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Work through a sequence in discovering number patterns. Using the interactive, pupils explore arithmetic and geometric sequences by setting the initial value and the common difference or ratio. Learners distinguish between the two types...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Differences of Integers Using a Number Line: Football Game

For Students 6th Standards
Make football a math sport! Move the football player (red dot) along the sideline (number line) to see how many yards (positive and negative integers) they've traveled to the other team's end zone.
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Worksheet
Harper Collins

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

For Students K - 2nd
Accompany a reading of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, with an activity booklet featuring five worksheets created to continue to the learning experience. Scholars solve a maze, draw a picture, search for Max,...
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Lesson Plan
EngageNY

Successive Differences in Polynomials

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Don't give your classes the third degree when working with polynomials! Teach them to recognize the successive differences and identify the degree of the polynomial. The lesson leads learners through a process to develop an understanding...