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26 resources with the concept acronyms

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E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Fair, balanced, and reputable information? There's an acronym for that! Scholars learn the E.S.C.A.P.E. method for evaluating news sources. Then, pupils work in small groups to read and analyze a news story and discuss the activity to...
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Shortened Words

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Shorten names and words with different activities. Nicknames, acronyms, and shortened words (fridge instead of refrigerator, for example) are ways for third graders to build their vocabulary and differentiate between formal and informal...
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Acronyms--Characters in The Hobbit

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Have your class create acrostic poems for characters in The Hobbit. First, define acronyms and work together to complete sample acronyms for their own first names. Young scholars then research specific characters in the novel and create...
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Long Division PowerPoint

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Associating new information with a familiar image or word is a great way to build connections and memory. This presentation goes through the steps of the long division process associating each step with a member of the family. Your...
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MINTS: A Capitalization Trick

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Create a poster with the acronym MINTS to help youngsters to remember when to capitalize in sentences. In this capitalizing lesson plan, learners reinforce the rules of capitalization with this acronym during their writing activities. A...
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Elements of the Persuasive Argument

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars take notes about the elements and strategies of persuasive argument using information provided during instruction. In this persuasive argument lesson, students ask questions and discuss reasons persuasive writing might be...
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Group and Partner Posters

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Partners and Groups become acronyms on these posters that encourage kids to respect others, stay on task, participate actively, ask questions, and more when working with others.
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Acronyms - Characters in The Hobbit

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore acronyms. In this literature instructional activity, students review the definition acronym and examples. Students write the names of the characters in The Hobbit  by J.R.R. Tolkien and create an acronym for each...
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Solar System Unit

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students probe an interdisciplinary unit on our solar system. Distances between planets, their characteristics, and applications to student's personal lives are analyzed in this experience. The unit contains seven lessons.
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Lesson Plan – Impact Study: Where Is Spanish Spoken?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How well-versed are your pupils in geography? This Spanish instructional activity focuses on Spanish-speaking countries. Spanish language learners take a pre-test to see what they already know, work with small groups to come up with...
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Acronyms - Characters in Hawthorne's Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create acronyms for book characters. In this literature study, students learn about and create acronyms for characters in Nathaniel Hawthorne's short stories The Minister's Black Veil and Young Goodman Brown. Students' acronyms...
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Double S, F, and Z

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this spelling activity worksheet, learners add another consonant to complete the 12 words. Students rewrite the words in the next 12 examples. Learners then read the sentences and look for the double s, f, and z letters. Students...
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Mission Mastermind

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The goal of this lesson is for students to place the events of the 2002 servicing mission of the Hubble Space Telescope in the correct sequence. Students increase their knowledge about technology and working in space by completing "Be...
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On the Track With NASCAR

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils complete a variety of activities to research stock car racing. They use the Internet to research NASCAR acronyms, schedules, results, car design and other aspects.
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A Stroll Down Memory Lane

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the functionality of different types of computer memory (RAM) as a springboard to researching the definitions, uses and functions of different common computer terms. The class creates a computer terminology guide.
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Internet Acronyms

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this online interactive acronyms worksheet, students determine which multiple choice answer best completes 12 acronyms. Students click on the arrows inside the white boxes to view the possible answers.
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Acronyms - States

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read a short article, learn about acronyms, conduct researchon the 50 states and complete an included worksheet.
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Quizzes - Initials

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive English language skills worksheet, learners answer 25 multiple choice questions regarding the use of acronyms. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Spelling Connections Grade 6: Acronyms and Abbreviations

For Students 6th - 8th
In this abbreviations and acronyms worksheet, students analyze 9 pictures and write the acronym or abbreviation suggested by each. Students then proofread a list of 12 abbreviations and acronyms and write them correctly. There is no...
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Dr Who: Acronyms

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore abbreviations and acronyms. Students examine the difference between the two types. Students complete a worksheet, sorting words. They write a creative script containing abbreviations and acronyms.
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Acronym Names

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create an acronym out of their name. They use a thesaurus and the computer to create it. They also add pictures to make it more creative.
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Does McDonald's Sell Cheese Burger Recipes?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students solve long division problems, checking off each step as it is completed.
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Abbreviations and Acronyms in Newspapers

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the purpose and meaning of common abbreviations and acronyms by examining them in newspapers.
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Safe Surfing!

For Students 5th - 7th
In this computer term acronym worksheet, students study the computer acronyms and then fill in the blank with the correct acronym from the word box.