Wonder Women - The Untold Story of American Superheroines: Middle School Curriculum Guide
Women in power are the focus of a three-module unit that employs comic books to bring home the importance of equality and proficient media literacy skills. In module one, scholars examine gender roles in media—boosting media literacy and...
The White House
Taking a guided tour through the White House would require extensive travel costs and an armed security escort—but a virtual tour only requires an Internet connection! A few clicks bring users through the historical corridors and rooms...
Federal Reserve Bank
Once Upon a Dime
The story of "Once Upon a Dime" starts like any other fairy tale, but it quickly becomes a story about the value of money and the economic system commonly used before it. Presented as a cartoon, the resource consists of dialogue between...
NOVA Evolution Lab Lesson Plan
It doesn't matter if you look on land, in the air, underground, or in water—evolution is everywhere. Scholars complete worksheets with multiple question types as they progress through six online missions creating phylogenic trees.
NOVA Evolution Lab Game
Many scholars study phylogenetic trees without understanding how they are made. Through an online game, young scientists use the given data to create phylogenetic trees of increasing complexity. They rely on the trees they create to...
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Can DNA fingerprinting prevent the extinction of elephants? Young scientists learn about DNA fingerprinting before applying their knowledge to case studies of elephant poaching. The first case requires them to match the DNA from a tusk...
Dr. Seuss Enterprises
Dr. Seuss in the Classroom
Explore the works of Dr. Seuss, such as Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches and Egg, The Sneetches and Other Stories, The Lorax, The Butter Battle Book, and Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. Each story lesson includes reading...
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
How To Work Word Problems in Algebra
Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted worksheet that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem, create the...
Fractions as Numbers
Your learners will enjoy thoroughly understanding fractions, and you will appreciate the abundant, quality resources in this comprehensive unit that builds toward a complete understanding of the concept of fractions as numbers. Many...
Historical Thinking Matters
Spanish-American War: 5 Day Lesson
Nine historical documents, an interactive online notebook, and a fantastic opportunity for historical inquiry await your pupils in this 5-day lesson plan. Class members identify and discuss various causes for the Spanish-American War...
Historical Thinking Matters
Spanish-American War: 3 Day Lesson
Why did the United States choose to invade Cuba in 1898? As part of a 3-day lesson, your young historians will first develop working hypotheses to answer this question, then work with a variety of historical primary source documents that...
Shadow Puppet Edu
Tell a story, demonstrate a process, or teach a topic with all sorts of visual supports with this awesome app. Teachers and pupils alike can quickly put together wonderful presentations and videos with just a few taps, some narration,...
Sinclair Community College
Solving Linear Inequalities
Your learners will appreciate the complete picture of linear inequalities presented in this lesson plan. Starting simply with definitions and moving all the way to solving linear inequality word problems this activity is simple to follow...
Write a Linear Equation Foldable
Simplicity and organization accompany the learning of linear equations in this handy foldable. Step by step, learners write a linear equation given two points, and then write a linear equation when given a graph. The point-slope...
I Can Find Slope
Your young mathematicians will appreciate this wonderfully organized summary and explanation of linear slope. Approaching slope as it looks in a table of values, on a graph, in an equation, and between two points, this note sheet is...
Equation Table Graph
Your Algebra learners will appreciate this fabulous, two-page printable. The first page has a list of numbers that lead to the learners writing an equation in a cloud that represents these numbers, and then filling in a table, and...
Train at School
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.
Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
How to Speak Monkey: The Language of Cotton-Top Tamarins
Tamarin monkey language can be categorized by stem upsweep, duration, peak frequency, and frequency change. Although other complex terminology is used to describe the 38 calls of this species, the video is easy to follow and a...
Study Jams! Elapsed Time
Identify the larger number, place the smaller number on the bottom, and then subtract in order to determine elapsed time. Animated slides of each step are also narrated by a friendly voice to teach elementary math minds how to solve such...
Study Jams! Tell Time
Third graders learn to read an analog clock to the minute by going through this interactive presentation. They view animated slides, try it themselves, and review vocabulary, all within the same website.
Study Jams! Circle Graph
Over a pizza dinner, RJ and Mia discuss how to use a circle or pie graph to represent data. After viewing, data analysts can use a Test Yourself feature to assess their own understanding. This is ideal for use in a flipped classroom lesson.
Study Jams! Bar Graphs
Mia teaches Sam how to create a bar graph, including forming a title, creating and labeling the axes, choosing a scale, and entering data. After viewing, data analysts can test themselves with seven follow-up questions and review...
Study Jams! Units of Measurement
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...