Curated OER

#### Stories to Graphs

Students graph their solutions using a linear equation. In this algebra instructional activity, students rewrite words problems into algebraic equations and graph their solutions. They solve word problems dealing with real lie scenario.

National Woman's History Museum

#### Helen Keller--Citizen and Socialist

Do history books tell the full story of Helen Keller? The sanitized version of Helen Keller found in most textbooks leaves out her most provocative ideas. She was a socialist, fought for workers' rights, and advocated for the use of...

Curated OER

#### 6+1 Trait Lessons from ACE13: Secret Shortcut

Third graders explore language arts by analyzing the ending of a book. For this story structure lesson, 3rd graders read the book The Secret Shortcut and discuss the ending as well as the author's word choice. Students rewrite the ending...

Curated OER

#### Proportions in Stories

Students solve problems dealing with ratios and proportions. In this algebra lesson, students rewrite word problems using equations and symbols. They correctly convert between percents and decimals.

Curated OER

#### What's Your Story

Learners rewrite word problems using equations. In this algebra lesson, students relate the concept of equations and symbols to the real world. They graph their solutions on a graph and analyze it.

Curated OER

#### Twisted Tales

Experience how a story can drastically change when the point of view is altered. Young scholars first read a review of Disney's filmÂ Tarzan, focusing on how the point of view in the classic story is important. They then select another...

Curated OER

#### Using Algebra to Explore Problem Space

Young scholars apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. In this word problem lesson, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson is full of...

Mathematics Vision Project

#### Structures of Expressions

This comprehensive unit investigates transformations of quadratics, having learners follow "Optima" through the development and growth of her quilting business. Deftly weaving the story into the mathematical mechanics, the unit gives...

Curated OER

#### Freddy the Fish

Students complete an experiment.Â In this water pollution lesson, students brainstorm information about river habitats and water pollution. Students then read the story Freddy the Fish and complete an experiment where they use a...

Curated OER

#### The Froggy Page

Students investigate the cycle of life by observing tadpoles. Â In this biology lesson, students utilize the Internet to read stories, observe pictures, and listen to sounds of frogs. Â Students create a poster board collage using frog...

Balanced Assessment

#### Presidential Popularity

Media often misrepresent data and statistics to their advantage. This lesson asks scholars to analyze an article with misleading statistics. They use margin of error and mean data in their studies. Once they complete their analysis,...

Curated OER

#### Character Traits in Gingerbread Baby #5

Learners are read the story "Gingerbread Baby". They draw or download the characters and cut them out. They create character profiles for each character based on how they acted in the book. They act out a scene from the story as well.

Curated OER

#### Life Cycle of Butterfly

Second graders investigate life cycles of insects by writing a story.Â In this butterfly life lesson, 2nd graders create a checklist of the many steps a caterpillar takes before growing wings and flying.Â Students utilize creative...

Curated OER

#### Volcanoes

Second graders review the characteristics and aspects of volcanoes. Using this information, they write a creative story and draw illustrations to accompany the words. They use geographical terms to describe a location and the physical...

Curated OER

#### All About Me

Middle schoolers are introduced to the characteristics of an autobiography. After reading excerpts from "The Diary of Anne Frank", they discuss how two people can see the same event in different ways and write about the event in the...

Curated OER

#### Comprehensive of Word Problems

Students use math to solve word problems. In this algebra lesson plan, students rewrite words into algebraic equations and solve using the right steps. They multiply, add and subtract with word problems.

Curated OER

#### Comprehensive Word Problems

Students solve word problems using equations. In this algebra lesson, students solve problems involving division. They rewrite word problems using math symbols and solve.

Curated OER

#### Writing Algebraic Expressions

Students rewrite word problems using symbols. In this algebra lesson, students write algebraic expressions to represent real life scenarios. They use the correct variable representation for each scenario.

Curated OER

#### Problem Solving Through Communication

Students discuss effective ways to solve and communicate problems. For this word problem lesson, students solve a variety of word problems written by varying authors. They rewrite words using algebraic terminology.

Curated OER

#### Interrelationships Within the Marine Community

Fourth graders create an electronic story showing the interrelationship of species within the marine environment. They utilize the educational software, 'Destination Ocean' during this engaging lesson.

Curated OER

#### Green Eggs and Purple Bacon

First graders read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. The class cooks and eats green eggs and ham. They imagine a dish and write a recipe using a logical sequence. They type, illustrate, and compile recipes into a class cookbook.

EngageNY

#### Complex Numbers and Transformations

Your learners combine their knowledge of real and imaginary numbers and matrices in an activity containing thirty lessons, two assessments (mid-module and end module), and their corresponding rubrics. Centered on complex numbers and...

Curated OER

#### A Morning of Weighing Babies

Students read sections of "A Morning of Weighing Babies". Individually, they write a paragraph examining the main characters and their actions. After sharing a few writings, they discuss the relationship between the author and the...

Curated OER

#### BIOMIMICRY, Housing Naturally: Habitat as Model

Students explore natural animal habitats. In this lesson plan on biomimicry and habitation design, students will use classroom and field examples to examine animal habitats. Students will construct a model of a natural animal habitat....