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Digging Up Artifacts On Line

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Why is it important to preserve historical documents and artifacts? Examine the role of primary source documents and the availability of these documents on the Internet. Middle and high schoolers write a journal about the nature of...
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Protest Letter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What a fantastic resource to guide youngsters in persuasive letter writing. They read a brief letter to the editor and answer question about the author's purpose, word choice, and structure. Next, scholars draft their own letter by...
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Pregnancy

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Dispel the many myths and misunderstandings for teens regarding pregnancy. Health students discuss the reproductive system, how conception occurs, and review new information through an excellent in-class game. Some wonderful blackline...
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Doughnut Race

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils will practice math facts in this fast-paced and fun "Doughnut Race." This fun activity has learners practice their math facts in a face paced game environment. It can be adapted to all mathematical operations by using a poster...
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Pizza Biography

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
A biography writing lesson with a tasty twist! Kids create a "visual biography" in which each pizza slice represents a paragraph, and toppings represent supporting details. They learn research techniques, note-taking skills, and how to...
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Awesome Stories: Vincent van Gogh

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Who was Vincent van Gogh? Most of the questions can be answered in two or three sentences; however, there is at least one essay prompt and one personal response question that require longer answers. Questions call for a good mix of...
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Crocodiles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Work on research procedures in this lesson plan, which prompts writers to collect and evaluate information pooled from a number of sources. They work in teams to collect information about crocodiles from different sources. They compare...
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U.S. Geography: The South

For Teachers K - 5th
Young geographers complete a research project. They list the physical features found in the American South. They then discuss the economy, culture, and geography found in the South. They work in groups to research one of the five...
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Geography of South America

For Teachers K - 5th
Young explorers study South American geography. They study maps and create a physical map of the Andes themselves! They also research the geography, environment, and the culture of the Andes and present a report to the class.
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Play Ball: A Major League Review Game

For Teachers K - 12th
Apply the game of baseball to a fun review activity. Pupils earn a "base" for each subject question that they answer correctly. This activity can be modified and used for any subject area, including math, social studies, and language arts.
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To Whom It May Concern

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Encourage your pupils to become responsible citizens by teaching them how to take a stance on an issue, research it, and then write a formal letter expressing their concerns. Worksheets, graphic organizers, and charts are included. You...
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Online Information: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Discuss ways to determine if the information middle and high schoolers gather online is accurate. Using the Internet, they cite two sources that show conflicting points of view on a subtopic of conservation. They summarize and analyze...
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My Super Six

For Teachers 4th - 9th
As pupils read a text, have them fill out six things than stand out on this sheet. There is a space for pupils to fill in a title and author as well as six separate boxes with lines and space for a diagram or illustration.
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Evaluating Information Quality

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars evaluate information they are given and identify the quality of the information as fact, fiction, and point of view. In this information quality lesson plan, students also discuss how they can pick out good information...
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Fact V. Opinion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use statements out of newpapers to distinguish between facts and opinions. They discuss these differences as well.
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Facts vs. Opinion (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Provide pairs of learners with a three-page Fact vs. Opinion packet. The first page of the packet provides a definition of these terms and an opportunity for guided practice. Partners then share their ideas to complete the practice...
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Nonfiction Text Features

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Identify features of a nonfiction article in this language arts lesson. Middle schoolers apply comprehension strategies as they read the parts of the article, and analyze the author's key points. Additionally, they examine information in...
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Fact Or Opinion

For Teachers 7th
Groups of junior highers find newspaper articles which contain both facts and opinions, and present examples of each to the class. The focus is on discerning between fact and opinion. Two excellent worksheets are embedded in the plan...
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Fast Facts

For Teachers K - 5th
Ever use the inner circle/outer circle method of learning? Placing learners in a stationary inner circle and a rotating outer circle, they roll a die and attempt to be the first to call out an addition or multiplication equation with the...
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Mystic Lands: Maya: Messages in Stone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore an ancient Mayan city. In this world history lesson, students watch a video about the ancient Mayan civilization, discussing information prior to and after watching the video. Students then come to understand more about...
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Author's Opinion

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students complete a worksheet.  In this author's opinion lesson, students learn how to determine an author's opinion when it is not explicitly stated in the text.  Students answer fact and opinion questions and use them to draw...
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Labeled Diagrams

For Teachers K Standards
Let's learn about bats! Those flying creatures of the night inspire a lesson about non-fiction books. They start by charting characteristics commonly found in informational texts, specifically charts, diagrams, and labels. They look at...
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Milton Hershey Quilt Activity

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students extend their understanding of Milton Hershey. In this notable figures lesson, students create a paper quilt about Milton Hershey. Students use the template provided to design their own quilt square, including an illustration and...
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Cinco de Mayo Facts and Myths

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Cinco de Mayo activity, students view a specific website on the computer and determine whether four statements are myths or facts. Students, if the statements are a myth, they write a sentence related to Thanksgiving on the lines...