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Identifying Linear Functions from Graphs

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Keep your mathematicians engaged using this group linear functions activity. Each of ten groups receives two graphs with both an image and equation, as well as a "who has" phrase to call out the next graph. Scholars stay on their toes as...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 2: "Who AM I? Where Am I Going?"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A great unit! There is a lot of content that is personal so make sure you have created a safe zone in your classroom before doing this activity. It will have much more meaning if your learners share their life with others in the class....
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Invent an Animal

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students recognize how animal adaptations help animals survive in their environment.  In this characteristics lesson, students create an original animal that can adapt to a specific habitat. Students create a model of their animal. ...
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Character Connections

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Making connections with characters in literature is a great way to engage young children in reading. This task is made much easier with this Venn diagram template that asks young learners to compare and contrast themselves with a...
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Full Esteem Ahead

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young learners who feel good about themselves will fare better in the long run than those who do not have a high level of self-esteem. Introduce youngsters to what it means to like themselves. Discuss positive characteristics and...
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Full Esteem Ahead

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Does having higher self esteem encourage learners to take better care of themselves? It absolutely does! Does having high self esteem mean that one likes everything about themselves? No, but that they like most things and can work to...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 2: Biome Research

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation on biomes and their classifications. Divide them into groups and assign them each an individual biome to research. There are pictures of the PowerPoint slides and notes about what to teach for...
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Express Yourself

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify details that make reading and writing more interesting. They classify events, people, places, and things and attach specific characteristics to each one. Everyone generates describing words on a worksheet that's...
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Gingerbread Baby Unit

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners participate in a variety of activities surrounding the book, Gingerbread Baby, by Jan Brett. They can create a house, a map, ornaments, and their own books. Additionally, they can draw, paint, or write out attributes for each...
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Yummy Apples!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Young learners listen to a read aloud of Gail Gibbons book, Apples and the story A Red House With No Windows and No Doors. They compare characteristics of a number of kinds of apples, graph them and create a apple print picture. Learners...
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Comparing Characters from a Story

For Teachers K - 1st
A Venn diagram template is used to compare the two characters from Big Mama and Grandma Ghana by Angela Shelf Meaderis. Learners must categorize them by looks, actions, and personality traits. The second part of this lesson is for the...
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Biopoem

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Reinforce the actions, emotions, and characteristics that determine what a character is like by having your middle schoolers create a biopoem using the model presented here. You could engage them first by having them write a poem about...
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Invertebrate Phyla

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the invertebrate phyla. They discuss the characteristics of the invertebrate Phyla in the Kingdom Animal. Students classify organisms into Phyla based on their characteristics. They distinguish radial symmetry, bilateral...
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Creature Features

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this characteristics worksheet, students complete activities about the characteristics of creatures they find at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students complete 4 activities.
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Writing About Winter

For Teachers K
Students explore the characteristics of winter and use invented spelling processes to describe their observations. A word wall is utilized to assist the learner through the independent writing exercises.
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Wetland Water Testing

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the different properties that affect water quality.  In this pollution lesson students play a game, complete a hands on activity and computer lab. 
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Waves Interference

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students identify different wave types and their characteristics.  In this wave lesson students complete activities by activating tuning forks and interpreting data. 
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Investigating Planetary Soils

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study soil characteristics and identify properties of soils from different parts of the solar system.  In this soil lesson students divide into groups, read soil descriptions, test and record soil samples. 
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Plagiarism Lesson Plan

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners analyze what characteristics plagiarism can have in student writing.  In this writing lesson plan, students examine writing samples to identify the differences in papers that are plagiarized and not plagiarized.  Learners work...
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Exploring the Planets

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the internet world of Second Life and compare the characteristics of the planets. For this planets lesson plan, students compare the similarities and differences by interviewing each other about the planets after...
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Heroes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read the story of Paul Bunyan and identify the characteristics and actions that make him a hero. In this heroes lesson plan, students explain their answer and draw pictures.
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Mercury and Venus

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Students learn about the characteristics of the planets Mercury and Venus. For this planets lesson, students learn about these planets and their differences from Earth. They also learn how the inventions of engineers have made it...
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First Grade Goes to the Zoo

For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize their trip to the zoo. In this summarizing lesson plan, 1st graders will study animals that they may see at the zoo including their characteristics and habitats. Once the trip is done, they create a word document...
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Generations of Traits

For Students 5th - 7th
For this biology worksheet, students track and record the passage of colored pom pom traits through three generations of ginger-bread people. Then they describe that traits are passed from parents to offspring and that siblings may or...