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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 lesson plan. It will have much more meaning if your learners share their life with others in the...
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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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Variation in a Species

For Students 10th - 12th
If there are no extenuating environmental factors to ensure competition in a species, then variation is achieved by random mutation. This resource may be more useful after viewers are introduced to the concepts of alleles and the...
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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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Learning Objective Character Display Posters/Headers 3

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Do you have delightful, great, happy, or brilliant learners in your class? Here is a set of 20 posters that display images of animals and a personal trait such as delightful ducks or brilliant beavers.
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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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Ant Bodies

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students name the three parts that comprise an insect body. In this ant lesson plan, students make connections regarding the curiosity of insects as it touches upon the students' personal perspectives. Students then observe ants in class...
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What Is a Myth?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read a myth in order to define the characteristics that make it a myth. They apply the characteristics to an unfamiliar story to determine if it is a myth while completing the attached worksheets.
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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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Identifying Stereotypes and Misconceptions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore misconceptions. For this stereotypyes lesson, 5th graders define what shapes their views and opinions.  Students read stories with misconceptions about Indians and rewrite passages to be non-stereotypical. 
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Red Hot Resume!!

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify personal strengths and the importance of highlighting their talents when writing a resume. They write a reflection narrative on "Cool Stuff I Can Do." They generate the information for the narrative from class...
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Picturing the Successful Student

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work in small groups to identify the characteristics of a successful learner. They identify characteristics that think are most helpful for them. Students answer the question: What does a successful student look like?
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Mammals

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the characteristics of mammals. They identify mammals through observing pictures and discuss facts about each one. Students share describe their favorite mammal and draw a pictures of him. They may use the internet...
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Mammals and Music

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore music to discover the characteristics of mammals. They observe characteristics of mammals to sort them. They write sorting questions and paste copies of appropriate pictures into sorting charts.
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Tree-mendous Game

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students play a game where they classify the different characteristics of trees. In this tress lesson plan, students also use tree vocabulary and describe benefits of trees.
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Friendship

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify the characteristics of a good friend and assess themselves as a friend. They practice opening statements to initiate conversation and discuss ways to maintain friendships.