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509 resources with the keyterm communication

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Lesson: Communication, What's Valued, and the Written Word

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders compare their cell phones to a lacquer box from the Japanese Edo Period. They consider how each is a form of communication and how the very nature of each object communicates social norms, ideology, and beliefs. A really...
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Band of Brothers

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What is a community? Explore the idea of community by investigating countries that have experienced severe damage. Learners discuss the horrible aftermath the 2011 earthquake had on Japan's infrastructure after the tsunami it caused....
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What Makes The Good Life

For Students 6th - 8th
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer...
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Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Many developmentally disabled learners struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This instructional activity contains fun activities and exercises, such...
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The Jury System

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Scholars work in cooperative groups to experience what it's like to be a juror. They are give a guilty or not guilty verdict based on a scenario given to them. They then write a paragraph comparing and contrasting working alone and...
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Think

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
With the speed and easy access of online communication today, young learners often do not consider the full implications of their speech. Remind them to THINK (is it true, helpful, inspiring, necessary, and kind) before using...
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Developing Presentation Skills by Using Authentic Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Advanced level ESL learners engage in an increasing verbal communication skills through children's literature. The focus of these activities is for children to develope presentation skills. Each activity would compliment any class room.
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Exaggerated Poetry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students use physical poses and vocal choices to create emphasis in communication. In this exaggerated Poetry lesson, students use physical movement and vocal choices to exaggerate an expression make a connection between literary content...
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The Future of Communication: Broadband Expansion and New Technology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The National Broadband Plan, an effort to assure that every school, library, hospital, and home in the US would have high-speed Internet access, is the focus of a unit that examines the value and implications of such a plan. Groups look...
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Show Respect Online

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Digital citzenship is explored as your class discusses how to show respect in social situations, in-person, and online by recognizing the importance of "tone" in both face-to-face and online communications. Using a hand-out, learners...
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Lesson: Communication Through Clothing

For Teachers K - 5th
As we all know, some clothing has a way of letting us know a little something about the person wearing it. Kids explore the idea that clothing can be a form of communication and artistic expression. They analyze a Native American textile...
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Student Opinion: When Did You Have a Great Conversation?

For Students 7th - 12th
Conduct a classroom conversation about communication using this resource as a jumping-off point. For this The Learning Network activity, learners read an excerpt from The New York Times opinion piece, "The Flight From Conversation," and...
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Build a Connection

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Learners discuss their personal connections with stories they've read in the past and identify techniques to connect with more stories. They create illustrations, construct task cards, and complete sentence stems based on books they read...
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Get the Message?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Remember Morse Code? High schoolers investigate ways in which people communicate and assess which communication methods are appropriate and effective in different situations. They evaluate how constant changes in the world of technology...
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Opening Day Activities - 8th grade

For Teachers 8th
Getting to know each other is very important in any class, but especially in physical education where students are totally interacting, and objects come in to play. Learning to trust and respect each other as a team is vital. Start out...
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Touch and Abstinence

For Teachers 9th - 10th
FLASH has put together another good lesson about touch and abstinence. Humans need human touch, yet many confuse this need for touch, and their desire for sex. Discuss the four types of touch with your health or teen issues class. There...
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Find The Hidden Message: Media Literacy in Primary Grades

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners practice listening to and reading various types of media and text. In groups, learners use video, newspapers, magazines, and more to compare and contrast different types of information. They identify the differences between fact...
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My Teacher Can Teach Anyone!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Begin the school year with enthusiasm using the book entitled My Teacher Can Teach Anyone! In this reading for meaning lesson, primary readers listen to the story and discuss what is happening and why the boy in the story might be...
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Triple Pin Soccer

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Triple Pin Soccer promises to be a fast paced, high action game, especially if there is more than one ball in play. The players have an opportunity to score in three different goals while protecting their own. Looks like it's going to be...
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Studying Contraception

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Abstinence, different contraceptives, decision-making about sexual activity, and peer pressure are a few of the topics in this lesson. Did you know the majority of youth are not sexually active? This would be a great jumping off point...
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Examining Abstinence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Highschoolers investigate the concept of abstinence and how it is considered the safest expression of teen sexuality. Guiding questions are used to help students through the lesson. There are many components to this lesson which take a...
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Fallacies of Weak Induction

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
A high-level introduction to fallacies of weak induction, including appeals to unqualified authority and ignorance, hasty generalizations, and weak analogies. Each fallacy is defined and shown with an example. For use mostly in college...
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"Amy Loves the Snow" Guided Reading Lesson

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners recognize punctuation marks while reading. In this guided reading lesson, students read Amy Loves the Snow, and discuss purposes for using commas. They answer questions about the story and create their own mini-book to reinforce...
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Fabulous Felines

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore basic needs through discovering that pets and people need very similar things. They will play matching games, sing songs, read books, and discuss the needs of people and animals.