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The Tree and the Reed

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Are thoughts of superiority ever justified? Aesop's fable "The Tree and the Reed" is about a tree that thinks he's better than a reed and is taught otherwise by nature.The post-reading compare/contrast activity features a graphic...
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The Serpent and the File

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Teach readers about elements of a plot through Aesop's 70-word fable "The Serpent and the File." Scholars learn about useless attacking while reading the passage that tells how a serpent decides to engage in a conflict with a file. The...
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The Tortoise and the Eagle

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Part of a set of fables, Aesop's "The Tortoise and the Eagle" is all about a tortoise that fulfills his dreams and dies in the process of completing them. The activity after the passage asks readers to write an argumentative response...
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The Pomegranate, Apple-Tree, and Bramble

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Aesop's fable about two trees that disagree demonstrates how to handle conflict among an audience. After listening to an audio retelling of "The Pomegranate, Apple-Tree, and Bramble," writers complete an analysis activity to identify the...
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The Mole and His Mother

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Mother knows best, according to Aesop and his fable "The Mole and his Mother." An audio retelling of the story comes with an activity that asks readers to research and describe a mole before outlining the plot structure of the fable. 
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The Mountain in Labor

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Ever made a mountain out of a molehill? Individuals read Aesop's "The Mountain in Labor," a fable about a mountain that groans and attracts attention over a mouse. An audio retelling of the story and graphic organizer examines...
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The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Working hard to please everyone often pleases no one, according Aesop's fable "The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey." After listening to an audio version of the story, individuals invent their own endings to the passage using a...
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The Jay and the Peacock

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What determines the worth of a person? Challenge pupils to identify theme and analyze characterization with Aesop's fable "The Jay and the Peacock." Readers answer a series of comprehension questions after listening to an audio version...
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Reading Literacy- Books on CD

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the importance of learning to read. They work with other students to create audiobooks to share with younger students, or classes.
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The Sign of the Beaver

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Extend a class reading of the novel The Sign of the Beaver across all subject areas with this literature unit guide. From basic discussion questions and writing prompts, to a research project about tracking animals, this resource offers...
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Story Elements

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Henry Huggins, the first in Beverly Cleary's series of books about Henry and the children in his Portland, Oregon neighborhood, is the exemplar text for three PowerPoint presentations that examine the story elements of setting and...
2:17
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Do We Expand With the Universe?

For Students 7th - 12th
The cat's out of the bag (or off the leash, in this case) regarding the expansion of the universe. In this intriguing episode, the narrator explains that space is expanding, not the objects within it. He also tells how expansion...
3:26
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What is Sea Level?

For Students 7th - 12th
Doesn't the level of the ocean vary from hour to hour and from year to year? Then, what do we really mean by "sea level" when we are talking about elevation? Find out what geodesists, those who work with the math behind the shape and...
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Tales2Go

For Students Pre-K - 5th Standards
Listening to stories is not only enjoyable, it also helps children develop vocabulary and background knowledge, understand how to use intonation and emphasis, and strengthen their reading fluency. Play your students a selection of...
2:32
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The Secret Social Life of Plants

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Who knew plants can communicate? An interesting video shows how plants communicate with insects and other plants. The instructor gives many examples including mimicry, parasitism, and self-defense.
2:47
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This Is Your Brain on Extreme Weather

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
We track weather and measure it objectively, yet our own beliefs often conflict with the facts. The video discusses how our source of weather reporting and our personal experiences shape our beliefs. It also covers the concepts of...
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Using The BFG in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Use a resource that highlights Roald Dahl's seven tips for imaginative writing while reading The BFG. The activities encourage learners to become creative writers through finding harmony, establishing stamina, engaging in imaginative...
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From the Cambrian Explosion to the Great Dying

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Life before the dinosaurs was pretty amazing—and very fragile! Discover what Earth was like for Cambrian creatures, from the smallest ocean-dwellers to the first land animals. A video from an extensive biology playlist explores how early...
8:26
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Spinning Sphere of Molten Sodium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Earth's magnetic field protects people from solar wind, radiation, and many other potentially catastrophic events. For reasons not yet understood, the magnetic field appears measurably weaker over the course of less than 200 years, a...
11:52
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The Best Test of General Relativity (by 2 Misplaced Satellites)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An analysis of launched objects helps scholars understand general relativity in greater detail. These aren't just any launched objects, though! A video presentation describes the gravitation potential energy of satellites in orbit and...
3:18
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Males vs. Females: Sexual Conflict

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The best strategy for a species requires successful breeding, yet males and females often have conflicting goals in the process. The video describes the techniques used by each sex to gain the upper hand in this biological race to...
7:42
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Magnetic Micro-Robots

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Magnetic micro-robots aren't just really cool, they have some potential practical purposes. An episode from the Veritasium introduces learners to the micro-robots and their possible future roles in biomedicine. Actual footage of the...
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Where the Wild Things Are

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read the book, Where the Wild Things Are, and practice recognizing sight words, fluently reading, and retelling the story. In this comprehension lesson plan, students also discuss story elements of plot.
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EPub--Stuart Little

For Teachers 3rd
Following a detailed activity and reading guide students will better grasp their reading of the book Stuart Little. They visit a series of web sites to gain a mouse's perspective then create a Mouse Movie with an iPod camera and Keynote....