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Christmas Around the World Part 1

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
A creative lesson shines a spotlight on Christmas celebrations throughout six different countries. Scholars read an informative text and share their new-found knowledge with their peers. After hearing about each country, pupils choose...
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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Nonsense words, rhyming verse, and word puzzles: it must be time for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland! Introduce young learners to the true wonders of Carroll's text with a series of activities that encourage creativity,...
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The Pearl: Found Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's hard to beat the beauty of John Steinbeck's prose, so borrow a little of it to form your own found poetry. After kids finish Chapter One of The Pearl, they select the most evocative and vivid words to create found poems.
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Mask Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd
When you engage learners in creating symmetrical objects you are also building their vocabulary and math sense. Kids discuss key words such as, asymmetrical, symmetrical, balance, tint, and shade. They use these elements of design to...
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Dante's Inferno Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Make your classroom a living hell, and let Dante’s ideas continue when your little creators bring the Inferno into contemporary life with a new creation of Dante’s Inferno. Each group creates two circles and the details that Dante used...
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How Do You Lose a Colony? Exploring What Became of John White’s “Lost Colony”

For Teachers 5th Standards
The mystery surrounding the disappearance of John White's colonists on Roanoke Island is not only a fascinating feature of European colonization history, but is also a great way for your young historians to engage themselves in the story...
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Top Secret Rule Reasons!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students write their own "Reasons for Rules" after listening to The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups by David Wisniewski. "Idea development" and "voice" are the writing traits modeled and practiced in this lesson plan.
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Making a Board Game: Macbeth B2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars are given a rubic for their project on Making a Board Game. They can see how the points are broken down and what they have to do in order to recieve a great grade. Students are given 6 different categories that they can...
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A Poem Derived

For Students 7th - 12th
Borrow vocabulary from other poets! Compiled in this packet are several short exercises to help your class think creatively. They focus on synesthesia, personification, and similes. A great packet full of practice opportunities. 
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For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Build trust—literally—with a lesson that sparks reflection, grand conversation, and creativity. Scholars construct a trust tower out of blocks showcasing a picture that represents a good deed they have done to gain trust from their...
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Our Client Is The Cincinnat Art Museum

For Teachers K - 12th
Students design various commercial products for the Cincinnati Art Museum using on-line sources, past designs, and creative educational software. This lesson has excellent project ideas for various student levels including: K-2, 3-5,...
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Trite Expressions Worksheet 1

For Students 8th - 11th
In this grammar learning exercise, learners read twenty sentences to find the trite expression in each one and then think of a creative way to rephrase it.
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Ain't Gonna Rain No More

For Teachers K - 3rd
In this creative writing lesson, pupils listen to the song "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More", read the book adaptation titled I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!, and pay close attention to the rhyming scheme, punctuation and illustrations.  They...
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Skull Science

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What can your class learn from a skull? With proper facilitation, they can learn about diet, physical adaptations, special differences, and even the environment. Pupils will examine a series of mammal skulls and pelts to help them...
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Giving Voice to Opposites

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
The famous two-voice poetry collection Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices is the inspiration for this creative writing lesson. Read Donald Hall's "I am the Dog I am the Cat" to introduce the idea of voice to your young writers. Then,...
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Credit Cards

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Teach adolescents to use credit responsibly. The 32nd installment of a 35-part module covers how to calculate credit card payments using a geometric series. It teaches terminology and concepts necessary to understand credit card debt.
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That's My Line

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers work together to brainstorm dialogues intended to persuade another person to engage in a sexual activity. They supply creative and persuasive refusals to these requests.
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Calculus - Early Transcendentals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
This textbook takes the learner from the basic definition of slope through derivatives, integrals, and vector multivariable calculus. Each section is composed primarily of examples, with theoretical introductions and explanations in...
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Invent a .....

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils explore inventions. In this physical science invention lesson, students work with a team to create an invention using everyday materials.
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Artist Research Scrapbook

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Art students get a chance to investigate a favorite artist in this two-week activity that asks them to research the life, the style, and the society in which the artist lived, and then to create a scrapbook for their subject. To conclude...
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Arithmetic Maker

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
With endless possibilities, you can create custom flashcards to take to class as easy as 1, 2, 3! Let this flashcard creator do the work for you, just chose the level of difficulty, add or subtract, and the number of place values. Each...
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The Pursuit of Excellence

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Who doesn’t love French pastries and the idea of hard work? Discover different philosophies on hard work, and the skills of French pastry chefs as the documentary concerning the “Best Craftsmen in France” or Meilleures Ouvriers de France...
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Buying a Car

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Future car owners use geometric sums to calculate payments for a car loan in the 31st installment of a 35-part module. These same concepts provide the basis for calculating annuity payments.
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
What can teeth tell us about an animal's diet? Learners examine animal skulls to determine what their canines, incisros, premolars, and molars reveal.