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As Good as Gold

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create a Mother's Day Coupon Book, full of coupons that can be exchanged for special services rendered by students!
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Mother's Day Poems and Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Mother's Day poems and other types of activities can get students' creative juices flowing.
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Words That Reflect Art

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Observe International Art Appreciation Day by viewing, reading, and creating original works of art.
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Veteran's Appreciation Letters

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students write friendly letters and address them.  In this letter writing lesson, students write letters of appreciation to a Veteran in a friendly letter style.  Students recognize the importance of Veterans and soldiers.
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An Elementary School Day in Korea

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the similarities and differences between their school and a school in Korea. In this culture study lesson, students discuss and list their classroom's weekly schedule. Students then read about a Korean class schedule and...
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For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this teacher worksheet, students read about the role and job of a teacher. Students then write about why teachers are important.
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Friendship Cinquain

For Students K - 6th Standards
Invite your class to share their appreciation of one another through the work of a Valentine's Day cinquain poem. Scholars use their knowledge of their classmates to describe them through adjectives, action verbs, and a complete sentence. 
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Listening for History: Using Jazz Music as a Primary Source

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Designed as a teacher resource, a packet identifies resources and approaches instructors can use to incorporate jazz into their history classes. Materials are identified by historical era, from the roots of jazz prior to World War I to...
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Veterans Day

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine the history and significance of Veteran's Day. They discuss each of the military branches and how Veteran's Day was started, and write a thank you letter to a Veteran. Students copy the greeting and closing of the...
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Japan Day

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the differences found in the schools of Japan as compared to the United States. They cover the schedule of a typical day for a Japanese student with their own daily activities. The teacher covers the material using...
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Musical Moods

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
To celebrate diversity and the purpose of Harmony Day, the class examines culturally diverse music and expression through line drawing. They discuss that all cultures produce music and that music can convey mood just like art can. As the...
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Popular Culture & Diversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The topic of cultural diversity is explored with the use of pop songs and lyrics. As a way to celebrate Harmony Day, small groups read, reflect, and present their opinions on how the lyrics they analyzed have expressed a statement of...
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Are You My Mother? An Opinion Writing Unit

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewDuring a five-day lesson, scholars analyze written and visual art—primarily the poem, Mother to Son by Langston Hughes— identify facts, and write opinions. Learners read the poem several times, discuss, write, compare and contrast, and...
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Installation Art Appreciation and Respect

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover installation art. For this installation art lesson, students discuss different types of installation art. Students use graphic organizers to record information about installation art. Students brainstorm and sketch the...
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Parent/Teacher Conferences

For Teachers K - 6th
There are ways to make a parent/teacher conference go as smoothly as possible.
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Field Trip Planning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Plan a field trip to gain a deeper appreciation for dance and dancing careers. The PE class plans a field trip to a community location where dance is taking place. They use magazines, news papers, and the Internet to provide the teacher...
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Let's Explore!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the world through music with two lessons that bring focus to four composers—Gabriela Lena Frank, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Bedrř˘ich Smetana, and Mason Bates. After listening to musical pieces and viewing informative videos, scholars...
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Traditional Irish Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate sean-nós, céilí, and the lilting music of the Emerald Isle with a set of language arts activities! Learners complete word puzzles, vocabulary exercises, and comprehension questions about traditional Irish music.
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Expanding the Universe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When Einstein first heard the theory of the expanding universe, he dismissed it as bad physics. Now scholars learn about the theory and how scientists prove it has merit. Through a hands-on simulation and videos, class members measure...
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Ocean Acidification: Whats and Hows

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Open this lesson by demonstrating the production of acidic carbon dioxide gas by activated yeast. Emerging ecologists then experiment with seashells to discover the effect of ocean acidification on shelled marine organisms. They measure...
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Color Changes with Acids and Bases

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Getting back to the beginning of the unit, learners use reactions with red cabbage juice to determine if solutions are acidic, neutral, or basic. This is a straightforward and classic investigation, but what you will appreciate is the...
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Appreciation of Holidays

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students bring in items from home and have parents come in to show different items that represent their different holidays and families. In this appreciation of holidays lesson plan, students also write sentences about their holidays.
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Day of the Dragon King

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore various cultures to compare them to their own culture. They read Mary Pope Osborne's Day of the Dragon King and identify the Chinese New Year, Chinese Zodiac, and how the zodiac differs from ours. After reading,...
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Music Reading Readiness

For Teachers 1st
First graders inquire about performing arts by conducting a musical performance in class. In this music appreciation instructional activity, 1st graders examine different sounds and identify their pitch, patterns and the instrument which...