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Salmon and Trout Go to First Grade

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Turn your young scientists into salmon and trout experts with this diverse collection of worksheets and activities. Perfect for creating a thematic unit on fish in the primary grades, this resource engages children with printable books,...
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The Power of a Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How does PBL differ from a basic thematic unit? Discover the answer to this important question. A bulleted comparison is made between each type of teaching method, example projects are included, and a full "how to" is laid out in an easy...
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ESL - Thematic Unit Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read a variety of poetry books together in small groups. They examine Haiku poetry and share their favorites. They write their own Haiku either individually in a pair. They read and discuss limericks and work on writing their own.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 12

For Teachers 9th Standards
What happens when a tenuous grasp on sanity begins to slip? Compare Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Emily Dickinson's "I Felt a Funeral, in my Brain" with a lesson focused on the development of a common central idea. High...
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The One-Question Interview

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Generate interest in current events, the theme of a new unit, or a research project. Individuals select a question from the list generated by the class, conduct one-on-one interviews, analyze the responses, draw conclusions based on...
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The United States of Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mississippi has both the highest obesity and poverty rate in the US. Does the rest of the data show a correlation between the poverty and obesity rate in a state? Learners tackle this question as they practice their skills of regression....
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Chinese Cultural Revolution: "The Wounded"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
“The Wounded,” the title story from a collection of stories about the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1977-78), is the central text in a World Literature unit examining choices. An anticipation guide, discussion topics, vocabulary list,...
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Teaching Things Fall Apart in Wisconsin: A Resource Guide for Educators

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
“There is no story that is not true, . . .” And uncovering the truths in Things Fall Apart is the focus of a 68-page resource packet designed to provide instructors with a wealth of materials that enhance understanding of Chinua Achebe’s...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Figurative language is the focus of the fifth lesson in a unit study of To Kill A Mockingbird. Groups review different chapters read so far and locate examples of images, similes, and metaphors, and then consider what this language...
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Reading Homework

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Bookmarks to encourage reading homework? Learners of all ages used a specially designed bookmark to record their out-of-class reading. Class members chart the number of minutes they read each day (30 minutes is the goal) and a parent or...
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Thematic Unit ----Transportation

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students identify and name six modes of transportation. Students name the purpose of each of the six modes of transportation. Students categorize modes of transportation based on where they travel.
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Introduction to Native Americans Thematic Unit

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students consider different cultural viewpoints. In this Native American history lesson, students examine artifacts and then conduct research on selected Native American tribes.
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A Creative Plan for the book To Kill a Mockingbird

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking for project ideas to conclude a study of To Kill A Mockingbird? Check out this list of suggestions that range from creating maps of Maycomb County to collecting poems, songs, etc. that deal with prejudice.     
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Round the Clock

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
What does time mean to you? Ask your learners to explore the idea of time before beginning this unit. As a class, explore the concept of time, stories that involve time, and pictures that show time. Then learners create a human clock,...
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Family and Friends

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Build your own Spanish unit about family and friends with these assessments and activities! Included here are several summative assessments to choose from and many activity ideas, cross-curricular tasks, and formative assessments you can...
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Creativity Explored

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Allow your creative class to explore its artistic side. Pupils use a wide variety of mediums; paint, crayons, shoe polish, and cotton wool to create a themed art piece. You choose the theme and they create the art. Tip: Pick a theme that...
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1900 America: Primary Sources and Epic Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using Walt Whitman's Song of Myself and Hart Crane's The Bridge as models, class groups first craft their own epic poems for 1900 and, using primary sources, create a multi-media presentation that captures the sights and sounds of life...
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Rock exploration Science Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young geologists explore the world of rocks. They go on a rock-collecting hunt, and bring back ten rocks of their choice. They clean the rocks, and use a magnifying glass to observe them more closely. Worksheets are passed out where...
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Leaf Glitter Art

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Get your primary graders outside to explore autumn or any time you have leaves on the ground. First they collect various-colored leaves and sort them into baggies by color. After they dry for a couple of days, have the kids crumple them...
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Describing Unknown Words using Syllabary/ Analogy Method

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students understand that using the syllables in a word can help readers identify words they don't know. In this "syllabary" instructional activity, students become familiar with the rules for forming syllables and use to decipher unknown...
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Creating a US Region Game

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research information about two states within a region, and work in a cooperative group to create a game about the specific region.
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore Fall leaves. In this seasons instructional activity students read, write creatively, illustrate, and take a nature walk. They use the leaves they collect on their nature walk to create a mosaic sun catcher.
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A Visit to China

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the history of China. They explore the Chinese people, the Great Wall of China, religions, government and Dynasties. In groups, 6th graders collect information on China. They write a report on their findings and...
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Let's Travel

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders work in groups to research various locations across the United States. They present their findings to the class, participate in a travel fair, make phone calls to tourist agencies and write letters to state tourism...