A Dictionary of Independence
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Students use events and biographies from their state's history and U.S. history, to create a dictionary of terms for citizens of a democracy.
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Dictionary Skills Review
Why do we use a dictionary? Your scholars will tell you why while demonstrating their dictionary skills. In addition to stating the purpose of using dictionaries, they will also show what they know about guide words, alphabetizing, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Amazing World of Dictionaries
Use this resource to discuss various ways to dictionaries can be used. What a terrific presentation to display when exploring how dictionaries are used to define words, check spellings, identify parts of speech, and more. The PowerPoint...
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"Declaration of Independence" From Plagiarism
So, what does the Declaration of Independence even mean? Learners of all ages paraphrase the Declaration of Independence in modern terms. They work as a group or class to paraphrase the language of the Declaration of Independence. There...
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Vocabulary Building - Declaration of Independence
Young scholars read the first part of the Declaration of Independence and mark the words they don't know. First, they try to guess what the words mean by looking at the them in context, and then they look up the words in a dictionary.
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Interlinear Poem: Opening of Declaration of Independence
When, in the course of learning events, it becomes necessary to practice a close reading of text, using the Interlinear Poem method often proves valuable. The opening of the Declaration of Independence provides the text for this...
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Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Declaration of Independence
Students examine the Declaration of Independence. In this U.S. History lesson plan, students read about the Declaration of Independence and then discuss key sections of the document. Students complete a web quest focused on uncovering...
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Declaration of Independence and Acts of Courage
Students examine the trait of courage. In this Declaration of Independence lesson, students discuss what it means to be courageous and identify the courageous acts the signers of the Declaration showed. Students research the...
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