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An Archeologist's Work
In this content area writing model worksheet, students read a brief article regarding archaeologists and then respond to 3 short answer questions. Students then use the provided graphic organizer to plan their own content-area paragraph.
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What is an Atlatl?
Let's go an an archaeological dig! Prepare your kids with a list of vocabulary terms relating to archaeology, including different types of items that one might find. They study pictures of each item and play a memory game based on the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Making Inferences
Making inferences is an important part of reading any text, but especially text that conveys information. Equip your middle schoolers with this educational skill through a series of activities that focus on making inferences based on...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Archaeology: Digging in the Classroom
Students explore how an archaeologist works and makes discoveries. In this archaeology lesson, students participate in a simulation in which they excavate broken pottery. Students use measurement, geometry, and observation skills during...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Social Studies Wonders: An Exploration
Help middle schoolers conduct Internet research and develop a working definition for the discipline of social studies. From a list of websites, they develop classification skills and differentiate between primary and secondary sources....
6th - 7th English Language Arts
Artifacts 2: Artifacts in Context
Students explore world history by completing artifact worksheets. In this archaeology lesson, students identify the importance of finding clues when researching historical information by utilizing artifacts. Students research the...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History