In this patterns instructional activity, students finish the pattern on a decorative tile and a quilt. Students then flip and turn 4 shapes to make a pattern strip.
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George Washington’s Socks: Short-Answer Questions Chapters 1-9
Build a literature unit around the book George Washington's Socks with this series of short answer questions. Broken up in two- and three-chapter increments, these reading comprehension questions allow young readers to demonstrate their...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Burrowing Animals – Ground Squirrels
Why do ground squirrels build their homes in the ground? What's so unique about these burrows? Have individuals read about this burrowing animal, and then respond to five short answer questions that assess their comprehension of the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Lightning Thief: Questioning Strategy
Step into the shoes of the Oracle from the novel, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, with this response to reading activity. After reading chapter nine, scholars answer questions from the Oracle's point...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mixed Paint, Jolly Ranchers and Lemonheads, Photo Copies, and Boxed Oranges
The language of rates and ratios forms a common thread through this wide-reaching main problem set and its accompanying support work. Learners mix paint, size copies, distribute candy, and shop for good deals throughout these problems....
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Autism iHelp – WH Questions
Who, what, when, where, and why questions are often the questions that teachers use to foster engagement, verbal communication skills, higher-order thinking, and hopefully, a deeper understanding of the world. This tool is geared toward...
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts
Studying "To Build A Fire" by Jack London
Your advanced middle school and high school readers explore plot structure by analyzing a classic Jack London story "To Build a Fire." Class members identify setting, characters, and plot. They participate in a discussion about the...
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts