Class Time Capsule
Students record and graph information about themselves and the class. They put the information in a time capsule that they reopen at the end of the year.
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Academic Challenge: Paleontology Time Capsule
Students explore the geological time line. In this inquiry based lesson, students create a time capsule that represents a geological time period. The class will examine the time capsules to determine what time period each represents.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
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6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Trip Back in Time: Missouri quarter reverse
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6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Overcoming Violations of Civil Rights
Fourth graders examine personal freedoms and rights. In this overcoming violations lesson, 4th graders select artifacts from primary sources and make annotated notes to include in a time capsule. Students also read Freedom Summer and...
4th Social Studies & History
Time Capsule - Jewish Children In Concentration Camps
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