Determining Fact, Opinion, and Bias
Writing is never biased, right? Let your learners be the judge of that by teaching them how to identify fact, opinion, and bias in writing. Pupils mark up several example paragraphs and articles and consider the reliability of all texts.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Use Boolean Search Terms to Shorten Web Searches
Have you ever conducted a Web search and received too many hits? Teach your class about Boolean search terms and provide them time to practice conducting efficient online searches. This lesson plan contains several fun activities which...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Feature Columns: Navigating the Internet With Safe Sites for Students
Students explore, examine and study various Internet sites and become aware of the safest ones to access. They assess the site Safety Land to interact with an interactive city that teaches Internet safety. Each student helps the Safety...
1st - 6th Technology & Engineering
Comparing Fuel Economy
Compute fuel economy and gas mileage. Why? So you can teach rates and ratios, of course! Middle schoolers calculate the rate of miles per gallon for various vehicles. They research each vehicle, its mileage per gallon, and cost per...
4th - 7th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Intermediate 1: Picking the Right Search Terms
A search can be strengthened by unique terms. With the activities and presentation included here, show your class how to target their searches with unique terms and context terms. They can then practice their search skills with...
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this lesson involves students working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the class....
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Designed