Designing a Quilt Pattern
Students create and color a one-patch quilt design based upon a regular hexagon. They examine quilts and photos of quilt designs, read a handout, and complete their quilt design on a worksheet.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads
From Outline…to Essay!
Check out this great step-by-step guide to color coding an outline and help your class understand the direct relationship between an outline and an essay. While this is part of a series of lessons on persuasive writing, the resource can...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Allele and Phenotype Frequencies in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations
In the deserts of Arizona and New Mexico, some tiny creatures show just how quickly natural selection can turn a mutation into an advantageous adaptation. Watch a video about rock pocket mice, who show that one small change can make all...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
To Honor & Comfort Native Quilting Traditions
"Native American history leaps boldly off the colorful quilts and patchwork designs." Learners discuss Native American identity and symbolism by reading about a variety of Native quilters and their unique art process, and participate in...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
My Famous Person Report
Here is a must-have, comprehensive resource of project guidelines for any teacher looking to assign a famous person report or biography project. It includes a fantastic list of suggested activities that learners can complete for their...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Notorious Four-Color Problem
Take a walk through time, 1852 to 2005, following the mathematical history, development, and solution of the Four-Color Theorem. Learners take on the role of cartographers to study a United States map that is to be colored. One rule: no...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Capstone Performance Task
One skill is sure to make young entrepreneurs successful: maximizing profit. Assess learning of relationships between quantities and reasoning using equations. A businessman sells two sizes of boomerangs for different prices, and...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities
One thing that puzzles a lot of young algebrists is the factors in a word problem that are taken as "understood". This presentation on solving systems of linear inequalities does a great job walking the learner through how to tease those...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Solving Algebraic Equations and Inequalities
Solve algebraic equations and inequalities. Work in small groups to understand and solve a number of simple algebraic equations and inequalities. Then create a PowerPoint presentation that includes the problems solved and the method used...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable