Designing Texas Web Pages
Seventh graders design Web pages using FrontPage about the colonization of Texas. They use one of the three domains to create their pages. Students discuss if their sites would have benefitted the settlers or the Mexican government.
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Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mary Maverick and Texas History - Part 2
To conclude their investigation of the life of Mary Maverick and to demonstrate their ability to analyze primary source documents, groups use the SOAPS questioning method to examine Maverick's account of events in early Texas history.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Using the Internet - Art and Design
An interesting resource that might work best in an upper level art course, this handout provides a list of nine websites where young artists can read and study about all forms of art. These online resources range from a dictionary of...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
The Power of Words in Charlotte's Web
"How can a few good words save a pig's life?" Posed with this question, your ELD students explore E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in a meaningful, valuable way. By analyzing specific word choice from the book, especially the excerpts...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Web Page Construction - 3 Easy Ways
Students create web pages by using Microsoft FrontPage and HTML with Microsoft Notepad, and use a web-based template found on the Internet to create web sites for non-profit organizations or businesses with which students are familiar.
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills
The Power of Words in "Charlotte's Web"
Learners analyze the text in Charlotte's Web. For this language arts lesson, students dissect the passages from Charlotte's Web, specifically the adjectives Charlotte used to describe Wilbur. Finally, learners play a game using "word...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts