How Can They Tell?
Learners compare the characteristics of arcade tokens to those of a circulating U.S. quarter by using a variety of measuring tools. Students use their findings to determine how a video game can tell the difference between a token and a real coin.
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How Interesting Is It?
Discussing topics that other people are interested in is a key social skill that can often be overlooked. Here is a resource that supports learners in developing this life skill by first prompting them to consider a wide range of...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review If You Can't Predict the Weather, How Can You Predict the Climate?
Why is the weather man wrong so often? Young climatologists discover how chaos rules both weather and climate through a math-based activity. Using an iterative equation, the class examines how small day-to-day weather events total up to...
6th - 12th Math
Narrator’s Point of View Flow Chart
How can you tell what point of view a narrator is using, and why does it matter when reading or writing? Use a handy flow chart to determine whether or not your narrator is telling the story from a first or third person point of view.
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
8th Grade ELA "I Can" Statement Posters
Eighth grades can master the ELA Common Core standards! Show your learners the connection between classroom activities and assignments and the standards with this set of "I Can" statement posters. Each standard has been rewritten as an...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understanding Protagonists and Antagonists
How can you tell if a character is a villain? What about a hero? Work on literary analysis with an engaging language arts activity. After completing an activity about the four types of conflict, learners fill out a character map about a...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
7th Grade ELA "I Can" Statement Posters
Help your seventh graders relate the ELA Common Core standards to their own learning with these "I Can" statement posters. Each standard has been translated into a statement that pupils can understand and placed on its own page for easy...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
7th Grade Math "I Can" Statement Posters
Translate the Common Core math standards into a series of achievable "I can" statements with this collection of classroom displays. Offering posters for each standard, this resource is a great way to support your seventh graders as they...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
How Can You Tell if a Function is Linear or Nonlinear From a Table?
Is it possible to tell if a table of values represents a linear function or a nonlinear function? One way is to graph the ordered pairs to see if it makes a straight line. But, take a look at the rate of change in the table. If the rate...
6 mins 6th - 9th Math
How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing
Misplaced modifiers are a common grammar error, but can your learners identify when a modifier can interfere with a reader's understanding? Watch a short and entertaining video from Ted Ed that illustrates misplaced modifiers, as well as...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable