I'll Rise When the Rooster Crows
You've found some instructional ideas on how to teach music, using Orff instruments. The class practices rhythm, melody, and harmony as the play each part of the song. For use with the Mcmillian/Mcgraw-Hill text, Spotlight on Music.
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The Lorax Reader’s Theater
Bring a reading of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax to life with this reader's theater script. Simply assign roles and read through the script as a class, or spend time creating props and costumes for a school-wide performance, the choice is yours....
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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Students investigate the childhood of one of the greatest philosophers of our time, Gandhi. For this biography lesson, students analyze the upbringing and events that finally shaped Mahatma Gandhi's life. Students locate famous quotes...
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Responding to Societal Problems
Students investigate society by completing worksheets and taking a quiz. In this sociology lesson, students read assigned texts and answer worksheet questions about everything from drugs in our community to religion in the United States....
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