Incredible Shrinking Notes
Learners listen to a biography of Amelia Earhart. They fill in an index card of the important information. They narrow down those notes to smaller post-it notes. They practice determining important facts in documents.
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Listening Closely and Taking Notes: Colonial Trade Podcast About the Wheelwright
Voices from the past. Young scholars listen to a podcast interview with a historical re-enactor as they continue their research in the eleventh activity of this unit on colonial trade. Applying their close reading skills, learners first...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Math Maven's Mysteries: The Case of the Incredible Shrinking Garden
In these math word problem worksheets, 7th graders help solve the mystery about 'The Case of the Incredible Shrinking Garden.' Students find the new length and width measurements of the shrunken garden using the area of rectangle.
7th English Language Arts
A P Literary Terms
Is a list of literary terms found frequently on AP English exams of value to test takers? Now there's a rhetorical question. Here's a list that provides definitions for everything from allegory to vernacular. To say the list is of value...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Long and Short of It: Summarizing Important Details
Students practice their summarizing skills while listening to a brief biography of Amelia Earhart. Students take notes while the teacher reads the article and write a paragraph that summarizes the important events from Amelia Earhart's...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts