Invention Convention Podcast
Learners create Podcasts about individual inventions using GarageBand to record, edit, mix, and publish their work. The culminating Podcasts can then be downloaded to the school website via iTunes.
3rd - 6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 3 Downloads
Exploring Self-Esteem 1: What Is Self-Esteem?
Adolescents explore self-esteem and the various factors that influence a person's sense of self in this four-part lesson series. Through a combination of whole class instruction, small group discussions, and independent work, students...
6th - 12th Health
Making Healthy Choices, Making Healthy Food: PreK-3 Curriculum Support
From examining how much sugar is in foods and looking at fruit and vegetable varieties to making mini rainbow tarts, this unit provides youngsters with a fabulous overview of proper nutrition and eating habits.
Pre-K - 3rd Health CCSS: Adaptable
Summarizing and Synthesizing: Planning for Writing an Apprentice Wanted Ad
In activity 13 of this unit on colonial trade, young researchers learn about apprentices as they prepare to write help-wanted ads for the specific trade they have been researching. To begin, the class listens closely as the teacher reads...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Those Baffling Bibliographies!
Are you working on a research and citation unit? Have your young writers listen to a lecture on how to cite research sources correctly and how to distinguish new information that requires citing. They compile a list of works cited from...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Springfield Podcasting Project: Introduction Part 2
Using Calvin and Hobbes comics, sixth graders practice reading skills. After familiarizing themselves with a variety of cartoons, they write a summary and highlight the words they are going to emphasize. Then, they create a recording...
6th English Language Arts
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Gotta Go Back in Time
What better way to conclude a reading of George Washington's Socks than by writing original historical fiction narratives. After choosing interesting events from the past, young writers perform research to gather key facts to include in...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Writing with Technology - Publish a Story or Report
Many schools allocate time for the computer lab each week; this activity would be a great use of that time. Students complete a graphic organizer to decide what they'd most like to write about: a report, short story, fiction,...
4th 21st Century Skills
Springfield Podcasting Project: Daily Life Of (Your City)
The use of Garageband is the focus of this technology lesson. During this five-day exercise, sixth graders create descriptive sentences, sound effects, and music to describe aspects of life in their town. There are many worksheets...
6th Social Studies & History