Students learn why mining is important to Minnesota by using the Internet and primary source documents.
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What Makes a Story Interesting?
Discover what types of writing make a story more interesting. Begin with an anticipatory set, checking to see what types of writing your learners enjoy. Certain characteristics will probably surface that readers will see as they compare...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources: Mining in B.C.
Students explore energy by categorizing rocks. In this British Columbia geology lesson, students define many different vocabulary terms associated with mining such as sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. Students utilize sample rock...
3rd - 7th Science
Energy Generating a Culture: Early American Coal Miners and Coal Mining Culture
Students calculate how much coal they use based on their electric power usage. In this environmental science lesson, students trace the history of coal mining in US. They write a letter to USPS to encourage them to create coal mining...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Mining Literature for Deeper Meanings
Literature teachers often ask their classes to find the big ideas in a text, but how does a writer do this successfully? Show the video to give your pupils some steps to keep in mind while they read and analyze. The narrator encourages...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable