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Young scholars list names of common products such as cars, and share ideas about how and why those names might have been selected. They find the origins of names for new products. Students create a chart of old and new names for familiar objects.
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Combine math and language arts in the same lesson with a reading passage about number prefixes in geometric shapes. After reading several short paragraphs about the different prefixes used in shape names, kids answer five comprehension...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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Four strategies learners can use to remember new words are detailed on a one-page activity. They are shown how to find synonyms, make a personal connection, think of antonyms, and how to make up a sentence that puts the words together....
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6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Times, Changing Styles: New Japanese Literary Styles of the Late Nineteenth Century
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