One Grain of Rice
In this puzzle instructional activity, learners locate 10 words in a word search about One Grain of Rice. Words include famine, decreed, and palace.
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The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle
In this 2-day instructional activity focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Prompts for Middle School
Scratching your head when it comes to engaging writing prompts? Check out a list of prompts designed for middle school classes, which includes topics for persuasive writing, expository writing, how-to essays, personal narratives, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Agriculture: It Doesn't Just Happen
After reading an informational text on the Agricultural Research Service, learners research the role of the ARS in Oklahoma. Using reputable online sources, they label a map of the state with relevant areas. Researchers focus on one of...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
An Old Chinese Poem
This is a lesson plan of two parts. First, learners read a poem and work with partners to deliver an expressive two-voice reading of the poem. Next, they read an essay by Yah Phou Lee, a Chinese citizen sent to school in the United...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Experience how a story can drastically change when the point of view is altered. Young scholars first read a review of Disney's film Tarzan, focusing on how the point of view in the classic story is important. They then select another...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable