In this science project worksheet, students create a raft from a 20 X 20 piece of aluminum foil and four plastic straws that will hold the highest number of pennies. Then they estimate the number of pennies that they believe their raft can hold.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
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
Storyline Map of "Six" and "Eleven"
Compare stories across cultures using "Six" from Still Life with Rice by Helie Lee and "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros. Begin by covering the concept of a storyline map, a visual of the rising action, climax, and resolution. Young readers...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Reading Closely Teacher Manual
Some units are better than others and here is a great one. Wolves are the subject of all the images, informational texts, videos, websites, and narratives giving the unit a natural cohesion. The activities included are designed to teach...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Why Are Blue Whales So Enormous?
Isn't it strange that Earth's largest animal lives on one of its tiniest? Using Sesame-Street-style puppetry, this video explains how this phenomenon happens. Viewers learn that a single mouthful of krill taken in by a whale has the...
5 mins 3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Penny Perfect Properties (Solid-Liquid Interations)
I can get more water to stay on a penny than you can! Collaborative pairs determine the volume of liquids that can be contained on the surface of copper pennies and plastic coins. The pairs analyze their results using graphs and go on to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed