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"Settling Down": Main Idea and Supporting Details
Use the graphic organizers included here to show middle schoolers how to identify the main idea and the supporting details in a reading passage. The procedures and worksheets can be used with any text and demonstrate to readers the...
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Keep Ponyboy, Darry, Dally, and all the other characters straight in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders by taking down notes on the graphic organizer provided here. Also included are discussion questions for before and after reading that you...
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Parts of Argument III: The Claim Game
Throw down with a fun language arts game! Armed with a hand of writing-themed cards, learners craft arguments based on the strategies written on the cards, dropping cards as they discuss their claims further until there are no strategies...
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Settling Down in a New Country
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The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational...
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Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth...
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Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4
The Mongols did remain in the East, as you'll see in part four of this four-part series, they settled down in Russia. The Mongols ruled and forever changed Russia for a 300 period time which the Mongols considered the golden horde.
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