Too Much of a Sweet Thing
Students examine the growing prevalence of processed sugar in the American diet, first through a demonstration that makes graphically clear the amount of sugar an average boy and girl consumes on a daily basis.
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Much, Many, a Lot of
Help your pupils master the distinction between much, many, and a lot of with five quick exercises. Each exercise is slightly different, but all ask students to practice grammar skills. Since there are five exercises, try these out as...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Much Is Too Much? How Little Is Too Little?
Students perform a series of experiments which show that plants require nutrients in certain quantities. They also cooperatively read materials on the nutrient requirements of plants, fertilizers, composting, and soil management, and...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Much Ado About Nothing: Guided Imagery Exercise
“Be glad that all things sort so well.” To make text-to-self connections to Shakespeare’s play, class members engage in a guided imagery exercise prior to reading Act IV, scene i of Much Ado About Nothing (the wedding of Claudio and...
12th English Language Arts
Count or Non-Count Nouns?
Many learners struggle with the difference between count and non-count nouns. When do you use a few or a little? Or much or many? Take a look at ten sentences where young grammarians can use context clues to decide which noun fits in the...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Happens When You Eat Too Much?
Overeating has both physical and mental consequences. Scholars learn the body's reaction to eating and how it determines when enough is enough. The installment of the ACS Reactions playlist explores both physiological and neurological...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
We Sing America
Pair the famous poems "I Hear America Singing," by Walt Whitman, and "I, Too, Sing America," by Langston Hughes, with a more recent poem by Elizabeth Alexander called "Praise Song for the Day" to demonstrate a theme and introduce your...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Much Ado About Nothing: Fun Trivia Quiz
This student-made online, interactive quiz requires identifying the speaker of quotes from Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. While you may want to use it as a reference, the format and subject of some prompts are questionable.
9th - 10th English Language Arts