What Shape Is Money? Money Doesn't Have to Be Round or Rectangular
Pupils explain that many kinds of objects have been used as money. After identifying qualities that make a good currency, they design a nontraditional currency and decide on its value.
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Estimating Volume: The Money Munchers
Don't stuff money under your mattress. To find out why learners first complete a task determining how $24,000 in cash would affect the height of a mattress and whether this same amount would fit into a suitcase of given dimensions. They...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
ABC’s of Me!
Young authors share all about themselves with this printable autobiography resource. Including 26 different sentence frames, one focusing on each letter of the alphabet, students write about everything from an adventure they would like...
5 mins 1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Letter from Christopher Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery (1493)
When Christopher Columbus landed, he found many things to comment on. Have your class read this letter that he wrote to Luis de Sant Angel in 1493. The text is split up into sections. Each section is paired with two to three...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Have a Concussion?
Ever had a concussion? Watch a video that explains the complicated dangers of concussions and how brain neurons are damaged during a concussion. Discover ways to heal the brain after a concussion and the long term effects of head trauma.
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Do I Look Like I'm Made of Money?
How is money made in order to exchange it for goods and services? This is question centered around a lesson that teaches why working is necessary for making money. The resource uses brainstorming techniques to spark discussion before...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who Were the Vestal Virgins, and What Was Their Job?
Keeping the flame lit for the goddess Vesta was the primary job of the Vestal Virgins — but it also put their very lives in danger. An informative video takes viewers through the journey of Licinia, a young girl chosen to be a Vestal...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable