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B Is For Backpack

For Students K - 1st
Learners trace dotted examples of upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter Bb. They use the blank primary lines to practice forming their own letters. A great worksheet which provides good, basic practice.
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Getting Organized

For Teachers 6th - 8th
If you've ever peeked inside a middle schooler's backpack, you know how valuable a activity on organization can be. Help class members organize their binders, study habits, and schedules with a set of collaborative activities.
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Coloring Activity: School Backpack

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
In this coloring worksheet, learners color a picture of a school backpack with supplies. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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What's My Property

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What exactly can we tell about an unknown substance by its properties? is the driving question of this physical science video focusing on matter. Here, scholars find the answer to the big question via investigation of what lies at the...
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La Mochila (The Backpack)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine objects, labeled in Spanish, that are common items found in a backpack. They write simple sentences in Spanish listing the items from the backpack.
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B is for Backpack

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this early childhood letter Bb learning exercise, students practice tracing the uppercase B and lowercase b lines before they form the same letters independently on the lines provided. A picture of a piggy backpack is included.
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Battle of the X-Planes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video about cost of materials. They work together to develop their own backpack taking note of the cost of materials. They create an advertisement to accompany their creation. They share their ideas with the class.
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Adaptive Backpack Checklist

For Students K - 2nd
In this backpack checklist worksheet, students check off 4 items to have in their backpack: pencil, folder, notebook and lunch bag. A website reference for additional resources is given.
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COLORING: BACKPACK

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this coloring instructional activity, students are given a line drawing of a backpack. The backpack contains school supplies such as an apple, a book and a ruler.
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Camping is Fun!

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word meanings in context instructional activity, students read the passage about camping and think about the meanings of the words backpack, campfire, route, compass, waterproof, scenery, chore, and wilderness. Students then...
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How Far To Mount Katahdin (Part V)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explain the relationship of hiking/backpacking and caloric consumption as well as to develop an understanding of diet, nutrition, cooking and planning skills.
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Migrating Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice estimating distance traveled while walking. Also can be used to introduce backpacking/hiking or as a daily warm-up. Measure the blacktop/cafeteria/playground, then determine how many times around make a mile.
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Backpack-tivity: An @Home Learning Activity Number Tic Tac Toe

For Students 4th - 5th
In this addition and subtraction worksheet, students draw a tic-tac-toe grid and play the game using numbers 0-9 instead of x's and o's, respond to 1 short answer questions, and play the game once more this time using the numbers 0-12.
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Understanding Water Activity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does water activity play a role in food spoilage? First, the learners think about which types of foods would be best to take on a backpacking trip based on the water activity of different foods. It then walks through why water...
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Find the Differences: Students With Backpacks

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this finding differences activity, students compare 2 pictures of students with backpacks, circling and listing the differences.
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Setting Priorities & Organizing Goals

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Help your kids make and meet their goals with a straightforward worksheet. After putting their daily activities in order of priority, they write down three short-term goals for the week, three medium-term goals for the month, and three...
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Another Backpack Idea- The Button Bag

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students receive activity bags to bring home and share with their families. They are excited to have "homework" and they accomplish several skills by completing the activities within the bags. This is great for special needs students.
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The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.
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Color the Pictures And Words

For Students K - 1st
In this coloring learning exercise, students practice their small motor skills by coloring the words and the picture of the backpack and the face of the happy clown. Students color 2 pictures.
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StudyBlue

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Study like a guru. Generate flashcards, set study reminders, track your progress, connect with classmates, and search for already created study materials. You can toss all of your cards in your virtual backpack and flip through them in...
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Solving Word Problems with Percents

For Teachers 5th - 8th
There are 20 kids on a bus, 60% of them have blue backpacks. How many is this? The teacher shows how to solve a percentage word problem using proportion ratios.
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neu.Notes

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
There is something new in sketchpads and notebooks. Rather than weighing down your backpack with binders and sketchbooks, turn your smart phone or tablet into a sketchpad or a notebook, create flashcards and mind maps, import, export,...
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Back-to-School Word Search

For Students K - 2nd
Find the school supplies in a fun back-to-school word search. Using the word bank below, look for words such as backpack, glue, and stapler.
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Back to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
What do you put in your backpack? What are your best study tips? How do students in other countries prepare for the first day of school? Celebrate the start to a great school with a packet of materials for elementary learners.

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