Latin Teacher Resources

Latin may be a dead language, but these resources are full of life!
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Latin Terms and Abbreviations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
N.B.. cit., n.b., viz., sc., inf. e,g,—these abbreviations frequently appear in academic papers and on works cited lists, but what do they mean? Part of a larger series to improve writing skills, the handout on Latin terms and...
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Jump-Start the Reading of Authentic Latin

For Teachers Higher Ed
Are your advanced learners reading authentic Latin this year? Whether you're teaching Caesar, Cicero or Virgil, use some of these strategies to map out your unit. What do you focus on? Consider taking small passages and making that the...
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Beginning Latin: Grammar

For Students 8th - 12th
A plentiful resource for your Latin classroom. Whether your learners are just beginning to acquire Latin grammar or if they're intermediates in need of review, this link has something for everyone. Worksheets (and answers), readings,...
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SPQR Latin Dictionary and Reader

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Searching for an incredibly thorough Latin app? Look no further! Latin learners will be quite satisfied with the collection of texts, three dictionaries, customizable flashcards, assessment options, and other features that are right at...
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Applications of Cargoes from Three Continents to the Latin Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discuss the importance of communication and writing in their daily lives. In groups, they use the internet to research the development of letters, alphabets and writing materials. They trace the spread of the Latin language...
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Scanning Worksheet: Latin

For Students 8th - 9th
Introduce your Latin class to meter and the metrical pattern of an elegiac couplet. Have your learners practice identifying the syllables open to resolution in the two exercises provided. Answers are not included, but there is a helpful...
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Subordinate Clauses

For Students 9th - 12th
Every Latin scholar needs this comprehensive handout on subordinate clauses. Provide this reference tool to your class, and pair it with comprehension activities.
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From Ben’s Pen to Our Lives

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What would Ben do? Jumping off from the pseudonymous letters Ben Franklin fooled his older brother into publishing when he was still a teenager, young literary lovers dive into acting, writing, and addressing a local issue with wit and...
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Latin Tutorial 1: Multiple-Choice Item Writing for Teachers

For Teachers 11th - 12th
What are the benefits to providing your learners with multiple-choice questions on quizzes and tests? If you'll be teaching Latin literature this year, read this quick argument to decide which types of questions you'll create.
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Junior Certificate Latin: Defined Vocabulary List

For Students 8th - 12th
Support your Latin language learners with a collection of vocabulary words paired with definitions. Kind of like a small dictionary, this reference material contains about 600 Latin words with English definitions.
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Pre-AP Strategies for Assessment Design in Latin Courses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As a Latin educator, do you know how to appropriately design assessments for your advanced learners? If you're teaching an honors or advanced placement course, read this article for some professional development.
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Latin: Third (-IO) Conjugation Verbs

For Students 6th - 8th
Give your Latin learners a list of verbs and have them complete this basic verb chart. Make things challenging and give them verbs in different tenses (so that they have to practice different verb forms), or pair this chart up with a...
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Latin: Fifth Declension Nouns

For Students 7th - 8th
Also known as -e stem nouns, the fifth declension nouns in Latin almost all end in ies. Have scholars use this chart to identify the nominative and genitive form for different nouns you provide. 
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Exploring Archaeology and Trade in the Middle School Latin Class

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students in a Latin class focus on archeology and trade from the Hellenistic period through the Middle Ages. In groups, they read various stages of a primary source documents in which they discuss and answer questions. To end the lesson,...
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7th Grade Spelling: Latin Forms: miss, manus, fluere, animus

For Students 7th
In this 7th grade home connection spelling practice worksheet, 7th graders examine 20 spelling words that feature Latin forms. Students write the words 1 time each.
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Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore Latin American art. In this bi-lingual art history lesson, students view a vast collection of Latin American artwork to better conceptualize the depth and contributions Latin American artist have had throughout history....
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Latin Match Up Chapter 1

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Latin vocabulary worksheet, students match ten pictures to their Latin names. This is a worksheet generator, and teachers may add words and pictures to the list.
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A Model with Many Uses: Latin Soldiers

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students view a picture of Roman soldiers in battle and listen to a brief description of the picture in Latin. They participate in a question and answer session about the picture, listen to a mini-grammar activity, retell the description...
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Introduction to Latin Language

For Students 7th - 12th
Begin teaching your learners—and yourself—some basics about the Latin language with the inquiries available in this resource. Although the questions are linked to a textbook of unknown origin, they offer a good beginning on where to...
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Latin: Prepositions

For Students 9th - 10th
Review the Latin prepositions that are used with the ablative case and those that are used with the accusative case.  Some may be used with both, but the meaning may be slightly different. Have your learners discover these differences...
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Latin Word Search for Week 5

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this foreign language worksheet, students find the words that are related to the Latin language and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Latin: Perfect Passive System

For Students 9th - 10th
Let's look at perfect passive verbs in Latin. Print this sheet to give your class an opportunity to conjugate verb forms and translate simple sentences using perfect passive verbs. Answers are not included. 
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Ubi Est Mantua?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students chose Latin authors, their birthplace, life and works. They examine pictures of an Italian city and decide which Latin author it could be related to. They answer questions in Latin.
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English Abbreviations That are Derived from Latin - Matching Worksheet

For Students 8th - 11th
In this language arts worksheet, students match abbreviations that are used in the English language but come from Latin derivatives. They draw a line from 19 abbreviations to their definitions.
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The Latin Legacy

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the persistence of Latin in Medieval and early modern Europe as an exploration of the period's cultures. In this Medieval cultures lesson, 7th graders interview immigrants in their communities, analyze the...
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First And Second Conjugation Verb Endings in Latin

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pupils create a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel to use as a study aid for verb endings and conjugations in Latin. They convert the whole paro system to the moneo system using the active and passive, indicative and subjunctive, present,...
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Congress of Vienna/Latin American Revolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this Congress of Vienna and Latin American Revolution study guide worksheet, students respond to 16 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
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Scanning Worksheet-Catullus 49

For Students 11th - 12th
The Latin Advanced Placement Test will surely expect high schoolers to know how to scan Latin poetry.  Read the additional rules provided at the top of the sheet, and then practice scanning with Catallus 49.
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Classification of Agricultural Animals

For Teachers 10th
Students of biology should find this powerpoint interesting as it recaps the basics of classification and Latin and common names of familiar farm animals. The slides are clear, not loaded with text, and lead the students through the...
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A Model with Specific Purpose

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students view a particular image and engage in a dialogue about the picture. They follow a script in Latin detailing a reponse to the image. They discuss how one picture can serve several different purposes.
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Tejanas and LULAC

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the Latino Civil Rights Movement. In this civil rights activity, 7th graders discover the role of the League of United Latin Citizens (LULAC) as well as the women's arm of the organization and write essays that...
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Creative Thinking: Latin American Culture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine primary sources and make predictions. For this history lesson, students examine a cropped photograph and predict what the subject is. Little by little the photograph is revealed and middle schoolers repeat the...
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Unit 3 and 4 Latin Vocabulary

For Students 9th - 12th
In this foreign language worksheet, students find the words that are related to acquiring the language of Latin. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Mexican and Haitian Independence

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Were there any negative effects from Latin American revolutions for independence? Review the topics of Latin American revolution and Mexican independence to determine an answer. This short presentation is a good for accenting a review on...
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Order of Operations with Integers: a(b-(-c))+d

For Students 6th - 8th
Breaking down the order of operations doesn't get any easier than this! Young mathematicians watch a YouTube video that explains how to evaluate a numerical expression using the order of operations. The expression involves integers and...
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Changing Times, Changing Styles: New Japanese Literary Styles of the Late Nineteenth Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Focusing on Doppo's "Unforgettable People" and late nineteenth century Japanese literature, this resource also leads to discussions of form being dictated by content. Explore the development of new literary styles first-hand by...
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Solving Literal Equations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Solving for different variables in the same equation requires different processes. Young mathematicians solve literal equations for a variable of interest. One pair of problems requires seeing that solving d = y2 - y1 for y2 is not...
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Parsing Worksheet for The Death of Laocoon

For Students 11th - 12th
Latin learners will complete this parsing worksheet for The Death of Laocoon.  With the word provided on the left, learners will identify the part of speech, the word it derives from, and other basic information to demonstrate...
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Scanning Worksheet-Catullus 58

For Students 10th - 12th
Your advanced Latin learners mark the metrical pattern in Catullus 58, a poem written by Catullus concerning his love and hatred of Lesbia. Spend time translating the poem so your learners have a complete understanding of the passage. 
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Solutions

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Aqua regia, or royal water in Latin, is a solvent that can dissolve solid gold and platinum into a solution. Activity nine in a series of 36 allows classes to learn, through readings and answering questions, what a solution is and the...
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Geography Now! Argentina

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Argentina may be named after the Latin word for silver, but there is precious little of the metal there. A video profile describes its otherwise rich history—and mineral deposits— through glib commentary and helpful maps. Learners...
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Introduction To the Latin/french Electronic Dictionary

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read a section of Latin text by Augustine. They use an electronic French-Latin dictionary to research and translate the verbs and then the nouns of the passage. They complete a vocabulary list.
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Third Conjugation Verbs

For Students 9th - 10th
Your Latin learners will appreciate this simple activity, as it will help them work with third conjugation verbs. Use this to teach the different conjugations for each verb tense, and encourage your class to keep this sheet for review. 
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Fourth Conjugation Verbs

For Students 9th
Latin scholars fill in the fourth conjugation verb chart to learn or review different verb forms and their specific meanings. One example is provided. 
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Connection to Language Arts-Chemical Symbols

For Students 9th - 11th
In this chemical symbols worksheet, students read about how elements were named and connect symbols to their Latin names. They answer questions about the derivatives of chemical names.
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The Intersection of Architecture, History, and Latin

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars engage in a lesson which helps them explain the relevance and depth of the study of Latin and the impact of the ancient Romans on subsequent cultures. They employ their knowledge of Latin as it manifests itself in the real...
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Who Invented Writing?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Cuneiforms and characters, hieroglyphics and cartouches, Morse code and Pig Latin. Who invented writing? Why, the Sumerians and the Chinese, of course. Viewers watch as the video narrator details the development of writing from art,...
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Anatomy and Simple Commands

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Poor Joe is all in pieces, and he needs students to learn the Latin words for his body parts so that they can put him back together! Learners work as a class first to perform whole-body reconstruction, and then individually. In addition,...
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Roman Gladiators

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review basic Latin terms pertaining to Roman gladitorial games, print out pictures of gladiators from Internet, share photos with classmates, choose gladiator to research, and prepare in depth visual and oral presentation about...
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Exercise: Subjunctive Forms

For Students 9th - 10th
Does your class need practice conjugating verbs in the subjunctive? Give them this activity and have them interact with the subjunctive and indicative verb forms. As an extension activity, have your Latin speakers write sentences with...
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The Reformation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students reflect on the specific details surrounding the Reformation.  In this World History lesson, students watch the film "Luther," then apply what they learned in their discussion on the Reformation with the film to complete a...
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Martial V,9 and the health system in Ancient Rome

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study and translate the Epigrams of Martial. They study the health systems in Ancient Rome on the internet using various links. Finally they translate the epigram and prepare an analysis using their knowledge of Latin grammar.
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Studying Characters 2: Matilda

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This multifaceted and very complete lesson plan provides several ways for young scholars of literature to explore character. Specifically this resource focuses on the character of Miss Trunchbull from Matilda.  After reading two...
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The Expository Essay

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Did you ever create an awesome graphic organizer only to find that your class was completely baffled by how to use it? This resource not only provides you with a great graphic organizer for a standard five-paragraph essay, but also walks...
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Participle Review

For Students 9th - 10th
Translate participles from Latin into English and others from English into Latin. This activity serves as good practice, but consider pairing it with a reading activity that might contain some of these participles. 
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Exercise: Deponent Verbs

For Students 10th - 11th
A deponent verb is active in meaning but passive in form. Have your Latin scholars translate a list of verb forms and indicate what each verb expects (a direct object, an ablative object, a passive agent, etc.). 
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Worksheet: Sententiae Antiquae

For Students 11th - 12th
After reading and discussing chapter three from Sententiae Antiquae, have your Latin class break the passages down and work with each sentence separately. They'll change verb forms, make certain words plural and identify the case of...
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Ovid, Metamorphoses IV, 55-166

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore one of the most famous Roman poets, Ovid, and his large work, The Metamorphoses. They are encouraged to read Latin literature, students reflect upon the process as one that is inherently worthwhile. Students observe to...
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Working with Principal Parts: Chapter 1

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Latin vocabulary worksheet, students select the Latin version of five verb phrases. Students are presented with the English version of a phrase and four possibilities of Latin translations.
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Explorit's Fruit Salad Quiz

For Students 5th - 8th
In this online interactive plant quiz activity, students respond to 6 multiple choice questions that require them to identify the Latin names of plants.
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Special Characters

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students examine the use of HTML codes for ISO Latin 1 characters to display accent marks for non-English letters. They examine how to add spaces between words and letters and override the use of < and > in documents.
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Create a Community Tree Tour

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Young scholars study tree identification. In this tree identification lesson plan, students design and assemble a tree tour booklet describing 5 trees found in their community. The booklet should feature common and Latin names of the...
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Easily Confused Words: E.g. and I.e.

For Students 6th - 8th
In this easily confused words:  e.g. and i.e. worksheet, learners read definitions and examples of both words, then interactively answer 3 multiple choice questions with immediate online feedback.
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Adaptations

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students identify what adaptation is and to research a specific mollusk. They also identify and interpret how animals get their common and scientific name and why it is Latin. Finally, students draw their shell (mollusk) and name their...
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Tuck Everlasting

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Clearly written as an assignment for a higher-level education class, this formal lesson plan contains some fun and well-researched strategies for teaching the novel Tuck Everlasting  by Natalie Babbitt. Among the best ideas included in...
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Establishment of the Roman Republic

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How did Rome become such a vast and successful empire? The resource outlines the geography, neighboring colonies, politics, key players, and major reasons for Romes success as a ruling nation. Images, clear information, and comprehension...
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Plant Biology

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young biologists discuss the reasons behind the current use of the plant identification system. They get into groups and identify the characteristics of each species of plant which is described. The keys needed for groups to make...
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Second Declension Nouns (Neuter)

For Students 9th - 10th
Latin words of the second declension are generally of masculine or neuter gender. Review the neuter Latin nouns of the second declension. Have your learners keep this chart for quick reference.
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Second Declension Nouns (Masculine)

For Students 9th - 10th
Give Latin scholars an opportunity to practice conjugating second declension nouns that are masculine. Learners will provide the nominative and genitive forms as well as the meaning. 
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Third Declension Nouns (Feminine)

For Students 9th - 10th
Have your Latin learners interact with feminine third declension nouns by completing this simple chart. Great for test review. 
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Third Declension Nouns (Masculine)

For Students 9th - 10th
Latin learners will use this worksheet to conjugate masculine third declension nouns. They will provide the nominative and genitive forms and give the meaning. You provide the nouns. 
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Third Declension Nouns (Neuter)

For Students 9th - 10th
Review third declension nouns (neuter) with your Latin learners. Keep this handout for test review.
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Third Declension Nouns, I-Stem

For Students 9th - 10th
Review i-stem third declension nouns with your Latin class. They will thank you for providing them with this clear, simple chart. 
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Practice: First-Declensions Nouns and Adjectives

For Students 9th - 10th
Have Latin learners complete this first-declension chart while preparing for a quiz. It's good, necessary practice, but the answers are not provided. 
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Puerto Rico U.S.A and Introduction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers gain knowledge about how the United States invaded Puerto Rico. In this Colonization lesson, students acknowledge how the Puerto Rican people now have limited self-rule since the U.S. took over its government. Middle...
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Hafnium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you combine two hafniums, do you get a wholenium? Hafnium finds itself useful in nuclear submarines and plasma welding torches. While watching the 118-part series on each element in the periodic table, scholars learn more about...
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Exploring Literary Genre Through Latin American Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore poetry and its meaning. After reading poems, students explore the literary elements such as the setting, character, problem, events and resolution. They compare and contrast descriptions given in poems. Learners...
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Intro to Pi and Theories

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Looking to challenge a group of high-level readers? Your class can review a very detailed examination of several of Freud and Jung psychological theories in an effort to dive deeper into the themes and motifs in Yann Martel's novel Life...
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Preparing Students to Read the Aeneid

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Teaching the Aeneid this year? Read this quick article to develop some plans and strategies for teaching the epic poem to your advanced learners.
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The Persuasive Writing Graphic Organizer

For Students 7th - 10th
A variation of a standard graphic organizer for a five-paragraph essay, young writers may find this style of organization helpful while drafting their writing. Some key features of this particular organizer are sections for transition...
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Synthesizing to Support a Thesis- Big Picture Emphasis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your researchers as they begin to develop a topic for research with these worksheets. Included are two nicely designed graphic organizers that assist students in narrowing and researching their topic, and an efficient evaluation...
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Vocabulary learning

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice Latin Vocabulary using the Latin Drill Program. They work through several lists of words and are scored at the end of each list. They attempt to improve their correct scores on the next practice session.
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Vowel Change of Short E

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this language arts worksheet, students look for the pattern for changing the vowel "E" into the right form for writing the words in the Latin language.
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Strong and Weak Acids

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bring an informative resource to your unit on acids and bases with a video that explains strong and weak acids, pH scales, acids in solutions, dissociation, and dilution. 
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Dolls in Tunics & Teddies in Togas

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students identify the basic components of male and female Roman costume, both for children and adults and also, the major social ranks of Imperial Rome and the dress reserved for each gender and rank. They also identify some of the...
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Animal Stories

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use art and text to study a the Latin American culture group. In this cultural studies lesson, students read the fact and opinion worksheet and study a painting about a specific culture. Students write a paragraph describing the...
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Word Find: Amphibians

For Students 5th - 6th
For this word search about amphibians worksheet, students search for the Latin and English names of amphibians. Students find 20 answers.
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The Organization of a Legion

For Students 9th - 10th
After studying Ancient Rome, this resource could be used to quiz learners on information. In this nine question review, they answer questions about the Roman Legion, and Latin words.
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Potter spells

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students decipher the meaning of Rowling's magical words by looking at their Latin origin and write their own spells. They test their knowledge of Harry Potter spells with a quiz. Also, students match Rowling's spells with their...
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Animal Feeding Strategies

For Students 4th - 5th
For this animal types worksheet, students review the Latin portions of the animal type words: herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, and insectivore. Students then define the meaning of the animal types and label the animal pictures with their...
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Butterfly Identification Exercise

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the various species of butterflies found in Idaho. Using a visual key, they compare and contrast different butterflies with their own sample. In groups, they identify the common and latin name along with its diet and...
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Geography: Ancient Rome

For Teachers 4th
Students research Ancient Rome, the Mediterranean Region, Roman myths, and Latin. In this Roman life lesson, students study maps of the region, learn their language and customs, research the Punic wars, the catastrophe of Pompeii, and...
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Mayan Civilization

For Teachers 7th - 8th
While the pictures are great, the content of this presentation is sorely lacking and narrow, details and rationale are totally left out. But, if you are desperate for a quick slide show on Mayan civilization, this one could work. 
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The Emperors of Rome

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research an emperor assigned to them both form on-line sources and paper sources. They locate at least one image of the emperor or a building he authorized to use in their presentation. They create a 5-10 minute presentation to...
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Discovering Butterflies...

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this butterflies worksheet, students discover a new butterfly, color it, give it a Latin name, write down its larval food plant and then submit it to a specific website.
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Invent a Critter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a living animal that could survive in at least one specific region and use the digital desert library to gather information. In this invent a critter lesson plan, students draw a picture of their animal,  describe their...
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Understanding Roman Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students convert various English dates into Roman form, and Roman dates into English form. They view and discuss a PowerPoint presentation, complete an activity from their textbook, and convert dates into both English and Roman form.
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Zoo Animals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this zoo animals worksheet, students create five new animals and write the zoological descriptions of them following a detailed description on how to complete the assignment. Students practice using Latin words and find the animals...
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Preparing the translation of a text by Vitruvius (collective work)

For Teachers 11th - 12th
students discover the text that is projected as an unseen. The whole text is in black, but the part that is to be translated is in bold. Using the possibilities of the word processor, the teacher underlines the verbs, frames the...
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Which or That

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this language arts worksheet, students look for the places in language that differentiates between the uses of "which" and "that". They use the example for finding the grammatical pattern.
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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
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Proof: d/dx(x^n)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Using the binomial theorem and definition of a limit, Sal shows a proof that the derivative of xn equals nxn-1.
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Plant and Animal Classification

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine a painting by Frans Snyders and use Internet research to classify the animals portrayed in the painting according to genus and species.
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Describing the Meaning of Percent

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
What does a percent actually mean? This resource describes the meaning of a percent using a 100 cube to illustrate what 20% literally represents. Great starter video on the topic of percents.
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Every Day Edit - The Ides of March

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the Ides of March. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
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Decoding the Past Using Tree Rings

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Besides the age of a tree, tree rings can tell scientists all kinds of interesting information. Learners read about tree rings, gaining an understanding of them, and then analyze four to five different tree horizontal slices of a tree...
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Timelines

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
What do BC and AD mean on a timeline? What is the difference between a decade and a century? Here is a nice handout that offers all the foundational knowledge your young historians will need on how to look at historical timelines.
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Tessellations: Geometric Patterns

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create tessellation drawings using repeating geometric shapes.
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A Separate Peace: Chapter 11 Reading and Study Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To better comprehend the novel, A Separate Peace by John Knowles, learners define 3 vocabulary words, define 1 literary term, and respond to 10 short-answer questions. This resource refers only to Chapter 13 of the book. 
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ESL: World Suicide Prevention Day

For Students 6th - 10th
Help to educate your ESL students about World Suicide Prevention Day with this series of activities. Matching key phrases, completing CLOZE paragraphs, and choosing appropriate words based on context clues are just a few of the many ways...
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The World Rushed In

For Teachers 5th Standards
Pupils discover the multicultural nature of California during the Gold Rush through extensive primary source analysis, examining firsthand accounts of multicultural tensions and discussing the concept of California as a bilingual state...
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Chemical Profiles

For Students 8th - 9th
These two sheets give multiple paragraphs of trivia, background and chemical information about strong acid and base compounds.  There are six review questions for each.  This worksheet provides strong practice in technical fact-based...
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Italian Fascism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
By first defining the characteristics and ideology of fascism, this presentation makes it easy for viewers to contextualize the rise of Mussolini in post-WWI Italy. Not only thorough and informative, the pictures and concepts featured in...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Sarcasm, Irony, and Satire

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Satire, sarcasm, or irony? Editorial cartoons have long been the tool artists use to express their opinions about politics and politicians. Kevin "Kai" Kallaugher's four-panel cartoon offers readers an opportunity to examine how he uses...
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Process Paragraphs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Review the characteristics of a great process paragraph! Display the need for unity, transitions, and parts of a paragraph with the models included in this PowerPoint. After a first run through (with a model), use a student example to...
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What IS the Difference Between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The distinction between Shiite and Sunni Muslims is an often misunderstood concept, yet very important for its implications in global affairs and for a more comprehensive understanding of the religion of Islam.
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Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list...
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Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Explore ethnicity and identity with a research and writing assignment. Class members conduct online research, looking in particular at images and carefully noting down their sources on notecards. They read about identity and compose...
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What is Verbal Irony?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Attitude and tone of voice are everything when it comes to verbal irony. In addition to modeling and defining verbal irony, the narrator of this short video also explains the difference between verbal irony and sarcasm, that bit of...
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Word Wise

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Warm up your class at the start of the year by checking their ability to read and unpack dictionary entries. This learning exercise asks pupils to pick apart a sentence that uses some pretty advanced vocabulary by using three dictionary...
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Practice Test: Civic Responsibilities in American Society

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is voting in American democracy a right or privilege? What exactly are civic responsibilities? Here is a 20-question multiple-choice assessment that covers a wide range of items related to civic duty in American society.
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Solar System Fact Sheet

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic, educational handout packed with information and facts not only about the planets in our solar system, but also regarding major moons and their surface features, dwarf planets, comets, and asteroids. 
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Bringing Household Items to Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Use folk tales as inspiration for learning about and using personification in creative writing. Learners brainstorm together in order to practice personification before writing their own poems or paragraphs about a household object.
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Ad Hominem Arguments

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Give your class a lesson in logical reasoning. This worksheet, which focuses on ad hominem arguments, goes step by step through an example. After examining the argument, learners assess a second conversation for ad hominem arguments and...
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Alter Egos

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Sasha Fierce? Hanna Montana? Mr. Hyde? Alter egos and secret identities are the subject of this engaging article that asks kids to consider factors that influence identity.
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How Did Clouds Get Their Names?

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Have you ever wondered how clouds float in the sky, or why they seem to change so much in just a few minutes. Watch a short video about the way clouds are identified and named, and how they are affected by the Earth's conditions.
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Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Three mini units make up one large unit designed to explore multiculturalism and encourage cultural identity. Each instructional activity sparks thoughtful discussion, critical thinking, and are equipped with activities and assignments...
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Thermochemistry: Heat and Chemical Changes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What makes particles attract? Here, learners engage in multiple activities that fully describe colligative properties and allow the ability to critically assess the importance of these properties in daily life. Young chemists conduct...
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Happy Holidays!

For Students 2nd Standards
Family traditions come in all shapes and sizes. Around the winter holidays, families gather around tables to eat food and play games, while spending time together to sing and give gifts. Whether it is Kwanzaa or Hanukkah, family...
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Capitalization Review

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
Using correct grammar is a capital idea! Elementary readers review the rules of capitalization, including proper nouns, abbreviations of organizations, and holidays, before correcting the errors in two sets of sentences.  
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Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Know your rights! A social studies resource features lecture notes and review questions that focus on rights guaranteed to American citizens by Constitutional amendments. Additionally, it connects modern-day issues and court cases to the...
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Teaching Students to Write a Narrative

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Encourage narrative writing with a clever exercise. Class members watch episodes from movies and describe what happened to a character, including details about the setting, plot, and characters. Writers then craft a narrative about a...
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Why Does Your Hair Turn Gray? – Speaking of Chemistry

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
You can't escape your genes. Young scientists learn about recent revelations about how and why hair turns gray. The video in the ACS Reactions playlist highlights certain genes that play a role in this process.
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Fact Sheet: Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to William Shakespeare, there seem to be more questions than answers! Using the fact sheet, pupils uncover information about the Bard's home and family life, as well as his schooling and career. Readers also learn about his...
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Evolution – Diversity of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists noticed animals with backbones share similar bone structure despite having different forms, such as fins, arms, and wings. Young scientists gain an appreciation for evolution by understanding the history of the theory. They...
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A Day in the Life of a Mongolian Queen

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A four-part lesson features a video that details the life of a Mongolian queen. An eight-question quiz, related resources, and discussion questions follow the video to enhance the learning experience.
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Singular and Plural

For Students 3rd - 5th
Here is a learning exercise that does a good job of coaching young writers about the various ways that words (sometimes) change depending on whether they are singular or plural. They must perform five tasks that have to do with variety...
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The Direct Object

For Students 6th - 9th
What exactly is a direct object? Use this resource to introduce direct objects to your middle and early high school classrooms. The section at the top explains the part of speech, and then there are 20 sentences below for learners to...
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Air Pollution in Mexico City

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A fantastic lesson plan on urban air pollution problems throughout the world is here for you. Learners understand that there are many factors involved in creating pollution, that there are many health effects brought on by air pollution,...
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"Jabberwocky" Jive

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils review the fantasy of Alice in Wonderland and discuss the author. After reading the poem, "Jabberwocky," they look up unfamiliar words in the dictionary. Working as partners, they create a list of "protmanteau" or invented words...
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Present Simple or Progressive

For Students 4th - 8th
Take your class to the computer lab, or simply send your learners struggling with the present simple or progressive tenses. This online, interactive worksheet has 15 multiple choice questions. You could also print this out and provide it...
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Main Idea

For Teachers 7th - 8th
How can you find the main idea and supporting details of an expository text? Seventh and eighth graders examine the main idea in a text using the first selection about Mexico City. They then discuss the main idea of the second paragraph....
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World History Test, Unit 3

For Students 7th - 10th
It's test day! Keep your historians from groaning by using a straightforward format like this world history unit exam. Students answer 30 multiple choice questions and 1 essay prompt about the Renaissance, the Black Death, and the...
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Phylum mollusca

For Teachers 9th
This is an organized presentation that lists characteristics and features of their general body features. Mollusc is spelt with both a 'c' and a 'k' in various stages of this Powerpoint so an explanation by the teacher of Scientific...
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Voice and James Joyce

For Teachers 6th - 10th
After reading a text written by James Joyce, middle and high schoolers find examples of passive voice. They share their findings with the class. Use this lesson to emphasize the effect of passive voice in writing.
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Roman Contributions

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A basic overview of one of the most powerful civilizations of all time, these slides don't quite do justice to the mighty Roman Empire. Slides featuring Roman contributions to modern society, such as the aqueduct and distinctive Roman...
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The Roman Empire

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Experience the power of the Roman Empire in this presentation, which takes viewers through the Caesar, Julio-Claudian, and Flavian Dynasties. Details and maps help to make the rapid rise of this kingdom more understandable, and an...
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The Gas Laws

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A couple of gas law charts and the history of the gas laws constitute this presentation. Notes are included for the slide that illustrates how to perform gas law calculations. This is a simple collection, a visual aid enhance to your...
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Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities

For Students 11th - 12th
Twenty questions challenge the reader of A Tale of Two Cities. Moving beyond mere reading comprehension, this quiz looks at biographical information and writing style as well as plot structure and action. Use at the end of the novel as a...
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Quoting, Citing, and Paraphrasing

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Beware! (not only the Ides of March). Warn your researchers of the dangers of plagiarism! After defining the term, viewers are introduced to the consequences of and forms of plagiarism, as well as tips on how to avoid plagiarism....
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Women and Family in the Islamic World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does the Qur'an detail the role of women? What modern social issues are linked to Islamic law? Address these questions with your young historians through close analysis of primary and secondary source documents.
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Introduce your class to basic figurative language. The presentation covers simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia. Learners can take notes and complete the practice activities included in the slide show....
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Dictionary Digs

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young scholars dig through dictionaries to uncover the wealth of information they provide. Using the included graphic organizer, children learn about target words by finding their part of speech, pronunciation, definition, synonyms, and...
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Desalination: Turning Salt Water into Fresh Water

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
How does San Francisco supply its citizens with enough water, even during a drought? Learn about reservoirs and why desalination could be a good solution with a reading passage about water conservation. After kids finish the...
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How to Recognize a Dystopia

For Students 9th - 12th
Viewers need not be fans of dystopian literature to be engaged by a short video that traces the development of the genre from Plato to the present. Gulliver's Travels, The Time Machine, The Iron Heel, Brave New World, Animal Farm, and We...
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Clouds

For Students 4th - 8th
Test your students' science and/or reading comprehension skills with this activity, which provides a page of information about clouds and cloud classification. Both an earth science teacher and a language arts teacher could use this...
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Traveling Through Mexican History

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders visit a number of websites to study early Mexican history. They create a three-page PowerPoint presentation and use the title pages to design a timeline.
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A Little Horse Sense

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How have horses evolved over time? How do horse skulls reveal this evolution? How have the roles horses play changed over time? What kind of social structure do horse herds have? How should wild horse populations be managed? To find the...
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Governing National Socialist Germany

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students spend a month discovering the role of the Nazi Dictatorship during the Holocaust. Using the internet, they research the history of the Nazi party and the decline of the Weimar Republic. They examine how Hitler rose to power...
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Introducing the Use of Dichotomous Keys to Students

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the use of dichotomous keys as a simple means of beginning scientific observations in nature. They comprehend how to use a dichotomous key. Students distinguish characteristics of a group of organisms. They...
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Eutrophication Experiments

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Observe two different water samples and write down observations. Write a paragraph which predicts the relative amounts of nutrients, nitrates, and phosphates in the water samples. Compare water samples under a microscope.
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Worksheet 3: Vocabulary Review

For Students 4th - Higher Ed
As a short review of vocabulary, this 10 question activity is a good way to have learners practice words rich in meaning. This learning exercise would be appropriate for upper elementary and any older ESL student.
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Classification of Life

For Students 7th - 10th
In this classification of life learning exercise, students use an on line source to answer questions about how species are classified, named and grouped. They give the classification of a bear, an orchid and a sea cucumber.
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Tigers of Wrath: Watercolors by Walton Ford

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners analyze a watercolor painting. In this art appreciation lesson, students examine the piece "Falling Bough" by Walton Ford. This lesson includes discussion questions and two related activities.
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The Sponges

For Students 6th - 9th
In this sponge worksheet, students read about the different parts of a sponge and answer 20 short answer questions that follow. They color and label different sponge drawing.
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Study Questions

For Students 5th - 12th
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Rowling's Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Holes Quiz

For Students 5th - 9th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Louis Sachar's Holes. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 52 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Walking in the Footsteps of the Romans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Class members have an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Romans with a skills lesson that asks them to use Google Earth to conduct research on famous Romans. The culminating project is a multimedia tour through Rome that...
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Mandela The Man

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore civil rights by reading several biographies. In this Nelson Mandela lesson, 9th graders discuss the trials and tribulations Nelson Mandela had to face in South Africa and how they were similar to the problems Martin...
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Newton's Third Law

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students participate in a teacher-led demo on Newton's third law of motion. In this physics lesson, students differentiate kinetic and potential energy. They give real life examples of Newton's third law.
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What Can We Learn about India from a Ten Rupee Bank Note?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The class finds and cites evidence showing India's unity in diversity and work to recognize some of the complex interactions of a civilized community. They read to understand how geography, history, politics, economics, beliefs, and...
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William Shakespeare: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Welcome to the Globe Theater! Use this PowerPoint presentation to introduce your class to William Shakespeare, his plays, and the theater his plays were performed in. Just basics are provided here, but it provides a nice overview or...
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Why Study Landmark Cases?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why study landmark Supreme court cases? A helpful lesson offers a brief but valuable argument for the importance of these cases in the field of criminology. It introduces scholars to some key terms necessary for studying court cases and...
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The Southeast Anatolia Project

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This resource is amazing. It is a full project including teacher notes, handouts, procedure, and worksheets. It introduces learners to the GAP project, a social environmental group working to bring irrigation, assistance, and increased...
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Exploring Arthurian Legend

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the evolution of the King Arthur stories and analyze them as a window into the culture that preserved them. They trace the legends through their earliest versions through medieval and Victorian times and into the...
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Tell Tales: Reconstructing A Personal Tell

For Teachers 6th
A two-week exploration of archaeology is here for you. In an exquisite lesson, sixth graders spend many days studying how archaeologists learn about ancient cultures by studying their artifacts. They watch streamed video, and PowerPoint...
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"Finding Your Sweet Tooth"--An Introduction to the Dichotomous Key

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders classify candy according to observable characteristics. They use a dichotomous key to identify their bag of "treats." Thus, describe how dichotomous keys help to the identifying of organisms. Design a self-generated...
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Calculating Sales Tax

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Observe and demonstrate how to calculate state sales taxes. Learners create a sales tax chart by calculating the sales tax amount and tax inclusive retail price for school store items, then calculate the subtotals, sales tax amounts, and...
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Murals: Historic Walls

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Mexican history in murals. In this visual arts lesson, students research the artistic style of Mexican murals and the artists that create them. Students then present their research findings to their classmates and write...
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English Renaissance History: The Tudor (and Stuart) Monarchy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
My oh my, there sure is a lot of intrigue surrounding that Tudor family! With rich text and image-filled slides, you'll be able to discuss the Tudor Monarchy in great detail. The presentation starts with a brief introduction to King...
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Chapter 3: Writing Routine Business Correspondence: Memos, Faxes, E-Mails, and Blogs

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Introduce and develop essential business writing protocol and skills with this excellent PowerPoint on business correspondence. It provides clear guidelines for each type of writing: memos, faxes, e-mails, instant messages, and blogs. It...
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Secret Writing Devices

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Elementary and middle schoolers explore the world of secret writing, otherwise known as cryptography. After an interesting introduction to the activity, learners utilize a decoder badge which uses the St. Cyr cipher - which is a cipher...
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Learning Vocabulary by Using Reference Materials

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Finding engaging ways to help your middle schoolers build their vocabulary is not easy to do. The lesson presented here offers a great way to motivate them to build vocabulary by making it into a game. Teams of pupils use a dictionary...
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Jellyfish Predate Dinosaurs. How Have They Survived So Long?

For Students 6th - 12th
Jellyfish range in size, species, hunting habits, and venom secretions. But one thing most all jellyfish have in common is their ability to survive and flourish in our oceans since before dinosaurs. Watch the video and find out just how...
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How One Teenager Unearthed Baseball's Untold History

For Students 6th - 12th
Discover how one young man made a major impact on a generation of individuals through simple dedication, consideration, and passion for something he loved. Cam Perron discusses how after writing letters to retired baseball players from...
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Chemistry Revision Themes: Quick Crosswords

For Students 6th - 12th
A collection of 16 different chemistry crosswords provides variety in the ways that your class reviews chemistry vocabulary and concepts. Because the topics for each range from the introductory periodic table of elements to the complex...
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Protestants and Catholics

For Students 5th - 6th
In these religious beliefs worksheets, students read about the religious beliefs for the Protestants and Catholics. Students answer 10 questions about the text.
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Correlation And Strata: Findasaurus

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use fossils to correlate and locate the correct strata, and determine where in those strata dinosaurs might be found. They see it is now possible to see how dinosaur fossils can be traced from one place to another.
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Spotlight on Australia 3

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Australia facts worksheet, students use the Internet or library to help them respond to 10 short answer, multiple choice, and true or false questions.
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Study Guide: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

For Students 6th - 9th
In this study guide worksheet, students define vocabulary and literary terms found in the story "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings". Students also answer comprehension questions and find examples of literary term usage.
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Lactose & Lactase

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the characteristics of lactose and lactase.  In this enzyme lesson students study the lactose in milk and its rate of dissolution.
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Herschel Infrared Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars perform a version of the experiment of 1800 by the famous astronomer Sir Frederick William Herschel.
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Mars Calendar Project

For Teachers K - 12th
Students compare and contrast the physical and orbital characteristics of Mars and Earth. They discuss the history of time-keeping and calendars on Earth. In groups, they use the facts about Earth and Mars to design a Martian calendar.
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Taxonomy: What's in a Name?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the history of taxonomy and classification, how scientific names are helpful to scientists, and what designates a species. They examine a fish classification sheet and complete various question and answer worksheets.
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Solstice and Equinox

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify the dates of the solstices and equinoxes and how they relate to the various seasons on Earth. After discussing how the solstice and equinox affect the seasons, students use their bodies to demonstrate the how...
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Modern Classification

For Students 9th
In this modern classification worksheet, 9th graders describe ways scientists determine an organism's phylogeny. Then they explain what the animal and fungi kingdoms have in common and how they differ. Students also classify some cells...
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Classification

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this classification activity, students will look at how biological classification began and how scientific names are used in biology. Students will use a table showing the classification of four organisms to answer 10 short answer...
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Getting to Know "Aquatic Fish Foods"

For Students 5th - 12th
In this fish worksheet, students access a website to learn more about the common insects eaten by fish. Then students draw and label three types of insect life cycles. This worksheet has 10 true or false questions and 3 drawings.
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Martian Volcanoes: Enrichment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this place value worksheet, students write the height of each Martian volcano in standard form. Kids then use the information to complete the diagram. Students write the name and height of each Martian volcano on the picture that best...

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