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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2b: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives

For Teachers 5th Standards
Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Inventions That Changed People’s Lives is an eight-week, three-unit module designed for fifth graders. In the first unit of the module, scholars examine and discuss a graphic novel,...
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Researching the Development of Torah She Be'al Peh (Project)

For Teachers 7th - 9th
If you are working at a private Jewish school or teaching a religious studies class this is the lesson for you. Young theologians work in groups to become mini-experts on a given era related to the development of the Torah She Be'al Peh....
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Save an Endangered Species

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Have your young learners work in pairs to find and research an endangered species. They use research to develop ideas about saving their animal from extinction. Pairs develop a three-dimensional model of the animal's habitat. Then, they...
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Lunch Food? Mmmm! Mmmm! Good!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Examine how nutrition plays an important role in our lives by conducting online research and developing lunch menus that satisfy nutritional requirements set up by the United States Department of Agriculture. Students download recipes,...
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Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class

For Teachers 9th Standards
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
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Let Me Tell You a Story

For Teachers 9th - 11th
After reviewing public speaking strategies and observing models of good public speaking, class members research and develop a topic for a three to five-minute speech, and then deliver the speech using proper public speaking techniques....
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Strategies to Reduce Testing Stress

For Teachers 2nd - 9th
Try these research-based ideas in the classroom to help your pupils succeed on high-stakes tests.
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Johnny Appleseed Would Be Proud

For Teachers 7th - 8th
An apple a day keeps the doctor away — unless the apple itself has a disease. In the last installment of a four-part series, young scientists research different types of diseases affecting apples and apple trees. Using the results of...
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Who Are You?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What can a self-portrait reveal about an artist? Discuss various self-portraits before tasking your pupils with creating their own. Learners research artists, develop an idea of their own individuality, and create photo collages with...
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Urban Runoff: Design a School Stormwater Management Plan

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Explore strategies for controlling stormwater runoff in large urban areas. Through a creative lesson, young scholars research and develop a strategy for a city-wide storm management plan. Their research includes strategies as simple as...
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Our Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A tantalizing video about our solar system raises more questions than it answers, which is exactly the point. After watching the video, groups are assigned a planet to research. They develop a PowerPoint that includes key details,...
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America in Space: German Voices from Huntsville, Alabama

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Project Paperclip, the Redstone Arsenal, and the Huntsville Space Center are all featured in a resource that investigates the contributions of Dr. Werner von Brawn and other German scientists to the US space program. Working individually...
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The Influence of the Crusades

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Although the Crusades were a series of religious-based wars, many new ideas and products resulted from the travels by the armies. High schoolers research these ideas and materials from the Middle East that were introduced to Europe by...
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Social Studies Wonders: An Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Help middle schoolers conduct Internet research and develop a working definition for the discipline of social studies. From a list of websites, they develop classification skills and differentiate between primary and secondary sources....
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Why Do Whales Sing?

For Students 6th - 12th
Although little is know about why whales sing, researchers are developing theories that explain how whales are able to vocalize. Viewers get a short course in whale song and even get to listen to recordings of the haunting melodies...
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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: Concept/Vocab Analysis

For Students 3rd - 7th
Before you begin reading The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, review this reference sheet that includes a wealth of information regarding organizational pattern, theme, setting, foreshadowing, point of view, tone, irony,...
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Wyoming Women Get the Vote | State of Equality

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
After watching the trailer for the documentary State of Equality, class members conduct addition research and develop a digital presentation, poster or essay about the Women's Suffrage Movement.
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Lesson: Text Messages

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can a neon sign be considered art? Kids consider two different works that use neon text as the basis for conveying artistic social messages. They then analyze a truism from Jenny Holzer's web site that holds meaning to them personally....
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Teaching Animal Farm

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
All animals are comrades in a thorough unit plan for George Orwell's Animal Farm. With reading comprehension questions, research project ideas, resources for building prior knowledge about the Russian Revolution, and many ways to extend...
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Youth and weightlifting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research and develop a weight training program appropriate for an 13-16 year old.
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Unit 7 North versus South–Different Villages

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students conduct statistical analyses. For this global issues lesson, students read data regarding Millennium Development Goals. Students then journal about Canada and the countries they researched.
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The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

For Students 10th - 12th
Provided here is a packet of worksheets to accompany The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. To start, readers research words commonly associated with the time period. Then, a list of 30 tough vocabulary words are listed (including...
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How Do You Know?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is the difference between primary and secondary sources? Help your middle schoolers develop a knowledge of appropriate sources to use when doing accurate research. They develop unique ways to incorporate literature in historical...
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Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover how to find authoritative resources. In this research skills lesson, students examine strategies for using the Internet effectively to research global development issues.

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