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How To Cite A Site

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How do you cite an online resource? Discover the special challenges involved in citing Internet sources. Young writers explore the components of a correct bibliography and create bibliography citations for online newspapers, magazine...
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Bill Pickett, Bulldoggin' Cowboy

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Who was Bill Picket? Interested readers work through an informational passage to find out about a famous "bulldogger" from the old West. They answer several reading comprehension questions and use a seven step process to decode new...
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Events That Support a Theme

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Read the story Mufaro's Beautiful Daughter by John Steptoe to your class, then have them identify story events that support a given theme. They read Boundless Grace by Mary Hoffman and complete a worksheet in which they list examples of...
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Classroom Treasure Hunt

For Students K - 6th Standards
What better way to learn or reinforce words than by going on a treasure hunt? Scholars explore their classroom to discover words that are hidden and can only be found by the clues given on a activity. When every word has been found,...
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Finding the Rainforests

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
From Brazil to Indonesia, young scientists investigate the geography and climate of the world's tropical rain forests with this collection of worksheets.
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Choosing a Search Site

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
As technology becomes increasingly more integrated into education, pupils will need to know how to find accurate information online. Follow a very structured learning activity to help your class understand what makes a good search, how...
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Whose Is It, Anyway?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Launch a discussion about plagiarism, the consequences of plagiarism, and how giving credit is a sign of respect for the work of others. Start out by defining plagiarism and sharing your school's official policy. Class members can then...
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Talking Safely Online

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Students compare and contrast online friends and real-life, face-to-face pals. In this cyber safety lesson, students see that private information should not be given to anyone online without the permission of a trusted adult. They...
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What's Cyberbullying?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Learners discuss positive and negative aspects of interacting with others online. They compare a person who is being cyberbullied to a person who is being bullied at school. Students read a story of a student who is cyberbullied,...
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Power Of Words

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Cyberbullying is already a prevalent problem in schools. Expose your class to the issue and bring it out into the open for discussion. Through the discussion, class members will learn how to respond to cyberbullying. Encourage your...
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Privacy Rules

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
In this internet privacy lesson, learners look on websites and identify their privacy policies. Students discuss a scenario in which their private information is shared without their permission. A fine worksheet embedded in the plan has...
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Fantasy

For Teachers 3rd Standards
How do you know the book you are reading is a fantasy? Explore the characteristics of the fantasy genre as you read the story Zathura with your class. Together you'll create a class chart that identifies the fantasy genre while building...
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Lesson 2 : First and Last Sentences (Passage)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Remember that old skimming technique, where you'd read the first and last sentence of a paragraph to glean the main idea? That tried and true college trick is taught to third graders as a way to gather information while they read. They...
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Oklahoma Stone Soup

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Class members complete activities related to the story "Oklahoma Stone Soup." First, pupils read, discuss, and answer questions about the story. Next, to incorporate math into the instructional activity, learners make stone soup using a...
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A Field of Beans

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Beans, or legumes as they are sometimes called, are the topic for an integrated multi-subject lesson. Youngsters will read, write, observe, and research everything there is to know about beans. They read a bean story, conduct a bean...
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Strong Passwords

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Students study how to create secure passwords for online accounts. In this computer lesson, students discuss tips and scenarios in which they choose safe passwords for online accounts. Students create posters about password tips.
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Rings Of Responsibility

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Gather your class and start a discussion on the importance of being respectful on and offline. Kids will learn what it means to be a good digital citizen, and how responsibility and respect need to be maintained when communicating in the...
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Mr. Goldman's Good Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Shopping carts are a modern convenience that many people take for granted. Make sure your pupils do not fall into that category by completing the activities in this plan. There are ideas included for language arts, social studies, math,...
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Rising and Falling Actions

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Rising and falling actions are big parts of how a plot moves through the course of a story, narrative, or novel. Youngsters use examples from their texts as they examine where the action rises and falls in the book, How My Parents...
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Facts and Opinions in a Variety of Genres

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Here is a lesson dedicated to helping learners understand the differences between facts and opinions. They examine the first page of several books from the class library to determine if the book is fact or opinion based. A Venn diagram...
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Plot with More Than One Problem

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Every good story has a plot, and every good plot contains a conflict or problem. Third graders familiarize themselves and identify how problems in a story are connected. First as a class and then in small groups or individually, learners...
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Realistic Fiction

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Explore the characteristics of realistic fiction by reading and then analyzing the book, Allie’s Basketball Dream by Barbara E. Barber. Using the I do, we do, you do model, learners practice identifying realistic fiction based on how...
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Dirt Babies

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
What exactly is a dirt baby, you might ask. Look over the plan to find out! All of the materials and procedures necessary for creating a dirt baby, such as grass seeds, dirt, and nylon stockings, are listed, along with ideas for...
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Just Lookin' For a Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is a boll weevil? Your class can find out that and more by following the activities included here. Pupils read an article, sing a boll weevil song, add to the song with their own original lyrics, illustrate the song, study the...