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Nemours KidsHealth

Keep Your Brain in the Game: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Boost physical activity as well as concept proficiency with brief bursts of movement. Before taking a test, scholars vote on five exercises to complete from a set of 8 cards. After two minutes, learners begin their work with heightened...
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Unit Plan
Ms. Effie's Lifesavers

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man in the Spotlight

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man is the most frequently cited novel for the Advanced Placement Literature and Composition Open Response Question. Those new to using the book and and veterans as well will find the teaching strategies, the...
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Workbook
Research & Education Association

Total Solution for the GED Test

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Searching for GED test prep materials? Look no further, as this resource is the ultimate, comprehensive package of GED practice tests.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Parallel Structure, Exercise 3

For Students 4th - 12th
As the third worksheet in a series about parallel structure, this worksheet continues to challenge students' writing skills. It includes twenty multiple choice questions; students must select the correct phrase to complete each sentence...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Grammar Bytes - Parallel Structure

For Students 4th - 10th
The first exercise in a series of worksheets, this handout asks learners to read 10 sets of sentences and choose the one with no errors in structure. Tip: Find all of the worksheets on parallel structure throughout our website and create...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Pronoun Shift

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Having problems with shifty pronouns? The 10 prompts on this worksheet challenge young grammarians to recognize pronoun shifts and correct those sentences that contain errors.
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Punctuation

For Students 3rd - 6th
Sharpen those punctuation skills with this multiple choice worksheet. There are 10 sentences to read, and learners make corrections where needed. Tip: Have your emerging editors go back to their own written work and edit where necessary.
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PPT
Curated OER

El Examen de A.P.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Are your students preparing to take the Spanish AP test in the Spring? Use this helpful PowerPoint that outlines everything they should expect and prepare on the exam. Note: This was created in 1997; some information may be outdated....
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PPT
Curated OER

Grammar Bytes: Adjectives and Adverbs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using a format similar to what students may see on standardized tests, this presentation discusses the proper use of adjectives and adverbs. The examples focus on some of the most common errors, including the use of the words poorly and...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Taking Tests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In a lesson designed to prepare scholars for taking tests, they begin with a review of how to plan and review notes. They Identify ways to prepare for upcoming tests and strategies for studying and memorizing information. Class members...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Preparing for Tests and Exams

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Avoid donuts on test days! Teach your classes how to prepare for assessments, ranging from pop quizzes to major exams, with a instructional activity that helps scholars identify and practice effective test-taking strategies. Participants...
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Interactive
DocsTeach

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Fight for Civil Rights

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Find clues to the past with photos! Young historians use a photo from one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s peaceful protests to practice photo analysis. Academics look at the image to gain clues about what is happening and why. To finish,...
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Assessment
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New York State Education Department

Global History and Geography Examination: January 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using primary and secondary sources—including classics such as the Communist Manifesto—class members consider the effects of these ideas on the course of history. Another essay prompt explores geography and history, while multiple-choice...
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Assessment
New York State Education Department

US History and Government Examination: June 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Those who lived during the Great Depression could clearly draw a line between the roaring 1920s and the desolation of the following decade. Class members examine these two periods and compare them using an essay question prompt and...
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Assessment
New York State Education Department

US History and Government Examination: August 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Geography has played a complex role in America history. The Atlantic Ocean has served as a buffer to protect the United States from European Wars, but its proximity to Cuba, however, left it vulnerable to nuclear war during the Cuban...
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Assessment
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New York State Education Department

Global History and Geography Examination: August 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Mongols, Spanish, and Ottomans all rewrote history with their conquest and control of empires. Yet, each made its mark differently. Using a variety of secondary and primary sources, pupils consider the similarities and differences...
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Assessment
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New York State Education Department

Global History and Geography Examination: June 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
People in Ukraine, Rwanda, and Cambodia have all faced challenges to their human rights and even genocide. Using primary and secondary sources, scholars evaluate these challenges and the international community's role in them. The...
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Assessment
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New York State Education Department

Global History and Geography Examination: August 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Three major faith traditions have shaped world history: Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. Using secondary sources from textbooks, as well as primary source documents, such as Aztec legends, pupils explore the interplay of these...
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Assessment
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New York State Education Department

Global History and Geography Examination: June 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using a set of primary source documents, such as descriptions of climate phenomena and images of weather events, pupils consider how climate shapes history. A second essay prompt and multiple-choice questions with documents engage...
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Assessment
New York State Education Department

US History and Government Examination: August 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using primary source documents, pupils consider how the United States' democratic story has evolved over time. A second essay question examines the role of geography in history, and multiple-choice questions sharpen test-taking skills.
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Assessment
New York State Education Department

US History and Government Examination: June 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Just how successful were the reform movements of the ninteenth and twentieth centuries? Using documents ranging from the writings of Mother Jones to the marriage vows of Lucy Stone, individuals consider the question in a scaffolded...
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Assessment
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New York State Education Department

Global History and Geography Examination: January 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Agriculture was more revolutionary than some might think. Using a primary source set—including photos of artifacts from Mesopotamia and an amusing comic—learners consider the impacts of the neolithic, agricultural, and green revolutions....
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Assessment
New York State Education Department

US History and Government Examination: January 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The presidencies of John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan were defined by the Cold War. Using primary source documents and scaffolded analysis questions, pupils explore the effect the Cold War had on these presidencies. A...
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Assessment
New York State Education Department

US History and Government Examination: January 2010

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
From the trade of the colonial era to the Clean Water Act, water has shaped American history. Class members unpack how water affected the American story using primary sources that span events including the Lewis and Clark expedition to...