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Bubble Gum Bubbles Lab

For Teachers 9th Standards
Does flavor affect bubble size? Pupils collect the size of bubbles they blow before and after the flavor of the gum is gone. Using the data, they create graphs and calculate numerical summaries. The learners make a comparison between the...
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The Legendary King

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After viewing two documentaries about the history of the Channel islands, individuals craft an essay in which they compare the lives of Juana Maria, the Lone Woman San Nicolar Island, to Lester Holt and his family featured in the...
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Writing About Literature Shakespeare and Plutarch

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
The Oscar for the Best Adapted Screenplay acknowledges a writer's excellence in adapting material found in another source. What do your class members know about adapted resources? Find out with an assessment that asks readers to compare...
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Comparing Distributions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils compare histograms of test scores of two data sets. The scholars describe any similarities and differences of the distributions, paying attention to shape, center, and spread. In the process, the learners determine which set of...
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Compare Linear and Exponential Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the better pay rate? The resource presents a babysitting situation with two payment plans. Pupils must determine whether to choose the linear or the exponential plan based upon the number hours of babysitting.
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Compare Quadratic and Exponential Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Determine which park had the greatest attendance and when. Pupils compare the attendance at two nature parks that are modeled by a quadratic and exponential function. Scholars determine the intervals of when each park had a greater...
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Comparing Data Distributions

For Teachers 6th Standards
Box in the similarities and differences. The 19th lesson in a unit of 22 presents class members with multiple box plots to compare. Learners use their understanding of five-number summaries and box plots to find similarities and...
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Understanding Box Plots

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars apply the concepts of box plots and dot plots to summarize and describe data distributions. They use the data displays to compare sets of data and determine numerical summaries. 
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Describing Distributions Using the Mean and MAD II

For Teachers 6th Standards
The 11th instructional activity in the series of 22 is similar to the preceding instructional activity, but requires scholars to compare distributions using the mean and mean absolute deviation. Pupils use the information to make a...
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Comparison Shopping—Unit Price and Related Measurement Conversions II

For Teachers 6th Standards
Which rate is greater and by how much? Pupils continue to compare rates to solve problems in the 20th portion of a 29-part series. Rates are presented in a variety of representations either using the same representation or different...
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Comparing Ratios Using Ratio Tables

For Teachers 6th Standards
Decide which concentration of mixtures is the strongest. Pupils use tables to compare ratios involved in mixtures. They use two methods to make the comparisons — by finding equivalent values within the tables or by comparing the values...
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Comparing Quantities with Percent

For Teachers 7th Standards
Be 100 percent confident who has the most and by how much. Pupils use percentages to help make the comparisons by finding what percent one quantity is of the other. They also determine the percent differences between the two quantities. 
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Random Sampling

For Teachers 7th Standards
Sample pennies to gain an understanding of their ages. The 16th installment of a 25-part series requires groups to collect samples from a jar of pennies. Pupils compare the distribution of their samples with the distribution of the...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task: Grade 8 Module 1

For Students 8th Standards
It's all in the numbers. Determine your pupils' level of understanding of scientific notation using this assessment task. The final lesson in the series assesses scholars on the application of scientific notation in real-life situations....
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Comparison of Numbers Written in Scientific Notation and Interpreting Scientific Notation Using Technology

For Students 8th Standards
Examine numbers in scientific notation as a comparison of size. The 14th lesson in the series asks learners to rewrite numbers as the same power of 10 in scientific notation to make comparisons. Pupils also learn how to use a calculator...
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Constant Rates Revisited

For Teachers 8th Standards
Find the faster rate. The resource tasks the class to compare proportional relationships represented in different ways. Pupils find the slope of the proportional relationships to determine the constant rates. They then analyze the rates...
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The Use of Language in "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Readers of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings are asked to craft an essay in which they compare how Maya Angelou uses figurative language to depict herself and Mrs. Flowers. 
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Which is Bigger?

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
To take the longest path, go around—or was that go over? Class members measure scale drawings of a cylindrical vase to find the height and diameter. They calculate the actual height and circumference and determine which is larger.  
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Density

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Explore the concept of density within states of matter—gases, liquids, and solids—through a group experiment in which young scientists test objects' texture, color, weight, size, and ability to sink or float.    
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Esperanza Rising

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Accompany a reading of the novel, Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan, with a series of lessons that dive deep into the literary world of a young girl and the journey she takes to start a new life. Lessons and their...
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Vocabulary Representation (Grade 1)

For Students 1st Standards
Support first grade math vocabulary with a reference page divided into three sections—the vocabulary word, its definition, and a picture representation. Terms include number bonds, arrow notation, commutative property and more! 
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Special Friends: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 9)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Enhance language proficiency with a Special Friends themed English language development unit. Each lesson follows a listen, speak, move, and/or look routine that is guaranteed to get your scholars discussing topics such as animal...
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Comparing Distributions

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Data distributions can be compared in terms of center, variability, and shape. Two exploratory challenges present data in two different displays to compare. The displays of histograms and box plots require different comparisons based...
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Similes and Metaphors

For Students 2nd - 6th
Do your kids a little more practice identifying similes and metaphors? This worksheet can be used as extra practice, for homework, or as part of a group activity