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Life in the Middle Ages Compared to Today

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Life for serfs and peasants during the Middle Ages wasn't easy. Even knights, monks, and nobles faced challenges. To better understand the lives of the various classes during the time period, young historians research and then craft an...
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Ambitious Women Artists at Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Ambition is the keyword of a lesson that focuses on the contributions made by famous female artists. Specifically looking at European artists, Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, scholars examine a piece of their work then...
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts about Poison Dart Frogs: Eggs and Tadpoles

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Poison Dart Frog babies are the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to compare and contrast two informational texts. Beginning with a read-aloud, followed by a discussion, readers complete a practice page that examines the main...
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts about Poison Dart Frogs: Legs and Toes

For Teachers 3rd Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to compare and contrast two readings about Poison Dart Frogs. Information presented comes from different informational texts, followed by a discussion, and the completion of a Venn diagram. A one-page...
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To Be or Not to Be: The Evolution of Hamlet’s Personality

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
How does Hamlet's state of mind change over the course of Shakespeare's most famous revenge tragedy? After a close reading of Hamlet's soliloquies in Act III, scene 1 and Act IV, scene iv, class members engage in a Paideia/Socratic...
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Simile and Metaphor Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Similes and metaphors are the focus of a poetry lesson plan complete with two exercises. Scholars read poetry excerpts, underline comparative phrases, then identify whether it contains a simile or metaphor. They then write five similes...
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Math in Fencing: Distance as a Variable

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Out lunge the opponent. Fencing uses math in determining distances between opponents. An installment of the Math at the Core: Ratios series shows how to use variables to write an expression to show the distance a fencer must cover to...
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Charge and Charging

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does your class understand how things become charged? Are you positive? Before negative grades emerge, assign a fun interactive! The first in the five-part Static Electricity series contains three levels of charge-related questions and...
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Lesson 7: Observations Across Habitats

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How are animals in separate but nearby habitats related? Ecology scholars compare the animal inhabitants of the Gorongosa National Park in part seven of an eight-part series. Learners study photos from two different habitats, then...
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Real Numbers

For Students 8th - 11th
Real mathematicians have mastery of real numbers. Pupils learn about the classification of real numbers by watching a YouTube video. They also see how to compare real numbers and how to determine absolute value.
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Spinner

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Go round and round to compare theoretical and experimental probabilities. Learners set the number of sectors and the number of spins for a spinner. Then, a table displays the experimental and theoretical probabilities of the spinner for...
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Grapevine Fabrication—Part 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
How do generics stand up against name brands? Groups work to compare three different generic brands of raisins to a recognizable name brand. Classmates count the number of raisins in each box and share with other teams. Using the data,...
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Digging the Plots

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Don't get boxed in by the comparisons. The lesson begins by reviewing statistical measurements. Using two provided data sets, pupils create box plots to represent them. Pairs then work to answer questions about the box plots and make...
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Coefficient of Variation: Diverse Populations

For Students 9th - 12th
What is the height of school clubs? Learners use sliders to calculate the coefficient of variation for three different school groups. Using the calculations, class members compare the variation in the heights of the groups.
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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 instructional activity 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...
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EngageNY

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 lesson in the series of 22 is similar to the preceding lesson, but requires scholars to compare distributions using the mean and mean absolute deviation. Pupils use the information to make a determination on which data set is...
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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...