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How Do We Know About People From The Past?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
It's not enough to see or just read a primary source document; one has to analyze them fully to understand their historical implications. First learners are introduced to what primary and secondary sources are, then they read a bit of...
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Lesson Plan: Finding Treasures Within

For Teachers K - 5th
Sherlock Holmes had fantastic skills of observation. Your super sleuths will examine the pattern, rhythm, texture, and color of a painting to uncover the symbolism beneath. A great lesson, that incorporates observation, art analysis,...
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Find the Angle

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
This a fun problem for young geometers to play with while gaining important insight into deductive reasoning. Some will find the answers very quickly, others might take a less direct path, but all will use their knowledge of the sum of...
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Where in the World in Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #19

For Students 5th - 7th
When you hunt for Mrs. Waffenschmidt, you need to use the clues she's given you to determine where she can be found. The class reads a paragraph, considers the clues, and then determines where in the world Mrs. Waffenschmidt is located....
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Treasure Island XXVIII: Operations of Intelligent Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th
Are you reading Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson in your class? Provide your class with this reading guide for chapter 28. Readers respond to 10 questions, and there's a page dedicated to explaining the purpose and directions to...
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Twenty Questions: The Hundred Chart

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Use the 20 Questions game to practice math vocabulary and number properties! Project a hundreds chart and hand one out to learners. Ideally, give them counters (beans would work well) to mark off the chart so you can play multiple times....
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Travis the Train and the St. Patrick's Day Treasure Hunt

For Students K - 6th
If your special education class has reviewed St. Patrick's Day vocabulary and customs, then this book is perfect. Travis the Train gives them clues related to St. Patrick's Day items. They use their deductive reasoning to provide...
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Movie Riddles: An ESL Activity to Get Student Talking About Movies

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Enjoy the thrill of the movies with this ESL activity! Not only can learners talk about their favorite films, but in creating riddles about their chosen movies, they can practice the skills of context clues and deductive reasoning. This...
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Know your roots!

For Students 1st - 4th
Looking at an image of plant systems with their roots in the ground, learners determine which would be the most or least difficult to pull. They write short sentences describing which plant they chose and why. Intended for 3rd or 4th...
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The Right Stuff

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learnersare introduced to the Pythagorean Theorem by exploring right triangles and the squares built on each side. They apply the Pythagorean Theorem to real-world problems. Students u se informal and nonformal arguments of proof (i.e.,...
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River of Venom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Read an exciting science mystery about killer bees online, evaluate a list of clues, and try to answer the questions correctly. The story responds to the reader's choices and presents research material for the next step. Though the...
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Where is the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #18

For Students 5th - 7th
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off again, but where to this time? Use the informational text to uncover her mystery location. Your class will read facts and conclude that she is in the Sahara Desert. This is a good way to make informational text...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #9

For Students 5th - 7th
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off on another adventure, but where has she gone this time? After reading the informational passage, learners should be able to determine the man-made canal she's visiting. A wonderful way to introduce a little...
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Mystery State # 39

For Students 6th - 8th
Which state will be the answer to the five clues today? After considering each clue, learners will name the mystery state. If your class can determine which state was home to Chief Sitting Bull, they'll be able to answer South Dakota. 
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The Harry Potter Problem

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Harry Potter worksheet, students read a portion of an inscription from the book.  Students use logic to determine the contents of the seven bottles described in the paragraph.  This one-page worksheet contains 1 logic problem. ...
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For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the use of common idioms and deduce the correct meanings of idioms.
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Art Classification

For Students 3rd - 5th
Different types of art have embedded, visual clues that help define and classify them. Learners view seven pieces of art and then draw a line from the art piece its type. This is a great way to build visual literacy and classification...
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New Earth like Extra Solar Planet

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Is there another Earth? Learn about the newest discoveries showing that some exoplanets are defying astronomical rules as we understand them. 25,000 light years away a planet was discovered to be similar to our own. Ask learners to use...
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The Impossible Coin Vanish

For Students 3rd - 6th
There is nothing like a good magic trick to get your class using the scientific skills of inquiry and observation. This clip shows the old vanishing coin magic trick and how it is done. Watch this clip, learn the trick, then show it to...
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The Art of Exoplanets

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is a perfect clip for demonstrating how art, deductive reasoning, creative thinking, and sound scientific data work together. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has collected a lot of data on exoplanets but not exactly what they look...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #11

For Students 6th - 8th
Boats, gondolas, and narrow canals! Sounds like Mrs. Waffenschmidt is hanging out in Venice, Italy. Your class needs to read the informational paragraph and use what they know about geography and culture to determine this mysterious...
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Where in the World in Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #3

For Students 6th - 8th
Not only does the class need to find out where Mrs. Waffenschmidt is, they need to name the famous author from that country. They read the informational passage, use the clues given, and determine the author's name and the teacher's...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #22

For Students 6th - 8th
Mrs. Waffenschmidt has traveled to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Learners must read the informational passage to identify this fact. The text uses facts to help learners determine the teacher's location. 
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenscmidt? # 15

For Students 6th - 8th
Where can that globe-trotting teacher be? Is your class ready to read an informational passage to find out where Mrs. Waffenschmidt is hiding this week? If they are, then they'll discover she's checking out the Rock of Gibraltar. A great...