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Esperanza Rising: Lesson 13

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities with the book Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan. In this literature lesson, 6th graders discuss Chapter 12 and read Chapter 13. They talk about examples in the story of discrimination and predictions. 
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Backpacking - Lesson 3 - How to Pack a Backpack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young backpackers practice putting their supplies into their backpack according to a prescripted sequence on how to properly place their equipment. It is essential to follow the guidelines to have the correcet balance and ease of access...
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Food for Thought: Defining a Problem to Find a Solution

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Scholars approach a problem trying to plan a meal for a class party. They learn about the restrictions and must decide what information they need to plan the meal. The first instructional activity in a 13-part unit on Our Hungry Planet...
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Banking 13: Open Market Operations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Posing a central question about how the economy can increase or decrease its money supply (5:00), Sal launches into a discussion about an expanding, or "elastic" money supply that can change along with its economy. Viewers will finally...
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The Road Taken: Lesson 13

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the sections of a newspaper. In this journalism lesson, 6th graders locate specific  parts of a newspaper and glue them on a poster board. Students are assigned jobs and then create their own newspaper in...
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Lesson 13: Constitution/Federalism

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders compare and contrast American government with the government systems other countries. In this government lesson, 12th graders research several governments in order to complete the provided handout and make posters that...
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The Essentials of Energy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Energy is the latest buzz word. Help your class understand the truth behind the hype as they view the video segment and learn the difference between nuclear and solar energy, LED and fluorescent bulbs, and kilowatt hours. They learn the...
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Wild Swans: Handout #14, Reader's Log #3, chapters 13-18

For Students 11th - 12th
This is a worksheet from a series designed to accompany Jung Chang's Wild Swans. It invites readers to address questions regarding individual rights, equality, and the role of government. A graphic organizer provides spaces for recording...
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Backpacking - Lesson 1 - Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What are the essentials needed for a backpacking trip? What does minimum impact mean? What are some general safety tips? These are the things to think about when planning a backpacking trip. This lesson plan has handouts included for...
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: Around the World with Cinderella, Lesson 13/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The story of Cinderella is one of the most popular tales in the world. It serves as a glimpse into the culture of every civilization that tells it in their own voice, language, and style. In this lesson, students work to create their own...
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Teach21 Lesson: To the Extreme, Lesson 13/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Taking students through additional steps of the "To the Extreme" lesson, this activity addresses the poetry and persuasive writing part of the Press Kit project (students invent an extreme sport and create several pieces of writing to...
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Blank Curriculum Map

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Plan ahead! Here's a great way to ensure you have all the basics covered when outlining the curriculum for the next 20 weeks. Record the essential question, standard and/or objectives, topic, content, skills to be taught, assessment...
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Apollo 13 Questions

For Students 5th - 10th
In this "Apollo 13" worksheet, students watch the movie and respond to 38 short answer questions regarding the plot of the feature film.
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Numbers 11-19

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Develop the concept that numbers from 11 to 19 are essentially a 10, plus more! The first two of the six story problems on this sheet are scaffolded with pictures. Learners compose and decompose numbers to answer how many 10s and how...
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Lord of the Flies Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How does a society influence and shape individuals? Class members ponder this essential question as they read Lord of the Flies, as well as primary source materials about the historical background of the novel. As a final assessment,...
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Express Yourself!: Lesson 13

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read chapters 16 and 17 in, The Phantom Tollbooth pointing out key points along the way.  In this novel instructional activity, 6th graders write a summary to go in their response logs. 
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Lesson 13: Vocabulary Test and Supreme Court Trial

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discover details about Wisconsin v. Mitchell. In this Judicial Branch activity, 12th graders practice their Supreme Court vocabulary and participate in the prepared Supreme Court simulation.
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Lesson 13: The Debate for Independence

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders argue the pros and cons of declaring independence. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders simulate a meeting of the Second Continental Congress and convince delegates to accept or reject Richard Henry Lee's...
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The Bobo Beatdown

For Students 9th - 12th
Poor Bobo, the clown. Albert Bandura experiments and the subsequent development of the concept of social-cognitive learning are the focus of Episode 12 in a 13-part video series on psychology. The narrator discusses how Bandura's...
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Integration of Education and American Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did the struggle for Civil Rights during the 1950s transform American society and politics? Why are American schools integrated today? Class members explore these essential questions by examining a series of primary and secondary...
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The Power of Point of View

For Teachers 7th Standards
Sometimes a whole story can change based on the perspective of the person telling it. Practice identifying and analyzing point of view in various reading passages and writing assignments with a language arts packet, complete with Common...
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Ant Antics

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
The largest ant colony ever found was more than 3,750 miles wide. In the activity, learners discuss ants and how people control them using insecticides. In groups, scholars then conduct experiments to test the effectiveness of three...
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Fact or Fiction?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Rachel Carson's writings led to the banning of DDT in the US in 1972 and internationally in 2004. In the activity, learners discuss fables to review their purpose. They then read an excerpt from Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and discuss...
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Media Skills: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Did you realize that Internet access is a basic human right? For those of us fortunate to have online access, it's essential to have media smarts! Discover the five skills to be media savvy during an engaging video. The host discusses...