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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teachers turning into students? It's not Freaky Friday! It's a thoughtful workshop that teaches participants how to plan professional development for staff. Third in a 15-part series, the workshop provides a platform for the other...
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Main Ideas and Supporting Details

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get your learners to think about the structure of writing with this activity concerning main ideas and supporting details. Each class member selects a story to read and fills out a graphic organizer listing the main idea and details in...
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Pregnancy, Day 1: The Developing Baby

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Twenty-six pages of good information about pregnancy. Pictures and descriptions describe the moment the sperm and egg unite, and there are worksheets that students can complete. This is a pretty comprehensive lesson for one day. It might...
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: A Basic Skill

For Teachers 7th
Imagine seventh graders developing a school wide plan to promote respect in their school. That's the vision behind the second instructional activity in the R-E-S-P-E-C-T series. In preparation for designing a school-wide media campaign,...
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Lesson 27: Resources & Review - Day 1: Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To conclude a unit on family life and sexual health (FLASH), class members use the skills they have practiced in previous lessons to develop strategies for getting information or help when they need it.
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What is a Philanthropist?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
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Electoral Politics

For Teachers 12th
You won't just get a lesson when you click on this resource. As you click on the related resources located to the left of the screen, you'll find, a professional development video, teacher/student notes, lesson plan, and related reading...
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A Time Line for Writing Ideas : Creative Writing, Pre-Writing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What is your earliest memory? Give pupils of all ages a folder full of writing ideas by having them complete a time line for their life. After they identify important events from their life, they'll have a whole bunch of topics to choose...
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Finding Main Ideas

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this reading worksheet, young scholars learn to identify the main idea in a newspaper article. Students read an article about police dogs and answer 2 questions. Then young scholars choose 3 newspaper articles on their own and...
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Creative Writing - Getting Ideas

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners examine the procedures that writers utilize to obtain and develop ideas for writing. Journal writing is fostered as a primary step in the writing process. Learners are encouraged to pay careful attention to using complete...
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Defensive Strategy Hockey Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Here is a nice set of hockey drills focused specifically on developing and enforcing a defensive strategy. The document includes the "Three Rules of Defense," a suggested warm-up and cool-down, and a few videos and professional sources...
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Two Sources of Story Ideas for Our Paper

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students research and identify story ideas for the school newspaper. In this story ideas lesson, students pitch story ideas to their teacher on a weekly basis using a specific format. Students find the majority of their ideas from print...
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Vocabulary Development: Professions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Introduce your class to another way they can describe others: through their profession! Bring in pictures of different working professionals (in the setting they work), and have learners repeat the vocabulary terms you assign to each....
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Professional-like Multimedia Slide Show

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students chose a topic from the current curriculum to develop a PowerPoint presentation about. They present the PowerPoint in a professional manner which includes the way they are dressed and the way they interact with the audience. Each...
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The Early Development of Korea

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the early development of the country of Korea. Using maps, they identify how geography of the country has contributed to its isolation. They use the internet to research how China influenced Korea and what achievements...
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Teaching Geography: Workshop 4—North Africa/Southwest Asia

For Students 9th - 12th
Can Jerusalem be equitably organized? Can Israel and Palestine be successfully partitioned? Part one of a two-part workshop looks at the geo-political history of Jerusalem while Part two investigates Egypt's dependence of the Nile River...
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Spanish Literature: Teaching the Course for the First Time

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Are you a first year AP Spanish teacher? Will you be teaching literature this year? Read this article for some professional development; what can you do to ensure your Spanish learners build their skills and master Spanish literature?
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Skateboard Deck Graphics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young artists don't need to be skateboarders to enjoy this assignment. Class members use the provided worksheet to craft 10 sketches that convey action or motion using no more than seven lines. They then select their three best ideas and...
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Citizen Watchdogs and the News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To conclude their case study of media coverage of the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer, class members consider the role of citizen watchdogs in a democratic society, develop strategies for combating...
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Designing Your Professional Portfolio

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars identify the performance categories of a professional portfolio, select items to include in each category, and complete a reflective entry.
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Bridge to Terabithia

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore scenes from Katherine Paterson's book, Bridge to Terabithia. In this visualization lesson, students listen to the story read aloud. The students then choose words and phrases that paint a picture in their heads. Students...
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Ancient China: Introduction, Map

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging activity, anticipatory set, and map...
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Drama and African American Folktales: Addressing the Social Development Needs of My Students

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders develop cultural awareness of their heritage, therefore building their self-esteem. They discover the link between learning and social skills and recognize that learning is an integral part of their lives. The recognize...
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Pre-AP Strategies for Assessment Design in Latin Courses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As a Latin educator, do you know how to appropriately design assessments for your advanced learners? If you're teaching an honors or advanced placement course, read this article for some professional development.