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World Cinema Part One

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Hollywood is the place to go if you want to make movies—right? Not necessarily. A fascinating video about the history of 20th century Asian cinema discusses the reflections of Japanese culture in the works of directors Yasujiro Ozu,...
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World Cinema Part Two

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore the rich history of African, Middle Eastern, and South American cinema with a video summary of the most prominent filmmakers from these regions in the 20th and 21st centuries. It discusses Egyptian filmmakers Asmaa El-Bakry and...
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Independent Cinema

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The formulaic films that once thrilled audiences in the early part of the 20th century now seemed stale after the stark reality of World War II. Foreign films and American independent cinema answered the call for authenticity, leading to...
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A Cinematic Journey Through Visual Effects

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
George Méliès realized in the early days of cinema that, "Films have the ability to capture dreams." From classic movies like A Trip to the Moon, The Lost World, and Metropolis, to more modern marvels like Blade Runner, Jurassic Park,...
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Reel to Real: Adapting Macbeth Throne of Blood

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It's a tale of life, retold by a genius, full of sound and fury. Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood takes center stage in a resource that spotlights how the director adapted the characters and themes in Shakespeare's Macbeth to Japanese...
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Allons Au Cinema: French Movies

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study reviews of French movies. They research French movies on the Internet, identify key vocabulary used in movie reviews and design a promotion for a movie based on its reviews.
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Cinema Cops

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A study of how public perception is both reflected and influenced by film and television, this instructional activity helps students develop an awareness of audience as well as a critical view of media. Depictions of police in television...
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Teaching Acting Technique and Building a Character Through Cinema

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students review the style techniques related to the American Method Acting and practice using them in groups. Using various scenes from films, they try to recreate the scene using props. In groups, they discover the proper way to get...
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Cinema, Radio, and Television: Crash Course History of Science #29

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The earliest movies were a whopping one minute long! While the practice has evolved quite a bit over time, the invention of the movie camera was significant in its time. A video describes how not only movie cameras but also radio and...
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Experimental and Documentary Films

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Some of the boldest films in history have been documentaries or experimental films. Explore non-narrative cinema and its avant-garde techniques with a short video about a creative faction in film history. Additionally, the video...
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Black Actors in American Cinema

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the contributions of a few African American actors. After watching different films, they work together to recreate the film and the struggles faced by the actors. In groups, they compare and contrast the acting style of...
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Protecting Wilderness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Would you live in a tree for three years to protect a redwood forest? Viewers of Rainhouse Cinema's Among Giants documentary consider the actions of Earth First! environmental activists who moved into the treetops of a grove of giant...
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Georges Melies—Master of Illusion

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The focus of a playlist on the history of film shifts from the development of early film technology to techniques used by filmmakers like Georges Melies. Melies, a former magician, used dazzling illusions and tricky editing to create...
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Selma

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
The 2014 film Selma is the focus of a film criticism video.  The narrator examines how director Ava DuVernay brought to the screen the story of the voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama and how she uses the tools of...
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German Expressionism: Crash Course Film History #7

For Students 8th - 12th
The seventh episode in the a film history playlist takes a close look at the rise and fall of German cinema of the post-World War I period. The narrator uses The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and its expressionistic use of mise-en-scene to...
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The Boundless Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
All aboard The Boundless, the greatest and longest train in existence, complete with a swimming pool, gardens, and cinema. Learners use the novel study to practice writing their own autobiographies. They then continue their learning...
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Geography Now! Egypt

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
There's more to Egypt than just pyramids—it is the crossroads between North Africa and the Middle East. Egypt is the world's largest Arab country, and it is the center of Arab cinema and publishing. A video resource explores these...
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2001 - A Space Odyssey: Crash Course Film Criticism

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Will the advancement of technology doom interpersonal relationships? Like the score for Jaws, the music for the opening sequence of Stanley Kubrick's 2001- A Space Odyssey stirs the imagination of viewers. Cinema lovers and film newbies...
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Yearbook Video

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students brainstorm ideas for creating video yearbook, practice taking digital pictures and using Graphic Converter, complete interviews of students and staff members, and create movie using Avid Cinema.
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FAVORITE MOVIES

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the cinema, films and movies. They search the internet for video and audio clips of their chosen movie. They look for movie theaters in the area and movie times for popular movies.
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Sports and Sir Isaac Newton

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders choose a sport to observe and capture pictures of Newton's Laws of motion in action within the sport. They import these pictures into Avid Cinema to create a multimedia project to go along with the written report and oral...
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Is All Cinema Verité?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the relationship between movies and culture, looking at movies as both a part of and a reflection of popular culture. They research the specific historical and cultural realities present during the run of a particular...
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Movie Reviewer

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students write movie critiques. In this writing skills lesson plan, students visit the Coryi Cinema website, watch selected movies, and write paragraph reviews of the movies.
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Ballet and Dance Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
Ballet is the main focus of this short answer quiz, but a few questions cover dance in cinema and Scottish folk dance names. Trivia for dancers!
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Test Your Reading Skills: DEF Cinema Posters

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students are directed to a website, then instructed to answer a set of 20 questions related to cinemas/films.
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Film Study: Albert Maysles and Direct Cinema

For Teachers All
Students Discuss the contributions of Albert Maysles to documentary filmmaking and learn how to correctly operate video recording and editing equipment to create a short film.
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Describing Vocabulary for Cinema, Movies, and Stars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students name their favorite actors and actresses, and then use adjectives to describe them. They go through a list of actors and actresses and discuss the adjectives they used to decribe them. As an extension, they can write about a film.
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Indian Film Music

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Music has been used with many different art forms, but none more obvious than film. Explore the history, cultural influences, and music found in Indian Film. Text in this presentation is bulleted, making it great for taking notes. Tip:...
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Cinema and Movies Survey

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this ESL asking and answering questions worksheet, students read 6 answers and write the questions that would go with each. Then students take the questions they wrote and survey other students and find their answers.
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Lesson 13- Lucille Ball: What's So Funny

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study who were important in Hollywood cinema in the 1940's, 1950's and today. They participate in a comedy improv exercise.
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Position of Adverbs

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL adverbs worksheet, students read 10 sentences and choose the most natural position for the adverb given at the end of the sentence in brackets. Example: I go to the cinema. (often)-- I often go to the cinema.
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Click!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars think about what it was like when audiences flocked to movies that simply showed glimpses of everyday life. They make a film n the style of the earliest cinema, when moving pictures were just that -- moving images of...
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The People Next Door

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars conduct research in order to learn about different countries and the cultures associated with them. The research is divided into topics that include art and artists, business, cuisine, entertainment, fashion, geography,...
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Quantifiers

For Students 3rd - 6th
Many people, regardless of their age, confuse similar words. Little or few, much or many, some or any...the list goes on and on! Use this online resource to test your learners' ability to choose the correct quantifier. Consider using...
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Survival of the Fittest - Variations in the Clam Species Clamys sweetus

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's not often that you come across a clever laboratory activity that is both imaginative and comprehensive! Using M&M's and Reese's peanut butter candies to represent two different clam species, young biologists test for "relative...
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All the Globe’s a Stage: Shakespeare’s Theatre

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
“All the world’s a stage,” exclaims Jaques in As You Like It, but it is the structure of the Globe stage and how that structure influenced Shakespeare’s plays that is the focus of an on-line research project. Class members visit a series...
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A Collapsing City Skyline

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have your high schoolers learn about the modern history of Myanmar by close-reading an article about the city and people of the city Yangon. As they'll learn, the country is going through some dramatic transitions. After reading the...
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A Look at Exclusion Through Improvisation

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Building a realistic understanding of the trials Jews suffered during WWII isn't always easy. This plan employs student constructed dramatic freeze frame scenes to help build a deeper understanding of Jewish Ghettos, concentration camps,...
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Conjunctions Worksheet

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Help your early elementary learners write complex or compound sentences using conjunctions. They use the listed conjunctions to combine five different sentences. They then use the space provided to compose a complex sentence of their own.
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Animation Basics: The Option Illusion of Motion

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
From creating simple flip books to watching Saturday morning cartoons, we have all experienced the magic of animation. But how is it that a series of still images can be brought to life? It all has to do with the speed at which our brain...
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Verb + Gerund Verb + Preposition + Gerund

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Does that sound right to you? Writing sentences can be tricky if you do not know what tense of the verb to use. Using gerunds help the sentence flow and make it easier to read, and really who doesn't love adding -ing to words?   
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Past Simple v. Past Perfect Simple

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Help English learners tell the difference between the past tense and the past perfect tense with a grammar learning exercise. As kids read twelve sentences, they change the given verbs to the correct tense based on context clues.
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Slowing Down Time (in Writing & Film)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How do you slowmo a story? The narrator of a short video models how to slow down the pace of a narrative by using concepts drawn from slow motion filming. Just as slow motion in a film is achieved by speeding up the process so that more...
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Winogradsky Columns: Microbial Ecology in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Winogradsky columns are ideal for observing the role of bacteria and other microorganisms in an ecosystem. This student activity guide is complete with data tables for observations and analysis questions for processing what was observed....
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Glory (1989) - Should it be Shown in Class?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
This is a fantastic activity that prompts learners to think like educators and consider the value of a historically based film beyond just the accuracy of information. Your young historians will work in groups to do a close reading and...
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Vocabulary Unit 5.3: People and Skills, Adjectives

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Find out who works in various careers with a vocabulary activity, which features matching activities and a crossword puzzle. Learners use word banks to figure out which skills belong to which career, and then fill in the blanks with...
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Analogies 3 (Level 7)

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Master word analogies with a straightforward exercise. Pupils match word pairs to one another based on the relationships represented in each pair. The worksheet provides bridge sentences that learners fill out as they determine the...
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English Tenses and Verb Forms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Distinguish between passive and active voice with a grammar worksheet. It contains three exercises in which pupils turn direct speech into indirect speech and create new sentences using passive voice. 
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The Poet Who Painted with His Words

For Students 9th - 12th
Guillaume Apollinare, known for his calligrams—shape poems—is the subject of a short video that introduces viewers to the works of this amazing artist.
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The Lumière Brothers

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Light up your film history instruction with an examination of the contributions of the Lumière brothers. Their cinématograph, as well as the devices of other inventors, are the focus of the third episode from a playlist on film history.
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The Silent Era

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Young filmmakers watch a short overview of the major studios, players, and political events of the period between 1894 and 1929. In addition, the video narrator briefly outlines the Hollywood scandals that lead to the development of the...
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Soviet Montage

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Why are film montages in movies so compelling? Learn about the origins and effectiveness of the Soviet montage, as well as discontinuity editing and other filmmaking techniques—and political statements—that arose from the 1917 Bolshevik...
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To Film School or Not To Film School

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Conservatory approach or liberal arts film approach? Or self-taught? That is the question prospective filmmakers must decide when considering a film school. A helpful video ponders whether it's better to study a single craft within the...
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English Placement Test

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ninety multiple choice questions make up an interactive test designed to examine scholars' English language proficiency. After completing , learners have the chance to view their results, retest, or preview an answer key. 
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Euler's Theorem

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
How do you get a theorem named after you? Euler knows what it takes! The third lesson of five asks pupils to use an interactive activity to compare the faces, vertices, and edges of seven different three-dimensional solids. They use...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Whether you wrap it or fill it, you're using geometric concepts. Classmates use an interactive approach to learn how to find volume and surface area of cylinders and prisms in the second lesson in a five-part series. The online lesson...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Test Your Skills

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Time to find out what they've learned! The final lesson of a five-part series has learners complete a 39-question multiple choice review. They use what they've learned in the previous lessons to complete questions that include concepts...
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Falling Glowsticks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can you determine the height of a drop off a cliff if you have nothing to measure it with? A movie clip sets up a sky-high challenge and solves it with a falling glow stick. Scholars must take the given information and decide how...
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Intro to History of Science: Crash Course History of Science #1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How, and where, did the scientific process as we know it begin? Journey back through time with the introductory video from Crash Course's History of Science series. The resource highlights what people do and don't know about the world,...
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The Presocratics: Crash Course History of Science #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did early scientists arrive at the notion that everything was made of atoms? Meet the Presocratics during the second installment in an engaging History of Science series. Viewers discover how these pioneers developed a model for...
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Plato and Aristotle: Crash Course History of Science #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Biology, cosmology, philosophy ... Plato and Aristotle had theories about them all! How did these ancient scholars shape the science of today? The third video in the History of Science series compares and contrasts the ideas of the famed...
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India: Crash Course History of Science #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
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The Americas and Time Keeping: Crash Course History of Science #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Time, time, time ... see how it shaped an entire culture! Science scholars discover the mysteries of the Mayan and Incan cultures during the fifth video in a History of Science series. The narrator shows how these time keepers developed...
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Roman Engineering: Crash Course History of Science #6

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the vast Roman society contribute to science? See the wonders of the Appian Way all while examining the Roman thought process during video six in the History of Science series. The narrator compares the Roman view of doing...
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The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Medieval Islamicate World was truly a world of wonders! Clocks with gears, armillary spheres ... and robots that played music? Journey to ancient Baghdad, the center of science and math with the seventh video in a History of Science...
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Medieval China: Crash Course History of Science #8

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval Chinese scientists were the masters of invention! Explore the wonders of the Far East through the eighth installment in a 15-part History of Science series. The resource covers contributions to science and technology by dynasty,...
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Ancient and Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval medicine is a mash-up of multicultural ideas! How did early doctors learn to do no harm? The ninth video in a 15-part series about the History of Medicine uncovers the fundamental teachings that sparked intense anatomical study...
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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
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The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know what we know? Examine the asker of this, and many other questions, during the 14th installment in a 15-part History of Science video series. The narrator explains the important contributions made by Galileo, Bacon, and...
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The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did scientists move beyond the medical ideas of Galen? Dissect the past with the 15th installment in a History of Science video series. Topics include Vesalius' dissections, the microscope, and mapping the human body.
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Alchemy: Crash Course History of Science #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If the word alchemy makes you think of wizards gathered around bubbling cauldrons, you're not completely wrong! Introduce scholars to the history of chemistry during part 10 of a 15-part History of Science series. The video takes viewers...
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The New Chemistry: Crash Course History of Science #18

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Chemistry was a bit of a late bloomer in terms of scientific progress! Discover the Age of Enlightenment and its effects on how researchers viewed matter with an engaging video. The narrator highlights the work of Antoine Lavoisier and...
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The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course History of Science #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Back in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, he discovered more than a new world! Part 16 in an ongoing History of Science series explores the Columbian Exchange and other major events in the Spanish colonial period. Viewers learn...
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Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The scientific revolution went out with a bang, thanks to some impressive intellectuals! Newton's and Leibniz's noteworthy discoveries unfold in the 17th installment in a lengthy History of Science series. Viewers witness the birth of...
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Biology Before Darwin: Crash Course History of Science #19

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When did biology become a proper science? Travel back in time to the evolution of natural history during part 19 in an ongoing History of Science series. Pupils discover early pioneers in the study of plants and animals, the birth of...
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When the Book is Better than the Movie

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Sometimes the book is better than the movie; other times, the movie comes out on top. A video discusses the topic of novels and their film adaptations, pointing out specific texts and how the tale translated to the big screen. The...
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Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How old is Earth and how do scientists know the answer? Throughout history, many researchers, scholars, and leaders answered this question with varying degrees of accuracy. The 20th episode of Crash Course History of Science introduces...
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The Bus Route

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Patterns are extremely helpful when solving a puzzle. Young scholars attempt to find times a bus will pass each stop. They identify a pattern in the known stop times to identify the solutions.
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Darwin and Natural Selection: Crash Course History of Science #22

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Charles Darwin studied many species, but he also hindered their continued study by eating his specimens. Like many sailors, he enjoyed the taste of the Galapagos tortoise so much for many years that no ship made it all the way back to...
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Thermodynamics: Crash Course History of Science #26

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists discovered the first law of thermodynamics 25 years after the second law of thermodynamics. The seemingly obvious discoveries sometimes confuse scientists while more complex challenges encourage extra study—and take more time...
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Genetics - Lost and Found: Crash Course History of Science #25

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Gregor Mendel, known as the father of genetics, never knew genetics existed and, in fact, died thinking no one would recognize his scientific discoveries. Other genetics scientists, such as Barbara McClintock, performed work so far ahead...
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Micro-Biology: Crash Course History of Science #24

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Robert Koch and his team of scientists identified the germs that cause diphtheria, typhoid, pneumonia, gonorrhea, meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus, plague, leprosy, syphilis, and more—that's some important work! Over a period of 100...
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Eugenics and Francis Galton: Crash Course History of Science #23

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers l earn about the rise and fall of social Darwinism, eugenics, and flawed science during the 23rd episode of the Crash Course History of Science video series. The video covers if awesomeness is hereditary, the invention of birth...
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The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Industrial Revolution changed transportation systems, social systems, and economies. Episode 21 of Crash Course History of Science examines the Industrial Revolution. From the invention and improvements to the steam engine to the...
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The Jungle Book

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Following Rudyard Kipling's tale The Jungle Book, scholars write a review and identify rainforest products and animals. Three challenge activities test pupils' knowledge of the sequence of events and map skills. Continue the learning...
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Marie Curie and Spooky Rays: Crash Course History of Science #31

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Marie Curie overcame limitations to become the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. A video presentation outlines her work and discoveries in radioactivity. The narrator gives a timeline of her achievements as she sacrificed her own...
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Biomedicine: Crash Course History of Science #34

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Track biomedicine advances from the early 1800s to today! Young scholars learn about groundbreaking discoveries in medicine throughout history in the 34th installment of a larger Crash Course History of Science series. The lesson...
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Einstein's Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #32

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's a reason that Einstein is known as the father of modern physics! Get to know Einstein and how he revolutionized the branch of science known as physics. Scholars learn how Einstein's unique view of motion and the universe built a...
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The Mind/Brain: Crash Course History of Science #30

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The brain is a complex and mysterious organ. The history of brain research dates back to the early asylums where often unethical experiments took place. The narrator of a short video describes these experiments and their discoveries and...
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The Atomic Bomb: Crash Course History of Science #33

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Einstein, a famous pacifist, sent a letter to FDR encouraging development of a nuclear weapon. An interesting video opens with this historical event and moves through the development of atomic bombs. It shares the use of atomic weapons...
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The Computer and Turing: Crash Course History of Science #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Computers have changed the world but how have computers themselves changed? A Crash Course History of Science episode focuses on the the history of the computer. It opens with defining what a computer is and continues by introducing the...
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Genetics and the Modern Synthesis: Crash Course History of Science #35

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can competing biological theories both be correct? Explore the two theories many scientists believed were opposing in a Crash Course History of Science video. The narrator covers both Darwin's and Mendel's genetics theories, the...
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The Internet and Computing: Crash Course History of Science #43

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
IBM has a computer that is 1 mm by 1 mm and as fast as a computer from 1990. With time, computers get faster, smaller, and cheaper. A video lesson examines the history of computer production and what that means for biotechnology advances.
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Bodies and Dollars: Crash Course History of Science #41

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Advances in medical and pharmaceutical treatments have an interesting history. A video discusses these advances from a personal perspective. The narrator explains how changes in medical technology affect humans and the world around them.
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The Century of the Gene: Crash Course History of Science #42

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The human genome project maps the DNA sequence of the entire human genome—not a small task! A video discusses the steps that led to the success of the human genome project. The narrator begins early in the century to communicate events...
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Life and Longevity: Crash Course History of Science #44

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the future, will medical treatment be tailored to specific DNA? An episode of the Crash Course History of Science discusses the biotechnology of modern medicine. The narrator explains the history of DNA research and how that applies...
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Climate Science: Crash Course History of Science #45

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Climate change fears are nothing new—scientists have been concerned about the issue since the early 1900s. Viewers learn the history of the study of climate in a quick but thorough video lesson. The instructor describes where climate...
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Past, Present or Future Tense

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Test your pupils' mastery of verb tenses with quick quizzes. Included here are three quizzes, each at a different level of difficulty.
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Symbols and the Choices we Make

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers recognize symbols that influence the choices that we make consciously or unconsciously in everyday life. They look at the symbols and choices that others make. They identify and apply knowledge of...
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Module 3--Around the World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this writing module worksheet, students fill out the opposites of eight adjectives describing towns/cities, fill in seven blanks in seven sentences with words from the word bank and write a paragraph comparing themselves to a friend...
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Writing a Complaint Letter

For Students 6th - 8th
In this writing a letter of complaint worksheet, students examine a sample letter of complaint and then respond to the 5 questions regarding the sample letter. Students also create a chart to help them write their own complaint letters.
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Prepositions

For Students 4th - 5th
While this worksheet looks like it was intended for a grammar or language arts journal, it could easily be done on loose-leaf paper. There are five exercises to practice identifying and using prepositions and prepositional phrases....
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English Exercises: Verb Tenses Exercises

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this online interactive English activity, students respond to 30 multiple choice questions that require them to use verb tenses appropriately. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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English Exercises: Auxiliary Verbs

For Students 3rd - 8th
So cool! This online interactive worksheet also includes a cute video. Perfect of use at an independent work station where kids can view the video then practice using the auxiliary verbs can and can't. Tip: This would be a fun homework...
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Hyperbole Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Hyperboles are often left in the dust when learners explore literary devices. Help bring this device to life with this two-page worksheet. First, read a short paragraph where hyperboles are underlined. Then, use the sentence frames to...
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Role Playing: Going out

For Students 4th - 6th
In this dialogue worksheet, students read a dialogue about going out. Students read this dialogue where there are 2 parts and 7 times to speak each.
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Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's almost impossible to imagine living without electricity, but it isn't that long ago that was the norm. An informative video lesson briefly discusses each important discovery related to electricity. The narrator highlights each...
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CHRISTMAS FILM REVIEW

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers write reviews of films they have seen over the Christmas holidays. They study what the ingredients of a film review are, and examine the difference between fact and opinion.
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Worksheet 1 There is/There are

For Students 3rd - 5th
English language learners will benefit from this focus on there is and there are. As they focus on the two forms, they create sentences using each, and they identify which group of words correctly completes the sentences provided. Five...
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TB - Lusitania Day (1916)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after brainstorming all the different types of propaganda, explore, analyze and study the nature, origin and purpose of propaganda and how its aims are achieved. They assess how the sinking of the Lusitania was manipulated by...
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My Country, My Country: To Vote or Not to Vote

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a film about elections in Iraq. They examine the story of a doctor and his decisions to vote. They work together to complete a worksheet about voter turnout.
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Future tense

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the function of verbs when considering tense. They read a story that is written in past tense and discuss how to change it to future tense. Students transform a news story from past to future tense.
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USA: the KKK and Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view film footage of the Ku Klux Klan in the U.S. in the early 1920s and examine how the actions of the KKK have been viewed by different strands of the civil rights movement. They watch the film and answer discussion...
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Bacteria and Viruses

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students use basic scientific concepts to complete the series of puzzles that are intended to increase science literacy based upon bacteria and viruses.
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BBC Learning English, Speaking (Discussion)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this speaking worksheet, students hold a conversation with at least one other person regarding the importance of ten different aspects of moving to a new country for work. Groups must try to agree on the order of importance.
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Daily Routine Writing Exercise

For Students 4th - 5th
In this review of English usage learning exercise, learners correct grammatical mistakes, complete sentences with vocabulary words, and write about their daily routine. Students write 23 answers.
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Present Simple and Plural Activities - Things We Do At School...

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this present simple verb tense online worksheet, students enter the proper verb tense of the underlined words in 13 sentences. They fill in the verbs from a word bank in the next 10 sentences, enter either don't or doesn't in the next...
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In My Neighbourhood

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this grammar online interactive worksheet, students match up 6 pictures to their appropriate formal titles. Students label where to buy 5 specific items found within their neighborhoods. Students read a short passage and choose the...
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Modal Verbs

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this verbs online interactive worksheet, students choose the most appropriate modal verb that grammatically completes 10 sentences.
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Present Perfect or Simple Past?

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this interactive grammar worksheet, students complete each of the ten sentences with the correct form of the verbs in the parenthesis. Students have a choice to use the present perfect or simple past form.
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"At" and "In" Exercise

For Students 5th - 11th
In this grammar skills learning exercise, students respond to 22 fill in the blank and short answer questions regarding the use of the prepositions "at" and "in."
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Al Otro Lado

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a video about the border between the United States and Mexico. They discuss the forces that influence human migration. They write a paper from the point of view of the main character in the film.
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Words In the News Carnival Celebrations

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students complete vocabulary building and verb tense activities before reading an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz before writing a story about a hypothetical situation in which they have money stolen.
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First Conditional Verb Form

For Students 3rd
In this perfect English grammar worksheet, student fill in the blanks with the first conditional form of the given verb. They complete 24 questions that each contain 2 blanks in which they write the correct verb form.
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Using Connectors- And, So, Because, But, or Or

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this using connectors in sentences worksheet, young scholars use the words: and, so, because, but, or the word or to join two sentences to make one in 8 examples. They complete a paragraph by filling in the blanks using the connectors...
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Somebody, Anybody, Nobody, Something, Anything, Nothing Exercise

For Students 5th - 10th
In this vocabulary skills worksheet, learners respond to 15 fill in the blank questions regarding the use of indefinite pronouns.
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Indefinite Pronoun Exercise

For Students 5th - 10th
In this grammar skills practice worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 15 sentences with the appropriate indefinite pronouns. Students also write 3 original sentences using indefinite pronouns.
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Past Perfect or the Past Simple Exercise

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this past perfect and past simple worksheet, students fill in the blanks with the correct tense of the verbs. Students fill in the blanks for 16 sentences.
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Vocabulary Review: Pronouns

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English vocabulary skills worksheet, students respond to 6 multiple choice questions that require them to replace selected phrases in sentences with pronouns.
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Vocabulary Skills: Entertainment

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English vocabulary skills worksheet, students respond to 4 multiple choice questions regarding entertainment words.
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ESL Vocabulary Activity-Answer Questions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this ESL vocabulary worksheet, learners choose the word that correctly answers a given question, choosing from 4 options.
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Vocabulary Review #74

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this vocabulary review #74 instructional activity, students interactively complete 10 sentences by selecting the correct word, with immediate online feedback.
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English Exercises: Verb Tenses 2

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this online interactive English skills worksheet, students respond to 30 fill in the blank questions about verb tenses. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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English Exercises: Simple Past and Present Perfect

For Students 4th - 8th
In this online interactive English worksheet, students respond to 28 fill in the blank questions that require them to use auxilary modals appropriately. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Education of Shelby Knox Lesson Plan: The History of Teaching About Sex

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the current debate over sex education. They examine a variety of sex education approaches and determine which one is use in thier school district.
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KS5 Film and Media Studies: Documentary

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars generate their own definition of documetary. They watch and discusss a series of extracts that demonstrate the breadth of the documentary form. Students create a defintion of the term documentary that takes into account...
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Present Simple Verb Form Worksheet

For Teachers 5th - 7th
In this present simple verb and occupations worksheet, students fill in 15 blanks using the verbs given in the key. They fill in the missing words and verbs in a paragraph. They match descriptions of occupations with the proper word and...
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Prepositions

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this grammar activity, learners will focus on prepositions. Students are asked to read four words in each row and place a check next to that which is a preposition.
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Test Your Grammar Skills: Prepositions of Place

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this grammar worksheet, students will look at a map of Derby, UK (a link is provided). Then students will select the best preposition of place to complete 10 sentences about landmarks in Derby.
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Vocabulary Multiple Choice Worksheet

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL vocabulary building worksheet, students read 10 sentences that have a word missing. Students select the correct word from 4 similar choices.
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The Old Colonel

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about an old man and his experiences. Students read 10 answers and write the questions that go with them.
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Phrasal Verb Gap Fill T-Z

For Students 6th - 7th
In this ESL phrasal verb worksheet, students read 12 sentences that have missing verbs. Students select a phrasal verb from the word bank and insert it into each sentence.
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Prepositions- ESL

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL prepositions worksheet, students read 5 sentences and find the mistakes in preposition use. Students correct each sentence.
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ESL Conversation: Reconstructing an Interview with Mr. X

For Students 6th - 7th
In this ESL conversation worksheet, students use the 20 answers given here to reconstruct an interview with Mr. X. Students provide the questions that would have been asked.
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Total English Elementary

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this English review worksheet, learners consolidate adverbs of frequency as they write 14 sentences following the prompts.
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Linking Verbs and Adjectives

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this linking verbs and adjectives worksheet, students read 6 conversations and fill in the blanks in each of them with the appropriate phrases.
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ESL: Present Simple Verbs

For Students 4th - 6th
In this ESL verb worksheet, students select the correct present tense verb to compete a simple sentence. Students may click on an "answer" button for immediate feedback. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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The People Next Door

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Young scholars explore the culture and tradition of neighboring countries. In this geography lesson plan, students use travel brochures, reference materials, and Internet sites to investigate the business, fashion, language, and...
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At and To Preposition Exercise

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English language skills instructional activity, students answer 12 fill in the blank questions regarding the meaning the use of "at" and "to".
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Go Away, Go Out and Leave Exercise

For Students 5th - 10th
In this vocabulary skills worksheet, students respond to 15 fill in the blank questions regarding the use of "go away", "go out", and "leave". Students also write 3 original sentences.
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An Email about My Town Writing Exercise

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English vocabulary skills worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer, 1 essay, and 12 fill in the blank questions regarding their town.
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Pronunciation 2

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English vocabulary skills instructional activity, students answer 6 multiple choice questions regarding the use of everyday vocabulary.
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Entertaining Films: Vocabulary Skills

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive vocabulary skills activity, students answer 10 fill in the blank questions regarding entertaining films. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Beginning Sentence Completion Exercise 10

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this online interactive grammar skills worksheet, students examine 10 sentences that are missing words and select the appropriate words to compete each of the sentences and match them to the sentences. Students answers are...
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Better English Lessons: Grammar Skills, "If" #2

For Students 6th - 10th
In this online interactive English skills worksheet, students respond to 20 multiple choice questions that require them to select the appropriate words to complete the sentences. Answers are scored immediately.
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Word Categories

For Students 6th - 7th
In this word categories worksheet, students work in groups to place the given words into categories of five of their own choosing.
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Agreeing and Disagreeing Exercise

For Students 5th - 7th
In this word choice worksheet, learners read the statements and respond to them with either an agreement statement or disagreement statement. Students complete 10 online exercises.
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Connectors Exercise

For Students 5th - 7th
In this connectors worksheet, students translate a list of connectors in their language and then choose the correct connector to complete each sentence and translate.
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"In and On" Preposition Exercise

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this "in" and "on," worksheet, students complete sentences by adding the correct preposition.
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When, what, why, who - clauses

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this when, what, why, and who worksheet, students choose the correct phrases to fill in the blanks to sentences starting with either when, what, why, or who. Students complete 8 problems.
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Practice Idioms in English!

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this idioms worksheet, students fill in the blanks with the correct verbs, nouns, colors, and more to make idioms. Students complete 30 problems total.
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Conversational English

For Students 4th - 6th
In this conversational English worksheet, students watch the video and answer true or false questions about it. Students complete 11 problems total.
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Idioms in English

For Students 4th - 6th
In this idioms worksheet, students fill in the blanks to idioms with nouns and compare idioms. Students complete 30 problems total.
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Was - Wasn't - Were - Weren't

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this was, wasn't, were, and weren't worksheet, students complete sentences with either was, wasn't, were, or weren't. Students complete 14 sentences.
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Past Simple Exercises

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this past simple worksheet, students choose the correct verb to complete the past simple sentences. Students complete 20 sentences total.
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Prepositions

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this prepositions worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with prepositions. Students complete 22 sentences with prepositions.
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English Exercises: Present Perfect Exercises

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this online interactive English worksheet, students respond to 15 fill in the blank questions that require them to sue verbs correctly. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Quantifiers Exercises- So or Such

For Students 4th - 6th
In this so or such worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with so or such, combine sentences with so...that or such....that, rewrite sentences, and more. Students complete 4 activities total.
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English Exercises: Conditionals Exercise

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this online interactive English worksheet, students respond to 32 multiple choice and fill in the blank questions that require them to use verbs appropriately. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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English Exercises: Verb Tenses Exercises

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this online interactive English worksheet, students respond to 27 mulitiple choice and fill in the blank questions regarding comparatives and superlatives. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Actions Exercises

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this verbs worksheet, students fill in the sentences with verbs for activities they see in the pictures. Students complete 20 sentences total.
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Conditionals Exercise

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this conditionals worksheet, students choose the correct word, correct the verbs, and complete sentences. Students complete 3 activities.
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Mixed Modals

For Students 7th - 9th
In this grammar worksheet, students choose in ten sentences the appropriate mixed modal of the action verbs may and can that make each sentence grammatically correct.
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Harry Potter and the Spellbound Children

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Help your class explore the world of Harry Potter. Learners visit selected websites to learn the background about the book series, discover details about the marketing of the books, and investigate book banning.
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Connectors Exercise: Transitional Words

For Students 3rd - 8th
Transitional words and phrases make writing smooth and ease oral fluency. This resource gives English  learners a chance to practice using common connecting words and phrases like above all, firstly (sic), instead, etc. Answers are...
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Past Simple Tense

For Students 2nd - 3rd
A variety of fun little practice exercises using the past tense of both regular and irregular verbs is what you'll find here. Learners type the past form of 10 regular verbs, complete an easy crossword by putting the past form of 10...
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Learning Guide To: Gone with the Wind

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The film version of Gone with the Wind is the focus of this learning guide that asks viewers to consider some of the issues that the Southern states faced prior to and during the Civil War.
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Escape! Because Accidents Happen-Fire

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students view a video clip about fire safety. They work together to research fire safety strategies in public and private buildings. They create a prototype of a building using safety measures.
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Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore women's history through films and filmmaking. An innovative research project prompts class members to create their own screenplay about a figure in women's history. After outlining their characters, settings, and plots, young...
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Welcome to My World

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Elementary schoolers discuss what a community is, and what their community has to offer them. They create posters, or flyers for the different businesses or places in their community to place around their school. After the students have...
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Modern American Theatre: Intro to Drama

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Set this slideshow up at as an independent work station, or to provide your theater arts class with a look at the many manifestations of modern literary drama. Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, and Arthur Miller are the focus of the...
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Exploring the Heroes of Social Justice Movements

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore social justice, the civil rights movement, and everyday heroes. They view video clips, learn about James Armstrong: The Barber of Birmingham, and create their own hero wall. They present their walls to the class and...
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Paul Bunyan: Opening the Door for American Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Guide the next generation of storytellers with these American oral tradition stories.
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Le Passe Compose

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Don't let the number of slides deter you from checking out this resource! Your budding French speakers practice forming the past tense using the verbs avoir and être. A thorough review is presented before asking for class participation. 
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The Force Awakens Breaks Pre-Sales Ticket Records

For Students 6th - 8th
May the comprehension skills be with you! Focus on context clues, vocabulary words, and analysis questions with an article about Star Wars: The Force Awakens and its record-breaking ticket sales.  
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Ford, Cars, and a New Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #28

For Students 9th - 12th
The Industrial Revolution led to technological inventions we still use today. A video presentation explains the important inventions of the Industrial Revolution. Instruction includes a thorough discussion of the advancement of the...
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Air Travel and the Space Race: Crash Course History of Science #37

For Students 9th - 12th
From balloons to satellites, air travel has come a long way over the years. A video presentation discusses the origin of space travel beginning with hot air balloons and gliders to the modern-day space race. Content includes discussion...
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Controlling the Environment: Crash Course History of Science #39

For Students 9th - 12th
What would the world look like if we could control the weather? Historically, countries have attempted to do just that, but their intentions were not always good! The 39th lesson in a History of Science series describes science projects...
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Biotechnology: Crash Course History of Science #40

For Students 9th - 12th
Biotechnology is a relatively new science, but the history of the science that made it possible goes back to the early 1900s. Take a tour through the history of scientific research that led to the possibility of biotechnology. The lesson...
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Ecology: Crash Course History of Science #38

For Students 9th - 12th
Relive the birth of ecology and its different branches. The narrator of the 37th video lesson in a History of Sciences series explains the systems nature of ecology. He then explores the major advances of ecology from a historical...
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Problems and Giving Advice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore decision making by seeking out advice. In this life problem solving lesson plan, students discuss problems they encounter in daily life and listen to their classmates discussions of all the available options. Students...
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Past Simple

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this past simple tense worksheet, students fill in the blanks to sentences with verbs in the past simple tense. Students complete 20 sentences total.
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Test on Expressing the Future

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this future tense activity, students fill in the blanks with words in the future tense. Students complete 15 sentences total.
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Comparisons

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this comparisons worksheet, students practice comparing things and working with dialogue. Students have eight sets of dialogue where they choose a word or phrase which best fits the sentence.
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ESL: As Soon As, If and Unless

For Students 4th - 6th
In this ESL vocabulary/grammar worksheet, students fill in blanks in sentence to complete them, choosing from "as soon as," "if," or "unless." Students then make up example sentences of their own.
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Go With the Flow

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students experiment with a simulated river bed and examine how erosion takes place faster with a young, fast-moving river than with a slow, older river.
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Gallery Walk/Webquest

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students participate in a gallery walk or Web Quest to study the various roles and processes in the Canadian government.
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90 Miles: Immigrant Journeys

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students view a film that chronicles the experiences of Juan Carlos Zaldivar, a Cuban American immigrant. They discuss and analyze this autobiographical film and conduct further research on historical relations between the United States...
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Maquilapolis: Examining Incentives in a Market Economy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss the factors that influenced them to purchase a particular item. They work together to read and identify incentives of a character. They view a video on the topic as well.
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Explore Your World--Geography Takes You Places

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine how the world around them is constantly changing. In groups, they travel between centers in their classroom to role play the role of explorers in Washington D.C. They share their experiences with their classmates and...

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