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On This Day: Thomas Paine's Common Sense

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Many Americans can identify Thomas Paine and his seminal work, Common Sense. Yet, only six people showed up at his funeral. Using video resources, class members study both the document and the outcomes of his inflammatory words. Clips...
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An Introduction to Thomas Paine's Common Sense

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most American are familiar with Thomas Paine's impassioned plea about the importance of liberty, but they may not be as familiar with the other ideas put forth in his pamphlet Common Sense. Introduce class members to Paine's...
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Lesson 2: Using Common Sense

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the impact of Thomas Paine on the American Revolution. In this colonial America lesson, 10th graders analyze Common Sense and then paraphrase selected excerpts of the pamphlet. Students also respond to discussion...
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Thomas Paine: Writer and Revolutionary

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Is the pen really mightier than the sword? Scholars analyze the impact Thomas Paine's book Common Sense had on the American Revolution. Video clips and primary sources investigate the role Paine had on dissent in the colonies. They...
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Reading

For Teachers 1st Standards
I can read and understand fiction and nonfiction texts! Here is a great checklist that highlights 19 first grade Common Core reading standards. The resource is three pages long. Pages one and two focus on comprehension for fiction and...
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Monomial Greatest Common Factor

For Students 9th - 11th
Sal explains that the greatest common factor of any number is the largest number divisible into both monomials and not necessarily the number with greatest value. He breaks down two numbers into their prime factors as a product of its...
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Adding Common Fractions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice solving common fractions with the help of a variety of manipulative's such as cardboard pizza slices or a fractions strips kit. They try to solve several fraction problems created by groups and one problem involving a...
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Common Sense Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Thomas Paine's "Common Sense." Students may check some of their answers online.
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Common Sense Quiz

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Thomas Paine's "Common Sense." Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Using Our Senses to Observe

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Look around and explore. Little ones use their five senses with some day-to-day activities designed to guide observation and apply STEM strategies. Young scientists learn through comparing/contrasting and observing with magnifiers as...
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Common Sense: The Rhetoric of Popular Democracy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify important arguments for independence made in Thomas Paine's Common Sense. They explain why these arguments helped persuade American colonists that independence was necessary. Students describe the importance of Common...
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My Five Senses by Aliki

For Students 1st Standards
An assessment designed to examine scholars' reading comprehension skills takes place over three days. Starting with a read-aloud of My Five Senses by Aliki, learners then take notes and discuss their most memorable moments with a peer....
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“I Can” Common Core! Kindergarten Math

For Teachers K Standards
Get ready to engage in Common Core math! Even the littlest mathematicians will enjoy checking off each standard they meet with a fun "I can" Common Core checklist. Thirty-four standards are listed on three pages; each standard provides a...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Math

For Teachers 4th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in monitoring their learning with this Common Core checklist. Each standard is written as an "I can" statement, providing fourth graders with clear goals to work toward throughout the school year.
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Lesson: Allison Smith: What Are You Fighting For?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Trench art is a nontraditional art form created by soldiers in trenches during wartime. Artist Allison Smith connects her art to the American Revolution and the question: "What are you fighting for?" Kids examine her art, how it connects...
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“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Math

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Help third graders make sense of the Common Core math standards with this simple checklist. By rewording each standard as an I can statement, children are provided with clear goals to focus on as they participate in math lessons.
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Math

For Teachers 1st Standards
Any first grader can master the Common Core math standards with this checklist! With each standard rewritten as an affirmative I can statement, children are provide with clear goals to work toward throughout the school year. Display an...
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“I Can” Common Core! 2nd Grade Language

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Monitor the learning of your second graders with this checklist of Common Core language standards. Each standard is rewritten as an I can statement, providing children with clear learning objectives.
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“I Can” Common Core! 2nd Grade Math

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Help your second graders monitor their academic accomplishments with this Common Core math standards checklist. With each standard written as an I can statement, this is a great resource that provides young mathematicians with clear...
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Number Sense and Operations

For Students 8th - 9th
In this number sense and operations worksheet, students solve 15 different problems that include number lines and identifying various types of numbers. First, they solve a given equation and then check their work. Then, students find the...
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Actions with Fractions: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Common Denominators

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Fourth graders develop a conceptual understanding of fractions and begin to add and subtract fractions with like denominators. Included is a worksheet to assess readiness and a teacher's checklist showing class understanding at a...
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Common Nouns

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this common nouns worksheet, students determine which nouns in a word bank make sense to fill in the blanks. Students complete ten sentences.
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The 3 R's of Common Denominators (Language)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students solve various word problems that deal with common denominators, and write the mathematical explanations they used to obtain the solutions.
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K-5 Mathematics Module: Number and Number Sense

For Students K - 5th Standards
Reinforce number sense with a collection of math lessons for kindergarteners through fifth graders. Young mathematicians take part in hands-on activities, learning games, and complete skills-based worksheets to enhance proficiency in...

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