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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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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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Common Sense Quiz

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension 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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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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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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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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“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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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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Common Factors and HCF

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Finding common factors is just common sense. Individuals watch a short video to learn how to find the greatest common factor of two numbers. The method the video uses is to list out all the factors of each number, circle the common...
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Number, Number Sense and Operations: Worksheet Four

For Students 6th - 8th
Review a variety of mathematical skills with this worksheet. In this number sense and operations worksheet, learners solve 15 different problems that include simplifying various equations. In addition, they write the powers in order from...
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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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4th Grade CCSS Vocabulary Word List

For Teachers 4th
Help fourth graders make sense of the Common Core standards with this list of math vocabulary. Including a series of word cards that support each term with examples and images, this is an excellent resource to supplement into a teaching...
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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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Number Sense and Numeration: Multiples, Factors and Square Roots

For Students 6th - 8th
A great resource for any math teacher covering multiples, factors or square roots; this worksheet walks young mathematicians through the logic behind factoring and square roots with a systematic set of problems which gradually increase...
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Commonly Confused/Misused Words

For Students 7th - 10th
Demystify tricky words and homophones with this activity on commonly confused words. Learners read each sentence and identify the misused word, choosing the correct word from a short list underneath each question. All of the words...
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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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Sense and Sensibility Vocabulary Strategy: Desk Top Teaching

For Students 10th - 12th
Amicably dispel “the prejudices of…young mind(s)” by exposing them to the language of Jane Austen. Readers of Sense and Sensibility use desk-top strategies to teach one another the vocabulary from this classic romance novel. The resource...
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Should the Colonists Have Revolted Against Great Britain?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Should the Americans have taken the plunge and revolted against Great Britain? Using documents, including the famed Common Sense and a Loyalist response, pupils conduct a lengthy investigation of the question. The interesting resource...
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The Common Core Literacy Standards - Grade 1 Posters

For Teachers 1st
Prepare your first grade classroom for the Common Core with this series of colorful literacy standard displays. Providing children with clear learning objectives throughout the school year, this resource includes each English language...
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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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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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Working with Common Denominators: Assessments

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Now that the practice is over, see if young mathematicians can utilize their new skills on finding common denominators and adding fractions. The assessment contains one map challenge and follows with skills practice. 
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The Florist Shop

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
A real-world approach to common multiples asks learners to find different groups of flowers based on their multiples. Useable as a class activity or independent exercise, they will have to organize their thoughts to explain the totals of...

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