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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Vocabulary Word Maps for Latin America

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Engage learners in a content-specific vocabulary lesson. They create a word map to assist them in understanding and retaining new vocabulary words. Each map will include the word, examples of the words, antonyms, and a full definition....
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Two Sides to Every Story: Day 2 and 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh graders learn how various historic events can be portrayed in a variety of ways. The second and third days of an informative text unit reviews content-specific vocabulary before comparing and contrast the lives of Rosa Parks and...
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Dream Stream

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Investigate the parts of a healthy stream to build content-specific vocabulary and ecological awareness. The class builds vocabulary and determines why clean water is important for trout. They design a shoe box to show what a clean...
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The Voting Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Upper graders play the voting game to help them understand voting patterns, political movements, and build a content specific vocabulary. Each student creats a chart to determine if his or her political view veers liberal or...
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Is it Permeable?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The question is posed, is it permeable or impermeable, it's up to your critical thinkers to determine the answer. This presentation provides several scientific concepts related to permeability and the properties of matter alongside...
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Describe common actions and objects in specific and general language

For Teachers K
Having a diverse and well-developed vocabulary make for both good readers and good writers. The class discusses basic grammar, such as nouns, verb, and adjectives. They then view a series of pictures and work as a class to create simple...
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Social Studies Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Build a content-specific vocabulary or introduce new concepts prior to teaching a lesson on Westward Expansion. Each slide provides a term, concept, or person along with a simplistic definition. John Quincy Adams, the Trail of Tears, the...
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Native American Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
If your class is learning about Native American culture or life, a vocabulary sheet might come in handy. There are 12 terms, each with a full definition included. Terms include buffalo, tepee, hogan, wampum, prairie, tribe, myth, clan,...
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Lesson 10: Studying Content-Specific Language

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Stanchion, spar, spinnaker. Right wing, sweeper, hip check. Every subject has specialized vocabulary. Here’s a fun way to introduce your learners to this jargon. Provide class groups with newspapers and have them search pre-selected...
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US History Vocabulary Review

For Teachers 8th
A lot happened as the American Civil War came to a close. Before diving head-first into a unit on the Reconstruction period, preview key events, concepts, and vocabulary, specific to post Civil War America. Each slide gives a simple...
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Vocabulary in Context: Inside the World of Wizards

For Teachers 8th Standards
Enter the world of Harry Potter and learn new vocabulary at the same time. A high-interest reading passage provides insight into the history of Harry Potter. Follow-up activities incorporate key vocabulary strategies, such as using...
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Vocabulary/Reading Lesson for Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Here is a great little reading and vocabulary development lesson created just for learners with special needs. The lesson is constructed with both core content and necessary adaptations in mind. The group will use PECS, pointing/gesture,...
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Chapter 2: Vocabulary

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Life for the early colonists must have been very difficult. Fortunately, key concepts, vocabulary, and people from the colonial period will be no trouble for your class after they view this presentation. Here are 20 slides, each...
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Elements of Drama: Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Introduce your young thespians to the elements of drama! Key vocabulary helps them through their first week of class. The presentation outlines parts of a script, stage direction, and strategies for reading a script. Tip: The strategies...
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O Pioneers!: Vocabulary Bingo

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Bingo! How many words can your class remember from O Pioneers? Engage them in a vocabulary review with the well-known game and this resource. Located here are tricky words, their definitions, a Bingo board, and the instructions. You are...
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The Metamorphosis: Vocabulary Bingo

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis is one of the most fascinating pieces of literature from the 20th century, and its rich vocabulary is one of the reasons it has endured for over a century. Help learners of all levels work through new...
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Academic Reading Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
From A to Z, learners define, draw, and find examples of specific reading focus skills in an alphabetized reading vocabulary packet. Words include dialogue, theme, text structure, genre, paraphrase, and many more.
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How to Draw Caricatures

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Caricature drawing is fun, and can help learners explore the principle of design and content specific vocabulary. They view a video and books that use character drawings, discuss vocabulary such as exaggeration, proportion, and symmetry,...
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Valentine's Day Vocabulary

For Students K - 6th
Positively Autism has produced another resource for building sight word recognition, content specific vocabulary, and an understanding of holiday events. Special-needs learners will see the word and an associated image of items common to...
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Marta's Magnets Vocabulary Review

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Review all the important content-specific vocabulary that pertains to words commonly used in second through fourth grade. Each slide contains a visual, a vocabulary word, and a descriptive sentence. Focus words include:magnet, connected,...
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Making a Chiminea

For Teachers 7th
A chiminea is an outdoor fireplace usually made from terracotta. Your class will make miniature versions of this useful heating device to practice specific sculpting techniques. This lesson spans four days. It includes vocabulary and an...
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Vocabulary Development - Word Tiers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This lesson focusing on classifying vocabulary words as concrete, abstract, or content specific could best be used with older high schoolers and adults. A list of words and the classification chart is provided.
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Creating Cast Paper Sculptures

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Cast paper sculptures have been around since the time of Ancient China. Young artists learn about history through this art form and how it has evolved throughout the years, and then make a mold and cast paper sculpture of their own. This...
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Civil War Vocabulary Terms

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Knowing key terminology pertaining to any specific topic is essential for building stronger concept understanding. Prepare learners for a lesson on the American Civil War with 20 terms that they'll need to know. The presentation could...