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Listening for Tone

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read and listen to various poems as they are read by different readers using different tones. They read "Jabberwocky" and in groups, determine what they think the nonsense words in the poem mean. The groups compare thier ideas...
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Celebrations

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders answer questions after listening to the the story "Celebrating Life Around the World" and verbally identify three ways in which people celebrate special occasions. They then make two verbal connections from their own...
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Combining and Breaking Apart Numbers

For Teachers 1st
First graders read Imogene's Antlers by David Small the create pipe cleaner antlers. Using these as a tool students combine and create number sentences. They continue to work through the framework of a software program.
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Story Retellings

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete story maps in order to retell stories to the class.
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The Greatest Survival Story of All Time

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners use the Internet to read about an explorer's survival in the Antarctic. They try to find a better route for him to have taken.
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Successful Reading Strategies for ELL Students

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners improve their reading comprehension through predicting, connecting with text and summarizing. Students should have already read the book Seedfolks and made predictions based upon what they had seen from the cover and pictures...
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Ancient Greece Across the Curriculum

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Ancient Greece using resources in literature, math, social studies, and science.
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Greek Origins and Character Development

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine words of Greek origin and discuss character development in fiction. They read a list of Greek word parts and create words on a worksheet. Students then read and discuss an informational handout about character...
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Outer Space

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this space worksheet, students write a sentence for each picture. The pictures show a space shuttle, an astronaut, and a planet.
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Something is Different: Same/Different

For Students Pre-K - K
In this different/same worksheet, student draw an X on the picture in a box that is different from the others, 6 sets total. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Using and Paying for Electricity: Understanding Your Bill

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students define key terms found on a sample electric bill. They review the past, present and future tenses of the verbs "pay," "owe," "receive" and "call." They conjugate the past, present and future tenses of the verbs "return,"...
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Reading for Comprehension on the GED

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students preparing for the GED test practice the components of reading for comprehension. Students complete a practice test activity and use a calculator to score the practice test.
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Native Americans

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the lifestyles of several North American tribes. They investigate about the homes, food, transportation, and daily living habits of each tribe. Pupils use a map to locate several Native American tribes in North...
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Culture Shock: A Fish Out Of Water

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the works of Kalvero Oberg who was one of the first writers to identify five distinct stages of culture shock. They make a double-entry chart about five stages of culture shock and review the concepts in a Socratic Circle.
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Reviewing Language

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine some of the basics of the writing process in order to improve long-term writing goals. They apply the concepts of using speech, prefixes, and suffixes. Students use and describe the different steps of the writing...
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Vocabulary and Comprehension Check for Courage At Indian Deep : Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use specified vocabulary words to summarize the story Courage at Indian Deep, in the form of a friendly letter.
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Qu'est-ce Que C'est? Foreign Phrases

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders develop their reading comprehension skills by reading foriegn phrases. They also use the foreign phrases to develop their writing skills.
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What Is Suburban Spawl?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils identify areas around the U.S. that are experiencing suburban sprawl. They identify effects of sprawl, such as visual pollution, loss of historic architecture, loss of local businesses, traffic congestion, etc. Pupils identify...
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Building Relationships in a High School Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore building new friendships during the first week of school. They participate in a variety of getting to know each other activities. Students work cooperatively and develop collegial relationships with their classmates.
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Phonological Awareness and Rhyming

For Teachers K
Students listen to a story and chime whenever they hear rhyming word pairs. Students generate other rhyming words that rhyme with each pair from the story. Students draw and/or paint illustrations to go along with a rhyming song given....
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Language Arts: Word Recognition and Mental Images

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars read short stories containing Dolch sight words and describe the scenes and answer comprehension questions. After relating the stories to their own experiences or observations, they draw pictures illustrating a scene from...
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U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders comprehend and explain basic principles of the United States government. They explain the importance of fundamental concepts expressed and implied in major documents including the Declaration of Independence, the United...
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Let's Learn the Flu Facts

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils explore the common causes for colds and the flu. After discussing cold and flu symptoms, students complete a worksheet. They discuss ways to stay healthy and prevent colds and flu. Afterwards, pupils complete a puzzle involving...
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Port of Entry

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research patterns of immigration throughout American history. The focus is on the process of how immigrants came through Ellis Island. Students reflect upon the topic to develop critical thinking skills.

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