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Echolocation Stations: Exploring Sound

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the concept of echolocation during a unit on whales. They listen to the book and watch the Reading Rainbow video for "Humphrey: The Wayward Whale," explore various websites, and conduct experiments to demonstrate...
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PERCEIVINGT A CULTURE THROUGH ITS LITERATURE

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolersexamine cultural values in literature, identify the cultural assumptions, prejudices, and purposes of authors and translators, use historical perspective to determine if the values and lifestyle depicted apply to...
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Cloze Instruction And Herringbone Technique

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students sort out important information and create a visual framework for reviewing in the future. They organize a large quantity of information thus helping with learning and remembering details, cause and effect, comparison and...
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Archaeology

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students compare and contrast the role of scientists with that of archaeologists. They also describe the roles of observations and evidence in science.
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Biographical Essay

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the importance of the environment and ow fragile it is.
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Inference

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Making inferences about what you read is an important skill for both elementary, middle, and high school learners. Focusing on events which occurred during World War II, they answer a series of questions related to what we can infer as...
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How To Use the Internet To Make Student Glossaries

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use an internet dictionary to produce a glossary of words related to a particular subject area being studied. They choose the correct meaning of the word for their glossary, based on it's relationship to the subject matter being...
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The Snoop

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students listen as the teacher reads and acts out "The Snoop." Students predict the events in the story. They compare predictions to what actually happened. Students journal what they would do if they were a "snoop."
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What Does It Mean?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students demonstrate an understanding of words with multiple meanings. They give the meaning for each "trunk" in the sentence.
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Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen and read along as a story is read to them. They discuss what they read when finished with the text. Students discuss the story vocabulary and the word meanings. They practice decoding unknown words and complete a...
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Using Pictures to Promote Conversation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students initiate and sustain a conversation of three or more exchanges on a topic while exploring a collection of large photographs pertaining to that topic. The teacher creates a comfortable setting and provide a variety of books...
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Division Cookies

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate the concept of division through sharing concrete objects. They divide cookies into parts and recreate a whole by sharing their pieces with the group. Students request cookies during a small group actvity using I...
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Musical Vocabulary Links

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn two basic memory techniques: association (linking new learning to previous knowledge) and repetition.
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Growing Seeds

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students read 5 different scenarios with varied growing conditions for plants. Students make a prediction for each: Will it grow a little, grow a lot, or not grow at all?
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When Youth Protest: Student Activism and the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, 1955-1970

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pupils explain the meaning of the following terms associated with the modern Civil Rights movement: segregation; integration; civil rights; civil disobedience.
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ESOL Government and Community Resources

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students view pictures of government official and identify each by name and title. They compare these U. S. officials with those in the students' native countries then write a sentence about each of the officials.
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The Perfect Man: Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the characteristics of an autobiography. They read from the autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and discuss and write an essay regarding some of his quotes.
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Stone Tool Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use the internet to research the various types of stone tools used by natives. Using this information, they create a chart describing each tool and its usage. In groups, they share their charts with others and answer...
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The Royal Joust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students act out a version of "The Royal Joust". They read the story and decide which member of the class should have that part. They perform the play and answer comprehension questions.
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Whoo Knew There Were Owls

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students research information on owls using the Internet and Kidspiration. They work in groups to create a poster which includes habitat, diet and life cycle and present to the class.
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Community in Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students analyze the elements of community in literature. They discuss which elements of the story showed that it was a strong/weak community. Students each pick one of the important sentences to illustrate.
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Currency Exchange and the Gang of Fifteen

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students demonstrate the ability to comprehend and calculate currency exchange rates.
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Making a Case for Beginning Wigh Suprasegmental Features in Pronunciation

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore the ways in which voice quality and intonation can convey meaning.
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Vocabulary Tables

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students view a sample vocabulary table based on words related classical music. After students have had a chance to view the table, they break up into groups and create their own vocabulary tables based on a certain subject.

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