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CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Claim 4

For Teachers 8th Standards
A math model is a good model. A slide show presents 10 sample items on modeling and data analysis. Items from Smarter Balanced illustrate different ways that Claim 4 may be assessed on the 8th grade math assessment. The presentation is...
Worksheet
Curated OER

ESL Describing Things- Fill In the Table Worksheet

For Students 8th - 11th
In this ESL describing items worksheet, students describe 8 items by their shape, color, and the material they are made of. They use a word bank at the bottom of the page to help with the descriptions. They describe items such as a...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

ISTEP + Grade 6 Item Sampler

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Inventions in Everyday Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and solve problems as they modify the design of an everyday household item. They gather and analyze information and work in collaborative teams to create a design plan for a new product.
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CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target E

For Teachers 7th Standards
How well do your classes understand scale? You'll certainly know after they answer the set of eight questions from an informative and helpful presentation. Questions include items from coordinate geometry, similar triangles, and scale...
Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Target G

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
G is for generating equations. Scholars answer eight questions covering the SBAC Claim 1 Target G high school item specifications. They write one-variable and multi-variable equations and inequalities to model relationships between...
Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target J

For Teachers 6th Standards
What is the best measure of central tendency? Scholars explore mean, median, mode, range, and interquartile range to understand the similarities and differences. They display data in dot plots, histograms, box plots, and more as part of...
AP Test Prep
College Board

2009 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Dive into the exam review. Pupils use questions, including one about diving into a pool, to prepare for the AP® Calculus BC exam. Items include contextual and non-contextual questions with contextual examples requiring a calculator....
Interactive
Curated OER

Describing A Place - Part I The British Isles

For Students Pre-K - 6th
For this describing place worksheet, students label the cardinal and ordinal directions on a compass rose using the drop-down menus. They complete a matching activity by matching an item from column C with one in A and B. They read an...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Describe a Character in a Story

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders should be familiar with characters of a story and adjectives. The students should have some knowledge of Kidspiration. After reading a story, they will use Kidspiration and create a character web to describe a character in...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Describing Clothes

For Teachers K - 12th
A lesson all about clothing and colors, this might be a useful lesson for English language learners or introducing descriptive writing. After a short review of colors and clothing vocabulary, learners answer questions regarding what...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Dream Kitchen

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Advanced ESL students can engage in this lesson designed to practice compiling lists, adding costs, and describing why they chose a particular item. They will choose items from a magazine that they'd like in their dream kitchen. Next,...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

Rising Prices

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What will that cost in the future? The scenario provides pupils with a growth as a Consumer Price Index. Learners create functions for a given item to determine future prices and graph them. Class members then compare their functions to...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
While the method described to help learners with special needs is sound, it could create unforeseen issues. They are taught through structured practice, how to count out one dollar in coins and then add the dollar amount to it, to...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Investigate adjectives with writers. They define adjectives and create their own sentences describing objects found at home using adjectives correctly. Focus on the five senses and sensory details.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Our Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 3rd
Your class will learn about natural resources and man-made items and differentiate between them. They chart resources from seven pictures and explain how each natural resource is used.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Letter Sound and Letter Combination Accuracy: Sound Matching Adjectives

For Teachers K
Kindergartenrs explore English by analyzing images in a picture book. This lesson on the parts of speech calls for young learners to view a picture book in class and describe characters, settings and objects with adjectives. Then, as a...
Worksheet
Curated OER

Look, Think, and Read- Sentences Describing Pictures- Dogs

For Students K - 1st Standards
Little ones will look, think, then read to determine what the simple sentences are saying. There are three images of dogs doing different things, learners will look at each image then read each of the three simple sentences located next...
Worksheet
Curated OER

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this adjectives worksheet, students describe pictures of fish, a bird, balloons, a merry go round, toys, and a slide by making a list of three adjectives. In this fill in the blank worksheet, students describe six items using eighteen...
Lesson Plan
Middle Tennessee State University

A House Divided: The Civil War Home Front in Tennessee

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
To broaden their understanding of both the short term and long terms effects of the Civil War, class groups examine primary source materials and then assume the role of a family member and draft a letter to a soldier describing life at...
Lesson Plan
Pyro Innovations

Beach Exploration

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Little ones will absolutely love this lesson. It's all about the beach and what they can find while sifting through the sand. A large bucket of sand filled with hidden items is brought into the classroom. Learners will discuss what kinds...
Activity
English With Jennifer

Design Team Challenge: A Pair Activity to Practice Prepositions of Place

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Test your pupils' skills with indoor decorating while finding out how well they understand prepositions of place. After practicing living room vocabulary, pairs furnish a room by drawing in items. They then present their room to the...
Lesson Plan

The Giver: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What would you need to take care of yourself and a small baby? Using a situation inspired by Lois Lowry's The Giver, kids discuss which items they would need and which plan they would follow in order to flee from the Release.
Handout
Nosapo