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News Article Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
In this current events worksheet, students read an article about Roy Roberts taking control of Detroit Public Schools and respond to 10 short answer questions. The article is not included.
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Social Studies MEAP Extended Response Debate

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students debate policy issues online with students from another school.
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Lesson 2-Groups I Belong To

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders complete a web organizer that identifies groups I belong to, my family, my school and other groups. They describe differences among the groups and how they help each other. In addition, they present in front of the class...
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Election 2000

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore issues facing the potential leader of our country, form opinions about the candidates representing the two major political parties, research election material and choose candidates, conduct debates, and vote in...
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Discrimination on the Menu

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study discrimination in the workplace. For this discrimination lesson, students define the term 'fair' and work in groups to find ways all people are alike and different. Learners write sentences defining a fair classroom, a...
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My Neighborhood

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss maps and identify boundaries found on a map. They walk through their school and nearby neighborhood and collect information regarding important features of the area.
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Using Color as a Pre-Writing Tool

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
To better understand how to compose a clear and well-organized paper, learners read short passages, write summaries, and make colored graphic organizers. This is a fully developed three-day lesson with suggested assessments.
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Creating Logos for Businesses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of business logos, and design a logo for a business of their choice. They transfer their logo onto t-shirts and present their logos to the class.
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Night Compare Contrast

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using a constructivist approach and a graphic organizer, small groups work together to begin a paper, comparing and contrasting the novella Night and the movie Life is Beautiful. Assuming that your learners have studied both of these...
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Double Self Portrait

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students meet an artist who overcame learning and physical disabilities and became a successful artist. They use a digital camera to imitate the style of one artist; and explore the connection between the use of technology and art.
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Physical Features

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students draw physical land features using ClarisWorks or Kid Pix, write their definitions, create slideshow, and create class geography book.
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Picture Your Future

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use Career-O-Rom-A interactive software to investigate various careers in which they are interested. They examine the clothing associated with their career choices and workplaces. They list ten careers which still appeal...
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Organizing Your Ideas Into an Effective Outline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the components of a speech outline and write an interesting speech.
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Opinion Polls And Surveys As Research Tools

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders determine, evaluate, and use resources that are most appropriate and readily available for investigating a particular question or topic. Examples include knowledgeable people, field trips, prefaces, appendices,...
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Conserving Energy Resources

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research on energy conversion. After they have researched several types of energy resources, teams of two to four create posters which depict how these resources can be conserved.
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What Is a Scientist

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research the role of scientists and create a project to share with the class.
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The Lake Effect

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders conduct an experiment demonstrating the effects of water and air temperature on precipitation. They create graphs demonstrating their findings using Claris Works for Kids.
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Michigan Cities

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use research to find the answers to an acrostic puzzle which in turn reveal the location of the teacher's next summer vacation. The teacher models how to find the answers to the puzzle's first two clues.
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Newton's Three Laws of Motion

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use Forces and Gravity to investigate the three laws of motion, then watch the video Motion featuring Bill Nye. After the video, 7th graders work in groups on projects to exhibit their understanding of Newton's three laws...
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M&M Math

For Teachers K - 5th
Students sort a bag of M&M candies according to color using a sorting mat. They count M&M candies. They compare the number to their prediction then students create tally charts.
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Rebus Writing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write rebus stories using technology. They share the rebus stories with younger students
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Editing and Revision Made Easy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use computer to correct mistakes in written sentences.
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Natural Features of Our Community

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read about and discuss natural features of communities. They listen to a guest speaker, such as a park ranger to expand their knowledge of natural features. They go on a field trip, if possible, to a local zoo or...
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"CREATE YOUR OWN COMMUNITY"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders, after spending several weeks developing skills necessary to become a "Community Development Team," create and build their vision of a community. Consideration is given for needs and wants, food, shelter, safety concerns,...

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