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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
It's never too early to think about our future! Boost enthusiasm about careers and occupations with a collection created for kindergarten through second grade. Young minds discover future possibilities such as becoming a firefighter,...
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Growing Up Abenaki

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Growing Up Abenaki. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and...
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Growing and Changing Concept Book

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
From birth through adulthood, people grow and change a lot over a lifetime. Young learners explore their own development as they think about the past, present, and future in order to complete the pages of this printable book.
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The Wall (Sis, Peter) -- Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain: Writing

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students examine the book entitled The Wall Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain. For this writing lesson, students take on the view point of the author and send a postcard explaining his point of view. Students also create a timeline of...
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Growing Up With A Mission

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
New Horizons began its journey to Pluto in 2006. Ten years later, it continues its mission. In that time, scholars have surely grown, but how much more will they grow by the time New Horizons reaches its destination? Find out with an...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Human babies typically triple their birth weight by the time they are one year old. The activity explores growth, one of the characteristics of all living things. From humans to plants, learners see how all living things grow and develop...
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"Where the Red Fern Grows": A Lesson on Love and Devotion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Where the Read Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls is rich with themes relating to love and family. Help your class to understand these themes with the series of reading activities included in this unit outline. Readers can keep a journal to...
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The Big Trip Up Yonder

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What would the world look like if there were a way to stop the aging process? Take a look at Kurt Vonnegut's vision of this future in "The Big Trip Up Yonder." Class members read the short story and then respond to a series of text-based...
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Growing up Is Hard to Do

For Teachers 7th Standards
Looking for a fountain of youth? Scholars analyze a group of texts by Gary Soto that pertain to the difficulties of growing up. Activities pertaining to vocabulary, close reading, and shared writing prepare learners for the final task of...
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Ivy Smith Grows Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Babies grow at an incredible rate! Demonstrate how to model growth using a linear function. Learners build the function from two data points, and then use the function to make predictions.
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Forever Young: America’s Obsession with Never Growing Old

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why is it so important to appear young? Invite your learners to read an article that tackles this question, respond to text-based questions about the article, and decide if they agree or disagree with the author by jotting down notes to...
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ELD Lesson Planner: Growing Up

For Teachers 6th
Three coming-of-age Houghton-Mifflin stories (an excerpt from Where the Red Fern Grows, as well as "Last Summer with Maizon," and "The Challenge") show your ELD pupils the trials and tribulations of growing up. Differentiated sentence...
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Where the Red Fern Grows Chapters 16-20

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners complete a 12 question multiple choice exercise pertaining to chapters 16-20 of Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls.
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Primary History: Ancient Greeks - Growing Up in Greece

For Students 8th - 10th
In this ancient Greek worksheet, students examine growing up in Greece. They examine why unwanted babies were sometimes abandoned, list differences between Greek schools and schools today, practice writing with Greek characters, and read...
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Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and...
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On Turning Ten

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
"At four I was an Arabian wizard...but now I am mostly at the window, watching the late afternoon light." Pupils read a moving piece by award-winning American poet Billy Collins about youth and growing up, and then respond to a series...
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Where the Red Fern Grows Quiz

For Students 6th - 10th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Wilson Rawls's Where the Red Fern Grows. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Growing Up

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Help little learners understand what happens during the human life cycle. Each slide defines and poses discussion questions regarding each phase of human life. Infancy, childhood, the teen years, adulthood, and old age are all covered....
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Who Grows There?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
More than 127 non-native species live in Glacier National Park in Montana and their infestations are growing! Pupils read about and gather samples of exotic plants. Participants create a master book of pressed plants and complete a...
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Growing Up in a Segregated Society, 1880s–1930s

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What did segregation look like in the beginning of the 20th century? Middle and high schoolers view images of segregated areas, read passages by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois, and come to conclusions about how the influence of...
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For Students 7th Standards
It is difficult to articulate how growing up feels as accurately and beautifully as Sandra Cisneros does in her short story "Eleven." After seventh graders read the story and note the author's use of figurative language, they respond to...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Standing up to Hitler

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
A reporter for the Chicago Daily News, based in Germany in 1933, is documenting Hitler's rise to power. As his stories grow more critical of the regime, he faces increasing pressure to stop. Eventually, even the American government...
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Phrasal Verbs With "Up"

For Students 5th - 6th
In this phrasal verbs worksheet, students complete a 10 question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about the meaning of phrasal verbs with "up". Examples: put up with, speak up, grow up, dress up.
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The Grape Grows as Sweet As.............

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the key term similes and contact it with the story The Grape Grows Sweet. Students discuss new vocabulary terms, including the new term simile. In this language arts lesson, 5th graders select one of their similes...

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