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K20 Learn

#### Let Us Start The Lettuce Club (Or Not): Writing A Thesis Statement

For Teachers 9th Standards
Let us be frank! Writers learn that crafting a thesis statement is not that difficult if one peals back the layers. After watching several videos about the elements of a thesis, class members read the article "Lettuce Club helps students...
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Curated OER

#### Don't Let the Earth Down

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Writing a persuasive argument starts with a clear thesis. Using this resource, your class will write a persuasive paper on a conservation issue. They will then transform their argument into a 30-second public service announcement. If...
Activity
US Department of Commerce

#### Let's Count!

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Counting objects is easy as one, two, three. Young mathematicians count objects in the classroom and create data tables to record their results. They then write comparison statements and answer questions about the data.
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Inferring Author’s Opinions and Writing Opinion Statements: Journalists’ Opinions about Segregation Post–World War II (Promises to Keep, Pages 22–25)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Let's play ball! Scholars summarize information from Promises to Keep about segregation in professional baseball after World War II. They then listen as the teacher reads pages 22-25 aloud. Pupils write the gist in their journals of the...
Lesson Plan
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#### Using I-Statements

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of life-changing events. As a class, they practice making I-statements and identify what to avoid when putting them together. To end the lesson, they determine which of their statements can be used in...
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Conditional Statements Multiple Choice

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this logic activity, learners find inverse statements, contrapositives, and converses in ten multiple choice problems.  The solutions are available by clicking on the "check your work" button found bottom left of the page.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Easy Worksheet: Logic

For Students 9th - 12th
In this logic worksheet, students solve 10 short answer problems. Students translate logic statements into English given variables and what they represent.
Worksheet
Utah Education Network (UEN)

#### Reflective Listening Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Do you ever feel like your conversation partner is just nodding along as you speak? Encourage teenagers to become reflective listeners with a short activity in which they form responses to assertive statements to reflect what the speaker...
Activity
Wordpress

#### Paper Doll Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore self and social construction with a hands-on art project. After studying and discussing bullying and other social experiences, individuals create three paper dolls that represent specific social constructions. Included here is a...
Lesson Plan

#### Art: Graffiti

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Your principal won't mind graffiti, as long as it's on a virtual wall. Scholars use the Scratch block-based computer language to write a program on graffiti. The program lets users place certain designs on a wall.
PPT
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#### Fact of Opinion?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A fact is a true statement and an opinion is what someone thinks, that's what your students will learn when they view this presentation. This resource provides definitions and examples of what facts and opinions are, then tests students...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Let's Put an End to Sentences!

For Teachers 4th
Freshen up your fourth graders' memories with this 24-slide PowerPoint on punctuation marks. A brief review of the period, question mark, and exclamation mark is presented prior to the interactive quiz. Students must choose the proper...
Writing
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#### School Year Reflections

For Students K - 6th Standards
The end-of-year period is a great time to pause and reflect on the experiences that made up the school year. Let the reflecting begin with a worksheet that prompts scholars to think back and respond with important lessons learned,...
Unit Plan
Columbus City Schools

#### Let’s Get Theoretical About Cells

For Teachers 6th Standards
Get up close and personal with cells in a hands-on journey to discover what makes up living things. Scholars learn valuable microscope skills, delve into the Modern Cell Theory, and gain insight into how cells reproduce. The included lab...
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US Institute of Peace

#### Responding to Conflict: Negotiation—Identifying Wants and Needs

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Let's make a deal! Are real negotiations as simple as they are in the game show? Scholars learn the art of negotiation during the 8th lesson in a series of 15. The activity kicks off with a fun group negotiation, then explores the topic...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Martin Luther King and Malcom X on Violence and Integration

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X were contemporaries. Both were gifted orators, both were preachers, both were leaders during the Civil Rights era, both were assassinated. But the two had very different views on violence and...
Lesson Plan
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#### The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Let your learners voice their opinions on morals and human rights with an anticipation guide for Asa Butterfield's The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Before reading the novel, kids read several statements that encourage them to agree or...
Lesson Plan
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#### Organizing A Persuasive Speech

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have the class listen to a lecture on persuasive speeches. They practice outlining and detailing the components of a persuasive speech. The lecture outline also includes suggestions for researching a topic or thesis, organizing the...
Interactive

#### Challenge: Bouncy Ball

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Create your own bouncing ball program with this guided activity. Java Script code that sends a ball down the screen is provided. The task is to fix the code to make it bounce up when it hits the bottom of the screen and then down again...
Interactive
Curated OER

#### Reported Speech Exercises

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this interactive grammar instructional activity, learners complete the table with the appropriate statements in the present tense. There are seventeen fill-in exercises where the students must type in the word.
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Curated OER

#### Banking

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine how a checking account enables them to record spending and keep a budget in balance. They discover how to write a check and fill out a bank deposit slip, and then how to balance a bank statement with a check register.
Lesson Plan
Brigham Young University

#### Socratic Seminar for Cold Sassy Tree

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Tired of giving the same old multiple-choice tests, and have the urge for a new assessment? Then bring the precision of a Socratic seminar into your classroom. Even if you did not read Cold Sassy Tree the organization and explanation on...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Let's Sleep on It

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research sleep following a class discussion on an article in The New York Times. Students use their research information to create a health and wellness exhibit that addresses topics related to sleep.
PPT
Curated OER

#### Inferences Using Evidence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is an inference, and how can you use textual evidence to create one? Introduce your developing readers to the world of inferencing with this presentation. Terms are defined, and several examples are shown. The class works together...