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Jefferson Davis- Mini Biography

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Did you know that the president of the Confederacy during the United States Civil War did not originally advocate for secession from the Union? Discover more interesting facts about the first and only Confederate president with this...
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Composers in Music History

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
What do Johann Sebastian Bach and Miles Davis have in common? Much more than class members might imagine. The comparison of these two famous composers is just one lesson in a unit that investigates many facets of the music industry...
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Summertime - Miles Davis

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the George Gershwin opera, "Porgy and Bess." The rhythms to some of the musical pieces are mimicked and identified as belonging to the music of jazz.
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What Is Cool?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare versions of the song, "So What," recorded by Miles Davis and Marcus Miller. They explore the Ken Burns Website to discover more about Davis and journal their thoughts about him and his music.
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WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore educational opportunities available to people living in a variety of developing and more economically developed countries. They work in groups and research an assigned country and explore how society values education,...
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Compare Three-Digit Numbers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this comparing numbers worksheet, students use the table for 'How Many Miles to Chicago' from the cities of Atlanta, Buffalo, Boston, Lexington, and Baltimore. Students use the table to compare 3-digit numbers and solve the six word...
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Modern/Contemporary Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learn about each of the major players that contributed to each genre of modern/contemporary music. This slideshow covers the last 100 years in American music, from Gershwin to Michael Jackson, Folk to Reggae. Tip: It would be great to...
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Commas

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
After a review of comma rules, young grammarians correct 16 sentences by inserting commas where they are necessary. An answer key is provided.
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Jazz Music and the Crisis Over School Desegregation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers will learn to appreciate the civil rights movement with a focus on Little Rock, Arkansas. They will also acknowledge Louis Armstrong's unparalleled contributions to American music.
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Fahrenheit 451: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Are literature and jazz dangerous as Jazz Master Paquito D'Rivera contends? To establish the cultural and historical context of Fahrenheit 451, class members read a short essay about the 1950s and listen to classic jazz artists.
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ART- LANGUAGE OF SYMBOLS

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss how color construct meaning in art. They will demonstrate a technical knowledge and creative use of formal elements and principals of design. Students then discuss the way their selection of color contributed to their work.
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Word Problems: Distance = Rate x Time

For Teachers 9th - 11th
In this word problem worksheet, students read word problems, and set the information into the distance formula. They solve the formula to determine the distance, rate and time. This two-page worksheet contains six problems, with answers.
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Systems of Linear Equations: Word Problems

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this linear equation worksheet, student read word problems and write and algebraic equations. They use systems of linear equations to solve the problem. This one-page worksheet contains six problems, with answers.
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Folk Art

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students work in small groups to interpret a piece of folk art.  Students first interpret the art without reading the background information, then they investigate the background information of the art.  Last, students present their...
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Music and Art of the Harlem Renaissance

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The music of the Harlem Renaissance can provide a way for students to learn about musicians like Dizzy Gillespie and Louis Armstrong.
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Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Review the history of Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip during the American Civil War in this informative PowerPoint. Included in this presentation are interesting facts, photos, and maps to increase student understanding of these...
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Fourth Grade Math

For Teachers 4th
In this math review worksheet, 4th graders answer multiple choice questions about place value, fractions, rounding, and more. Students complete 10 multiple choice questions.
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Verb Forms Worksheet 1

For Students 8th - 10th
In this grammar learning exercise, students choose the appropriate verb form in parentheses to complete twenty-five sentences grammatically correct.
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Know Your Angles

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Explore types of angles and the characteristics of each. After observing a PowerPoint Presentation, learners tour the school facilities and use a digital camera to capture prescribed angles. Using the digital pictures and written...
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There Ya Go, Bobby McFerrin, Creativity ans Jazz

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the percussion sounds used to create percussive sounds and identify the instruments that Bobby McFerrin imitates in his scat vocals. A scat version of the musical piece "So What" is improvised in this lesson.
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Can Anyone Be a Leader?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore the concept of leadership and identify leaders from the past and present. They brainstorm qualities of effective leaders, research a leader from the past and develop a presentation on their findings and choose a local...
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Articles: Mixed Articles Exercise #2

For Teachers 7th - 8th
For this articles and mixed articles worksheet, students choose for each blank space in ten sentences the proper article that makes each sentence grammatically sound and correct.
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Ten Multiple-Choice Rate, Ratio, and Proportion Problems

For Students 7th
In this rate, ratio, and proportion worksheet, 7th graders solve ten multiple-choice problems.  The solutions are provided by clicking on the "show answers" on the bottom of the page.
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Triangles

For Students 10th
In this triangles worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 22 different problems related to various types of triangles. First, they name the shortest and longest sides and the smallest and largest angles in each of triangles...

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