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96 reviewed resources for oral book report forms

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Post Office Stamps

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research and analyze how communication has changed over time. They chart communication developments on a timeline, and create commemorative stamps depicting forms of communication.
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World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils create a Powerpoint presentation covering key information regarding a World War II battle and present the information to the class in the form of an oral presentation. They then will turn in a summary report including two...
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East to West: Africa's Influence on Mexico

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your historians and social anthropologists study the relationship between peoples of ancient Africa and ancient Mesoamerica. They relate in written or verbal form the African presence in the ancient Americas. They create their own...
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Art: Mirror Of History

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students show through art how major human events have changed American Culture. Students write in a journal to keep track of studying that is done during the unit. They also create an oral report.
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Colonial America

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read the novel, The Witch of Blackbird Pond. In groups, they conduct research using the Internet, encyclopedias, and books to gather information on an assigned colony. The projects are presented to the rest of the class.
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Grandview Newspaper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Get your young journalists above the fold with a set of lessons about newspapers. Kids focus on writing articles using the 5 Ws before creating a slide show presentation and blog entry to publish their writing.
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Community Helpers

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders define the role of community helpers in a community. They interview a community helper, write about the job, then role-play the character. A very nice instructional activity!
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Who Am I? - Autobiographies

For Teachers K
Kindergarten writers begin their autobiographies by recording their name, age, and the color of their eyes and hair. Work continues with the inclusion of two or three sentences about other members of their family, including pets....
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Poetry Project in Three Parts

For Teachers 7th - 10th
It’s poetry T.I.M.E! Individuals use the T.I.M.E. format (T = Title, thought, and theme;  I = Imagery and figurative language; M = music and sound; E = emotion) to study a poet, collect poems that have a similar theme, and create a...
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Endangered Animal Presentation

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research a threatened or endangered animal around the world. They work in small groups to prepare a detailed presentation for the entire class. Powerpoint, Internet research and educational software are all used in this...
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The Great Kapok Tree: The Animals vs. Lotza Logging Company, Inc. ? A Mock Trial

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read about the rainforest researching the pros and cons of developing the land. They particpate in mock trial in order to present the information.
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Using Decimals and Data from P.E.

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders time events in physical education class using stop watches in order to collect data. They find the mean, median, and mode of the data set. They complete a math journal entry.
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Holocaust Theme

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a unit of lessons on the events of the Holocaust during WWII. They write daily journal entries, create a collage, view and discuss videos, read and analyze novels and poetry, and complete a novel project.
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Ecuadorian Rainforest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class talk about the importance of the rainforest and the products that come from it. Learners watch a video showing the path of chocolate from the rainforest to the supermarket. They discuss how the rainforest and chocolate...
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Bats

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Use Stellaluna by Janell Canon to discuss bats and other types of animals. Learners identify the differences between bats and birds, list the traits of mammals, create a Bat Facts game, and go on a written scavenger hunt. Fun, clever ideas!
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Beam Focusing Using Lenses

For Students 11th - 12th
Explore optics using an inquiry-based experimental approach! Young scholars use a set of materials to design and build a unit capable of focusing a beam of light. They experiment with different lenses to determine the best approach to...
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Desert Postcards

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write a first person postcard describing the desert. They use PowerPoint, watercolor crayons, and crayons to complete their projects.
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Solar System Project

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research a planet and make a plan for how they would colonize the planet.
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Willy Wonka's Candy Boxes

For Teachers 3rd
Mr. Willy Wonka has created a new treat, Wonka's Wonders! Your lucky learners are solicited by the famous candy maker to help him design boxes for his new fictitious candy. As instructed, they'll develop a chart to show all of the...
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Signs and Sounds

For Teachers K
Students learn sign language at the same time they are learning beginning letter sounds.
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Buddy Biographies

For Teachers K - 4th
Students write a biography about their little buddy. The purpose of this lesson is to give the younger students a sense of belonging and security and the older students a sense of responsibility. A very nice, community-building lesson.
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Dutchess County Brochures

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research Dutchess County and design a brochure showcasing the county's history, geography and recreational opportunities. They use the computer to design the brochure and then present it to the class. This idea can be used...
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Story Sticks!

For Teachers 1st
First graders brainstorm ideas for a story after listening to many Native American stories. They develop their own story and tell their stories to the class.
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Market Street

For Teachers 1st
First graders make visits toa a variety of local sites which leads to a variety of classroom activities. As a final project students chose one place to write about including drafts and a final paper.