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Activity
It's About Time

Organizing a Store

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
When provided with multiple objects, how many ways can the class organize and display them based on predetermined factors? Assist class members with a handy activity—theoretically teaching them concepts to understand periodic table...
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Interactive
Biology in Motion

Organize-It

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many pupils struggle to categorize and organize related content. Multiple quizzes on a variety of topics offer practice for these specific skills. Scholars move items around until they think each is placed in the proper position....
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PPT
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Curated OER

The 5 Paragraph Persuasive Essay

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This PowerPoint highlights the steps one should follow to craft an organized essay. It addresses the purpose, audience, and format, and briefly touches on prewriting and organizing. This presentation is designed to review the very basic...
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Lesson Plan
Overcoming Obstacles

Getting Organized

For Teachers 6th - 8th
If you've ever peeked inside a middle schooler's backpack, you know how valuable a lesson on organization can be. Help class members organize their binders, study habits, and schedules with a set of collaborative activities.
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Lesson Plan
California Department of Education

Studying for Careers

For Teachers 5th Standards
How can good study habits set someone up for a successful career? Learners explore the relationship between study skills and job skills in the fourth installment of a five-part college and career readiness lesson plan series. The group...
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Lesson Plan
California Department of Education

Workplace Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
What skills do employers look for in potential employees? Introduce scholars to the skills that pay the bills during the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans. Once they have defined critical 21st-century skills, groups...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Organizing Doesn't Have to Be a Puzzle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review writing process, prepare cluster maps, organize events of their lives on an outline, and utilize graphic organizers to write autobiographical essays.
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Activity
Great Books Foundation

Discussion Guide for Handmaid's Tale

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Great literature discussions are a consequence of carefully crafted questions, interpretative questions that permit more than one response, and responses supported by specific evidence from the text. The discussion questions in a guide...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Creating Ideas and Organizing Thinking

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the concept of developing ideas and organizing their thinking. They create concept maps and graphic organizers using Inspiration software, and develop a concept map for their own subject area.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Lesson: Proposal for a School Sculpture

For Teachers 1st - 6th
After discussing the artistic elements and design process needed to construct the modern sculpture, Lao Tzu, kids get logical. They consider the purposeful use of space in the sculpture, design a modern piece for a specific space at...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Graphic Organizing: Early American History

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In collaborative groups, young US historians sort cards (each labeled with a single early American event or issue) according to which of the first four presidents was leading the country at the time. Learners copy the events onto a...
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Lesson Plan
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Curated OER

The Last Word: Using Critical Thinking and Analysis to Reach a Decision

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Want to explore the process of writing a persuasive essay and tie it in with the upcoming elections? Class members use Venn diagrams and the hamburger model of persuasive writing to write a five-paragraph essay on elections and...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Writing a Technical Research Paper

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Synthesizing and analyzing information is an important skill for future adults to practice. With field trip Earth, they should choose a topic that interests them (or you could provide sample topics), obtain background information, and...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Project Organizer: Follow an Explorer

For Students 5th - 7th
This is both a great idea and a great way to help your class organize a themed project. They use these worksheets to assist them in writing a creative historical narrative about the life and travels of an explorer. They'll compare and...
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Organizer
Cedar Ridge Elementary

Thinking Map Templates

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Help your class understand and organize concepts, facts, ideas, and events with a set of graphic organizers and flow charts. Included in this packet is a bridge map, multi-flow map, flow map, double bubble map, bubble map, circle map and...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Researching Skills: Taking Notes

For Students 8th - 9th
The how and why of note taking is the focus of a four-page learning exercise. Tips include how to take notes in class, how to prepare note cards for a speech, how to fill out note cards on readings, and where to keep notes. Whether...
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Lesson Plan
Alabama Department of Archives and History

What Would the Ladies Think? An Alabama Secession Story

For Teachers 6th
Alabama voted to secede from the Union preceding the Civil War. What did women think of the decision? The lesson uses letters and newspaper articles to explain women's views on the secession and how they participated in the celebration...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Book Discussions in a Reading Partnership

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Do you have a lot of different reading levels in your class? Pair kids up by level and have them choose a book to read independently. They will make predictions, ask questions, make connections, etc. Consider creating a general reading...
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

Notes on Notes

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Five straightforward strategies to help your pupils organize and retain information.
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Worksheet
McGraw Hill

Critical Thinking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young economists engage in a series of activities designed to develop their critical thinking skills including identifying the main idea of a passage, cause and effect relationships, and making generalization based on the data included...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

So Much Data, So Little Time

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Organizing data in a statistics class is often a challenge. A veteran statistics teacher shares data organization tips in a lesson resource. The instructor shows how to group data to link to individual calculators in a more efficient...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Photo Quilt Square

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Build creative thinking and organization skills with a beautiful quilting project. Young photographers use a digital camera and computer to create photo transfers, which they will use to create a photo quilt square. They sew or embroider...
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PPT
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Curated OER

The TASP 5 Paragraph "Persuasive" Essay

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Though this presentation is designed for the Texas Academic Skills Program's (TASP) writing assessment, it could work for any class that is preparing to write a five-paragraph persuasive essay. Slides take intermediate writers through...
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Lesson Plan
Federal Reserve Bank

Financial Literacy Infographic Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A lesson plan in personal finance can be the most valuable part of a high school education. Connect the basics of banking with informational reading skills in a lesson plan that prompts teenagers to answer a series of questions based on...