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Radio Commercial Assignment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Testing, testing! Following the provided script, class members are asked to create a radio commercial, complete with sound effects and background music.
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Every Day Edit - National Public Radio

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing activity, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the National Public Radio. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
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Propaganda: Making a Commercial

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study different propaganda techniques. In groups, they write and perform a 60-second TV or radio commercial. Classmates rate the effectiveness of the commercial and whether or not they might buy the product.
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Radio: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this radio instructional activity, students use their workbook to answer short answer questions about the history of the radio. Students complete 21 questions total to get their merit badge.
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Analyzing a Product or Political Advertisement

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do advertisements evoke specific thoughts and feelings? Class members find out through the exploration of the Internet, videos, television, magazines, radio, and posters. Learners investigate commercial advertisements, political...
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Understanding the Basics of Advertising

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Commercial breaks are a time to get up, stretch, and get a snack—but not so fast! Those advertisements are full of rhetorical devices, persuasive arguments, and media messages. Instead of fast-forwarding through the commercials this...
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Analyzing Production Techniques in Advertising

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There's a reason movie theaters play commercials with fizzing fountain soda and bouncing popcorn kernels. Examine how the visuals and sounds in advertisements inspire consumers to take out their wallets. A media literacy lesson focuses...
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Ad Savvy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders view commercials and identify ways they influence people. In this ad savvy lesson plan, 5th graders discuss advertising methods and analyze TV, radio, or newspaper ad. Students write a commercial and try to appeal to a...
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Radio Show

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students work in groups to write a radio drama based on an event or period in history. They write commericals that are appropriate for the radio age and create sound effects. The radio shows are recorded using an iPod and a voice...
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Protecting Your Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How can you tell if a commercial or salesperson is being misleading? Encourage your learners to protect themselves and their money with a lesson about consumer rights. They review laws that keep consumers safe from faulty claims and...
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Stage 1: Get the Message Out, Create a Radio Commerical

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Student create a radio commerical. They think of ways they want to communicate to people about waste. Student find a fun and creative way to reinforce the challenge of waste. They work in small groups to create a radio commerical that...
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"War of the Worlds": A Broadcast Re-Creation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why did Orson Welles' 1938 Broadcast of a adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds cause such a panic? To answer this question, class members listen to the original broadcast and research the panic that resulted. They then engage...
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Ready, Camera, Action

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
This is a fun activity that will introduce your young citizens to the nature of sound bites in political campaigns. After discussing the pros and cons of shorter and shorter messages offered by political candidates, your learners will...
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Now That's Beautiful!

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Your class experiences dozens of messages about beauty every day by reading magazines, watching movies, and listening to the radio. Have them analyze society's view of beauty in groups after discussing several resources, including Dove's...
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Writing a Commercial

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create a product and write a commercial to sell the product. They discuss the differences between ads for television and radio and ads for print. They discuss the persuasion techniques used by ad writers.
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Presenting Persuasively (Grades 9-12)

For Students 9th - 12th
Pupils plan a PowerPoint presentation for their peers packed full of persuasive words for a product they have previously designed. To aid in their planning, they respond to four short answer questions regarding the tone, visuals, and...
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Comparing the Satellite and Broadcast Radio Landscapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research the development of satellite technology over the last 50 years students explain how the enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 changed the rules for corporate ownership of multiple media outlets.
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Persuasive Communication (Grades 9–12)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Before your students reached your morning class to learn about persuasive writing, they probably saw dozens of examples of persuasive communication in the form of advertisements. A short, introductory lesson inspires class members to...
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Quartz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this quartz worksheet, students read about the chemical structure and properties of quartz and its commercial applications. Then, students complete 7 short answer questions.
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Best Practices of Technology Integration

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study how a type of product is advertised. In this product advertisement lesson, students research a specific product and its advertisement. Students create a market research survey based on their peers preferences. Students...
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News Journalism Across the Media: Introduction

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Although students are aware of news as information that influences their perceptions of the world, they are often unaware of the various ways to present that information. Encourage them to investigate, discuss, analyze and make valuable...
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Dollars and Sense

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read "Starting a Business" and answer the question: "How could you design an ad to let the community know about the business described in the story?" Then, they illustrate a written ad that could be posted in the...
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Unifying Unlike Denominators

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners play roll of fictional radio disk jockeys. They allocate their daily program time into fractional time slots for the playing of specified catagories of music and commercial advertisements.
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Quartz DBQ

For Students 7th - 12th
In this quartz worksheet, students read about the chemical composition of quartz and its commercial applications. Then students complete 7 short answer questions.
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Lights, Camera, Campaign

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars employ their technology skills to produce campaign commercials. In this political campaign lesson, students discover the appropriate uses of video cameras and create fictitious campaign commercials.
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What Should I Purchase?

For Teachers K - 5th
Discuss commercials, advertisements and junk mail and how each can influence their audience. Through these materials, kids examine persuasive writing. Which key words indicate that it's an advertisement? Young learners include these...
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Louis Braille Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Louis Braille vocabulary activity, students respond to 6 matching and 4 fill in the blank questions. Students are also asked to write a commercial.
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Choose Your Words Wisely

For Students 9th - 12th
In this precise language activity, high schoolers brainstorm a list of words to support a product they are advertising. Students create a plan to use the word in a persuasive presentation.
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Analyzing the Power of Different Mediums: Little Rock Girl 1957

For Teachers 8th Standards
Scholars begin the lesson watching a video of the history of media and discussing it in a Turn and Talk. They then look at the text A Mighty Long Way and Little Rock Girl 1957 to make a connection to the role of the press in an event....
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Persuasive Communication

For Students 9th - 12th
In this persuasive presentation learning exercise, high schoolers complete the outline template to organize their ideas in order to persuade customers to buy their product.
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Rodent-borne Diseases: Getting the Facts Out There

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct research of the hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) or lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV). They obtain the information and create a public announcement in the form of a brochure, newsletter, poster, radio announcement,...
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Friendships and Differences

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students complete a variety of activities related to the book "My Friend Jacob" by Lucille Clifton. They complete a graphic organizer web about friendship qualities, and participate in a discussion about friendship. In small groups...
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Are There Any Heroes Out There?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore political candidates' viewpoints on issues that contribute to the "common good." In this political candidates lesson, students read and view mixed media to identify political issues that contribute to a civil society....
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Kids Are Consumers Too

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate a chosen product. They use television, radio, print, and internet sources to investigate how the product is advertised. Students create a market research survey to determine which brand is preferred by their peers...
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Analyzing Political Ads

For Students 7th - 8th
In this analyzing political ads worksheet, students, working in groups, use story boards to create commercials for a well-known historical figure, then use the activity sheet to evaluate each other's ads.
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Hunt the Fact Monster: Hunt # 18

For Students 4th - 5th
In this internet research worksheet, students search for facts via the Fact Monster website about Wilma Mankiller, Jute, Washington D.C. landmark, Steven Job and Stephen Wozniak, first commercial radio station, Typhoon, Kinds of Numbers,...
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Election Report

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
If it is an election year and you're teaching American government, then you'll definitely want to take a look at this project. Class members will research a chosen candidate and create a profile for him/her, then collect and analyze...
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Pros and Cons of Advertising

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders compare and contrast television commercials. They write paragraphs explaining how different company commercials for the same product can confuse consumers.
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Tonight's Homework - Watch Cartoons

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore various forms of media and its influence on their daily lives. Through an exploration of newspaper, commercial advertisement and audio media, they discuss the way media is used and how it can influence decision...
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Be Ad Smart

For Students 6th - 7th
In this advertisements worksheet, students create a story board for a 60-second television commercial for a political candidate. Students complete the candidate worksheet before the storyboard in order to help them understand slogans and...
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Media Awareness: the Basics of Advertising

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore marketing techniques. In this media awareness instructional activity, students watch instructor-selected advertising and identify the marketing techniques used in each of them. Students then create advertisements for...
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Teen Driving: Skills, Responsibilities and Reactions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As an introduction to the skills required for and responsibilities of driving, pre-teens and teens engage in a series of activities, chart their response times, and analyze how variables effect these reaction times. Class groups use the...
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The Musical Mind

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners go on a tour of how and why music styles have changed over the years, and discover where they can gather some insight about their favorite musical styles and artists. There are excellent websites imbedded in this lesson.
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Media Awareness: Key Concepts in Advertising

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the basic concepts of advertising.  In this media awareness activity, students discuss target audience, art, and purpose in advertising to determine what makes an advertisement effective or ineffective.  Students...
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Got Character?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create an advertisement promoting good behavior. This character-development lesson plan from Boys Town High School involves students studying the history of the Got Milk?advertising campaign. After a discussion of marketing...
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D-Day Normandy 1944

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
No study of World War II would be complete without an in-depth examination of the events of June 6, 1944. Pascal Vuong's D-Day Normandy:1944, is the perfect vehicle to convey the sheer magnitude of the events that have been called the...
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Gems in the Market Today

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A gem of a lesson! Analyze what makes stones valuable and their aesthetic value. Young gemologists use the Internet to choose what stone they are interested in and then write an advertisement.
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Your Tax Dollars at Work

For Teachers 5th - 12th
In order to understand how tax dollars are spent, young economists use given data and graph it on a circle graph. Circle graphs are highly visual and can help individuals describe data. A class discussion follows the initial activity.
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Advertising

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the advantages/disadvantages of advertising and all it entails for the consumer. Public relations is examined in depth. In addition, media, slogans, promotion and elements of print and color are examined in detail.
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Political Advertisements

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students are shown how to analyze the messages and the impact of the candidates' politicial adertisements in print, video, and audio formats. They are shown the techniques that candidates use to influence voter decisions and how to...
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Attractive Adjectives

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, in a foreign language class, identify and use adjectives in sentences.
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Short Story Project

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this short story project worksheet, students choose six out of the ten activities to complete for a unit of short stories as a part of reading and writing comprehension.
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School Day

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in a lesson that involves writing a persuasive essay. They use the prompt of "extending the school day". The paper should contain correct elements of sentence structure with clear purpose that is supported with...
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Turn + Prepositions

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive grammar skills activity, students answer 10 fill in the blank questions regarding the use of prepositions. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Hot air Balloons

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars study how hot air balloons were created and the different types there are.  In this density and lift lesson students build their own hot air balloon.
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History of Women in Sports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine online or hard copy timelines of athletics, discuss what they like and dislike about time tables they have reviewed, research in small groups history of basketball, baseball, gymnastics, or track and field, and create...
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Should we believe everything we read? Becoming a discerning consumer of media

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Class members investigate the role media should play in a healthy democracy. As part of this study, groups analyze political advertising, use FactCheck to assess not only the veracity of but the persuasions techniques used in candidates'...
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Mass Society

For Students 9th - 12th
In this mass society instructional activity, learners review their knowledge of 1920's America as they respond to 46 short answer questions about the era.
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Word Picture - Communicating Visually

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how words and visual images are used to influence people. They choose a word to illustrate using both lettering and visual images. They present their work and it is critiqued by a peer review.
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Safe Driving

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the implications of teen driving. In this personal health lesson plan, students research and discuss impaired driving, seat belt usage, speeding, and distracted driving. Students then create public awareness marketing...
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Author Agents: Lesson 2

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research an author and create a presentation on the author's background, writings, and books. In this author lesson plan, 5th graders meet in groups to discuss their research questions and add questions to their own based...
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The Emergence of Television as a Campaign Tool

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how the television changed the way candidates ran their campaign. In groups, they compare and contrast the television campaign ads of 1952 to those of today. They discuss how one's appearance became a bigger issue in...
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How Wrong Can You Be?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this predictions worksheet, students add the word "will" and one of the verbs in the verb bank to the incomplete predictions on the page to complete the sentences. They then match the predictions to the famous person who made them....
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The Media

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore political advertising. They discuss what informed voters should know about upcoming elections and identify the four main types of ads and view a video to identify the types of ads. Evaluating the ads, they identify...
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Word Study: Inflected Endings - 'er', 'est'

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word endings activity, students complete three activities that help them understand and add the word endings 'est' and 'er' to base words.
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Phonics: Complex Spelling Patterns

For Students 4th - 5th
In this spelling patterns worksheet, students read the 15 words and underline the words that contain the 'sh' sound. Students then read the diary entry, and circle the 10 words with the 'sh' sound, and write them on the line.
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Self-esteem and Self-concept

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify and define self-esteem and self-concept, their differences, and how to apply them to their daily lives.
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Why are Batteries Harmful to the Environment?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Open this lesson by reading together about primary and secondary batteries (such as nickel-cadmium cells), problems they can cause in the environment, and how humans can minimize the damage. Afterward, little ones examine a collection of...
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How Advertising Portrays Animals

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate how advertisers portray animals. They focus on the treatment of the animals and help students to determine when messages are considered to be either positive or negative. The outcomes of treatment are looked...
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Providing a Helping Hand

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students create charts that display how corporate sponsorships benefit communities.
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News Coverage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast methods of media coverage. In this media awareness lesson, students keep track of news regarding a world or national issue for the period of 1 week. Students collaborate to describe the type of coverage...
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Cancer Public Service Announcement

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a Public Service Announcement and explore the causes and treatments of cancer.
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The Media is the Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers work as a member of a creative team and develop a media campaign for a client.
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The Other Drug War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the concepts of media literacy and how they apply to prescription drug advertising. They watch and discuss the Frontline video, "The Other Drug War," complete a worksheet, and answer questions regarding magazine drug...
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TV Without the Television

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider their own understanding of advertising on the Internet and examine the latest form of advertising online to create "How it Works" posters for a variety of Internet technologies. They reflect on how these technologies...
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How Can You Detect the Invisible?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in a lab activity in which they examine the characteristics of radon. They identify radon's link to cases of lung cancer. They complete a radon fact sheet and answer questions to end the lesson.
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Ads Are Everywhere

For Students 5th - 6th
In this advertisements worksheet, students read a list of 25 specific forms of advertising. Students then answer 2 essay questions. This worksheet directs students to read an article not provided here.
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Writing About Race

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore racial discrimination focusing on Jim Crow laws. They read an excerpt from Richard Wright's autobiography and discuss how viewing the subject from the his point of view affects their opinions.
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Make a Theme Song

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students listen to music and the different messages it sends and then they make a theme song for a campaign. In this theme song lesson plan, students learn about propaganda and the importance of music.
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DTP: Redesigning a Product Package

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students design packaging and labeling for a product so that it appeals to a specific audience. The use a cardboard box that was designed for one purpose and redesign it to meet the new criteria including a catchy name to go with an...
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Pop Art-Reflections of the Mass Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students select a common object or a face, and draw or paint it on a flat surface making it larger than real life. They choose a common object or simple scene and repeat it horizontally or vertically as defined rows. They create a flat,...
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Got Water?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine that delivering clean, fresh water to citizens around the world involves and affects politics, economics, international relations, and technology. They brainstorm a list of factors that might affect their town's...
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Creating a Travel Brochure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use the internet to research a country of interest to them. Using graphics, they create a travel brochure about the country encouraging people to travel there. They present their information to the class while showing their...
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Verb Tense Exercise 12

For Students 4th - 6th
In this verb tense worksheet, students fill in blanks with the correct tense of verbs in parentheses, using simple past, present perfect or past perfect. A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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The Verbal Sketch

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars use perspective observation sketches to understand verbal description. For this subjective writing lesson, students practice writing subjective conversations using the cartoon worksheets.
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Invent a Critter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a living animal that could survive in at least one specific region and use the digital desert library to gather information. In this invent a critter instructional activity, students draw a picture of their animal, ...
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Closer To the Ground Lesson 2: Providing a Helping Hand

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how businesses and corporations contribute or sponsor activities for the common good. They read annual reports of major corporations to determine how they contribute to focused activities for the common good.
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Safety Belts and the Media

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners discuss the importance of using their seat belts in cars. After viewing different public service announcements, they identify ones which made an impact on them. In groups, they draw their own announcement to educate others about...
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Designing A Dream Store

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars plan, create, and advertise their own original store. They identify various types of stores, develop a business plan for a unique store, plan an advertising campaign, and present their campaign to the class.
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WWW, Part 3: The Future

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Young scholars explore a variety of Internet sites provided to provide tools to speed up their net experiences. The lesson was originally written for librarians with little or no net experiences.
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Welcome to Paradise

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders listen to Lynne Cherry's novel, The River Ran Wild. They work in two groups one of whom represents the native people and the other represents the English settlers from the book. They look at the geography of the settlement...
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Detention

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers write a paper on the concept of detentions. Individually, they use the internet to research the topic and use text to identify the supporting details. They are graded based on a rubric given to them at the beginning of...
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The Colonies: An Adertisement

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the early colonies of American settlements. After researching important characteristics such as land, politics, economics, and educational opportunities, students create their own advertisement for one of the colonies.
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Word Study: Inflected Endings er, est

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this inflected endings worksheet, students complete 3 activities that help them learn words that contain the inflected endings of -er and -est.