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Leaders from the 1790s

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Founding Fathers contributed to the United States in many ways. Class members explore various Founding Fathers through research, group work, and realia. The final product of group work are posters and artistic representations of...
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Teaching with Realia – Differentiated Lesson Plan Template

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students practice making connections in language with realia. In this realia lesson, students complete 2 graphic organizers dealing with language, and engage in a classroom discussion. Students come up with a beginner, intermediate, and...
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La Ropa

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of clothing in Spanish. They communicate using new vocabulary and realia of actual clothing is used for identification or reading the labels. The clothing inspires class discussion in Spanish.
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Pastimes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Use realia (like soccer balls, pictures of soccer players, jerseys, etc.) to interest your young Spanish speakers! Teach them basic sports related vocabulary and encourage choral responses from your youngsters. 
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Math - Liquid Measurement

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss ways of measuring liquids. They listen to the teacher show and teach measurement conversions. Students use realia of each measurement so they can see the differences. Students draw the gallon bear on a piece of...
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Classroom Museum

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students investigate various aspects of culture. They collect artifacts from various resources as an ongoing project throughout the school year. Students reflect upon the differences in cultures and subject areas as they conduct research...
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Language and Literacy Support through Photography

For Teachers K - 8th
Pupils experience creating realia with digital photos to increase their vocabularies. They practice creating meaningful digital photo books that the students can take home and read with their families. Each student interacts with a...
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Food For Keeps

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the concept of food preservation. They use the internet to conduct research, specifically the methods of processing the students' favorite foods. They are introduced to the project using realia like beef jerky and...
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Then What Happened?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students complete activities about the story "Diary of a Worm", by Doreen Cronin. For this reading comprehension lesson, students make predictions and apply prior knowledge about the topic of the story. They actively listen as the book...
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Recuerdos De Mis Vacaciones Mexicanas.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners are presented with five items found in a suitcase to reflect upon the experience of a Mexican vacation. They use realia to produce a journal entry about one of the objects and its uses. The item is then brought to the front of...
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Simbolismo de colores.

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners investigate the use of colors in different areas of society. They make contrasts of its uses in places like home and school. Realia is used to determine the ability of students to recognize colors and how they relate to the...
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From Bolls To Bolts

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils investigate the concept of cotton manufacturing. The skills of setting statements in chronological order is developed. They are shown pictures of products and place them in order. The instructional activity includes background...
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Description of People and Things

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Elementary schoolers use adjectives correctly in their speech. They demonstrate adjectives using familiar objects. (For example, they might show narrow by walking between two chairs placed closely together.) Then they play antonym Bingo...
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General Construction Measurement and Dimensions

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Learners construct their understanding of measurement and dimensions in this step-by-step approach that begins with an all group vocabulary introduction, consisting of measuring objects and dialoging using measurement vocabulary....
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Ice Cream

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the concepts of mean, median, mode, and range as they elicit data about people's favorite flavor of ice cream. A practical application of the data obtained offers an extension to the lesson plan.
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Combining and Rewriting Sentences

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners practice combining sentences using the conjunction handout provided. They search magazines and newspapers to identify combined sentences that use conjunctions. Finally, these are rewritten again as two separate sentences.
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Subject and Verb Agreement

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students practice subject predicate agreement through the activities of this instructional activity. Selecting the correct verb to agree with the subject of the sentence is used in the preparation of documents, resumes, memos, letters,...
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Paragraph Building

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Build the skills your budding authors need to develop to compose well-structured paragraphs. Give them the topic sheet (included here), and have them write a cohesive paragraph using the ideas listed. Consider having them include two...
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Down to the Sea in Ships...Really!

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss the travel of ancient sailors and the use of ships. They complete a Venn diagram, and compare and contrasts the two points of view on ancient ship travel.
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Fact V. Opinion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners use statements out of newpapers to distinguish between facts and opinions. They discuss these differences as well.
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Brain Break: Vocabulary and Context Clues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars utilize various sources to build and refine their vocabulary skills. They work together to solve a crypto-quote and daily puzzle from the newspaper.
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Happy Birthday!: Internet Research and Historic Events

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Talk about intrinsic motivation! Begin where your students' natural interests lie  -- with themselves -- and launch a variety of projects with this activity. Class members research important events that took place on their birthdays....
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Completing Simple Tax Forms

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders practice filling out IRS 1040 EZ forms. They discuss various ways people pay taxes. They assess the importance of W-2 forms and apply skills using the IRS tax table to compute how much money is owed or returned.
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The Stock Market

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the loss and gain made in the stock market as they invest a sum of money and report the results as percentages instead of points.