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Listen to Me: Telephone Tree

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice listening skills with young learners through a fun telephone simulation! After brainstorming situations where it is important to listen, learners use this worksheet in pairs to take a mock telephone message while listening to...
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The Invention of the Telephone

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
All of the people in your class would agree that life would be different without the invention of the telephone! Study Alexander Graham Bell's most famous and influential invention through the primary source document of his sketch of the...
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Telephone Directory

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this gathering information worksheet, students analyze sample pages from a telephone directory and learn to locate facts about businesses and phone numbers of individuals. Students answer 20 short answer questions about the pages.
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Telephone and Emergencies

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore an online telephone and emergency poster, finding and listening to the vocabulary and clicking on hotspots to bring up windows with additional vocabulary. For this telephone and emergency lesson plan, students...
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Telephone Messages

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students practice having telephone conversations. They create their own phone message after practicing with each other. They also identify the different parts of a telephone.
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October 9, 1876 - Telephone Conversation

For Students 7th - 8th
For this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that on October 9, 1876, the first two-way telephone conversation took place. Students write about who they would call and why.
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Today’s Telephone

For Students 4th
Does your class know the history behind today's telephone? They will after reading a very interesting one-page informational passage. They'll learn all about the way phones have progressed to the amazing devices they've become as they...
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Telephone Skills

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The challenge in telephone conversations is that speakers and listeners cannot rely on body language to communicate. This 31-page packet includes a curriculum guide, lesson plans, assessments, and resource lists designed to help language...
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Telephone Connect the Dots

For Students K - 1st
For this connect the dots worksheet, students connect the dots from 1 through 10 to help them finish and draw the picture of the telephone. Students practice their counting and fine motor skills with the activity.
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Retelling

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore language arts by completing a story worksheet in class. Readers will identify the importance of plot, setting, and character while they write their own short story. They also retell their story to a classmate and participate in a...
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Monitor Understanding: Drawing the First Telephone

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the passage, "Drawing the First Telephone" and monitor their understanding by answering the four comprehension questions.
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Math and Spelling Combined

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young learners will enjoy combining spelling and math practice with an oversized reproduction of a telephone keypad. First, while using an assigned spelling word and a large, laminated keypad, they will locate the number associated with...
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 2--Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, after extensively reviewing the vocabulary list on the board, examine the form of communication that deals with all the aspects of a telephone: telephone bill, customer service, billing and disconnection/reconnecting fees.
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Telephoning Problems Challenge Board Game

For Students 7th - 10th
In this communication worksheet, students participate in a board game that involves twenty-seven steps of how to carry on a telephone conversation with another person.
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Adult ESOL Lesson Plan - Effective Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine and practice the ability to use basic residential telephones. They practice specific phrases and vocabulary terms to assist them with this task. In addition, they practice writing down each other's phone numbers.
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French: One-Sided Telephone Conversations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Allo? Qui est-ce? Hone the listening skills of your Francophiles by simulating telephone conversations. After reviewing basic french telephone expressions (some are included here), they conduct two conversations per day for one week. A...
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Telephone Directory

For Students 4th - 6th
For this telephone directory worksheet, students read a paragraph and then examine a page from a telephone book. Students respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the data.
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Teaching EFL/ESL Students How to Make an Appointment on the Telephone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students practice their English language skills and build accuracy while having a telephone conversation. In this how to make an appointment on the telephone lesson, students practice making a phone call. They discover what type of...
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Telephone Skills

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discuss how to contact a potential employer with a phone call to the company and all the questions that may be asked. They use modeling and role-playing to provide an opportunity to practice telephone skills when contacting a...
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Personal Telephone Numbers: Deciphering a Message

For Students 6th - 8th
In this deciphering a message worksheet, students decipher 23 names of famous people given a phone number.  Students use the numbers and letters on a telephone key pad to decipher phone numbers into names.
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Telephone Service

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Class members must determine the best phone plan for customers. by assessing three different phone plans. Each plan price depends not only the number of minutes, but also the location of the calls — bringing in a third variable. Scholars...
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Telephone Time - Enrichment 9.4

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
On this assignment, callers track phone calls they make a receive for a week. They create a chart and line plot to organize the information and answer three questions about it. This is an easy-to-read and professional-looking worksheet...
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Lesson Five: Alphabetical Order Telephone Directory

For Students 1st - 4th
In this telephone directory learning exercise, students write 12 names to be placed in a telephone directory in alphabetical order in the box provided.
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Telephone Math Riddle

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this solving a math riddle worksheet, students add one-digit numbers, use the code on the telephone to replace the sums with letters, and solve the riddle. Students solve eleven problems.
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Old Telephone Books: A Recycling Journey

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read about old telephone books are being recycled to make new objects and then answer short answer questions about it. In this recycling lesson plan, students also look into their books to find information.
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Telephone Number Song

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars apply mnemonic devices to remember the notes on the treble clef. They determine how to match the keys on the keyboard to the notes. Next, they use a telephone number to compose a song, and interact with a keyboard online....
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Phylogenetics

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to the concept of creating phylogenetic trees by playing a game of Telephone. Participants create a mixed-up message and through the use of distance matrices, the evolution of the message is recreated. 
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Scavenger Hunt: Alo? Me Escuchas?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders participate in a science scavenger hunt looking at information about the invention of the telephone. In this science scavenger hunt lesson, 5th graders examine primary source documents and images to learn about the...
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Telephone Fun!

For Teachers K - 1st
Students complete a variety of activities related to the /f/ sound. As a class they recite a tongue twister, and identify the words containing the /f/ sound. Students trace and write the letter "F," and in pairs identify picture flash...
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Telephone Game

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students practice their listening comprehension by playing the "telephone" game.  In this foreign language lesson plan, students listen to a story read by a teacher in their target language and try to remember the details by writing 5...
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Sound Around You

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine physics by conducting a sound experiment. In this vibrations lesson, students read the book All About Sounds and identify how sound vibrations can shake and move physical objects. Students create a string telephone using...
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Teaching Telephone English for Business ESP English Classes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students practice the practical skill of telephone communication. They perform a series of role plays to give them practical experience in the proper way to speak and respond while on the telephone.
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Effective Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students identify and incorporate how to use a telephone book, a calling card and analyze their telephone bill and pay their telephone bill while reviewing the vocabulary list on the board. In addition, basic utilities are covered in...
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Telephone Communication

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars role-play telephone conversations. They view a video of a telephone conversation and discuss the vocabulary used during the conversation. They practice conversations and substitute responses.
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Telephone Directory Assistance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use their local telephone directory to locake information on a service provider.They write a descriptive paragraph based on the location of their service provider and the service they provide. This lesson is intended for...
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Telephone Skills: Role Plays

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students engage in a meaningful role play. ESL students develop their telephone skills by participating in a variety of role play scenarios which are imbedded in this plan.
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ESOL: Effective Telephone Communication

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners study ways to communicate via a telephone. They discuss and define what an emergency is and how to use 911 for emergency situations. They role-play conversations subsituting various emergency situations and take turns playing...
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Can You Hear Me?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Research the life of Alexander Graham Bell in groups, identifying the challenges Alexander Graham Bell faced before he invented the telephone. To end the lesson plan, use construction paper to make models of an old fashioned telephone.
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Sound Ideas

For Teachers 3rd
Complete a unit of lessons on hearing and sound. Learners conduct sound experiments, research the history of the telephone and scientific contributions of Alexander Graham Bell, and create a model of the human ear.
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Research and Study Skills: Technology: Telephone Directory

For Students 4th - 5th
In this telephone directory worksheet, students use the computer screen to answer the questions. Students complete 10 questions.
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Research and Study Skills: Telephone Directory

For Students 3rd
In this research and study skills worksheet, 3rd graders examine the use of the yellow pages telephone directory. They use yellow pages entries to answer 5 questions about finding businesses.
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String Telephone

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students construct a string telephone. In this communications lesson, students use a cup, lead pencil, and a piece of string to construct a string telephone. The students test their telephone with a classmate.
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The Invention of the Telephone

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the history of the telephone and its inventor.  In this communications instructional activity students complete a tuning fork experiment to further demonstrate how sound is produced.
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Telephone Directory

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
In this reference guide worksheet, students focus on the usage of telephone directory. Students study the given page of an information and respond to 10 short answer questions about using such as a reference resource.
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Telephone Number

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this telephone number worksheet, the teacher writes the student's telephone number. The student points to and says the numbers on the telephone. Then the student writes his/her telephone number.
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Telephone English

For Students Higher Ed
In this telephone etiquette worksheet, students will focus on words or phrases used over the phone. Students will read 7 questions or phrases and choose the correct answer or response to each.
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String Telephone

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students investigate sound as a form of energy. For this energy, forces, and sound lesson plan, students work in pairs to examine how sound travels through solid things as they construct a telephone exchange system using string and tin.
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Solve the riddle: telephone

For Students K - 3rd
In this riddle worksheet, students solve the riddle to the question "I never ask questions but people always answer me, what am I?". Students are given 3 pictures and the answer is a telephone.
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ESOL Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discuss the importance of leaving an appropriate message on an answering machine or voice mail system. They write a message for a friend and in pairs take turns reading their message while their partner writes it down.
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 2-- Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, after reviewing an extensive vocabulary list on the board, practice, after seeing the teacher model an example of dialogue, requesting operator assistance or 911 with a partner.
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Telephone Skills

For Teachers K - 12th
What kid doesn't love talking on the phone? Learners with visual and intellectual disabilities get comfortable using several types of telephones. They begin by examining the phone, dialing, answering the phone, and then they work into...
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ESOL Competencies: Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Help, there's an emergency! Adult English language learners need to know how to express concern and call for help in an emergency. Provide them with this comprehensive list of vocabulary and lead them through the exercises given....
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Do Some Research - The Telephone

For Students 6th - 12th
In this telephone research worksheet, students research the meaning, history and science of the telephone. Students answer four questions about the telephone, and then write an additional piece of information about telephones.
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Telephone Number

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this practicing telephone numbers instructional activity, students write their telephone numbers on the provided line and then color and decorate the picture of a telephone.
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Personal Information: Name, Address, Telephone Number

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this personal information activity, students fill in a crossword puzzle as they figure out the answers to eleven clues associated with a persons name, address and telephone number.
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Telephone and Emergencies

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore a poster and listen to and practice with emergency words. In this ESL lesson, students use the vocabulary words in context, make a telephone book, and role play for vocabulary reinforcement.
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Telephone numbers of the stars

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students perform "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" on xylophones using number notation and musical phrases. In this musical math lesson, students read number notation and perform a phrase on the xylophones, also developing coordination...
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History of the Telephone, Radio, and Light Bulb

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research and discuss the history of the telephone, radio, and light bulb. In this invention history instructional activity, students access Internet sites to explore the inventors and the invention of the telephone, the radio,...
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Can I Take a Message? A Telephone English Role-play

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners play a game to practice receiving and relaying telephone messages. They are divided into two groups, callers and receivers. Receivers sit facing a wall, callers behind them. When a caller wants to make a call they tap the...
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Famous Inventors Alexander Graham Bell: You Rang?

For Students 3rd Standards
Scholars read a brief informational text about the famous inventor, Alexander Graham Bell and his invention of the telephone, then show what they know by way of eight questions—six multiple choice and two short answer. 
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Nouns

For Students 2nd - 3rd
How do you use a noun? This worksheet lists four nouns (party, Jack, fire, and telephone), and learners must write a sentence using each noun provided. Then, in the space to the right, they illustrate each sentence written. 
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Yakety-Yak

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Do talk back! The transcript of one side of a telephone conversation launches a study of dialogue. Class members imagine the response of the speaker on the other side of the conversation and record these responses on the provided...
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Inventions and Innovation

For Students 5th - 11th Standards
What effect did innovations like the Bessemer Process, the light bulb, and the telephone have on the industrialization of the United States? Here is a nice graphic organizer that will help your young historians approach this question.
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Key Features of Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
The key is ... After a day of instruction on key features of graphs, groups create a poster and presentation on the key features of their given function graph. The resource provides an extension activity of "telephone" using graphs.
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Media Ownership: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How does media ownership affect what we read, watch, and listen to—and how much we pay for it? Part of an extensive media literacy series, the video takes viewers back to the beginning of it all. From the birth of the telephone to...
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What's My Telephone Number?

For Students K - 2nd
In this identifying my telephone number worksheet, students view a telephone with numbers, identify their telephone number, and fill in the blanks with their personal phone number. Students write one telephone number.
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Telephone Speed Dating

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils who are in an English learning classroom review everyday conversation by playing a speed dating-style game in which they sit back-to-back with another person, talk to them, and then in a relatively short amount of time, move down...
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Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr., Excerpt of Telephone Conversation

For Students 8th - 11th
Imagine listening in on a conversation between President Lyndon B. Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as Johnson outlines the support he needs from King to pass the legislation required for programs essential for "The Great...
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Please, Take A Message

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identiry which information is important to capture when dictating a telephone message. In pairs, students practice dictating and recording telephone messages using a dedicated telephone message pad. This instructional activity...
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ESOL Telephone Communications

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students answer incoming telephone calls, take simple messages, and respond to voice mail prompts. They write a paragraph using correct spacing and legible cursive handwriting. They practice the sounds of past tense endings.
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 5--Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, after reviewing/defining an extensive list of vocabulary terms on the board, examine/identify a variety of resources found in telephone directories (maps, government agencies, coupons, customer guide section, emergency numbers,...
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Inventions Over Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore the inventions of the past with a project on ancient tools. After reading an article about hunting during the Archaic period, the Late Prehistoric period, and the Historic period, kids fill in a cause-and-effect chart about the...
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How the Body Works: The Brain

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The video displays a diagram of the nervous system and the dialogue is a telephone conversation about how it works. While it is not particularly engaging, there are plenty of related resources that make this quite a find! From within the...
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It's Time to Play Seuss-Aphone!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Play a game of telephone, Dr. Seuss style! Kids can use the suggested phrases listed on this page or choose any silly sentence that the famous cat wearing a hat says. See the materials for two more activities.
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Activities for Supporting Oral Language Development

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Support young scholars' oral language development with the use of four early childhood activities. To reinforce proficiency, pupils read with an adult, play a game of telephone with their peers, put on a play with puppets or stuffed...
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Essential Characteristics of Life are Conserved

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans' entire DNA sequence would fill two hundred 1,000-page telephone books. In the video, the instructor discusses the essential characteristics of all life - genetic code, the central dogma, and shared metabolic pathways. Scholars...
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Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Could you live without your phone? What about cars, steel, or clothing? Class groups collaborate to produce presentations that argue that either the telephone, the gramophone, the automobile, the textile industry, or the steel industry...
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Options for Affecting Public Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Letter-writing, e-mail and telephone campaigns, petitions, marches, meetings, with lawmakers. Options for influencing elected representatives are the focus of resource that details how to craft each of these approaches to influencing...
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Which Number Should I Call?

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Who do you call if you spot someone littering? What if you see a fire? Who should you contact if the garbage truck does not arrive? Find out with a 13-question worksheet equipped with scenarios for scholars to read and decide which of...
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Alexander Graham Bell: Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Hello? Hello? Scholars investigate the impact Alexander Graham Bell's telephone had on the American landscape. Using drawings, video clips, and primary sources, the mind of the inventor comes to light as pupils dream of new inventions to...
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Telephone English

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ESL telephone conversation activity, students collaborate with a partner to practice gathering basic information over the telephone. Students ask the listed questions and record the responses (made up) of their partners.
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Telephone Numbers

For Students 5th - 6th
In this three-digit identification worksheet, students determine who has each of the telephone numbers listed using the key shown. They also use a standard telephone keypad to decode the phone numbers with the correct letters in the name.
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String Telephone

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this science investigation worksheet, students learn about sound waves by making a string telephone with tin cans. Students follow the directions on the page.
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Vocabulary: The Telephone Call

For Students 4th - 5th
In this vocabulary activity learning exercise, students complete two activities for the vocabulary words bewilderment, cope, objective, orphan, and tactful. Students also write a narrative piece with the words.
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Cause and Effect: The Telephone Call

For Students 5th - 6th
For this cause and effect worksheet, students read the story 'The Lucky Return' and answer 5 questions about the cause and effect in the story.
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A to Zap!

For Teachers K
Students are given a play telephone, the students correctly dial their phone number 3 out of 5 times. They use the computer program A to Zap!, students complete the telephone activity by correctly clicking on the numbers of the phone...
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Evaluate Reference Sources

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this identifying when to use different types of reference sources worksheet, students read situation sentences and choose the telephone directory, encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, and newspaper as sources. Students write 5 answers.
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Guided Reading: Did You Hear?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this guided reading lesson students read Did You Hear? by Karen J. Guralnick. Students discuss how something someone says can change when it is repeated several times by other people like in the game of Telephone.
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Dialing For Answers

For Students 5th - 6th
For this decimal multiplication worksheet, students solve 7 problems with decimal numbers to the tenths place multiplied by one or two digit whole numbers. Students replace the number in the ones place with the letter from the telephone...
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Making Plans: A Line-up Role-play

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils engage in a role-playing activity that focuses on conversation skills when using the telephone. They practice being one of two groups, callers and receivers, for the purpose of making plans with each other. There is a dialog page...
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Telephone Interview

For Students 4th - 5th
In this telephone interview activity, students read the telephone conversation and compose the questions for the highlighted answers.
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Telephone Time

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this telephone time worksheet, students study, discuss and compare two sets of data when represented on the same graph. Students set up an original graph.
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Telephone Number

For Students Pre-K
In this telephone worksheet, students see an outline picture of a phone. They fill in a phone number including the area code on the lines below the picture.
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Let Your Fingers Do the Estimating

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Investigate estimation with the White Pages. Youngsters use the phonebook to estimate the average number of phone listings that can be found there. They write a paragraph explaining the processes they used in this challenge.
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Tin Can Telephone

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students make telephones. In this visual arts lesson, students follow the provided steps to create their own tin can telephones.
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Nervous System

For Teachers 5th Standards
Get to know the body's central nervous system through an engaging game of nervous system telephone. But this isn't your average game of telephone. Here, pupils must find a way to communicate a message to the brain without speaking....
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ESL: Using the Telephone

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders practice telephone etiquette skills by simulating phone conversations. They discover how to making simulated 911 calls, taking phone messages, and dealing with telemarketers.
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Yellow Pages Ad-dition

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students determine the revenue generated by sample pages from the Yellow Pages. They discuss the value of advertising a business in this venue. They use the local telephone directory and some fictitious ad rates to lead their inquiry.
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Multiplexers and De-multiplexers

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this electrical circuit worksheet, students answer a series of 15 open-ended question about multiplexers and DE-multiplexers such as those found in telephone systems. The worksheet is printable and the answers are revealed on-line.
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1-800-MATHFUN

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Students complete a number and letter recognition activity by creating phone numbers for businesses. For this telephone number lesson, students brainstorm telephone numbers that include words. Students translate numbers to their numeric...
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Industrial Revolution: A Definition

For Teachers 8th - 10th
America sure did have a few growing pains during the Industrial Revolution. Share the problems, causes, effects, and reformation that marked the turn of the century and shift in policy during US industrialization. This slide show...
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The Reasons for the Seasons

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders conduct a controlled investigation to determine the length of the sun's shadow on a fixed object (i.e., flagpole, telephone pole, etc.) over a three-day period (one day in the fall, one in the winter, and one in the...
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Show Me the Ways!

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders assess the Fundamental Counting Principle to find the number of different outfits and the probability of selecting an outfit. Then the students take on arrangements with letters and numbers including license plates and...
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Learning Numbers In Chinese

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students study how to say the numbers 0-10 in Chinese and say the number of different objects and telephone numbers.
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Similar/Different: Nervous System

For Students 5th - 10th
In this nervous system worksheet, students identify 2 ways that a computer and brain, a telephone wire and the spinal cord and a camera and an eye are similar and different.
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Getting Personal

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students brainstorm at least ten ways that people communicate (e-mail, instant messaging, Internet chat rooms, personal letters, business letters, faxes, telephone, text messaging, speaking, etc.). They experience the influence of...
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Telephones of the Future

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore communication. In this telephone lesson, students create a model of what they think telephones of the future will look like. Students list inventions of the past that have led to current technology. Students then create...
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The Phone is for You/Wrong Number

For Students 3rd - 6th
Review basic phone etiquette with your English language learners. There are two example conversations shown. Now, create a few examples of your own! 
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Renting an Apartment-- Math Word Problems

For Students 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students analyze real-world situations involving math. Students read about a woman and her monthly budget for an apartment rental. Students calculate the answers to 6 problems about the rent and solve 10 problems...
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The Shadow Knows: Student Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
How can you measure the height of a tree or telephone pole with only a short measuring tape?  It's not a problem when you start by measuring your shadow and your height to create a ratio to use with taller objects. Additional activities...
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Collecting, organizing and comparing data for cellular telephone buying and calculating average, and median price and best deal per cost.

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research data and develop statistical methods such as mean and median price and make convincing arguments as powerful ways for decision making.
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Cause or Effect?

For Students 3rd - 6th
The baby woke up and cried/The telephone rang loudly. Mother bought new crayons/We drew pictures all day. Which sentence represents the cause and which one is the effect? Fifty-six cards offer learners practice identifying the cause and...
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Guest and Visitor Sign-In Sheet

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
A handy sign-in sheet is the perfect addition to your parent conference or open house night. It provides three columns for names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses.
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ESOL Telephone Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discuss the use and convenience of public and cellular phones and how to use them. They compare and contrast uses, importance and availability of public, cellular phones and pagers in the student's native country.
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Etta Phones Home Game

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this telephone speaking worksheet, students practice various skills associated with speaking on a telephone. They, place small houses randomly on a game board and use a spinner ot move around. Then, students place telephone symbols...
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Ring, Ring...Please Get That Phone

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils create multimedia PowerPoint presentations using proper telephone procedures.
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Making a Doctor's Appointment Over the Phone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to a sample phone call making an appointment for a doctor's office. They complete a worksheet in which they fill in the missing words. They role-play a telephone conversation between a patient and a receptionist.
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I'm a Bit Short of Time....

For Students Higher Ed
In this ESL worksheet, students read 2 telephone conversations. Students complete 29 fill in the blank questions to complete various phrases throughout the given dialogue.
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The Engineering Process

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The process that brought us items, such as the telephone and air conditioner was no easy task. In this upbeat video, scholars gain insight to the steps engineers take to create, design, and build a final product. 
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Defining Success

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The telephone, refrigerator, and light bulb are all solutions to a problem that an engineer successfully designed. Get to know more about how engineers define success, using this video. The focus goes through a checklist that directs...
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Specific Skill: I Can Listen Attentively

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Practice makes proficient. Scholars practice how to be attentive listeners, a skill that is imperative in and outside the classroom. The listening skills lesson is divided into sections: Tell, Show, Practice, Feedback, and Re-teach. 
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Telephone Etiquette & Procedures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to the proper way to talk on a telephone as an administrative assistant. In groups, they practice with one another in what to do in different situations. To end the lesson, they watch a PowerPoint...
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Technology: Telephone Directory

For Students 6th - 7th
In these telephone directory worksheets, students use the computer screen to search a directory of online white pages. Students then answer the questions that follow.
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The Shadow Knows - Measuring A Telephone Pole

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders attempt to determine the height of a telephone pole or tree without climbing to the top.
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Asking for Information

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop skills to effectively obtain information over the phone. They practice communicating on the phone to get information using the instruct, model, role-play, and feedback method of training.
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Reference Materials

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discuss reasons to use reference materials, identify correct reference material to use for specific information, find answers to specific questions by locating information in encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, almanac, glossary,...
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Leaving an Answerphone Message

For Students 4th - 6th
In this communication activity, students read 2 telephone scenarios and then write a message they will leave on the 2 notepads provided.
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Telecommunication: Sound Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some interesting diagrams here will pique your students' interest as they discover what is actually inside the telephone that they use every day! The frequency and amplitude labels then lead to further details about sound and waves of...
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Alexander Graham Bell's Patent for the Telephone and Thomas Edison's Patent for the Electric Lamp

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read a short biographical account about Bell and student B about Edison. Ask each pair to exchange information and determine what qualities these inventors shared. Ask students if they think all inventors share these qualities.
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Social Action Project-Phone Calls

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars investigate how to make a professional telephone call. In this communications activity, students choose an organization to volunteer at and place a call to the organization to ask questions. Young scholars discuss the...
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Links Lesson

For Teachers 1st
First graders discover common connections between cultures and people by participating in a class activity. In this personal connections lesson, 1st graders identify the different ways people are connected, such as geography, religion,...
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E.T. Phones Home: The History of the Telephone

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils create illustrated timelines of the telephone's history. In groups, they research 25-year sections beginning in 1876. Once each group has completed their portion of the timeline, they are all assembled to create one banner.
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Alexander Graham Bell: An Inventive Life

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners read aloud the story of Alexander Graham Bell and construct a timeline in groups based upon several books.  In this Alexander Graham Bell lesson plan, students discuss what they know about telephones and record their thoughts on...
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Insurance Quotes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You're in high school and you just got the coolest car ever! But, now you need to start thinking about car insurance. Luckily, your teacher prepared you by engaging you in a life skills lesson like this one. The class actually calls...
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Couriers in the Inca Empire: Getting Your Message Across

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how the Inca communicated over large distances. They locate the Inca Empire on a map, define key vocabulary terms, play the game, 'telephone,' and create a quipu to show the year they were born.
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Sound Extenders

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learn about communication engineers. Students observe a demonstration using a slinky of how to diminish sound with distance. They also learn about Alexander Graham Bell and his invention of the telephone.
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Conversation Skills

For Teachers 1st - 12th
It is so important for learners with multiple disabilities to learn how to communicate for both social and functional reasons. Each child will choose a topic from the list and generate five questions related to that topic. They'll split...
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How to Get Kids to Listen

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Don't be thrown off by the look of this—scroll down to find tons of lesson plans, scripts, and fun activities to teach youngsters the art of active listening. From mnemonics to spin-offs of the game telephone, you'll have plenty to work...
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Tablets of Stone—Network Communication Protocols

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Show your learners that the game of Telephone isn't the only way messages get mixed up. Pairs transform into the sender and receiver of a message sent in packets. At least one pupil is the messenger who either delivers, delays, or fails...
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Stem-and-Leaf Plots

For Students 6th - 9th
Keep the leaves on the stem for mathematical success. Using the lengths of telephone call data, an informative video goes through the steps to create a stem-and-leaf plot. The presenter shows how to read and interpret data in a...
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How Do They Work?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate famous U.S. inventions by utilizing the Internet.  For this U.S. history lesson, students examine the relationship between great U.S. inventions such as the radio, telephone and light bulb and the effect it had on...
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Using and Creating Timelines

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze information presented in a timeline and then create a time line. They put the following events in order from oldest to recent: Telephone invented (1876), Massacre at Wounded Knee (1890), First transcontinental...
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How Tiger Got His Stripes

For Teachers 1st
First graders play the game of telephone repeating the sentence, "Tiger was prouder than the pretty perfect peacock, prouder than the magnificent menacing monkey, the lazy loud lion, and the walloping water buffalo who worked for the...
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Ask Questions About Household Objects

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this ESL household objects vocabulary worksheet, students examine 2 pictures depicting a telephone and a stool. On the lines provided, students write a question about the household objects.
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Strategy For Spelling Success

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders develop spelling strategies. In this spelling instructional activity, 4th graders independently read directions and read them with the teacher before proofreading a paragraph which tells about the use of a telephone book....
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Beyond Wires and Pigeons - Communications in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Would you trust a pigeon to fly over a battlefield and return with a vital message? Scholars investigate the use of any and all communication methods during World War I. They use a video clip to research the various ways communication...
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Telephone Skills - knowing whether to stay on the line or leave a message

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to a tape of a dialogue of a call to a workplace to determine whether to stay on the line or leave a message. They also practice short dialogues.
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Telephone Skills: Lesson 1 - Finding Phone Numbers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars review the parts of a phone book and identify white pages, residential pages, yellow pages and government pages. They locate how to find information about pricing, making long distance calls, and contacting the phone...
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Telephone Math: Addition 0-9

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this addition worksheet, students solve 10 simple addition problems, then use a "code" and use the answers to solve a riddle. Students then write their own phone number in the code.
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The Telephone Problem

For Students 11th - 12th
This algebra challenge problem gets students using their algebraic reasoning. Students are given the task of determining a new phone number given particular variables. This 'worksheet' contains one problem to solve and the solution.
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Requests & talking on the phone

For Students 3rd - Higher Ed
Teach learners how to make requests while talking on the phone. Pictures for each sentence frame are included. Could be used for independent writing or dialogue sheet.
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Making Calls

For Teachers K
Students discuss the importance of a telephone number and make a telephone book. In this telephone number lesson, students discuss their telephone number and its importance. Students list reasons to know their phone number and make a...
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Talking About Telephones

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students dispute a telephone bill in a role play activity using a prepared dialogue. They create a dialogue between a customer and a telephone company representative from a prepared scenario. They read and respond to a problem about a...
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Let's Talk

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students practice German language skills by simulating telephone conversations. Students use proper telephone etiquette while using common conversational phrases, and compare arrangement of German telephone numbers with those used in...
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Counting Handout 1: Combinations

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this counting learning exercise, students find the number of combinations and permutations of seventeen multi-step problems. Students determine the number of possible social security numbers, telephone numbers, book arrangements,...
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Heat and Heat Technology

For Students 7th - 9th
In this science instructional activity, students complete the exercises that focus on the concept of heat and the use of a thermometer. The sheet also requires prior knowledge of using a telephone.
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Module 14 Keeping In Touch

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
In this ESL worksheet, student match 8 names with the events/facts that they are associated with. They write 8 sentences about the facts or events using the present simple verb tense. They put given words in the correct order to make 7...
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Worksheet for Analysis of an Advertisement

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students critique advertisements in magazines, newspapers and telephone books.  In this advertising instructional activity, students complete a class activity in which they locate specific advertisements, then answer questions that...
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Know Your Telephone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the parts of a cell phone and role-play a phone call to a customer service representative. They compare/contrast the price of owning and using a cell phone in the U.S. and Venezuela.
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Great Moments, Great Messages

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this telephone instructional activity, learners read about Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of the telephone. Students write a great message and then write a speech about an invention they created that will change lives....
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Inventions Writing Paper (Blank)

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this inventions worksheet, learners use the blank primary lines to write about an invention. There is a picture of a telephone and a light bulb.
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The Vibrational Nature of Sound

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners explore the vibrational nature of sound. In this science lesson plan, students gain an understanding of sound frequency, pitch, and conduction using the string telephone, tuning fork and musical glasses experiments.
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Area Code Mathematics

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students solve math problems based on a U.S. area code map.
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Calling 9-1-1

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students analyze emergencies. In this safety lesson plan, students discover when and why they should dial 9-1-1. They discuss as a group various scenarios in which they would need to call 9-1-1 and then role-play those situations. This...
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Wire Circus

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the life and work of Alexander Calder. They create a wire sculpture on a cirucs theme of their choice. They work on these projects in groups. They utilize telephone wire, or any thin wire cut to manageable lengths.
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Drama: Working Together

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students participate in a host of activities designed to encourage creativity, collaboration, and cooperation. They experience walking in different ways, greeting various types of people, and mirroring, where one student duplicates the...
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The Nature of Sound

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, middle schoolers use basic scientific concepts to complete the series of puzzles that are intended to increase science literacy while focusing upon sound by listening to the tones on a telephone.
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Long Distance Cheap?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate advertising for long distance telephone companies. They search the internet, newspaper ads and magazines for phone/cellular ads. Students organize data. They find the least expensive source.
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Let the Phone Get Them Talking! Using the Yellow Pages as a Teaching Resource

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students categorize information in the Yellow Pages. In this Let the Phone Book Get Them Talking! lesson, students find pictures in the Yellow Pages and thus gain a better understanding of how the book is organized. Students locate local...
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Count and Add Telephone

For Students 2nd
For this count and add worksheet, 2nd graders complete a number sentence about telephones. Students complete one number sentence.
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Total English Elementary: Why Don't We...?

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this social skills practice worksheet, students list 3 ways to make a suggestion, respond to 2 questions regarding how one answers the telephone, read a telephone dialogue with a partner, and record information their partner gives to...
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Writing the Numbers 0-9; Using 911

For Students K - 2nd
In this number recognition and emergency call activity, students write the numbers 0-9 on the picture of a telephone. They color the telephone and trace the emergency number 911 that is show above the phone. They talk about what an...
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Scientist Yellow Pages

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders choose and research a scientist from a grade appropriate list which has connections to science standards. They create a "yellow page" for a notebook on scientific discoveries much like the yellow pages of a telephone book.
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Community Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a list of specific government offices and community agencies in their community. They define the services each of the agencies provides. Students demonstrate how to locate information about services providers in the...
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LET YOUR FINGERS DO THE WALKING

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The student will recognize different information sources. 2. The student will use a telephone book as a resource for locating agricultural businesses and people with agriculture-related jobs.Discuss the purpose of the phone book, and...
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Can You Hear Me Now?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss waves and sound travel. They experiment with tin-can telephones, and telephones made of different materials including paper, foam, and plastic and record their results on an record sheet. Students explain why size...
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ESL Lesson Idea: Reporting Emergencies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how to access community emergency services including calling 911. They study vocabulary associated with emergency situations and write emergency 911 conversations with at partner.
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Is the media aiding Global Peace when reporting on religion?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students play 'telephone' to simulate communication difficulties. In this media analysis lesson, students read and analyze newspaper articles related to religious tensions between the Pope and Muslims. Students  evaluate the media's...
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The Social Skill of Communication

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore communication by analyzing manners. In this social skills lesson, 5th graders review the different forms of communication and how to present yourself in a phone conversation, face to face meeting, e-mail, etc....
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Nonprofits Are Necessaary

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research community nonprofit organizations. They identify their purposes and graph them. The search telephone books, websites, and magazines for information on local organizations. They write in journals how nonprofit groups...
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Character Education/Courtesy

For Teachers K
Students explore a variety of expressions that represent courteous responses to social situations. Telephone etiquette is employed to foster the development of the concept being taught in this instructional activity.
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Getting Started with Java

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore a programming curriculum based in the Java language. They start with the basic information needed to code and run their first program. Students analyze the planning, debugging and testing points of the unit. They write a...
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"Don't Forget the Bacon"

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a variety of shared reading and writing activities related to the book "Don't Forget the Bacon" by Pat Hutchins. They list the words that were changed in the story, play the game "telephone" using a shopping list...
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Calling All Countries: Enrichment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this ordering and comparing numbers worksheet, students examine the table and rank the cellular telephone numbers in order from least to greatest. Students then rank each country in order by population and use the table to answer the...
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6 Poisson Distributions

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars explore the concept of poison distributions. In this poison distribution lesson, students construct poison distributions by surveying the number of cars that pass a point in a specific amount of time. Young scholars find...
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Please Press One For More Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice using automated phone answering systems. They discuss the many ways automated phone systems are used when trying to request information. Students role play calling service companies and using automated systems. This...
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Knowing the Phone in an Emergency

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders brainstorm emergency situations. They watch a demonstration of finding emergency numbers in the phone book. They compile a list of specific items they should tell the 911 operator. They demonstrate how to talk to emergency...
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Know the Phone in an Emergency

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders brainstorm emergency situations. They watch a demonstration of finding emergency numbers in the phone book. They compile a list of specific items to communicate to a 911 operator. They demonstrate calling emergency personnel.
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Take A Message

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice accurate note taking skills, recording only pertinent information. Using proper grammar and useage, they record accurate phone messages. This lesson is intended for students acquiring English.
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All About Me

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this personal profile worksheet, students fill in the blanks about facts about themselves as well as draw a picture of themselves to share with their classmates.
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Job Communication

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students assess the role of communication within various jobs. In this investigation instructional activity, students discuss the needs and types of communication in the workforce, then make their own communication device. This device is...
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Give Me the Seven Digits

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders practice locating specific information by using the telephone book and othe common reference sources. After a lecture/demo, student groups utilize a worksheet which allows them to practice finding information.
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Requesting and Canceling Utilities by Phone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define new vocabulary associated with adding and canceling utilities by phone. They listen to a sample phone conversation between a customer and the utilities representative. They role play a telephone conversation with the...
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Just The Fax

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars discover how a fax machine works including: how a light sensor works, how light is reflected and how signals move across telephone lines. A "bingo" type game is played where students simulate the work of a fax machine to...
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Phone Companies Off the Hook

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine history and technology of the telephone and other methods of communicating long-distance, and explore how each device helps connect people to each other and/or to information.
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Change by Chance?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are able to see the role of chance in evolution. The activity is similar to the party game "gossip" or "telephone." Students start off with a drawing of an animal which changes as they pass their copies of the animal to...
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The Origins of Business

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the world of inventions by utilizing Google Earth. In this global geography lesson plan, students research inventions such as the ball point pen, computer, telephone and typewriter. Students use the Google Earth software...
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A Teeny Tiny Book: My Friends

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this mini book instructional activity, students cut apart and complete a teeny tiny book with names of friends and their phone numbers.
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Phone Calls

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students generate a list of 5-7 questions that they use to call a volunteer or service organization. They practice their phone calls with a partner.
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Communtiy Medical Facilities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe various medical facilities and the services they provide. Working in pairs, students research and list the location and telephone number of community medical facilities and the services they provide. Independently,...

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