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Making Evidence-Based Claims: California Commonwealth Club Address - Cesar Chavez

For Teachers 7th Standards
The most effective way to support an argument is with clear and relevant evidence. As seventh graders read and listen to Cesar Chavez's California Commonwealth Club Address, they work through five sections of a textual analysis unit,...
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Manchester Magic: The Commonwealth Games

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Here is an introduction to the Commonwealth Games with a focus on the Manchester 2002 games. Learners explore a range of sites to learn about Commonwealth Games heroes in the past and present. They track events and issues as they happen...
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History Mystery Message Challenge

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the US Constitution.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders gather the history and government facts to solve the history message.
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What And Where is Puerto Rico?: History of Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the history of Puerto Rico. They define what a commonwealth is and how Puerto Rico became a commonwealth of the United States. They research websites for history of Puerto Rico and how it operates today. They complete...
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Black American Soldiers in the Civil War

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the actions needed to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.  In this US History lesson, 8th graders analyze documents pertinent to the Congressional Medal of Honor.  Students examine the process of awarding the...
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General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
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Romanticism in Western Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Instead of jumping into a list of characteristics that Romantic literature typically abides by, this presentation starts by discussing the etymology and evolution of the word romance. After five slides of history, the viewers start...
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Portion Distortion

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore scenarios involving food portion sizes. In this portion inflation lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation to review how food portions have increased over time. They use scenarios to encourage more realistic...
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Fruit and Vegetable Picnic

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students participate in a picnic activity to learn about healthy eating. In this healthy diet lesson plan, students participate in a tasting party picnic to learn about the variety of fruits and vegetables. Students study worksheets of...
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Groundwater Detectives

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils measure the pH of soil samples from a hypothetical site to locate a contaminant spill and will predict the direction of groundwater flow using mathematical modeling. They use the engineering design process to develop alternatives...
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First World War Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
For this World War I worksheet, students explore the Royal Armouries museum exhibits and respond to 19 short answer questions about the World War I exhibits.
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Flat Stanley and the Fantastic Five

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Discover the five regions of Virginia. They send Flat Stanley letters throughout the regions to gain more information. They also use a camera to locate cities within the regions and create a regions map.
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Portland Architectural Tour - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students research architectural designs of the Portland, Oregon metro area in this excellent lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. While this unit is written with Portland, Oregon in mind, teachers can adapt for any geographic...
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Governor Deval Patrick's Inaugural Speech

For Students 9th - 12th
“America herself is an improbable journey.” So is Deval Patrick’s journey from the South Side of Chicago to the governorship of Massachusetts. The complete text of Patrick’s inaugural speech, delivered outdoors facing Boston Common,...
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Mapping Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use maps to discover where Puerto Rico is located. In groups, they use the internet to research the vegetation. They also compare and contrast the relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico's government.
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The Man Booker Prize

For Students 5th - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the text "The Man Booker Prize" and answer the 7 online reading comprehension questions about the Republic of Ireland's annual fictional novel award.
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Elbow Room - Exploring Population Density

For Students 6th - 12th
In this population worksheet, students click on the links and research the internet about population, land, and government. Students answer 16 short answer questions including making spreadsheets.
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A Frog's Life Story

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars investigate the lives of frogs by completing several worksheets.  In this biology lesson, students discover the life cycle of a frog from tadpole to death.  Young scholars complete frog life cycle puzzle as well as create...
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What and Where is Puerto Rico?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore Puerto Rico. They create K-W-L charts of their prior knowledge of Puerto Rico and observe maps of Puerto Rico. They code the map for measurements and land and water forms. They explore websites to gain background on...
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Mapping Districts

For Teachers K - 4th
Students become literate in their use of maps. In this 2010 Census lesson plan, students visualize census data on maps, use map keys to read population maps, and explore the concept of population density.
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It's About You

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the U.S. Census and come to understand more about it. In this census lesson, students build reading confidence, explain who is counted in the census, and recognize the connection between census information and community...
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Geography of the United States

For Teachers 9th
Students examine the population growth of the United States.  In this Geography lesson, students construct a map of the fifty states.  Students create a graph of the population of the USA. 
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Natural Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the nature of Puerto Rico. They view a Power Point presentation on world population and discuss how Puerto Rico landscape differs from Wisconsin's landscape. They create a Venn diagram comparing the two and complete a...