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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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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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History Mystery Message Challenge

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the US Constitution.  For this American Government lesson, 11th graders gather the history and government facts to solve the history message.
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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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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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Fruit and Vegetable Picnic

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students participate in a picnic activity to learn about healthy eating. In this healthy diet lesson, students participate in a tasting party picnic to learn about the variety of fruits and vegetables. Students study worksheets of fruit...
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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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Portland Architectural Tour - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students research architectural designs of the Portland, Oregon metro area in this excellent activity 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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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
Students 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.  Students complete frog life cycle puzzle as well as create a life cycle...
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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 Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners 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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For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students study the customs and superstitions of the Halloween holiday. They look at the origin of the Halloween, read poems, play games, and discuss readings such as Harry Potter and the works of Stephen King.
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Groundwater Detectives

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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...
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Mapping Districts

For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars 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 instructional activity, students build reading confidence, explain who is counted in the census, and recognize the connection between census...
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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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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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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...