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107 reviewed resources for webster's dictionary

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April 14, 1828 - The Webster's Dictionary

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt activity, students learn that on April 14, 1828, the Webster's Dictionary was published. Students think about one of the new words that may be added to the dictionary this year and why.
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Vocabulary Activity Sheet

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What does it mean to stream a program? How do you know if you're watching a mash-up? If you don't know these words, reach for your handy Merriam-Webster dictionary, because they're there! A series of fill-in-the-blank questions prompt...
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Language Arts - But...Where Are You?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Turn your learners into Daniel Webster. In pairs or on their own, they create content specific dictionaries. Each group is assigned a topic and then cuts and pastes images that represent each of 10 to 20 words that are associated with...
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National Dictionary Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this National Dictionary Day worksheet, students complete activities including reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions,...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Word Choice and the Value of a Dictionary

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In poetry, every word matters. Poets like Edgar Allan Poe make conscious choices when composing. Pupils take a close look at his poem "Romance," taking older word meanings into consideration during analysis and discussion. After a class...
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Vocabulary from The Outsiders

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students listen to audio tape of segment of novel, The Outsiders, practice using online dictionary to look up and define vocabulary words, and create list of terms in Microsoft Word document.
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What's The Word?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students define vocabulary words using print or online dictionaries; create crossword puzzles with those words and definitions; and share their puzzles with peers for review.
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Not Just for Gods and Goddesses:

For Teachers 2nd
Students use dictionaries, encyclopedias, art, computers, and books to study the Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson plan, students research maps, stories, Olympic games, and more about Ancient Greece.
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Words with More Than One Acceptable Spelling

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this recognizing words with more than one spelling activity, students read about word origins and printing histories, use a dictionary for alternative spellings, and write acceptable spellings. Students write fifteen answers.
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Writing History: From Students to Scholars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An Online NewsHour article about scholarly ethics launches this study of plagiarism. Since historians are supposed to bring original ideas and perspectives to their publications, they must give credit to the ideas of others. After a...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a lesson that prompts them to...
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Pixel Drawings

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers re-create a magazine photo or other picture and make it into a drawing using pixels. This fun art project should be a hit with your charges! The materials needed to implement the lesson plan should be easy to...
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Samurai Warrior Codes: Comparing Perspectives from the Kamakura, Muromachi, and Edo Periods

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We all know that things change over time, but is it something we can see socially or politically? Learners examine Samurai warrior codes from the Kamakura, Muromachi, and Edo periods as they analyze a literary and visual arts piece that...
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Kinetic Molecular Theory

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The fourth presentation in a series of five begins with information about the nature of gases and what to expect from them. Then it discusses kinetic molecular theory, diffusion, and Graham's Law, and concludes with the purification of...
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What Kind Of Mammal Is It?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students describe the characteristics of a mammal. They also differentiate between a companion and a wild animal. The lesson has an assessment included in it. They have a discussion to tap prior knowledge about what a mammal is.
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Defining Agriculture and Natural Resources

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students define agricultural using concept maps. In this agriculture lesson, students use concept maps to determine the ideas that are related to agriculture such as farming, food, flowers, and forestry before defining the word...
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FOREST GRUMP: Examining How Deforestation Affects Plants and Animals of the Canadian Boreal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider definition of an ecosystem as it relates to the Canadian boreal, discover how deforestation affects this forest and recreate ecosystems. They write persuasive letters urging politicians or business people to help save...
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The Rule of Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What functions do laws serve in our society? Your learners will be guided through several interactive activities to address this question, and to consider the impact of rule of law in American society.
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200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders explore pop culture and pop music as a forum for female role models. They explore women who have currently contributed to our pop world and why they could be considered role models. They each interview a woman in their...
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Nasco Color Sculpt Mask Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners study the various masks made in African, Japanese, and Ancient Egyptian cultures and discuss the funtion of these masks in each society. They create a mask from one of these cultures using a molding technique.
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Towers and Turrets

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A instructional activity on architecture will help young artists consider perspective. Your class will use water colors to paint towers and turrets. You can connect this art instructional activity to famous buildings like the Taj Majal...
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One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Why is there no universal definition for terrorism? What tactics and objectives do terrorist groups share? Through an engaging and collaborative activity, as well as using rich informational texts and guided notes, lead your class...
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Bully Free Lesson Plans—Eighth Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Middle schoolers are likely very familiar with the concept of bullying and cliques. Discuss their experiences and brainstorm ways to handle peer conflict and feelings of exclusion with a poem that focuses on bullying, and a second lesson...
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Forest Grump

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the definition of an ecosystem, its parts, and how these parts can be affected when the ecosystem is endangered. They examine dangers being faced by the Canadian boreal forest by reading "For Billions of Birds, an...