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April 14, 1828 - The Webster's Dictionary

For Students 7th - 8th
For this writing prompt worksheet, 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 instructional activity, students complete activities including reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write...
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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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What's The Word?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners 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 worksheet, 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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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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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 should be easy to get,...
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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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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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Why Vote?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners design a ballot slip for student voting. They create a slogan and political brochure.
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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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A Sample of What?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students are introduced to the connection between women and the textile industry. Using primary source documents, they complete a handout on how gender roles have changed over the years. They examine a sampler which is connected to the...
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How Humane are We?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine what it means to be humane while studying the background of the Humane Movement. They delve into the results of how the movement has affected animals and people. By looking at a timeline of events, each student choses...
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Fair Use and Music

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine fair use. In this character education lesson, students discover copyright and fair use laws regarding media. Students discuss the ethics of movie and music sharing.
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Count Down to the National Spelling Bee

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Spelling bee lesson plans can get students into the spirit of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and spell, spell, spell.
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Imperial Notions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research how and why different parts of the world were colonized, considering the pros and cons for both the rulers and the ruled.
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FOREST GRUMP: Examining How Deforestation Affects Plants and Animals of the Canadian Boreal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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The Diary of Anne Frank

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students write a book review of The Diary of Anne Frank. In their reviews they determine whether or not the book should be considered a classic of the twentieth century.
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200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss style and characteristics of musical time periods as well as the definition of "pop culture." They compare and contrast modern-day popular icons to music icons throughout history.  This lesson requires a video, which is...