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Newbery Books: Guaranteed Good Reading

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore and analyze Newbery Medal books. They view a Powerpoint presentation on the Newbery Medal book of that current year, select a book, read and analyze the book, and prepare a multimedia book report presentation.
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Look All Around

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore various animals, habitats, objects and pictures of objects found in the environment that introduce and reinforce the concepts of natural resources and their uses. This lesson uses a variety of modalities and learning...
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Under Construction

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students are shown the main elements of a story. They create their own story by using all of those elements.
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Exploring Pascal's Triangle and Other Recursive Patterns

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore patterns in everyday life and in the mathematic world. They create various concrete examples of patterns and verbally describe these patterns to a fellow student.
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Exploring the Brass Family

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the four basic instruments of the Brass Family in the four lessons of this unit. The French horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba are inspected as students develope a familiarity with their sight and sounds.
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Ten Little Black Dots

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use black and red construction paper to symbolize different one digit numbers that add up to 10. In this sums to 10 lesson plan, 2nd graders discover different combinations and patterns that can lead them to the number 10.
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Comparing Monkey Story with Curious George Stories

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students compare and contrast the main character in Monkey with the main character in Curious George.
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The Goat in the Rug

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students identify producers, resources and goods. In this economics lesson, students read the book The Goat in the Rug and define producers, resources, and intermediate goods. Students construct a rug which depicts the story of rug...
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Reading Aloud

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice their reading aloud skills. They examine different careers that focus on public speaking. They also gather new tips to practice when speaking aloud.
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Mathematics: Building Fractions Game

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders improve their fractions skills by playing a game using dice and pattern blocks. Additional resources include several books dealing with fractions, such as "Eating Fractions" and "Gator Pie." Another activity for students...
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The Earth, Sun Mood and Stars Unit (Planets too!)

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders prepare five activities to do then show their energy saving skills.  In this investigative instructional activity students create five projects then participate in an energy saving demonstration. 
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Cinderella Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars listen to two versions of the Cinderella story, and compare and contrast them. They demonstrate the similarities and differences in the two stories on a Venn diagram.
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Jobs Produce Goods and Services

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate how different jobs produce goods and services. To show evidence of their learning, 2nd graders complete a graphic organizer illustrating three jobs and the goods and services they produce.
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Environments

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders perform research about one type of environment each day. For each type of environment the students will conduct research, present their information and create a mural depicting the characteristics of the environment.
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Brave Puppets

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss what bravery means, and decide whether they can be brave and scared at the same time. They make a class list of fears before listening to a read aloud of Ken Barker's, Brave Little Monster. They make brave puppets to...
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Tessellations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify shapes that will tessellate. They construct a tessellation using transformations. Students identify transformations in tessellations. They identify applications of transformations such as tiling and fabric design.