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    The Preposition Song

    The Preposition Song
    h4. Education Level: Grade 4-5-6 Prepositions links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word of phrase introduced by the proposition is called the object of a preposition. There are several versions of The Preposition Song, and several are here for your reference. Performed by an 8th Grade Class: Grammer Rock Classic Preposition Video: Sample song ...
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    What’s Your Weird Vocabulary IQ? ANSWERS

    On the next page, you will find the answers to the quiz: What's Your Weird Vocabulary IQ? If you haven't taken the quiz yet, start it now. Next page: Answers [page] 1. The Twilight books could be renamed: Crepuscular 2. An azure shirt is: Light blue 3. An ailurophiliac loves: Cats 4. A totally optimistic person is: Sanguine 5. Being the ...
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    3-5: "I Spy": Using Adjectives and Descriptive Phrases

    Students will review definitions for adjectives, learn and practice sensory adjectives and imagery, and use adjectives and descriptive phrases in writing a paragraph and/or story. *_A lesson plan for Grades 3–4 English Language Arts_* h4. Learning outcomes Students will: * be able to define adjectives. * be able to define and understand concrete and sensory adjectives. * be able to discriminate ...
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    America The Story of Us Lesson Plans from HISTORY — Now on Teaching!

    America The Story of Us Lesson Plans from HISTORY — Now on Teaching!
    Teaching is proud to work with HISTORY to bring you the story of America. From the earliest days of European settlement in the New World, Americans from all backgrounds have recorded their stories and attempted to make sense of their place in history. America The Story of Us — airing on April 25, 2010 on HISTORY — is a landmark television ...
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    Holiday Writing Prompts

    Holiday Writing Prompts
    Writing- whether it's journaling or writing a short story- is a great way for students to express themselves, especially in the high emotion time of the holidays. If your students are overloaded with holiday energy and need direction, try these writing prompts. Different students in your class may celebrate different holiday traditions, so be sensitive to that and offer prompts that ...
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    Complex Sentences Made Easy Lesson Plan

    Complex Sentences Made Easy Lesson Plan
    Objective Students learn about complex sentences. Directions A complex sentence is a sentence in which at least two ideas are combined into a single sentence. What's so "complex" about that? For example, look at the following sentence: Because he forgot his wedding anniversary for the tenth straight year, Roger spent a week sleeping on the porch. The two ideas expressed in ...
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    Fantastic Flexible Foldables for Math

    Fantastic Flexible Foldables for Math
    What it is: I love online activities that students can take part in, but because most of us don’t have the luxury of a 1 to 1 school setting, good old paper manipulatives are winners in the classroom. Fantastic Flexible Foldables is a collection of mini math books and games that you can print out and create with your students. You ...
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    50 Actions that Will Grab Your Students’ Attention

    50 Actions that Will Grab Your Students’ Attention
    Excerpt From Section 5 of "Discipline in the Secondary Classroom" Adapted from 50 Actions that Will Grab Your Students’ Attention "There are countless ways to wake up and shake up your students. Prepared teachers take time in advance of the lesson to prevent their students from being bored in class. They combine various techniques and try all sorts of new approaches ...
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    3-5: Finding rhyming words in a French poem

    “J'adore la pizza” by Karen Kransky This lesson is designed to increase students' awareness of some French letter-sound combinations that rhyme, in spite of being spelled differently using the poem, "J'adore la pizza" by Karen Kransky. A lesson plan for Grades 3–5 Second Languages h4. Students will: * identify rhyming words and syllables orally and in writing * point out silent ...
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    Best of 2007: Top 10 Websites for the Classroom

    Best of 2007: Top 10 Websites for the Classroom
    Great new websites pop up every day that can help teachers support academic learning. Our very own technology featured writer, Kelly Tenkely, provided her best ten web discoveries of the year. These websites can be great additions and reinforcements to your academic lessons. Students love technology- and combining learning with the technology they love can do wonders for student results. ...
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    Long Division Tips and Tricks

    h4. How To Be A Good Secretary When Doing Long Division 1. Put the correct number of dashes in the quotient. 2. Record how many blocks you have placed on each divisor. 3. Record how many blocks you have used. 4. Record how many blocks you have left. 5. Record how many blocks you will now be working with. 6. Repeat ...
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    Lesson: Synonyms and Antonyms

    Lesson: Synonyms and Antonyms
    h4. Objective: Students will review definition of synonyms and antonyms and identify them. h4. Resources: Teacher: sports section of newspaper for each pair of students. Student: pencil, paper. h4. Procedure: 1.Ask students for examples of pairs of words that are synonyms. Write them on the board. Go through the same process for antonyms. Related Links Lesson Plan: Spice Up Your Spelling ...
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    Why Students May Not Complete Homework

    Why Students May Not Complete Homework
    Although there can be many reasons why students don’t always complete their homework, some seem to be universal. Luckily, alert teachers can manage these. Try some of these suggestions if you find your students (and yourself) struggling with homework. h4. 1. Students did not record the assignment when you made it. • Allow enough time for students to record the assignment ...
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    How To Create and Use a Math Scavenger Hunt

    How To Create and Use a Math Scavenger Hunt
    Create numbers excitement with a math scavenger hunt! Math is a numbers game - and a math scavenger hunt can have your students searching the Internet for clues to the numbers with which you want them to work. Whether you decide to create a simple search or a robust investigation, your students are almost guaranteed to be excited about a math ...
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    K-5: Fact Versus Opinion

    Distinguishing between fact and opinion is important for students to understand. This lesson uses many interesting and concrete examples to help students tell the difference between the two. *_A lesson plan for Grades K–5 Guidance_* h4. Learning outcomes Students will distinguish between fact and opinion. *_Teacher planning: 45 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources Handouts copied on construction paper, scissors, pencils, and creativity! h4. ...
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    9-12: Heaven or Groundhog Day?

    h4. Learning outcomes * “Enlightenment is infinite acceptance of all things past, infinite responsibility for all things present, and infinite service for all things future.” —Zen definition of Nirvana h4. Students will: demonstrate accurate analysis of audience through appropriate choices in diction, motive support, point support, and non-print textual support. demonstrate knowledge of the concept of character qualities and reflect positive ...
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    Phonological and Phonemics Awareness Lesson Plans

    Phonological and Phonemics Awareness Lesson Plans
    Phonemic and phonological research has shown the benefits of using phonological and phonemic awareness activities at the very early stages of reading. Major research studies have shown the benefits of systematic, explicit phonics instruction in early grades (Adams, 1990; Beck & Juel, 1995; Chall, 1996; Chall & Popp, 1996) Every elementary school teacher needs a bank of phonological and phonemic awareness ...
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    9-12: Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado

    The short story "The Cask of Amontillado," by Edgar Allan Poe is an effective venue for teaching English I literary terms. The following lesson plan is designed to engage the reader in a deeper than superficial reading of the text. It is also designed to elicit discussion and written critical-thinking responses. This lesson assumes that the literary terms have already been ...
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    9-12: Partes Del Cuerpo (Beginning and Advanced Vocabulary for the Parts of the body)

    h4. Learning outcomes Students will be able to verbally identify the body parts in Spanish and be able to answer questions about them. h4. Teacher planning h4. Time required for lesson 90 minutes Related Links Not the lesson you were looking for? Search more. Connect with information to help make you a better educator Find resources now. h4. Materials/resources large plastic ...
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    13 Things About the Pequot War

    13 Things About the Pequot War
    While most state standards state students should be familiar with the relationship between European colonists and Native Americans very few students ever really receive an adequate background regarding the interactions between colonists and natives. Perhaps it is because the standards…..and I’m basically referring to Georgia standards……only mention the interaction not specific interactions such as the Pequot War. I wish more teachers ...
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