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    6-8: The ABC's of the Three Little Pigs

    This lesson uses a familiar fairy tale to teach writing. It is designed to emphasize using varied sentence patterns in writing. *_A lesson plan for Grades 6–8 English Language Arts_* h4. Learning outcomes Students will demonstrate an understanding of varied sentence patterns by retelling the fairy tale "The Three Little Pigs" in twenty-six sentences. *_Time required for lesson: 5 Hours_* h4. ...
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    Father's Day Lesson: The Story of Last Names

    Father's Day Lesson: The Story of Last Names
    Objective: Students learn about the origins of last names in Medieval times. Directions: Introduce to students "The Story of Last Names." A long time ago, four men named Thomas lived in a little town. That was the only name any of them had. In those days, only kings and nobles had last names; most men and women had only first names.Because ...
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    Multiplication Baseball

    Multiplication Baseball
    Click here to download printable lesson By: Teachnology’s Math Worksheets Center Staff Objective: Students will review multiplication skills and math facts. This lesson leads students towards mastery of multiplication facts. Grade Level: Upper Elementary National Math Standards This Lesson Addresses: Grade Level 3-5 Numbers and Operations: • Students will understand the effects of multiplying numbers. • Students will develop a fluency ...
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    Game: Musical Chair Phonics

    Game: Musical Chair Phonics
    Play musical chairs as you normal do, except place an index card with Vocabulary words students need to learn. Each index card will have a different vocabulary word. When the music stops, the person without a chair tells you which chair he/she was about to sit in. The person who is seated in that chair has to pronounce his word. If ...
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    3-5: Call and Response Singing

    This lesson is a study of call and response singing, especially as it relates to African-American spirituals. A lesson plan for Grades 4–5 Music Education h4. Learning outcomes The students will demonstrate their knowledge of call and response singing through class discussion and by their written answers on the listening guide. *_Time required for lesson: 45.00 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources Printed listening ...
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    The Art of Simple Machines

    The Art of Simple Machines
    The unlikely duo of science and art team up for this creative lesson The science behind the use of simple machines such as a wheel and axle, pulley, inclined plane, lever and screw can be combined into a wonderful science and art lesson. Kathy Berk teaches science at my school. She has used a good deal of imagination to find a ...
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    K-1: Color Mixing

    Students are introduced to the basic steps in mixing secondary colors from primary colors of paint. A lesson plan for Grade 1 Visual Arts Education h4. Students will: * identify primary and secondary colors. * mix primary colors of paint to create secondary colors of paint. *_Time required for lesson: 40 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources * Tempera paint: red, yellow and blue ...
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    Edgar Allen Poe: Attachment #2

    h4. Teacher Resource #2 Suggested Pre-Activity Questions 1. Has anyone ever done anything to you that made you want to get revenge on them? What did they do? 2. Have you ever gotten revenge on someone for something they did to you? What did you do to them in return? Why did you feel a need to get revenge? 3. Explain ...
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    Anatomy- Excretory System

    It may be yucky, but someone has to teach it. . . One of our 4th grade objectives is to teach the Excretory System. Unfortunately, there are very few activities to go along with it. This is a hands-on activity that I came up with so that the students can learn both the names and locations of the organs involved in ...
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    Building Friendships

    The class will listen to the counselor/teacher read the book: "Enemy Pie" by Derek Munson and a discussion will follow. This lesson will be summarized by listening to the students share their Friendship Recipes created from the new ideas learned from "Enemy Pie." An example of "Friendship Pie" is on an attachment. A lesson plan for Grades K–5 Guidance Students will ...
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    Tips for an A+ Science Fair

    Tips for an A+ Science Fair
    Schools across the country are gearing up for their annual Science Fairs- giving young scientists a chance to shine and compete with other students in the Science and Technology fields. Science Fair Sanity is a great resource for students and teachers and offers hints, tips, tricks, and examples that will assist you in developing an award-winning science fair display board. Use ...
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    3-5: Rhythm Beginnings

    This lesson plan introduces the terms beat, steady beat, and tempo for the first day of rhythm work. A lesson plan for Grades 3–4 Music Education h4. Students will: * differentiate between steady and unsteady beats. * learn the term tempo and walk in time. *_Time required for lesson: 40 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources piano or recorded music and a music player ...
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    3-12: Three Truths and a Lie

    3-12: Three Truths and a Lie
    For many of us, the first day of school is a little stressful. I teach students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders, and this lesson always gets their attention! (But, I have used this activity with regular education elementary-secondary students.) First, start out by stating that you don't allow lying in your class, but today you will make an exception for minor ...
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    K-5: Getting Hooked; Introduction for a Narrative

    Students will be able to identify techniques for writing an introduction for a narrative and use them effectively. *_A lesson plan for Grades 2–4 English Language Arts_* h4. Learning outcomes Students will demonstrate techniques for writing an introduction for personal and imaginative narratives. *_Time required for lesson: 45 Minutes_* h4. Materials/resources * Books with good introductions * Examples of student writing ...
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    Santa Claus Around the World

    Santa Claus Around the World
    Even though your English language learners may not celebrate Christmas, they are fascinated by the many Santa Claus legends. This lesson explores the different gift-giving customs around the world. "Santa Claus Around the World" is another theme students love in December. I advise teachers, however, to become familiar with the holidays of all of your students. You don't want to exclude ...
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    Comic Book Project

    Comic Book Project
    Objective: Students will write a fictional story creating a conflict and resolution, applying sequential writing, using action verbs, descriptive language, and onomatopoeia, in a comic book format with original artwork and/or technology. Directions: Before the project begins, have students bring in comic books, daily comics, and Sunday comics. Read them aloud. Ask the students why comic books have never lost popularity. ...
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    Daily Mind Builders™: Language Arts

    Brought to you by About The Critical Thinking Co.™: For more than 50 years, The Critical Thinking Co.’s™ award-winning books and software have helped students of all abilities achieve better grades and higher test scores with highly effective lessons that sharpen the mind as they teach standards-based reading, writing, mathematics, science, and history. Our products are fun, easy to use, and ...
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    Reading Comprehension Worksheets for Elementary: Golden Gate Bridge

    Download a reading comprehension story and questions for elementary age students about the Golden Gate Bridge Preview materials below. Save PDF, zoom in or out by moving mouse over preview window.
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    Multiplication Tables Using Microsoft Excel

    *_Computer Science/Mathematics Grades 6- 9_* Duration: Three 40-minute sessions h4. Description: This lesson is a multi-part learning activity designed to introduce students to Microsoft Excel as a computer application software program. In this activity, students will create multiplication tables in Microsoft Excel. This exercise can be done in small groups to prevent students from getting frustrated with the new concepts. h4. ...
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    K-2: Spanish Prepositions Showing Location

    Students will learn the Spanish words for several prepositional phrases that show location. This lesson also reviews previous vocabulary. A lesson plan for Grades K–2 Second Languages h4. Learning outcomes Students will demonstrate their knowledge of prepositions in Spanish through the use of manipulatives. *_Time required for lesson: 50 Minutes_* h4. Materials/resources Each student needs a chair and a ziplock bag ...
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