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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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    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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    National Geographic Young Explorer

    National Geographic Young Explorer
    What it is: National Geographic has fantastic resources for the classroom. Their Young Explorer online content is not to be missed in the primary classroom. This is an online magazine specifically for kindergarten and first grade student (I think second grade students would also benefit). The site lets students listen and read the latest stories from National Geographic Young Explorer. The ...
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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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    Scarf Juggling

    Scarf Juggling
    h4. Physical Activity for the Classroom This activity creates self-confidence, develops concentration and focus skills and improves hand-eye coordination. One of the great things about this activity is that setting up and cleaning up can be done in as long as it takes you to say, "While we are waiting to be called down to the assembly, why doesn't everyone pull ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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-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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    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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    Daily Mind Builders™: Language Arts

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    K-2: Mixing Colors with "Little Blue and Little Yellow"

    This is an integrated lesson based on a French book entitled Petit Bleu et Petit Jaune (Little Blue and Little Yellow) by Leo Lionni. Within the lesson, students will experiment with various colors to create new colors and eventually write their own version of this story. A lesson plan for Grades K–1 Information Skills, English Language Arts, Visual Arts Education and ...
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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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    Lesson: Jackson Pollock and Mixing Colors

    Lesson: Jackson Pollock and Mixing Colors
    Art Grades 1- 4 h4. Materials poster paint, large sheets of construction paper, marbles, rubber band balls, porcupine balls, golf balls, masking tape, beverage flat boxes or gift boxes. h4. Curriculum requirements mixing colors, art history h4. Lecture Jackson Pollock was a man who always wanted to be an artist. His older brother was an artist, and when they were both ...
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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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    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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