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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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    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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    The Holidays of December

    The Holidays of December
    December presents so many multicultural teaching opportunities through the holiday traditions of many different cultures. Here are many holidays celebrated in December with a short description of each you can share with your students. h4. Hanukkah h4. When is it? Hanukkah begins at sundown on Tuesday, December 4th and ends at nightfall on Wednesday, December 12th. h4. Who celebrates Hanukkah? The ...
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    Markup and Discount

    Markup and Discount Lessons By - Michael Soriano and Miko Uhuru Primary Subject - Math Secondary Subjects - Social Studies Grade Level - 7 Markup and Discount Lesson Part One Created by Michael Soriano and Miko Uhuru Standards CA Standard (NS 1.7) Purpose: The students will be able to calculate markups and discounts along with markup percentages and discount percentages. Outcome: ...
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    Using a Daily Agenda

    Using a Daily Agenda
    h4. A daily agenda in your classroom will bring order, direction and structure to everyone's school day sample agenda. All you need to prepare a daily agenda is cardboard, a marking pen and five extra minutes at the end of your day. It's amazing what a supply of cardboard, a marking pen and five extra minutes each day can do. These ...
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    3-5: A Ram Sam Sam: A Moroccan Tune with a Twist

    Students will enjoy singing, playing rhythm instuments, reading notations, and performing a Moroccan tune in two different musical styles on student keyboards. A lesson plan for Grades 3–4 Music Education h4. Students will: * play triangles and rhythm sticks while singing a binary song. * identify AB form. * transfer simple patterns to the student keyboards. * read musical notation and ...
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    3-5: Dictionary Guide Words: How do they guide us?

    Students have difficulty locating words in a dictionary. This lesson will allow students to learn how to use guide words in a dictionary to locate words. *_A lesson plan for Grade 4 English Language Arts and English Language Development_* h4. Students will: * define "guide." * identify guide words in a variety of dictionaries. * locate words using guide words. * ...
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    5 Mother's Day Lessons & Activities

    5 Mother's Day Lessons & Activities
    Objective Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. It was first celebrated in the United States in 1872 as a Mother's Day for Peace, as suggested by Julia Ward Howe. She had nursed the wounded during the Civil War and was dedicated to the cause of peace. She is best known for writing "The Battle Hymn of the ...
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    Math Games for K-8

    Math Games for K-8
    Real student comprehension of math happens with hands on learning. Give your students an opportunity to learn and test their new math skills with free online games. Teaching has partnered with iPlayMath Games to bring you the best math games on the web. Click the grade level below to find free math games. [gate] Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade ...
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    9-12: Valentine Geometry

    9-12: Valentine Geometry
    Combine geometry construction skills with language arts and artistic ability. *_A lesson plan for Grades 9–12 Algebra 1 and Integrated Mathematics 2_* h4. Students will; * learn how to bisect a segment * how to draw arcs * how to measure accurately (you can use metric measure or standard measurement) * have an opportunity to show their creative side in a ...
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    Icebreakers to Use All Year Long

    Icebreakers to Use All Year Long
    Here are three icebreakers that can be adapted to students of almost any age and that can serve a useful purpose throughout the term, not just on the first day. The more you know about your students and the more they know about each other, the better chance you have of creating a positive, tightly knit community in your class. 1. ...
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    Studying the Food Pyramid

    Studying the Food Pyramid
    Objective In this lesson students: 1. explore a food pyramid 2. give examples of foods from the different food groups 3. complete a food pyramid puzzle 4. navigate their way around a Web site Directions 1. Using pictures from magazines, children can make charts showing examples of food from the different food groups. 2. Children can record the foods they eat ...
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    Kamishibai Stories

    Kamishibai Stories
    *_An illustration from a student's kamishibai story entitled The Bunnies (left). This captivating form of Japanese storytelling excites young authors and illustrators into creating stories of their own_* W hile I've presented from a wide variety of literary genres over the years, the favorite of my students has always been the kamishibai. Kamishibai are Japanese stories told in a picture card ...
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    Mexican Food

    Grade Level(s): 5 Subject(s): * Foreign Language/Spanish Duration: two to three 45-minute lessons Description: This is one of several lessons about food vocabulary. This lesson introduces Mexican food and the history behind it. The main objective of this lesson is to introduce new food vocabulary to the students. In addition, the students will also participate in classroom activities, make a menu ...
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    Interactive Curriculum to Enhance Student Learning

    It can be challenging to find time to engage one-on-one with each student daily, but active learning is important for student comprehension and retention. When you can't reach every student every minute, let technology step in to help. There are several free websites that offer curriculum integration with videos, games, and interaction in a variety of subject areas. Some of these ...
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    6-8: Problem Centered Lesson on the Pythagorean Theorem

    This lesson is designed to help students give meaning to solving problems using the Pythagorean Theorem in a useful and meaningful situation. *_A lesson plan for Grade 8 Mathematics_* h4. Learning outcomes The students will be able to solve non-routine problems using the Pythagorean Theorem. *_Time required for lesson: 90 Minutes_* h4. Materials/resources Calculators graph paper or dot paper h4. Technology ...
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    K-2: The Second Grade World of Louis Armstrong

    Second grade students will explore the music of Louis Armstrong via booktalks, compact disc recordings, digital video disc recordings, and may pursue internet web-questing through Marco Polo (http://www.marcopolo-education.org) and http://www.redhotjazz.com as a bonus! A lesson plan for Grade 2 English Language Arts and Music Education h4. Students will learn: * the life history of Louis Armstrong that influenced his music. * ...
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    3-5: The Earth's Rotation

    The students will be a part of a model showing how the Earth's rotation creates what we see as a sunrise and sunset every twenty-four hours. *_A lesson plan for Grade 3 Social Studies and Science_* h4. Learning outcomes The students will be able to explain how and why different parts of the Earth have sunlight at different times. *_Time required ...
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    Lesson: Write Your Own Jingle in GarageBand

    Lesson: Write Your Own Jingle in GarageBand
    Use the loops in GarageBand to create your own 30-second jingle. *+Steps*+ 1. Create a new folder (Apple + N) in your documents named “yourname_tunes”. 2. Open GarageBand. 3. Select New Music Project. 4. Name the file “yourname_band.” 5. Save in your Documents>yourname_tunes folder. 6. Do not change the Tempo, Time, bpm, or Key (for now). 7. Click Create. 8. If ...
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    ACC Basketball Statistics Lesson

    The students will use ACC basketball statistics to practice the process of converting fractions to decimals then to percents and will learn how to create and edit a spreadsheet. They will then use this spreadsheet to analyze their data. This unit is done during the basketball season. *_A lesson plan for Grades 6–8 Computer Technology Skills and Mathematics_* h4. Learning outcomes ...
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