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    Dictionary Guide Words: Practice Page #1 & Answers

    Guide Words Practice Page #1 Name ________________ Date __________ Name ________________ Directions: For each set of guide words, decide if the numbered words would be between them on a dictionary page. Circle “yes” if they would be or “no” if they would not. start-stop 1. study yes no 2. stand yes no blow-blue 3. bloom yes no 4. block yes no ...
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    K-2: Create a Music Carnival

    This is a lesson in which the students will combine their knowledge of rhythm, pitch, and tone color with their imaginations to create original compositions about animals. They will use "Carnival of the Animals", by Saint-Saens, and "Peter and the Wolf", by Prokofiev, for comparisons. A lesson plan for Grade 2 Dance Arts Education, English Language Arts and Music Education h4. ...
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    6-8: Building a paper bridge: An introduction to problem solving

    This activity allows the student to explore problem solving strategies while working with a partner. This activity (building a paper bridge), requires students to question word definition and the application of those definitions. Through problem solving strategies, students discover the need for applying math skills. *_A lesson plan for Grade 8 English Language Arts and Mathematic_* h4. Learning outcomes Goal: The ...
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    Cross-Curricular Games

    Cross-Curricular Games
    These cross-curricular, hands-on games are so much fun, students will be begging to play (and learn) all day long The media continually floods teachers, parents and students with news of overweight children and adults. At my school, Mount Lebanon School in West Lebanon, NH, I've created many strategies that our classroom teachers implement to spice up their day and keep kids ...
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    Adjectives, Adverbs and Advertising

    h4. Objective: The student will identify adjectives and adverbs and be able to use them correctly in a Christmas-related creative writing project. h4. Resources: Teacher: Variety of magazines, paperclips. Students: paper, pencil, scissors, marker. h4. Teacher Preparation: Cut out an ad from a magazine that, in large type, has examples of both adjectives and adverbs. 1. Procedure: Show class sample ad ...
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    6-8: Jim Crow and Segregation

    This is an integrated lesson plan that incorporates both eighth grade language arts and history. Using Internet research, literary analysis, and persuasive technique, students will practice reading and writing skills while analyzing the impact of Jim Crow Segregation on African Americans living in North Carolina and elsewhere. A lesson plan for Grade 8 English Language Arts and Social Studies h4. Learning ...
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    Fifty Nifty United States

    Fifty Nifty United States
    Social studies comes home with books about every state in the Union. It seems as though all 50 states use their history as part of the social studies curriculum somewhere between grades three and five. Students learn about local history, then proceed to state history. A constant cry from grade-level teachers is, "What new materials do you have about our state ...
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    Pictures at an Exhibition

    Pictures at an Exhibition
    A classical composition inspired by a series of lost paintings is the muse behind this imaginative art lesson. Art and music are blended as one in Modest Mussorgsky's classical composition "Pictures at an Exhibition." The title of this opus has much to do with art and its meaningful relationship to another subject area – music. Reach beyond the art room in ...
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    Timelines & Word Problems

    Timelines & Word Problems
    BY JENNIFER GAYFORD Students will create autobiographical time lines, noting important events in their lives. Using these timelines, students will create word problems for their classmates to solve. A lesson plan for grade 3 Mathematics Learning outcomes Students will be able to construct a time line of their own and use a previously constructed time line to solve word problems. Teacher ...
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    6-8: Character education: What would you do?

    This lesson is designed to teach character development, problem solving, and teamwork. It can also be used with exceptional students in a high school setting. A lesson plan for Grades 6–8 Guidance and Healthful Living Education h4. Learning outcomes The students will learn that we all face tough decisions every day. How we choose to respond to these events reveals who ...
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    Thanksgiving Lesson Plan

    Thanksgiving Lesson Plan
    Gobble, gobble! Get ready to break out the cranberry sauce and put the stuffing in the oven with our Thanksgiving related lesson plans and activities for ESL students Grades 1-4. In November I like teach a unit on Thanksgiving to all of my students. These units are written to follow the TESOL Pre-K-12 ESL Standards: Standard 2, Goal 2. h4. Lesson ...
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    Make Your Own Constellation Myth

    Primary Subject - Science Secondary Subjects - Language Arts Grade Level - 5th Concept / Topic To Teach: Constellation Myths Standards Addressed: MS&T #4: Science ELA #1: Information, #2: Literary Expression, #3 Analysis and #4 Social Interaction General Goal(s): Students will understand what a constellation is and what a myth consists of. Specific Objectives: 1. Students will become familiar with 3 ...
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    October: National Custodial Workers Day

    h4. Thank-You Notes (Writing) October 2 provides the perfect opportunity for writing with a purpose: National Custodial Workers Day. Most school kids know and like their custodians. Write thank-you notes to all those folks who clean up after us day after day. Encourage children to illustrate the letters. Perhaps you could invite a custodian to have lunch in the room with ...
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    K-5: Integrating Character Education / A Lesson on Responsibility

    Activity on the character trait of responsibility. *_A lesson plan for Grades K–5 Guidance_* h4. Students will: * learn to demonstrate traits of responsibility. * learn that accepting responsibility is more rewarding than avoiding responsibility. *_Teacher planning: 45 Minutes_* h4. Materials/resources * Benny the Lazy Beaver by George Fisk Publisher: Cosmic Concepts Pr; (January 1, 1991) ISBN: 0962050717 * Beaver puppet ...
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    6-8: Facial Studies Through Creation of a Face Jug

    Students study the anatomy of a face and use what they have learned about rendering faces and three dimensional objects to create thumbnail sketches of expressive faces on jugs. They learn to blend values to create the illusion of volume in both facial features and clay jugs. Three dimensional understanding is reinforced by adding expressive facial features to coiled clay jugs. ...
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    20 Trail Blazing Women

    20 Trail Blazing Women
    There have been so many women that have made an impact on history. Below are just 20 women to remember and honor during the study of women's history. h4. 1784 Hannah Adams First woman to become professional writer h4. 1812 Lucy Brewer First woman marine h4. 1849 Elizabeth Blackwell First woman to receive a medical degree h4. 1850 Harriet Tubman ...
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    Feature Column: Virtual Field Trips

    Feature Column: Virtual Field Trips
    h4. Feature Topic: Virtual Field Trips *_iLearn Technology is dedicated to giving teachers practical tips for integrating technology into the classroom. All of the resources are free to use and simple to implement. This column is a weekly Friday feature, don't miss it!_* h4. Tramline h4. What it is: Tramline is a site that has a variety of virtual field trips ...
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    Word Roots B1

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    K-8: Goals, Goals, Goals

    Students will be introduced to the benefits of goal-setting and the steps in the goal setting process. A group activity with a ball will give students practice in all steps of the process and an opportunity to see the benefits of setting goals. *_A lesson plan for Grades K–8 Guidance_* h4. Students will: * list benefits of goal-setting. * describe steps ...
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    Animated Atlas

    Animated Atlas
    What it is: Animated Atlas: The Growth of a Nation is an animated video that teaches students about American expansion. The video allows for interaction as it plays. Students can click on any state to learn more about when and how it became a state. There is also a great interactive time line at the bottom of the animation that students ...
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