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In this lesson, students use a guided reading to look at a report on the status of education in North Carolina in 1869, and discuss the reasons given then for why the Governor and Legislature should support educating North Carolina's children. They are provided an opportunity to compare and contrast the 1869 document against their own ideas about the civic duty to attend school through age sixteen, and its relative value to the state and the country.

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Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Victoria Schaefer
07/06/2004
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This is an ongoing series of lessons to teach the 26 letters of the alphabet through functional skills that can be used on a daily/weekly basis building on and transferring to other educational task. These lessons incorporate coloring, marking, painting, cutting, pasting, creating, listening and following directions.

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Arts and Humanities
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Karen Dawsey
Sherry Waters
02/21/2002
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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 which takes approximately 15 weeks from the middle of November to the middle of March. Teachers must have Clarisworks to open the sample spreadsheet in the lesson, but may recreate it in another spreadsheet program.

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Statistics and Probability
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Susan Dougherty
07/14/2000
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Students will be able to find the Lowest Common Denominator by using prime factors. They will then add the fractions. This method was developed for students who have problems guessing and checking.

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Mathematics
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Wendi Keith
10/19/2002
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The Ramayana, the famous Hindu epic, is retold here in words and illustrations by "The Golden Eagles," Loretta Hopper's Grade 2 class from Ephesus Elementary in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
Religious Studies
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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08/17/1971
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The documents included in this lesson come from The North Carolina Experience collection of Documenting the American South and specifically focus on African Americans and race relations in the early 20th century. The lesson juxtaposes accounts that relate to both the positive improvements of black society and arguments against advancement. Combined, these primary sources and the accompanying lesson plan could be used as a Document Based Question (DBQ) in an advanced US history or African American history course.

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U.S. History
Ethnic Studies
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Meghan Mcglinn
05/06/2004
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A part of history is often forgot when teaching younger students. This is the relocation of the Cherokee Indians when the white settlers wanted their property. The US Government moved whole groups of Indians under harsh conditions. This trip became known as the Trail of Tears. Using this as a background students will explore and experiment with persuasive writing as they try to express the position of Cherokee leaders.

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Arts and Humanities
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Glenda Bullard
09/08/2004
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Students use their knowledge of the alphabet and letter sounds to create an alphabet PowerPoint presentation. Each slide will contain a letter of the alphabet, a sentence and the sound that corresponds to that letter.

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Arts and Humanities
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Emily Leonard
11/16/2002
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This activity will reinforce letter recognition along with letter order. Students will watch a video, listen to stories and play CD games on the computer to aid in recognition of alphabet letters, sounds and order.

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Arts and Humanities
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Levrah Hall
11/09/2001
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After reading "The Alphabet Tree" by Leo Lionni to students, the students will retell the events on a flow map. Then using Kid Pix software, each child will choose an event, illustrate it, and write a caption for it. The students will then put their events in order in a Kid Pix Slide Show they can present to the class.

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Arts and Humanities
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Jody Shaughnessy
03/28/2002
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Formal debates and question-and-answer discussions are great, but these alternative discussion formats will liven up your classroom and get students really thinking.

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Arts and Humanities
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Kathryn Walbert
10/04/2004
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By creating a PR campaign for a historical or literary figure, students can practice a wide range of thinking skills.

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Arts and Humanities
Public Relations
World History
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Kathryn Walbert
10/04/2004
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Creating monuments or memorials for historical and literary figures encourages students to think creatively and provides a lively structure for an in-class discussion.

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Arts and Humanities
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Kathryn Walbert
10/04/2004
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This "Rethinking Reports" series of articles offers alternative research-based assignments on folktales, animal adaptations, and biodiversity.

Subject:
Biology
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Melissa Thibault
03/09/2005
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Students should discover how their height is related to their arm span. They will learn how to do spatial and visual estimation, use measuring tools, recognize factional parts of an inch, gather data, and organize and create a graph based on their findings.

Subject:
Geometry
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Priscilla Hege
06/25/1999
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Students will mix a variety of liquid solutions together to see if they will light a light bulb in a electrical circuit. They will be able to identify liquid electrical conductors and nonconductors. Also they will be able to identify that liquid solutions that contain a noticeable amount of acid or salt are good conductors of electricity. Each group of students will make a closed circuit to test their solutions.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Martha Martin
06/25/1999
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In conjunction with a unit on Puritanism, students will define and illustrate their personal definition of "The American Dream" or their concept of the dream in general.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Becky Ackert
Deborah Belknap
06/17/2004
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In this lesson, the school librarian and classroom teacher should work together to teach students about the life of Harriet Tubman in recognition of African-American History and Cultural Heritage Month.

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U.S. History
Ethnic Studies
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Floanna Long
03/02/2002
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This activity should be completed before reading the essay "Beach People, Mountain People" by Suzanne Britt. Students will combine three sets of kernel sentences based on the first paragraph of Britt's writing. They will then compare their sentences to Britt's. The class will discuss what sentence combining strategy or strategies they used and observe how Britt varies her sentences.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Vickie Smith
01/21/2003
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This activity, to be completed after reading Tony Early's "Jim the Boy", helps students identify examples and details and then analyze them effectively. The class will brainstorm examples of life-changing events in Jim's life. The teacher will select one of the events, find the pages in the novel where it is discussed, and show the students how to annotate the text by marking details and commenting on them. Using a "T" chart, the class will then select three of the details to analyze.

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Vickie Smith
01/21/2003
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Students will gather statistical information on countries in Europe and Russia from almanacs. The information will be recorded in a chart. Students will then take the information and make line or bar graphs. Students will analyze the information by answering higher level thinking questions.

Subject:
Mathematics
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
J. Brown
05/06/2000
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A lesson plan for Grade 7 English Language Development and Science. Students develop their knowledge of the circulatory system by studying the structure and function of the heart and its vessels.

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Anatomy/Physiology
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Daniel Isenberg
Sharon Mcdonald
06/16/2004
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Many textbooks mention the Trail of Tears, but fail to mention that this early displacement of an ethnic minority is only the one of many legally-sanctioned forced relocations. This lesson will address the displacement of American Indians through the Trail of Tears, the forced deportation of Mexican Americans during the Great Depression, and the internment of Japanese American citizens during WWII.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Law
General Law
Ethnic Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Patricia Camp
01/26/2006
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This is a simple, concrete lesson to illustrate the power of anger to travel from one person to another and to linger in the environment even after the immediate emotion is gone. Strategies for coping with angry feelings are shared.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
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Provider:
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Author:
Judy Lavore
06/25/1999
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This lesson focuses on the adaptations, body structures, and behavior of animals. The students will explore animal growth and adaptations of animals. This lesson is designed to be taught during the reading of "Stone Fox".

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Jennifer Fessler
Karen Wright
07/15/2004
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Students will describe animals as they review nouns and verbs associated with these animals. They will learn to use adjectives as they describe the animals. They will use this knowledge to write their stories about animals.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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Author:
Anita Baldwin
Ann Loftis
Genevieve Kiser
11/15/2002
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Students will group animals using common characteristics. Students will develop an understanding of animal adaptations. This lesson is one in a series of lessons: Understanding Animal Adaptation: Day 1; Animal Environments: Day 2; Diamante Poetry Using Environments: Day 3. This is lesson two.

Subject:
Zoology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
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Author:
Cheri Cole