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1900 America: Primary Sources and Epic Poetry
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This interdisciplinary lesson integrates analyzing historical primary resources with literary analysis. Students work in groups and express themselves creatively through a multi-media epic poem.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
07/12/2014
Accurately Weighing Pennies I
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This problem involves solving a system of algebraic equations from a context: depending how the problem is interpreted, there may be one equation or two.

Subject:
Mathematics
Algebra
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
08/15/2012
Action Chains
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This lesson plan teaches students to elaborate on an event in a narrative by expanding their sentences into action chains. The result is a more detailed picture of an event in a narrative.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Date Added:
07/12/2014
Adapting a Musical
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This lesson explores the implications of developing a musical from a literary text or an historical event, and includes suggestions for immersing students into the creative process of building a musical.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Advanced Phonics Activities
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This page contains sequential and supplemental activities that help teachers teach students to read word families, compound words, contractions, double-letter words, silent-letter words, -ed words and 's words.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Wireless Generation
Provider Set:
FreeReading
Date Added:
07/12/2014
Adventures in ABC & 1, 2, 3
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This activity is an indoor/outdoor activity that incorporates both literacy and scientific observation to make an ABC book based on Antler, Bear, Canoe by Betsy Bowen. Family participation is encouraged.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Julie Roettger
Date Added:
10/04/2011
Algebra for the Real World
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Students will solve real world and mathematical problem situations using simple algebraic concepts including variables and open sentences.

Subject:
Algebra
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Michael O'Neill
Date Added:
05/11/2000
Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments
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Students are often asked to perform speeches, but rarely do we require students to analyze speeches as carefully as we study works of literature. In this unit, students are required to identify the rhetorical strategies in a famous speech and the specific purpose for each chosen device. They will write an essay about its effectiveness and why it is still famous after all these years.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
09/25/2013
Analyzing Photographs: From Theory to Practice
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Throughout this lesson, students will examine works of art and learn tools to analyze and discuss photography.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Daniella Garran
Jeremy Glatstein
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Area and Perimeter Unit
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This unit will introduce and practice the concepts of area and perimeter. This unit uses resources of Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. Permission has been granted for the use of the Shodor materials as part of the workshop-"Interactivate Your Bored Math Students" by Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Bonnie Boaz
Date Added:
08/09/2001
Art, Science and Writing: Nature's Treasure Chest
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While taking a walk around their school, neighborhood, park, or nature trail, students (suggested ages 3-8) will be challenged to create a map of the 'nature treasures' they discover. Students will make thumbnail sketches and brief descriptive notes of what they observe.

This activity is adapted from "Nature's Treasure Map" (page 34) found in "Opening the World Through Nature Journaling" a curriculum by Jack Laws, that integrates science, art and writing for grade 4-8 classroom.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Admin
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Art Show with the Masters
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Research information on artists' lives and works and prepare works of art based on their understanding of the artists, their time and place in history, and their works.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Daniella Garran
Lisa Brizendine
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Art from Tragedy: Remembering 9/11
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In this four-day lesson, students will be reading Anne Nelson's play, "The Guys", not only as a vehicle for remembrance, but also as a mentor text for their own playwriting. Over the course of four classes, students will interview their peers about their memories of September 11th, 2001, and use those memories to craft a one-act play for performance

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Performing Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Erinn Harris
Date Added:
10/10/2010
The Artist's ToolKit
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Explore the tools that artists use like line, color, shape, space (linear and atmospheric perspective), movement and balance to build works of art. The site is interactive, animated, and allows users to create works based on the tools that they've learned about.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Provider Set:
Arts ConnectEd
Date Added:
07/12/2014
An Average Autumn
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This lesson will be a review of skills for calculating mean, mode, median, and range of a set of numbers to be created by the students. It will result in a seasonal display for the classroom or school-wide bulletin board.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Scott Counce
Date Added:
03/25/2000