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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
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
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 Battle Hymn of Republic
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Patriotic songs have the power to bring people together in a musical celebration of unity and love of country. But what do people sing when their country tears itself apart? That was the unhappy circumstance during the American Civil War, which lasted from 1861?1865. For four years, the fate of the country hung in the balance as two parts of America took aim at each other.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Date Added:
07/12/2014
Ben's Guide to the U.S. Social Sciences for Kids
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Helps K-12 students learn how our government works. Students can learn about the branches of government, the election process, and how laws are made. This includes debate topics, word puzzles, historical documents, and resources for parents and teachers.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Date Added:
03/30/2000
Binomial Coin Experiment
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This resource consist of a Java applet and expository text. The applet simulates Bernoulli trials in terms of coin tosses. The random variables of interest are the number of heads and the proportion of heads. The number of coins and the probability of heads can be varied. The applet illustrates the law of large numbers and the central limit theorem.

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Provider Set:
Virtual Laboratories in Probability and Statistics
Author:
Kyle Siegrist
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Braking Distance
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This task provides an exploration of a quadratic equation by descriptive, numerical, graphical, and algebraic techniques. Based on its real-world applicability, teachers could use the task as a way to introduce and motivate algebraic techniques like completing the square, en route to a derivation of the quadratic formula.

Subject:
Mathematics
Algebra
Functions
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Illustrative Mathematics
Provider Set:
Illustrative Mathematics
Author:
Illustrative Mathematics
Date Added:
05/01/2012