Nebraska BlendEd Learning

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5th Grade Ecosystems

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In this unit students will build and construct an understanding of how matter and organisms interact creating change in our biosphere and in turn affect all types of ecosystems. Then using these skills and content they will be able to communicate, model and create solutions to phenomena, environmental emergencies or concerns. environmental concerns or endangered organisms.

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Author: Lauren Rabourn

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HS ELA | The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

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In this unit, students will read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian while meeting the learning targets of theme, character development, conflict, and use of literary devices. They will apply their knowledge by creating several artifacts to represent their learning.

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Authors: Mary Gregoski, Lauren Rabourn

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Elementary Math: Angles

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In this unit students will differentiate between different types of lines based upon their traits. Students will design various angles by connecting two rays together at a common endpoint. Students will also categorize angles as acute, obtuse, or right. Students will also identify angles found in their environment and justify them as acute, obtuse, or right.

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Author: Jessa Klute

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Elementary Math: Equivalent Fractions

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In this unit students will use models to show equivalent fractions. Students will use multiplication to generate equivalent fractions. Students will write and identify equivalent fractions in simplest form. Students will use equivalent fractions to represent a pair of fractions with a common denominator.

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Author: Jessa Klute

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3rd Grade ELA: Election Process

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In this unit students will use what they know about how words are structured to read a variety of Expository Texts about the election process. Students will identify author’s point of view, explain why the author wrote the text and support their answer by citing proof in text. Students will then hold an election of their own, choose from a variety of topics they would like to vote on, then create digitally a campaign video communicating their point of view with details to support their point of view in hopes to persuade the audience to vote for their topic.

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Author: Jessa Klute

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BlendEd Best Practices - Extending Transformational Geometry

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In this unit, the student will learn about transformational geometry. The student will learn about congruence transformations, such as reflections, translations, and rotations, and will also learn about geometric patterns such as symmetry and tessellations.

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Author: Kelly Means

BlendEd Learning Best Practices - En Mi Familia

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In this unit, students will be able identify and describe their family members and other families. They will be able to apply this knowledge through writing and speaking activities. Content Area Skills (NE and ISTE Standards): Goal 1: Communicate in Other Languages than English Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. Standard 1.3: Students convey information, concepts, and ideas to listeners and readers for a variety of purposes. Goal 4: Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture Standard 4.1: Students recognize that different languages use different patterns to communicate and can apply this knowledge to their own language. Goal 5: Participate in Multilingual Communities at Home and Around the World Standard 5.1: Apply language skills and cultural knowledge within and beyond the school setting.

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Author: Andrew Easton

BlendEd Learning Best Practices - El Escape Cubano Unit

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In this unit, students will use the Sweet 16 vocabulary and read a short CI Spanish novel/reader about Cuban history and immigration (El escape cubano by Mira Canion) Author: Kelly Garcia Content Area Skills (NE and ISTE Standards): Standard 1.1: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. Standard 2.1: Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the perspectives and practices of cultures studied and use this knowledge to interact effectively in cultural contexts. Standard 2.2: Students show an understanding of the relationship between products and perspectives of the culture studied. Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further knowledge of other disciplines through foreign languages.

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Author: Andrew Easton

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Life Story-Digital Storytelling Project

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This lesson was created by Courtney Baker as part of the Nebraska ESUCC Special Project Digital Age Skills. We all look forward to occasions that give us time to spend time with family and friends and to give thanks for all the blessings they bring to your life. This project will result in the creation of a Life Story video honoring a family member or someone else special to you. The following list of activities will provide you with background and information you need to complete this project.

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Authors: Molly Aschoff, Amy Coufal

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Social Issues Blog

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This lesson was created by Courtney Baker as part of the Nebraska ESUCC Special Project Digital Age Skills. Students will explore social issues that plague our society and the world to find an issue they are passionate about or are interested in learning more about. Through a process of questioning, students will develop research questions that they will seek the answers to by conducting research of a variety of sources both in print and digital. Students will create a blog site to share their research findings and write 8 blog posts, each focusing on answering a different question or aspect of their social issue, using evidence from credible sources. Their blogs will be published and shared with an authentic audience.

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Authors: Molly Aschoff, Amy Coufal

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"The Most Dangerous Game" Imagery Table

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This lesson was created by Renste Moeller as part of the Nebraska ESUCC Special Project Digital Age Skills. After reading “The Most Dangerous Game” students will comb through the text to pull out the best examples of imagery from the story. They will work together in groups of three to collect five examples (per person) of imagery. Students must be able to see each other’s examples, so they don’t repeat them, but also help each other identify which imagery is being documented.

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Authors: Molly Aschoff, Amy Coufal