Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Small book groups select their own book, read them aloud, discuss them, write letters to a "Book Buddy" and produce a culminating project.
Use Playdoh® and wax paper to simulate the collision between two tectonic plates.
A variety of classroom experiences are designed to help students access the novel, The Watsons Go to Birmingham — 1963, and interact with it in meaningful ways.
Visits to local water quality monitoring sites facilitate investigation of human impact on water quality through the use of GIS software.
Gather facts on a topic, formulate questions and decide which writing genre or format to use to answer the questions.
Produce an autobiographical booklet that includes at least 15 different genres—from poems, memoirs, letters and personal narratives to maps, photographs and drawings.
Choose an issue confronting the community and use persuasive strategies and techniques to write editorials.
Discover the differences between poetry and prose using the poem "The Truth About Why I Love Potatoes" by Mekeel McBride.
Read, discuss, write and share poems that exemplify the use of line breaks in poetry.
Students make buildings unique to the French culture and are assessed on cultural understanding, based on their explanation of what made their building uniquely French.
Study quadratic functions by examining the family of functions described by = a (x - h)2 + k.
Grow "fast plants" and measure the variation in height. Calculate the average height with different numbers of plants to show the importance of sample size.
Compare the heights of a fixed amount of water poured into cylindrical containers of different sizes to the area of the containers' bases.
Thought-provoking questions are required for class, during which there are critical literature discussions, focusing on the conflict and characters’ actions in the novel.
As the class discusses Langston Hughes’ short story, "Passing," in a seminar, they react and respond to the unique perspectives on equality and oppression.
Factor trinomial expressions of the formx2 + bx + c. Use algebra tiles to identify the binomial factors and the graphing calculator to verify the result.
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