Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Use discussions of rap music to encourage the class to develop and articulate their opinions in persuasive writing pieces.
Write an equation of a linear function when given a set of data. Interpret the meaning of the slope and y-intercept and then use the equation to find other values of x and y.
Use interactive, computer-based inquiry to create models of plate interactions and record explanations of the models.
Use Post-It™ Notes to record reactions while reading and share these notes during discussion.
Create, present, revise, and defend a Federal budget, and then reflect on what was learned.
James Welch's work is further understood by focusing on specific compelling and significant words.
Small groups discuss several of the poems, and create their own visual "poemographies" in response to Gilyard's work.
In a traditional "lodge," students become part of a clan and members of a tribe who create and tell stories of their own.
Poems written in response to Pat Mora's collection My Own True Name are shared at a local café.
The class works on individual goals, preparing literature log entries in writer's notebooks and developing a literary poster and a presentation based on a novel.
Contains 4 lessons: Researching Clues, Musical Cues, Vaudeville, Critic School
Write summaries of Supreme Court cases that involve the constitutional rights of students. Role-play with lawyers presenting a hypothetical case to Justices who deliberate and present their opinions.
Examine rocks that contain fossils, observe their characteristics and research to find out what kind of rock it is.
Why are cities located where they are? What geographical information can explain the location of Russian cities?
Learn about conflict by participating in a role-playing activity in the context of the fictional region of “Ugeria".
Draw scale models of the solar system and then go out to the playground. Establish the Sun’s position and ask students to stand where they think the planets are in relation to it.
Exponential functions are used to represent population growth.
Small book groups select their own book, read them aloud, discuss them, write letters to a "Book Buddy" and produce a culminating project.
Compare the soil on school property to that of six very different locations. Then, try to guess where the soil was obtained.
Students begin with learning and practicing German vocabulary, move to understanding and re-creating a new TPR story, and then finish by writing down the story in their own words.
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