Students learn to discuss their sports likes and dislikes in German. They then apply their knowledge of numbers in German to interpreting graphs.
Research and consolidate demographic data, calculate health ratings and discuss conclusions.
Through a role-playing exercise, understand the dissemination, causes, and effects of the AIDS epidemic in Kenya.
With a map and an assigned role, determine how to allocate land.
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.
Read a shared book while writing notes for use in subsequent discussion. Read an independently chosen book each night.
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.
Adapt any chapter as a script. Travel to a nearby African-American cemetery and research names of the dead. Conduct research projects on issues addressed in the novel.
Write a personal, reflective essay on civil rights and the treatment of various communities.
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.
Contains 6 lessons: What Are the Arts?, What Is Theatre? What Is Music?, What Is Dance?, What Is Visual Art?, Combining the Art Forms
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