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3, 2, 1...Spinoff: Space Exploration
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Students work collaboratively to research and record information about different spinoffs of space exploration. Using the information they find, students then write a script to be produced into a podcast or vodcast.

Subject:
Information and Technology
English Language Arts
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Susan Young
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Alabama Tenant Farmers and Sharecroppers, 1865 to Present
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This lesson explores the reasons for the development of the tenant farming and sharecropping system in the post-Civil War era. Using primary sources (pictures and labor contracts), the lesson presents some of the situations that caused the system to develop. It covers the lifestyle of the farmers and investigates the reasons for the decrease in the system of tenant farming and sharecropping after the Depression and World War II.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
05/12/2017
The Apple Pie Tree
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This resource is a lesson plan for using the book, The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall. Anticipation guide, graphic organizer, recipe for apple pie, and a link for the book is included. Students will observe an apple tree throughout seasons while answering questions.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Christy Harrell
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Are We Finished With It Yet?: Sustaining Natural Resources
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In this introductory lesson, students learn about vocabulary such as recycle, reuse and conserve. In small cooperative groups, students are given a common object to first determine its possible uses and then to determine ways to use the waste of their object. Students record their ideas on a poster and share with their classmates. A culminating class project includes creating a Powerpoint presentation.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Marta Cole
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Are You Picking Up What I'm Putting Down?
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How are magnetism and electricity related? In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between magnetism and electricity, learn how to construct an electromagnet, and discover everyday uses of electromagnets. Students will create a multimedia presentation in which they will demonstrate their knowledge of electromagnetism.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Science
Physical Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Bonnie Beard
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Atoms and Models of Atoms
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This lesson introduces students to scientific models. The students will learn how models of the atom have changed as new evidence is gathered. The students will also learn about the current model of the atom. Each student will make a model of an atom of a different element.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physical Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Karen Sharp
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Barn Owl Pellet Lab
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Students will dissect two Barn Owl pellets and compare the data collected from the two pellets. The student worksheets that accompany this lesson require students to: make predictions, perform mathematical calculations, construct a graph, classify bones into types, separate bones by prey type, and draw conclusions about the owl's environment based on the dissection findings.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/22/2018
Biomes of the World
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Students will work in groups and research their designated terrestrial biome. Students will research abiotic and biotic factors about their biome. Students will create a digital presentation of their biome using Haiku Deck. The presentation will summarize how the abiotic and biotic factors interact in their biome. Students will then use the collected data from the presentations to create food chains and food webs for their designated biomes.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/21/2018
Build a City on Geometry
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The students will be split into small, cooperative groups and build a city following specific guidelines. The students will learn how a city is constructed with angles, intersections, parallel, intersecting, and transversal streets. They will understand that buildings are located at particular points which are considered alternate interior or exterior angles, corresponding angles, etc.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Sellers Kennington
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Can You Curl Your Tongue?: Probability
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Students investigate the probability of people who can/cannot curl their tongues. Students record data, conduct experiments and can trace the trait in their own families as they examine the concept of genetic traits. Use and practice of Punnett Squares as well as extension/remediation activities offer options to tailor instruction to students' learning levels.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Ann Stuedeman
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Can you Make Me A Quilt: Generational Gaps
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The selection "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker explores the role heritage and culture played in an individual's understanding of his or her life and identity. In this lesson, students will understand the contributions of past and present and interpret and analyze the ideas of family and hertiage through the use of theme and metaphors.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Deborah Milan
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Celebrate!: Federal Holidays on a timeline
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Students will be introduced to the different federal holidays celebrated throughout the year. They will work collaboratively to research information and images related to the federal holidays. They will then place pictorial representations of the holidays on a timeline.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Anetra Montgomery
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cell Division - A WebQuest
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In this webquest lesson, students will learn about cell division via the Internet. Students will learn about the cell cycle and the stages of mitosis and meiosis. Students will create a portfolio of pictures displaying the steps of mitosis and meiosis.

Subject:
Science
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Connie Schultz
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Cell Theory: An Evidence-Based Argument
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Students research the three tenets of cell theory and describe the scientific evidence that supports this theory. After students complete their research, they will engage in all steps of the writing process, including prewriting, outlining, revising, and editing. At the conclusion of the lesson, students will create a three-paragraph argumentative essay to examine the cell theory and the scientific evidence that supports this theory.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
02/15/2018
The Cell of Ozland
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Students will be immersed into a eukaryotic cell. In this immersion, students will demonstrate how the structures of organelles allow for their specific functions. In addition, students will be able to describe the structure and various functions of proteins.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/22/2018
Classy Sports (Basic Spreadsheet)
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Students will be introduced to basic spreadsheet design. Students will learn basic spreadsheet formatting. Students will use formulas to calculate totals.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Carol Nonnenmann
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Collaborative Quilting with a Novel
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This lesson uses several strategies for scaffolding learning after reading a novel. The students work collaboratively to create Facebook profiles, Instagram profiles, plot diagrams and many other activities to evaluate their comprehension and analysis of a novel. This lesson gives students the opportunity to take charge of their learning by giving them choice.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Janie Mohajerin
Date Added:
02/26/2019
College Cost: A Major Expense!
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Students will choose a college based on their career goals and aspirations. In this lesson, students will select a career field, choose a field of study (major), and research college cost. Students will learn how to chart, graph, analyze and present the total cost of college in a spreadsheet.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Samantha Mayweather
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Come to My City!: Creating a Travel Brochure
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Students will create a travel brochure for either their home town or a city they would love to visit or move to as soon as possible. This activity will help them learn to research and document information in appropriate spaces.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Samantha Bonner
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Comparing Intermolecular Forces
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Students will conduct a series of investigations in order to compare and contrast the various intermolecular forces that exist between compounds. First, students will rank 4 substances according to their melting points. Second, students will work together using the jigsaw research approach to understand the 4 types of intermolecular forces. And lastly, students will use the information gained to go back to their data collected and compare their original compounds and type of intermolecular bond they exhibit.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Shaunna Aker
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Creative Factor Trees: Prime and Composite
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Students will explore and review prime and composite numbers. Students will also build a factor tree model by displaying how to write out a prime factorization of a number correctly, how to identify prime and composite numbers, and how to check their results. This hands-on approach allows students to use different mediums and practice their understanding of mathematics.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Delia Martinez
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Creature Creations
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In this lesson, students learn how to differentiate between dominant and recessive traits and genotypes. They will use this knowledge to construct a model creature, identifying its traits, and specifying which traits are dominant. Students will then predict the possible outcomes of genetic crosses between "parent" creatures.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/23/2018
DNA Mutations
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Students will complete a virtual lab on DNA mutations. Mutations involve a physical change to genetic material that results in the abnormal encoding of protein sequences. The students will complete mRNA and protein sequences based on the information provided. The students will identify the number of amino acids changed and how they think this mutation will impact the organism.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/21/2018
Dance Moms Reality or Fatality
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Students will view a reality television episode and read a news article related to reality television. Then students will complete a graphic organizer to create an argument for or against children participating in reality television. Students will apply supportive details for writing a persuasive paragraph.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Janie Mohajerin
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Density Independent and Dependent Factors Effects on Population
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Students will compare and give examples of density-independent and density-dependent factors and how they have an effect on the changing conditions on a lake. After establishing the difference between them, students will play a game where they change several factors and assess the effects of their changes to the environment.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/21/2018
Disappearing Acts: Why Would a Mother Leave Issues that Students have Faced in the Past and Present
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Students will use literary elements to show similarities and differences of today's society to the past. Using the book, Belle Prater's Boy by Ruth White students will be able to compare and contrast the characters Gypsies and Woodrows dilemmas in life to situations taking place in the home, society, and school today.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Andrea Aikerson
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Disputes! Disputes! Disputes!: Family Feuds
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This lesson provides students an opportunity to read a selection about extended family feuds. It details a boundary dispute that has been longstanding for three generations. Students will discover how two families solve this longstanding dispute.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Deborah Milan
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Do You See What I See? Asian or American: Figurative Language
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This interactive unit encourages students to evaluate the effect of the inclusion of figurative langauge in Amy Tan's nonfiction narrative essay Fish Cheeks paired with the poem Face It by Janet Wong. This lesson will assist students in understanding the power of language. Students will be compelled to write by the conclusion of this lesson.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Shonterrius Lawson-Fountain
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Down with the Nouns
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Students will learn nouns by an interactive sorting game. Students will compete with each other by putting noun cards down on the floor by catergorizing them by person, place, animal, or thing. Students will have to read and sort the cards. The student with no noun cards first, wins!

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
LaTonya Barnes
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Dressed for Success: How Do Specialized Plant Structures Increase the Probability of Successful Reproduction?
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Students will view an engaging video of time-lapse photographs of flowers blooming, and students will create a T-chart listing the similarities and differences among the appearances of each flower. To formatively assess students' current knowledge of specialized plant structures, the students will sort key vocabulary words related to plants' structures into categories. Then, students will read an informational article on flowering plants and re-sort the key vocabulary words into the correct categories to demonstrate their knowledge of plants' specialized reproductive structures. Next, students will complete a lab activity in which they will carefully dissect a flower and observe the various specialized structures, collect specimens to view under the microscope and create and label scientific sketches of the flower's specialized structures. Lastly, students will design a unique flower that will have a high probability of reproductive success and provide a written response in a claim-evidence-reasoning format.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
02/15/2018
Drill and Kill No More - Incorporating Verbs, Adverbs, and Prepositions Within the Context of Argumentative Writing
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Students will be taught the "drill skill and kill" method to be used on grammar concepts within an argumentative paper.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Katrina Williams
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Edmodo That!: Interactive Discussion for Monster by Walter Dean Myers
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Students will have several opportunities to collaborate and discuss their individual thoughts and findings after reading the novel Monster by Walter Dean Myers using Edmodo.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Kaleda Williams-Zanders
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Elephants, Tigers, and Gamecocks...Oh my! Where will you go to college?
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Students will reserach various colleges of their choosing in order to best prepare for post-secondary endeavors. The research will be conducted using a handout with specific questions for students to answer about each college. Students will present findings in a Microsoft Publisher brochure.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Charissa Lambert
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Empty Pot
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This lesson will help students identify the moral of the story The Empty Pot by Demi. During this lesson, students will have an opportunity to discuss and write about the character trait honesty. Students will share about a time when they demonstrated this character trait

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Carol Blair
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Entrepreneurship: Creating A New Business/Business in A Box
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In this lesson students will explore the steps involved in starting a new business. This will include preparing a ten-page Business Plan, building a model of the business, and presenting the business idea in a role-play situation where students ask for financing for the business.

Subject:
Business, Finance and Information Technology Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Terri Sellers
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Equivalent Fraction Action
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The student will participate in a hands-on-lesson where they will understand and be able to write equivalent forms of fractions. The students will learn and apply the concept of using fractions in everyday life.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Temesha Wilkerson
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Exploring Prime Numbers
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This is a hands-on lesson that engages students in the discovery of prime numbers through the construction of multiplication arrays. Students then extend on their background knowledge of multiples and their new understanding of prime and composite numbers to complete an Eratosthenes’ Sieve.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Haley James
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Exponential Trash
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Students investigate the amount of waste they produce as an individual, family, class, school, community, and society; then investigate how items decompose in a landfill and develop arguments to support a solution to the problem.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/21/2018
Exposed - Personal Narrative Writing
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Students will be able to recognize characteristics of a personal narrative Students will recognize the traits of good writing and will write, revise, and publish a personal narrative.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Bridgette Cook
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Fast Track to Multiplication Facts
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Students will learn how to use tricks to master multiplication facts. Students will be introduced to only 15 facts they must know to master multiplication facts through 9X11 with the prerequisite that they know the 0's,2's,5's,10's, and 11's.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Davina Mann
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Float or Sink?
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Students will define density and use the density formula to determine the density, volume, and mass of various items using the correct units for each measurement.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Date Added:
03/22/2018
Flutter By, Butterfly!
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This technology-based lesson will teach students the basic characteristics of different types of butterflies. Students will use approved Internet sites to locate illustrations and facts about various species of butterflies. Students will work together and with teacher assistance to create a slideshow presentation that combines all of the species of butterflies the students locate. A rubric is provided for assessment of student work.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Manuela Berrien
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Forecasting Statistics
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Students will research the ten day weather forecast. They will document the high's for ten days as well as the low's for ten days. Once students document this information, they will find the mean, median, mode, and range of the data collected.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Summer Johnson
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Friction Faction
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In this lesson, students will use different surfaces to test which will cause less friction on a ball. This will let the students determine how friction affects the distance an object in motion will go. This leson will include cooperative grouping for the activity and whole group discussion of the results.

Subject:
Physical Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Tammy Short
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Fun with Idioms
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Students become comfortable with idioms. Students will work closely with idioms to discover meanings and present them to the class. Students will use technology to present the information.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Geneva Hughes
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Gallon Man Meets Fraction Friend: An Introductory Lesson on Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
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In this lesson, students will represent fractions and add fractions with like and unlike denominators using pieces of Fraction Friend and their own body.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Deborah Hill
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Geometric Man
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In this lesson, students will explore angles, rays, line segments, perpendicular lines, parallel lines, and two-dimensional figures through the use of the book “Shape Up! Fun with Triangles and Other Polygons” by David A. Adler. They will also classify quadrilaterals through an interactive website.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Shanna Mashburn
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Geometry City Review
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Students will review coordinate plane concepts, practice map skills, review shapes, transform geometric figures, and calculate the area and perimeter of figures.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Aimee Smith
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Golden Face: Surface Area
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The following lesson serves as a review surface area activity. Specifically, the students will explore the surface area of a three-dimensional Styrofoam cube using lima beans. To accommodate at-risk or diverse learners, cooperative learning groups will be utilized.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Alabama Learning Exchange
Author:
Alicia Curry and Michael Curry
Date Added:
02/26/2019