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ADDING TEXT REMIX of Remix: Election Day: Our Civic Duty & Why It Matters: Grade 3-5
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ADDING TEXT REMIX of Remix: Election Day: Our Civic Duty & Why It Matters: Grade 3-5
Students will build background and show understanding about government elections at the local, state, and national levels in the United States.

Students will write, revise, and edit an informational piece to demonstrate mastery of the topic of elections incorporating key academic content vocabulary.

Students will create a PPT with a teacher's model to demonstrate understanding and mastery of key content area vocabulary words.

Students will complete activities during independent work time or literacy stations. Provides a QR code for students to listen to stories (2 non-fiction and 1 fiction) about elections. After they listen to the stories they choose one of the non-fiction texts to write facts about, find the main idea and key details, and define new words

Subject:
English as a Second Language
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Speaking and Listening
Exceptional Children
Social Studies
American History
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Presentation
Vocabulary
Author:
Marian Faulkner
Date Added:
11/17/2020
Analyzing Poetic Language In Music
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I have used this project as a summative assessment at the end of the school year for many years across two grade levels (6th and 8th). It has taken multiple formats as my students choose the medium that they utilize.

Subject:
Music
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Student Guide
Author:
CHRISTIE DEHART
Date Added:
07/09/2020
Assessing an Argument
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Use this in in connection with Identifying Claims and EvidenceAfter reading "The School Uniform Question", students will use the rubric to grade the argument then explain their scoring. 

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Pamela Noble
Date Added:
07/10/2020
Audience & Purpose: Evaluating Disney's Changes to the Hercules Myth
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What drives changes to classic myths and fables? In this lesson students evaluate the changes Disney made to the myth of "Hercules" in order to achieve their audience and purpose.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Blowing and Flowing
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In this lesson students will describe how weathering and erosion change Earth's surface after observing the effects of erosion from wind and water on three types of ground: bare ground, ground with sparse vegetation, and ground covered with vegetation. Students will record their observations in their science journals and then participate in a discussion about the results of the activity. They will be assessed by a final written summary of the activity where they will cite the reasons they think understanding soil erosion is important. Note: Teachers will need to build the Erosion Chamber mentioned in the lesson ahead of time; directions for building are included.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Author:
Teresa Hislop and Kirstin Reed
Date Added:
02/26/2019
A Case for Reading - Examining Challenged and Banned Books
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Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces expressing their views about what should be done with the books at their school.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Celebrate Earth Day!
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In celebration of Earth Day, students research famous environmentalists and write letters to them asking for their opinions on current issues and turn their letters into a poem.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Life Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cells in the Making
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How do cells keep us alive? Through reading and hands-on activities, students learn about parts of a cell, and their functions in carrying out processes for life. Study skills are taught and modeled as students make entries in science notebooks.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Beacon Learning Center
Author:
Sandi King, Bay District Schools
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Changing the State of Matter Using Heating and Cooling
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In this activity students will investigate how different materials are changed when heated or cooled. Students will choose from a variety of materials and devise a method of data collection.

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
OER
Author:
Nicole Schilling, Minnesota Science Teachers Education Project
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Chemical Equilibrium Misconceptions
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In this geochemistry activity, students explore a STELLA model of anhydrite-solution equilibrium. They find ways to illustrate several points about chemical equilibrium that address common misconceptions using this model. Then they write a mock research paper about addressing common misconceptions about chemical equilibrium in the classroom. Note: A free demo of STELLA can be downloaded at: http://www.iseesystems.com/

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
OER
Author:
Barry Bickmore, Pedagogy in Action
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Close Reading of Nasreen's Secret School: How Do People Access Books in Afghanistan?
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Students will perform a close reading of Nasreen's Secret School by Jeanette Winter. They will identify the main message in the text by using key details as well as the motivations of Nasreen. This is Lesson 6 of 11 from the unit Grade 3 Curriculum Map Unit 1, Module 1: http://engageny.org/resource/grade-3-ela-module-1-unit-1 .

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Vocabulary
Provider:
EngageNY
Author:
Expeditionary Learning
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Close Reading of That Book Woman: How Did People Access Books in Rural Areas of the United States?
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Students will do a close reading of That Book Woman by Heather Henson. They will identify the main message of the story by reading exceprts of the text closely and sort key details from the text into categories. Further, they will discuss how the main message is conveyed through key details. Students will also describe the motivations of the main character. This is Lesson 9 of 11 from the unit Grade 3 Curriculum Map Unit 1, Module 1: http://engageny.org/resource/grade-3-ela-module-1-unit-1 .

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Vocabulary
Provider:
EngageNY
Author:
Expeditionary Learning
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Compare and Contrast Electronic Text With Traditionally Printed Text
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Students become familiar with the similarities and differences between electronic and printed text by comparing the textual aids included in a textbook with those of an educational website.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Science
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Reading
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Coulomb's Law Lab
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In this activity, students will use Coulomb's law and vector principles to determine the number of electrons which are transferred to a balloon as the result of 10 average-strength rubs on animal fur. Students will complete a formal lab write-up at the conclusion of the activity.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The Physics Classroom
Author:
The Physics Classroom
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Crossing Borders Through Poetry
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In this lesson, students read and discuss poems about crossing borders before creating their own border-crossing poem.  Using a Readers'/Writers' Workshop format, students and teachers explore what it means to cross borders, either literal or figurative, and what we can learn about ourselves and others in a border-crossing experience.

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
ANNE OGBURN
Date Added:
11/12/2020
Determining the Density, pH and Water Content of Various Area Soils
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In this chemistry field lab, students will determine the density, pH and water content of 4 types of soil; 1) prairie soil, 2) transition soil, (where the prairie meets the trees) 3) woods soil, and 4) riverbed soil at various locations in and around the Fergus Falls area. Students will compare class data and write a lab report describing their results. A detailed lab report format will be provided. Students will also analyze their findings and report on the various differences and similarities found in their soil samples.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
OER
Author:
Richard Risbrudt, Minnesota Science Teachers Education Project
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Editing and Publishing: Accessing Books around the World Informative Paragraph
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Students will write final drafts of informative paragraphs they have been working on in previous lessons. This is Lesson 15 of 17 from the Grade 3 Curriculum Map Unit 3, Module 1: http://engageny.org/resource/grade-3-ela-module-1-unit-3 .

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
EngageNY
Author:
Expeditionary Learning
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Electric Field Lines Lab
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In this activity, students use an interactive applet / simulation to observe and describe the nature of the electric field line pattern in the space surrounding a positive charge, a negative charge, and a configuration of two or more charges. Students will complete a formal lab write-up at the conclusion of the activity.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The Physics Classroom
Author:
The Physics Classroom
Date Added:
02/26/2019