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The 13 Colonies - 1700s
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The 13 Colonies - 1700s

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Explore climate and latitude relative to the settlement of the original 13 ...

Explore climate and latitude relative to the settlement of the original 13 colonies.

GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software.

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
GRACE Project
Date Added:
12/27/2016
18th Century Reforms
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18th Century Reforms

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State guidelines address various antebellum (pre-Civil War) reform movement - Abolition, Education, ...

State guidelines address various antebellum (pre-Civil War) reform movement - Abolition, Education, Women's Rights

Subject:
American History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
JL Fleming
Date Added:
09/19/2017
1984
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1984

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This unit walks students through a variety of activities revolving around George ...

This unit walks students through a variety of activities revolving around George Orwell's book '1984'.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Abby Perdok
Date Added:
06/28/2017
2-D Geometry
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2-D Geometry

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In this unit students will build upon their experiences with geometry in ...

In this unit students will build upon their experiences with geometry in earlier grades. Seventh grade students use these skills to informally construct geometric figures.

Manipulatives, dynamic geometry, and tools like rulers and protractors will be particularly helpful with this unit. A particular focus in this unit is the construction of triangles when given combinations of measures of three angles and/or sides. Students will investigate which of these combinations create unique triangles, more than one triangle, or no triangle at all. Students will use the angle-angle criterion to determine similarity.

Angle relationships generated by intersecting lines including supplementary, complementary, adjacent, and vertical angles are also used in problem solving. Using these relationships, students will make conjectures and solve multistep problems with angles created by parallel lines cut by a transversal. They will also examine both angle sums of polygons and exterior angles.

Students will know and use formulas for the area and circumference of a circle and be able to determine the relationship between them.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Liviya Racine-Creekmore
Date Added:
10/31/2017
3-D Shapes
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3-D Shapes

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In this unit, students develop in-depth understanding of volume and surface area. ...

In this unit, students develop in-depth understanding of volume and surface area. Students should understand volume as a measure of filling and surface area as a measure of wrapping an object. Students should have the opportunity to generate their own strategies for finding volume and surface area. Students will be able to use patterns and rules/formulas for finding surface area and volume of three-dimensional shapes.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Liviya Racine-Creekmore
Date Added:
10/31/2017
3rd Grade Poetry
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3rd Grade Poetry

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In this unit, students will be introduced to poetry. Students will learn ...

In this unit, students will be introduced to poetry.  Students will learn about the different types of poetry characteristics through the use of poetry books, prezi presentations, music, and spoken word.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Tierra Jackson
Date Added:
09/26/2017
4th Grade Economics
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4th Grade Economics

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This is an Economics unit that I use in my 4th grade ...

This is an Economics unit that I use in my 4th grade class.  My district uses a text book called Social Studies Alive!  I refer to this book in this lesson.  I purchased an Econ. document from teacherspayteachers.com that you may purchase as well if you are interested.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Andy Rienstra
Date Added:
11/25/2016
4th Grade Henry Ford Unit

4th Grade Henry Ford Unit

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This unit combines nonfiction reading, biographies, Henry Ford, and Michigan history into ...

This unit combines nonfiction reading, biographies, Henry Ford, and Michigan history into one unit. It covers many informational reading standards and Michigan social studies standards all together.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Mikelle Badge
Date Added:
11/28/2016
4th Grade Historical Fiction Unit

4th Grade Historical Fiction Unit

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Students will be reading historical fiction book at their own level. They ...

Students will be reading historical fiction book at their own level. They will read, summarize, and create three book projects that correlate with some of the 4th grade common core reading standards.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Mikelle Badge
Date Added:
11/28/2016
4th Grade Informational Unit
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4th Grade Informational Unit

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This unit engages students in a variety of different reading standards through ...

This unit engages students in a variety of different reading standards through face to face and online components. In this unit, students will practice many skills to aid them in reading and understanding nonfiction texts.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Alisen Lopez
Date Added:
06/22/2017
4th Grade Measurement Unit
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4th Grade Measurement Unit

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This unit is basically chapter 5 in our Math Expressions curriculum. If ...

This unit is basically chapter 5 in our Math Expressions curriculum.  If your district uses Math Expressions, then this unit will make a lot of sense to you.  If you don't have Math Expressions, this unit can still help guide you through teaching your kids meausurement using customary and metric systems.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Andy Rienstra
Date Added:
11/25/2016
4th Grade Poetry Unit
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4th Grade Poetry Unit

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This unit is focused on figurative language, covering common core standards in ...

This unit is focused on figurative language, covering common core standards in language, literature for reading, and speaking and listening with the final assessment.  It is designed to be used with a workshop model, where there is some form of opening for brief instruction, partner and/or independent work time, and a closing time for sharing within each lesson.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Erin Slotman
Date Added:
06/28/2017
5th Grade/Literacy (Learning about reading strategies: Prediction, Connection, Visualizing, Inferencing, Summarizing, and Question)
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5th Grade/Literacy (Learning about reading strategies: Prediction, Connection, Visualizing, Inferencing, Summarizing, and Question)

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This unit features multiple types of reading strategies. The unit focuses on ...

This unit features multiple types of reading strategies. The unit focuses on specific lessons to target reading strategies students use in the literacy class. For example,  predicting before reading the book, making connections (self, text, to the world), visualizing the story, inferencing with background knowledge, summarizing the important details of the story, and asking questions to monitor comprehension.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Hiroaki Totsuka
Date Added:
10/01/2017
6th Grade Informational Writing Unit
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6th Grade Informational Writing Unit

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Students will learn the components of an informational essay. Through modeling, mini-lessons ...

Students will learn the components of an informational essay. Through modeling, mini-lessons and multiple opportunities for practice and feedback, students will go through the writing process to produce an informational essay on the topic of their choice.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Taylor Timmer
Date Added:
06/30/2016
6th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships Unit
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6th Grade Ratios and Proportional Relationships Unit

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In this part of the unit on ratios and proportions, students will ...

In this part of the unit on ratios and proportions, students will use ratio language to write ratios in a real-world context.  They will be architects who are designing an amusement park, an aquarium research center, or a baseball stadium.  Students will write equivalent ratios and use them to make their building a physically safe space that meets all building requirements.  During this project, students will also be converting between units (e.g., inches and feet) as they find equivalent ratios.  After students have made all of their calculations, they will analyze another set of design specifications and create a presentation explaining whether these new specifications would result in an architecturally safe building.  Students will use their math calculations from the design challenge to justify their answers.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Michelle Landis
Date Added:
03/24/2017
6th Grade Reading Unit - RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RI.6.1, RI.6.2
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6th Grade Reading Unit - RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RI.6.1, RI.6.2

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This unit addresses four 6th grade reading standards taught throughout the course ...

This unit addresses four 6th grade reading standards taught throughout the course of a trimester. These lessons are designed to be taught one day a week, while the other days in the trimester are focused on writing units. This unit is designed to be co-taught with a general education and special education teacher, but can be easily adapted if only one teacher is present.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Taylor Timmer
Date Added:
06/30/2016
6th Grade Weather and Climate Unit
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6th Grade Weather and Climate Unit

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In this part of the unit, students are exploring how global temperatures ...

In this part of the unit, students are exploring how global temperatures have changed over the past hundred years.  Students will examine tables and graphs about global temperatures and carbon dioxide levels, human consumption of food, and human consumption of natural resources.  They will find patterns in the graphs.  Based on this data, students will construct an argument about how human activities (increase in population and consumption of natural resources) cause global temperatures to increase.

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Michelle Landis
Date Added:
03/24/2017