All resources in District Leaders of #GoOpenNC

SLASL: Using Chemistry to Make Waves in Climate Change Research

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This unit includes 10 lessons that culminate in a student created final product presentation on the factors that influence climate change through the lens of chemistry and oceanography using literacy strategies to conduct inquiry level research. Using inquiry-based reading, student will examine an anchor text to formulate a question to guide their research and development of student driven projects. Throughout the unit, students will use a variety of texts, websites, and other resources to develop a product and presentation that exhibits their literacy and inquiry skills. Using inquiry-based reading, students will explore an anchor text and then develop their own essential and supporting questions to guide their research. Over the course of the unit, students will explore a variety of texts and grow in their knowledge of cellular organelles and in their ability to use informational text to support their inquiry and research.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Formative Assessment, Homework/Assignment

Authors: Amy Moore, Anne Bucci, Tamryn O'Toole

3rd Grape From the Sun

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Students will learn the relative sizes of the planets in the solar system, as well as Pluto, asteroids, and comets, by using a scale model. They will learn that different solar system bodies are made of different materials and will consider different ways to classify them.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Nicholas McConnell

4.NBT Millions and Billions of People

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This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Historians estimate that there were about 7 million people on the earth in 4,000 BCE. Now there are about 7 billion! We write 7 million as 7,000,000. W...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

Pictures Tell the Story: Improving Comprehension With Persepolis

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This resource provides a lesson that is designed to assist learners with improving their ability to handle a graphic novel. Students will focus on the beginning of the work Persepolis and examine the art used to varying effects. Students will attempt to familiarize themselves with strategies pertaining to making connections to the visual elements presented.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Diagram/Illustration, Lesson Plan

Author: Janet M. Ankiel

Remix

Watauga

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This is Watauga County Schools' remix of the OER Community of Practice next steps planning document. The only changes to the resource were our responses in each area. We invite you to remix this planning template to brainstorm the why, what, who, when & how of GoOpenNC, and determine what next step(s) you plan to take.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: IRA SMITH

Remix

District

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REMIX - this is XYZ county's NExt Steps. We remixed by adding details about our ...... We invite you to remix this planning template to brainstorm the why, what, who, when & how of GoOpenNC, and determine what next step(s) you plan to take.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Donna Murray

Descriptive Statistics

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Students will develop a set of tools for understanding and interpreting variability in data, and begin to make more informed decisions from data. They work with data distributions of various shapes, centers, and spreads. Students build on their experience with bivariate quantitative data from Grade 8. This module sets the stage for more extensive work with sampling and inference in later grades.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: EngageNY

Remix

I-SS OER

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This remix is specific to the Iredell-Statesville Schools to help us plan and have discussions around the openness of our district and create some language around next steps.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Donald Lourcey

STEM Inquiry Lesson Template

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This template supports STEM teachers and librarians in working collaboratively to create lessons that build science practice and STEM inquiry skills in alignment with state and national science standards, and that address the Common Core literacy shifts around close reading and building textual evidence.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Megan Simmons

1984 by George Orwell

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In this lesson, students will analyze Orwell’s carefully chosen words, details, repetitions, and characterizations in these first few pages, students can construct a strong understanding of some of the key features of this society that will give them a solid framework for comprehending the rest of the novel.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: unknown

Sound Advice: Marching Bands

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In this presentation, students are introduced to information pertaining to the risk of musician hearing health in the performace capacities of marching bands. Students learn through questions such as "What do you need to know?", "What do you need to do?", and "How well are you doing?". Such questions help to provide information about what musicians needs to know about the sound conditions of marching band, what ways to prevent hearing damage, and an assessment of how well musicians are currently protecting their hearing.

Material Type: Presentation

Author: David Adams

The 20 Second Game

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Students will increase their fluency with estimating/rounding decimal products and increase speed when finding these estimations. The game can be modified to practice estimating products of whole numbers, quotients of whole numbers, and quotients of decimals.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Heather Jaggers