# Decimal Notation for Fractions and Comparing Decimal Fractions

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This is a Google Slide lesson presentation of a student centered task where students practice decimal notation for fractions and comparing decimal fractions.  An activating activity is included.

Material Type: Formative Assessment, Lesson Plan

Author: SHELLY HARRIS

# 4.G The Geometry of Letters

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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: Letters can be thought of as geometric figures. How many line segments are needed to make the letter A? How many angles are there? Are they acute, obtu...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

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Students build a thermometer and then compare its performance against a regular thermometer.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

# Language of Mathematics: Candy Machine

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This resource supports the English language development of English language learners. Students will enjoy learning how to compose and decompose numbers using base ten by playing this simple game that asks students to fill and deliver candy orders. The game provides language provides audio support through speaking the orders and great visual and graphic support for English language learners.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Interactive

Author: Starfall Education

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# Brown Bear Colors

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Students will listen to Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle and use color vocabulary to help them recall the story. They will be able to complete a sentence frame using color vocabulary to show their comprehension of the book. Remix- Michelle Hubbard adds collaboration with music, art, movement, and SLMC ideas to cross over subject matter.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: AMANDA JACOBS

# 2.MD Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday

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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: Materials * Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst * Plastic coins * Labels for items Alexander spent his money on (attached) * Pa...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

# Teacher Resources for Making Inferences, Using Context Clues

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This article describes the processes of making inferences and using context clues to define unknown words. Links to web sites and articles provide background knowledge and instruction for teachers and students.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Jessica Fries-Gaither

# The Emperor Penguin's Egg

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In this activity, students learn about the lifecycle of the Emperor penguin and play a game to model some of the harsh conditions faced by the penguin parents.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

# 5.G Meerkat Coordinate Plane Task

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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: Greetings from the Kalahari Desert in South Africa! In this activity, you will learn a lot about the Kalahari’s most playful residents: meerkats. The f...

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Illustrative Mathematics

# Cause and Effect

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Help Noah learn how to identify examples of cause and effect in informational text in this ocean-themed, interactive tutorial. You will also learn how to match events and ideas in informational text that have a cause and effect relationship.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: RHONDA BURGESS

# Elementary Math - Grade 1

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This site is a series of video lectures and interactive exercises for teaching basic mathematics skills to first graders. It has separate addition and subtraction skills reviews numbers up to 10, 20, and 100; a section on telling time and reading clocks as well as course material on measurement and geometry.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Interactive, Lecture

# Library Video Scavenger Hunt

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This library scavenger hunt is a fun way for students to get familiar with their library, its resources, and its collection.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Jen Baker

# Robert Munsch Author Study

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This was a Unit Plan I wrote for my substitute when I had to be out on medical leave. Therefore, there's no collaboration and it follows a set routine.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: MARGARET SULLIVAN BRANNON

# Brave New World Literary Crossword Puzzle

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This resource based on Brave New World allows students to review elements from Aldous Huxley's seminal text.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment

Author: Prestwick House

# Poetry: Figurative Language

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Students will delve into Emily Dickinson's, "The Moon," to find different types of figurative language. Developing writers will love sharpening their reading comprehension skills with this poetry analysis activity.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Caitlin Fahey