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Finding The Right Book at the Right Time Students will work toward independent selection of books to read for class and personal reading. Websites used include www.lexile.com (Find a Book), www.ARbookfind.com, and Destiny. Essential Question: How do I select the right book for the right purpose, based on my interests and at an appropriate reading level, and how do I make better choices in the future? What tools are available for finding a book for independent reading within my Lexile range? 2 years 10 weeks ago
5
JeanWK
Pourquoi Tales Unit Focus: What purpose do Pourquoi tales serve in the understanding of early peoples about the natural world in which they lived? Essential question for this lesson: Can students identify the unique features that distinguish a Pourquoi tale to enable them to write their own tale? 2 years 5 weeks ago
4
Jensen_Cyndi
Environmental Performance Research Students will explore worldwide air and water quality as they affect the ecosystem. They will examine EPI performance grades, basis for individual country rankings, and policy goals set by national governments to improve healthy ecosystems. Essential questions will include: What are the primary contributors to air and water pollution? What country-specific circumstances affect ratings i.e. climate, wealth? Are there unique challenges? What policies have been established by national governments? What progress is being made? 2 years 10 weeks ago
4.5
jgw8688
Whose Lucky Day Is It? Essential Question: How do we use clues in the text and our background knowledge to make predictions about what will happen next in the story? The educators demonstrate making predictions from print and illustrations and provide students with practice and support for making predictions. Educators will model citing evidence in the text for their predictions and recording evidence on the graphic organizer in notemaking format. 1 year 18 weeks ago
4
jmoreillon
Creating 21st Century Superheroes As a conclusion to a unit on the comic book as literature, students will work in small groups to research a current global issue and create a superhero who has the 21st century skills to solve it. Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a superhero? Which global issue impacts my community? 3 years 16 weeks ago
5
Joan Upell
Evaluating Websites The concept of this lesson is to teach students the factors and indicators of what makes a web site credible or not credible and for the students to understand why it is important to use credible web sites when researching for papers. The essential question that students will explore is "what are the differences between a credible web site and a non-credible web site?" 2 years 6 weeks ago
3.5
jricker
Introduction to Cyberbullying The lesson is designed to teach students to recognize cyberbulling in all its forms (email, chat, text and website); to respond to cyberbullies; to prevent being the victim of a cyberbully; and when to inform an adult of cyberbullying. 2 years 12 weeks ago
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JSwain
Simple Machines Students will use five pre-selected websites to define types of simple machines and gather examples. They will evaluate the websites as part of this lesson to determine which provided the best information, was easiest to navigate, and most understandable. Following this lesson, students will create a scavenger hunt and video to teach other students about simple machines. 2 years 14 weeks ago
5
judiparadis
Social Networking Sites: Pros and Cons The concept of this lesson is for students to use the Big6 Research model for organized and succinct research completion. This lesson will encourage students to complete appropriate steps of a research plan to ascertain the pros and cons of social networking sites. 19 weeks 2 days ago
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katcarson
Nutritional Value of Snack Foods Fifth grade students investigate the nutritional value of foods, specifically determining which snack foods are healthiest,and prepare a brochure based on their research for the school health fair. 3 years 14 weeks ago
5
kathylowe