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Poetry and Artwork How is theme presented across multiple formats? In answering this question students will defend their selection of a poem and artwork with a similar theme or message and create a short one minute speech to present their findings. 17 weeks 5 days ago
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cdrager
Plants and Trees and Leaves, Oh My! Seventh grade Life Science students conduct an investigation in which they identify plants, document research on those plants, compile information from various resources, and communicate their findings to their class. Essential questions to focus on are: What helps me to identify this plant? What essential details do I need to collect about this plant? To which of the four major phyla does the plant belong? What adaptations does this plant use for survival? 17 weeks 3 days ago
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cmcmaster
Where in the World? A Trip Through Ancient Egypt and China This lesson is designed to engage students in a review of content on ancient China and Egypt. Students will listen to clues and research within provided sites to find the answers. The overlying essential question is, “How are ancient China and Egypt alike? How do they differ?” 13 weeks 6 days ago
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Anna Lingerfelt
And Now...the News - Westward Expansion in U.S. History The students will be able to explain the significance of one topic from Westward Expansion by creating an informative, engaging video about their assigned topic. This lesson provides the student with a chance to learn how to effectively create an informative video as well as how to use video cameras and editing software. It also teaches students how to work collaboratively in a group. 14 weeks 5 days ago
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Brian Witzke
Who was Ben Franklin? Preparing to use Ben's Guide This lesson is designed to teach the students about Ben Franklin so that when they start learning about how laws are made and using Ben's Guide, they will know who Ben was in American history. They will have evidence that will help them understand his role in the creating of the Constitution and will now have prior knowledge. 10 weeks 17 hours ago
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ldixon2014
How Laws Are Made-Ben's Guide The librarian should set the students in a Q & A forum and review what they recall about Ben Franklin and introduce Ben's Guide. Read the script and sketch to create visuals to clarify understanding about how laws are made in Congress. Also, a picture of Presidential signings from primary sources can be used from the files of the Library of Congress. 10 weeks 17 hours ago
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ldixon2014
My Animal Research Project This lesson is designed to teach students to 1) understand classification of animals: mammals, bird, amphibians, reptiles etc 2) identify and use the features of nonfiction text 2) locate and use district-supported electronic resources Essential Question: In what category does my animal belong? 7 weeks 3 days ago
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kroach
The Westward Movement: Why the West is Best Students will explore the reasons that caused families to leave home to make the dangerous journey west. They will participate in the decision making that went into the move. They will read about challenges along the way and finally the benefits of completing the move. Essential Question: What factors contributed to the decision to move West in the 1800's? 12 weeks 2 days ago
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aklinenb
Close Reading of Photographs Visual literacy is the ability to read and write visual information. Grades 2-5 will become visually literate in this lesson that requires students to close read photographs and to create photography. 7 weeks 4 days ago
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sapienzaw
Political Speeches Podcast Upon completion and grading of their party's speech, "candidates" will record a podcast of the speech. The lesson is designed to teach students the importance of tone, cadence, delivery, clarity, and personality when being delivered by a via a voice-only product and demonstrate the critical role personality traits such as sincerity and trustworthiness played in a candidate's success or failure; also to provide instruction in an educational technology. 6 weeks 3 days ago
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kfinn9300