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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?” 8 weeks 2 hours 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. 8 weeks 6 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. 4 weeks 1 day 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. 4 weeks 1 day 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? 1 week 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? 6 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. 1 week 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. 4 days 42 min ago
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kfinn9300
Hammurabi's Code Multimedia Presentation During their unit on Ancient Civilization, students will meet in the library for three class periods to perform research on the Code of Hammurabi. Students will be assigned to groups of three. Each group will choose one of the 255 laws that are part of the code, interpret it in modern English and give an example of how it exists in modern-day civilization. Each group will use a technology product to showcase their research. 4 days 39 min ago
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kfinn9300
Use and Evaluation of Online Resources During this lesson the students explore specific research sites with the intent of acquiring the ability to critique a research site for its worthiness as a valid research tool for their purposes, concentrating on accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context. They will also master navigation of each site while adding to their search skills. 2 years 8 weeks ago
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cmcneary10