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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 15 weeks ago
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kathylowe
How to locate and evaluate information, Part I - Online Catalog Students will be able to select and cite credible information for their English II research paper Students self-select their topic of past, present, and future, e.g. television, cell phones, immigration, capital punishment. This gives the student an opportunity to use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning. 3 years 15 weeks ago
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mcfues
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
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Joan Upell
What Were They Thinking Then, What Are We Thinking Now? In the library students compare primary sources from two time periods relating to an issue in their novel or play. Students compare how the issue was perceived by characters in their work to how it is perceived by individuals today. The essential questions for this lesson are: Have the ideas and perspectives about the main issue of the novel or play changed with time? To what extent has the issue been resolved? 3 years 3 weeks ago
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klehman
It's Debatable Eighth graders will be able to articulate connections between selected historical and current issues. Students will be able to explain at least two sides of an issue. This lesson is designed to help students answer two essential questions. Is history relevant to modern issues? Do issues have clear wrongs and rights? 3 years 6 weeks ago
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DebLogan
Burr Airlines Flight to Asia: building inquiry skills This lesson is designed to call upon student prior knowledge and build student knowledge of and interest in India, China and Japan in order to stimulate student wonder and inquiry. Students formulate research questions that are subordinate questions of the three essential questions dictated by the district social studies curriculum: How do Asian people interact with the land?; How do they interact with one another?; and How are they affected by their beliefs? 3 years 15 weeks ago
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dpersson
Trip to an Art Gallery Art is viewed through a variety of lenses by people from all around the world. How art is seen, valued, and absorbed differs with each person's cultural background and life experiences. The students in Spanish V are asked to present art to teens from a Spanish speaking country, using language native to the teen and incorporating the culture and ideals of the visiting student. 3 years 14 weeks ago
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valeriediggs
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
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judiparadis
Zoo Animal Experts Essential Question(s): Where can I learn more about zoo animals? How can I get information beyond just information text? The essential element of this project was 1.) students would learn about an animal they will find at the zoo and 2.) students would learn how to get information from photographs and beginning non-fiction text. 3 years 15 weeks ago
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caharvey2
How to locate and evaluate information, Part III - Internet Sites Students will be able to select and cite credible information for their English II research paper. Students self-select their topic of past, present, and future, e.g. television, cell phones, immigration, capital punishment. This gives the student an opportunity to use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning. 3 years 15 weeks ago
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mcfues