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The Things they Carried: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
To generate interest in and enable readers to connect to The Things They Carried, class members write about what they carry—both tangible and intangible things. The class then makes a list of these things and compares the list to...
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AVID Study Skills for All Students

For Students 8th - 12th
Researchers claim that learners retain only 10 percent of what they hear but 90 percent of what they teach. The study skills suggested in a presentation designed for AVID classes are based on learning research, are practical, and...
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The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.
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American Indian Art

For Teachers 3rd
Student complete a month-long unit on the symbolic and practical reasons for American Indian artwork. They explore websites, discuss elements of design, create an Indian backpack, Kachina Doll, weaving, sand painting, and totem pole.
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Pocket Possessions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars read a descriptive passage and then write about an object in their purse or backpack in descriptive detail. In this writing lesson plan, students share their writing with a partner and pick out the best details.
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Combining Map and Compass

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice using the map and compass to find a location. In this geography lesson series, students identify basic requirements needed when traveling in the wilderness. They plan a healthy menu for a backpacking trip.
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Camping is Fun!

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word meanings in context worksheet, students read the passage about camping and think about the meanings of the words backpack, campfire, route, compass, waterproof, scenery, chore, and wilderness. Students then label the drawing...
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Summertime -- Camping Memory Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars discuss the items needed to camp outside. They identify objects in a backpack and tell what the item could be used for. They hide the objects throughout the room and they are to find them.
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How Far To Mount Katahdin (Part V)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the relationship of hiking/backpacking and caloric consumption as well as to develop an understanding of diet, nutrition, cooking and planning skills.
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Migrating Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice estimating distance traveled while walking. Also can be used to introduce backpacking/hiking or as a daily warm-up. Measure the blacktop/cafeteria/playground, then determine how many times around make a mile.
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Stop Before You Leave!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Do the kids in your class have a problem with leaving items behind? Hang a sign with a whistling police officer on the door to remind kids to check that they have what they need.
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Home & School: School

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What are some of the essential items and words students need to know for going to class? Designed for special education students but with a variety of applications, here you'll find a set of 12 picture cards that include images and terms...
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"Have and Has Song"–Rockin' English

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
A fun, rock n' roll beat and light-hearted example sentences make up this music video designed to support your instruction of perfect tense verbs, have and has.
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School Picture Cards

For Students K - 12th
Make the classroom a familiar place with both community and vocabulary! A set of picture cards prompt pupils to identify items typically found in a school or classroom setting.
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Sun Protection

For Teachers K - 6th
Primary graders become sun scientists and conduct experiments to learn about the beneficial and harmful effects of the sun and UV radiation. They also investigate their personal sunburn danger zones and learn about how to protect...
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Sun Blocks: Building a Foundation for Healthy Skin

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Here comes the sun! Primary graders engage in activities that teach them how to protect themselves from the effects of UV rays. They learn that each season (fall, winter, spring, and summer) offers its own special challenges so they...
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Cosas De La Escuela (School Supplies and Subjects)

For Students K - 8th
¿Estás listo para la escuela? Check your mochila for the materials you'll need for school with an engaging Spanish video that details a variety of school supplies and their purposes. Additionally, the video describes las clases de mate,...
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Learning area 5: Job Done!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Four activities conclude a unit through discussion and activities inspired by reflection. Scholars revisit their storybook from the first unit. Self-portraits showcase thought bubbles with written statements. Groups write and perform a...
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I'm Ready for School!

For Teachers K - 1st
In this back to school, school supplies worksheet, children see a drawing of a backpack, with outline of supplies. Each outline is labeled with a word of a necessary school supply. Students cut and paste.
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Back to School Logic Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this math learning exercise, students solve a logic puzzle using a chart to figure out which child wore which color backpack and was in what grade level.
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That's Heavy

For Students K - 1st
In this weight comparisons worksheet, students study the images of a paintbrush and can, tape and dispenser, crayon and box, paper clips, dog and puppy, and backpack and pencil. Students then circle the heavier object and underline the...
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Pick A Pack

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this spelling worksheet, learners read the words in five backpacks. Students make a line through the words that are spelled wrong. Learners draw a circle around the pack that has all three words spelled correctly with the "ck" ending.
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ESL: Biggest, Smallest, Best, Worst

For Students 2nd
In this ESL vocabulary activity, 2nd graders underline best superlative adjectives in sentences, answer questions about students in class, supplies in their backpacks and their country and complete a cloze paragraph. Questions have...
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Medieval Europe

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders point out Europe and gain knowledge of the countries in Europe. They successfully fill out a passport to get a visa to go on a pretend trip. They then list what they need on their backpacking trip to Europe.

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