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Family Education Survey

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders conduct an investigation of the local watershed with the help of an informational survey to collect data. They use the results of the survey to generate discussion with family members about environmental preservation and...
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Sharing Information: Schools, Police and FERPA

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils research Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), interview school officials to see how FERPA is interpreted in local schools, speak with community journalists to find out if they have ever had a hard time getting...
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Dr. Seuss Author Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Want to know more about Dr. Seuss? Scholars research topics such as his childhood, family, education, jobs, and story themes to learn more about the ever-popular and fun to read author, Dr. Seuss. 
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"Children of Loneliness": Understanding the Immigrant Experience

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research and enhance the Jewish immigrant experience to that of contemporary immigrants to sustain a connection to their personal family stories. A story is shared with the class and then a discussion follows on the possible...
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Immigration Enforcement Raids

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class groups take on the role of advisors to the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Policy & Planning of ICE. Their charge is to prepare a report for the secretary on the effectiveness of enforcement actions of the ICE in stemming...
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Conversation Starters

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
In this conversation worksheet, learners read the conversation starters and pair up to have a conversation about family, education, and more. Students have 5 starters.
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Traveling Cat Flown Home to Family

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students locate Wisconsin and Belgium on a world map, then read a news article about a cat that stowed away on ship from the U.S. to Europe. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with map and...
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The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Biographical Criticism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Analyze "Fame is the one that does not stay" by Emily Dickinson with the second of ten lessons in a poetry unit. After a discussion about fame and success, learners write about several paradoxes from "Success is counted sweetest." Then...
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Division Practice Sheets: Grade 4

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Expand on young mathematicians' prior knowledge of multiplication with this series of worksheets introducing the concept of division. Covering a wide range of topics from basic fact families and single-digit division to long division...
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Basic Paragraphs

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Briefly start writers off right with directions on creating effective topic sentences and cohesive paragraphs. Some examples of topic sentences are given so that scholars can decipher their effectiveness. 
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Homes of the World: Ceramic Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Kids consider the various dwellings humans inhabit all over the world. They choose a home from anywhere in the world. Then they research the type of materials, designs, and structures need to build that type of home. The project ends...
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The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Biographical Criticism and the Speaker of a Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Writers often include their own experiences and points of view in their work. Take a close look at two of Robinson Jeffers' poems, "The Stone Axe" and "Oh Lovely Rock," and analyze the biographical elements included in these poem. Pupils...
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Ancient American Art and Geometry

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the relationship between geometry and ancient American art. They see how to recognize geometric properties in specific works and explain how these properties contribute to their meaning and artistic merit.
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Giving It the Old College Try

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discuss opinions they have about entering college. Reading an article on advice from parents, they discuss what their own parents are telling them. They role-play different conflict resolution scenerios. They also write a...
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Vocabulary Practice

For Students 5th - 7th
In this vocabulary practice worksheet, students choose the correct word out of the 2 words given that completes each of the following 16 sentences.
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The Big Buck Adventure

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students practice making change, and adding and subtracting money. In this money lesson, students listen to a reading of The Big Buck Adventure by Shelley Gil. They access teacher assigned web sites to practice making change, adding...
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Artist Mice Art Nice

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Students help create "Art picture frames" that display their own artwork throughout the year in this exciting lesson for the pre-Kindergarten classroom. The "frames" are then decorated with small mouse cutouts and pictures of each student.
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Oral Reports through 'Personality Bags'

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students prepare an oral book report on a biography they have read. They bring in a bag of objects they associate with the report's subject and use them as props for the report.
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Parents and Children Working Together for Tikkun Olam

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of Tikkun Olam as a way of improving their world. They listen to the story of Hayley Fields' goal to raise money for a new Torah and discuss what inspires them about her story. After discussion, they...
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Planning Meals

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the various types of meals that they can plan each day. In this health lesson, 10th graders develop sample menus for their families. Students create a one dish meal to be sampled by their classmates. 
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Parenting 101

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars distinguish and comprehend the focus in a passage. They research websites to explore parenting resources.
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Animal Habitats

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore animal lifestyles by researching their characteristics. In this animal habitat instructional activity, students read the story Over in the Jungle and analyze the animal illustrations in the book. Students create clay...
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Feeling for Answers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the legal issues related to a suicidal or depressed college student by reading and discussing the article, "Laws Limit Options When a Student Is Mentally Ill." They write essays considering how the events at Virginia...
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Vocabulary Practice: Choose the Correct Completion

For Students 5th - 6th
In this sentence completion activity, students read 16 sentences and choose the best word to fit in the sentence from two choices.

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