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How To Cite A Site

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How do you cite an online resource? Discover the special challenges involved in citing Internet sources. Young writers explore the components of a correct bibliography and create bibliography citations for online newspapers, magazine...
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Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking...
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Moving Home: A Map Skills Project

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
You have just been informed you are moving, but you have the choice of three locations. Where do you go? This is the question class members answer in a map skills project. Learners examine three locations using maps, gather information...
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Plant Life: How Does Your Garden Grow

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Get your botanists growing with this STEM lesson plan. Your super scientists measure soil, plant, observe, record, then graph and present their findings to answer the driving question, How do different fertilizers affect the growth of...
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The Lightning Thief: Problematic Situation Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
In the novel, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, Percy is faced with a major decision. After reading, chapter 19, discuss the decision-making process Percy took, what he decided to do, and what your...
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Holiday Newsletter

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
There are so many holidays celebrated around winter that it can be difficult to keep track. Consider having your class members design a newsletter highlighting a particular holiday, such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Martin Luther King Jr....
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Components of Effective Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
What makes writing powerful, persuasive, and effective? According to this resource: focus, organization, support, and conventions. Each of these categories is paired with a guiding question and clip art for color and aesthetics.
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A Friendly Letter

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Conduct the letter activity described here at the beginning of the year. First, give a copy of a friendly letter to each of your pupils. This letter should be written by you and about you. Include errors for learners to fix. Class...
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Whose Is It, Anyway?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Launch a discussion about plagiarism, the consequences of plagiarism, and how giving credit is a sign of respect for the work of others. Start out by defining plagiarism and sharing your school's official policy. Class members can then...
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My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Although this legislative process lesson plan is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of...
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What's Cyberbullying?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Learners discuss positive and negative aspects of interacting with others online. They compare a person who is being cyberbullied to a person who is being bullied at school. Students read a story of a student who is cyberbullied,...
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Oklahoma's Berry Best

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The lesson is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new...
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Video Biographies

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Who was Alexander The Great? How did Abraham Lincoln’s early life influence his political life? Learners select a historical figure to use for video biography. After developing research questions and collecting information, pupils search...
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Light Is

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Students explore the properties of light. In this light lesson, students investigate visible light by viewing a website, examining an electromagnetic spectrum chart, and observing light demonstrations. Students write about their...
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Sell It with Propaganda

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Augment a unit on propaganda by prompting class members to create propaganda. Using Frames software, groups demonstrate their understanding of propaganda techniques by designing a new product, creating a commercial to sell their product,...
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Strong Passwords

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Students study how to create secure passwords for online accounts. In this computer lesson plan, students discuss tips and scenarios in which they choose safe passwords for online accounts. Students create posters about password tips.
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Agriculture is a Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
What do a bicycle and the life cycle have in common? Cover this and more with the series of cross-curricular activities included in this plan. Learners do everything from making bracelets that represent the life cycle to checking out the...
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Dirt Babies

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
What exactly is a dirt baby, you might ask. Look over the plan to find out! All of the materials and procedures necessary for creating a dirt baby, such as grass seeds, dirt, and nylon stockings, are listed, along with ideas for...
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Just Lookin' For a Home

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is a boll weevil? Your class can find out that and more by following the activities included here. Pupils read an article, sing a boll weevil song, add to the song with their own original lyrics, illustrate the song, study the...