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Bullying: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
New ReviewTwo activities for young scholars explore the concept of bullying. The first activity examines scenarios to point out bullying behavior. The second activity encourages positive peer relationships by identifying kind and respectful...
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Explaining the Relationships between Events in a Historical Text: Contextualizing the History of Baseball (pages 8–9, 25)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIn other words ... it's time to give a summary. Scholars work with a partner to paraphrase a timeline card referring to Promises to Keep. They then work to merge the two timelines to create one timeline. Pupils finish by writing a...
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Inferring Author’s Opinions and Writing Opinion Statements: Journalists’ Opinions about Segregation Post–World War II (Promises to Keep, Pages 22–25)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLet's play ball! Scholars summarize information from Promises to Keep about segregation in professional baseball after World War II. They then listen as the teacher reads pages 22-25 aloud. Pupils write the gist in their journals of the...
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: The Story of Bus Desegregation (Promises to Keep, Page 21)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's all connected. Learners read event details in Promises to Keep to determine the connection between the bus boycott and Jackie Robinson. They watch a video and read Rules for Riding Desegregated Buses to discover even more details to...
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Reading to Determine Important Relationships between People and Events: The Importance of the 1936 Olympics for African Americans (Promises to Keep, Pages 16–19)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars look at cause-and-effect relationships while doing a close read of the 1936 Olympics on pages 16-19 of Promises to Keep. They complete a cause-and-effect note catcher and add their ideas to an anchor chart. Readers then work...
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Determining Author’s Opinions, Reasons, and Evidence: Signs of Hope and Progress for African Americans in the 1920s (Promises to Keep, Pages 14–15)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewCaption this. Readers look at the text features in Promises to Keep and pay special attention to the photographs and captions before adding to the Features of Informational Text anchor chart. Learners then answer questions about life in...
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: Learning about the Great Migration (Promises to Keep, Pages 10–13)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewGet the story straight. Scholars gather information about the Great Migration as they listen to a reading from Promises to Keep. They then examine the text to find evidence to support the feeling of resentment. Learners take part in a...
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Synthesizing from Informational Texts: Main Idea and Key Details from Promises to Keep (Pages 8– 10)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLearners determine the main idea of a timeline on pages eight and nine of the text Promises to Keep. They use the timeline to complete a Main Idea and Details note catcher and then share their thoughts with the class. To finish,...
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Introducing Promises to Keep and Drawing Inferences: Who Is Jackie Robinson and Why Is He Important? (Promises to Keep, Pages 6–7)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewScholars take a picture walk through the book Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America. They make predictions and complete a Notice/Wonder/Inference note catcher. They then define and analyze words on pages six and seven of...
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Genome 101: Life's Instruction Manual | UNC-TV Science

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCrack open the mysteries inside a genome. Participants view an animated video describing the relationship between DNA, genes, proteins, chromosomes, and an organism's genome. A post-video worksheet allows pupils to apply knowledge by...
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Genes 101: Life’s Instruction Manual | UNC-TV Science

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
New ReviewDiscover the common genetic ground shared by humans and chickens. Group members listen and view an animation about genes and proteins, which details their roles in building biological structures such as tissues and organs. Participants...
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What's the Matter? | UNC-TV Science

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
New ReviewExplore what makes up the universe and demystify the complex ideas of matter and the atom. Group members watch a video with explanations, animations, and examples that discuss the characteristics and importance of matter. Scholars then...
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Light Absorption: Effects of Light | UNC-TV Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewBeat the summer heat by exploring the properties of color. Scientists view a video explaining the relationship between light absorption and energy transfer using variables including intensity, time, and wavelength. A multiple-choice...
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Reflection and Refraction | UNC-TV Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewUncover the exciting interactions of light energy and matter ranging from color to optical illusions. Participants explore color using red and green apples, differences between reflection and refraction, and descriptions of related...
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Atoms and Elements | UNC-TV Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewIt doesn't get any smaller than this. Young scientists learn about the particles that make up elements and how they form new substances by creating molecules. The video tutorial includes animations to illustrate atoms and molecules...
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Light Scattering: Effects of Light | UNC-TV Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewA video lesson describes how light absorbs, reflects, and scatters on different surfaces. Pupils learn the result of these different reactions and how humans perceive them.