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Compliment Tickets

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete activities to learn about giving and receiving compliments. In this compliment lesson, 5th graders receive compliments from their teacher. Students receive tickets when they get a compliment and then give a...
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Dealing with Disasters: Disaster Strikes

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students pretend they are part of a disaster response team. They complete a disaster strikes worksheet. Student's responses are discussed with the whole class.
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Newspaper Research

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use newspapers in order to perform research. The literacy skill of finding facts is reinforced. The students play a game of scavenger hunt by finding specific facts prepared in advance in the newspaper.
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Food Chains

For Teachers 2nd
Students study food chains by creating their own slide show using KidPix. They compare information after sharing their slide shows as a whole group. As the children are watching the slide shows of their peers, they tally every time...
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Fresh Fruit Smoothie

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore healthy eating by researching recipes. In this fruit smoothie lesson, students utilize a blender, yogurt, cutting utensils and several different fruits to create a healthy drink which is good for the body. Students...
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Microfinancing Works for Local Citizens and Foreign Business

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students define social responsibility. They describe examples of social responsibilities businesses have to society. Analyze special challenges in operations. Identify entrepreneurial opportunities available in international business.
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Literature Response Lesson Plans

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Literature responses are a meaningful way to strengthen student comprehension.
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Feel-Good Recipes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students cook up their own fabulous recipe book. In this early childhood cooking and math lesson, students develop math, science, and language skills as they make a class cookbook of their favorite recipes.
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Respect for Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars discuss importance of acting responsibly when caring for pets, reflect upon quote, "All Living Beings Have the Right to Respect and Kindness," read story Anastasia Wants a Rabbit and answer comprehension questions, role...
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Reaction Time 2: Zap!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore critical thinking by conducting a reaction time experiment. In this human brain lesson, students utilize a timed Internet worksheet activity to research how fast their brain works when answering questions. Students share...
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Gene Puzzles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students come to understand that in sexually reproducing organisms, such as humans, typically half of the genes come from each parent. Students examine a fictional pedigree and determine which gene is responsible for a given trait. The...
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A Peaceful Place Is Powerful for the Mind

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore, analyze and interpret how schools can become peaceful places to learn and interact with others. They study a wide variety of avenues to achieve this task through classroom, community and career activities...
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A Different Drummer

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate philosophy and meditation techniques by discussing Emerson and Thoreau.  In this philosophical traditions instructional activity, 8th graders identify the men Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, their...
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What Plants Need in Order to Survive and Grow: Light

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students conduct an experiment to evaluate whether plants need light to survive and grow. They observe and gather data about plant responses to different growth regimes, analyze the data, and make conclusions about basic plant needs.
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Around the World with Cinderella: Lesson 1 of 15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners analyze Cinderella stories from other cultures and present them orally for comparison/contrast discussion. In this culture lesson, students summarize their chosen Cinderella story and create an illustration to present to the...
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Reducing the Impact of Drought

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars study the impact of drought and improve their writing skills. In this reducing the impact of drought lesson, students investigate various matters pertaining to drought. They share their findings and build knowledge about...