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To Stress, or Not to Stress

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
In order to live healthy lives, individuals must have healthy brains and bodies. There are many ways to deal with stress from simple breathing and relaxation techniques, to journaling and exercise. Here is a collection for people of all...
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To Stress, or Not to Stress

For Teachers K - 12th
In order to live healthy lives, individuals must have healthy brains and bodies. There are many ways to deal with stress from simple breathing and relaxation techniques, to journaling and exercise. Here is a collection for people of all...
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Star Wars – a Relaxation Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Take young padawans on a journey towards ultimate relaxation with a series of Star Wars themed yoga poses. Following a mindful and imaginative story, the force is strong with stretches including the Rey's Pole, R2D2, Yoda, and more! 
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Progressive Muscle Relaxation

For Students 6th - 12th
Relax! How many times have you heard that command but did not know how to proceed? Well, the, check out this resource that gives step-by-step directions for a relaxation process.
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Using Progressive Relaxation

For Students K - 12th
Stress makes a mess of our minds and bodies. Like a vicious circle, stress causes our bodies to tense and makes it more difficult to get rid of the stress. Break the cycle for you and your students by practicing progressive relaxation....
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Relaxation Techniques

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students practice different relaxation techniques to help calm their nerves. In this relaxation lesson plan, students answer questions using their thumbs up or down, practice breathing, counting, and more.
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Relaxation Station

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the Relaxation Station which teaches students how to C.O.P.E. with stress and anxiety. They discover helpful strategies to use in a classroom center.
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Beginning Question Response: How You Relax

For Students Higher Ed
In this writing prompt worksheet, students are asked about how they relax. Students write a short paragraph stating reasons and examples to support their answer.
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Relaxation Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners participate in relaxing activities. In this transitional instructional activity, students are given both group and individual activities that correspond with a book called "Lets Do Nothing" to prepare their minds for upcoming...
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Keeping Your Heart in Good Shape: What are the Benefits? - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students name the main parts of the heart and what events occur there. They write a reaction that contains complete sentences, and uses proper spelling and grammar, after viewing a video. Students define the following terms: contraction,...
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TanZen - Relaxing Tangram Puzzles

For Students 3rd - 12th
An ancient puzzle game meets a modern implementation. Challenge mathematicians of all ages with this mind-bending geometric puzzle game. 
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Roman Relaxation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
So what did the ancient Romans do to have fun? Explore the Colosseum, amphitheaters, baths, and arenas that housed the exciting and at times dangerous activities enjoyed in ancient Rome. An interesting look at ancient life!
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Worksheet on Relaxed Feeling

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this feelings and emotions worksheet, learners define what the feeling of relaxation is. Students then complete activities to help them understand the emotion.
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Stomp Out Stress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the results of stress and identify positive techniques for coping with and reducing stress. They define emotional stress, compose a class acrostic for the word stress, complete the student activity sheet "Handling...
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Healthy Living Lesson Plan 7 - Yoga and Relaxation

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Yoga can help to relieve stress as well as help learners become more aware of their bodies. They can also work on flexibility, coordination, strength, and balance. There is a link to the entire  lesson which contains descriptions of...
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Articulation: Singing Words That Communicate

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
How does a singer keep an open, relaxed throat, a rich tone, and pure, matched vowels while articulating the words of a song? Oh, it's easy if you follow the directions and practice the exercises in this, the third in a series of...
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Summer Reads for Teachers

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Keep up on current trends in education while taking some time to relax with the perfect book.
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Relaxing with Impulse

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students discuss Newton's second law of motion in terms of momentum and impulse using examples of landing on concrete versus dirt if you were to jump off an elevated platform or football players wearing protective padding. Mathematical...
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Solving Systems of Equations by Multiplication

For Students 8th - 10th
Sal begins this video by "massaging the equations a little bit in order to prepare them for elimination." The equations won't be the only relaxed part of this lesson, which introduces the concept of multiplication to systems of...
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Using Self-Control

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Everyone gets frustrated from time to time. You may not be able to control the way you feel, but you can definitely learn to control the way you act in times of frustration. A helpful lesson plan on self control encourages your class to...
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Preventing Computer Injury

For Students K - 12th
Do your hands cramp up after a long day of typing? Learn the proper and ergonomic ways to type on a keyboard with a helpful "hand" book. From relaxing elbows and wrists to massaging and stretching tired hands, the strategies in the book...
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Zach’s Lie: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Close your eyes and picture a time where you decided to tell the truth to someone. What were you wearing? How did you feel? Such prompts begin a guided imagery activity for Zach's Lie. Directions for creating an environment conducive to...
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Anger Styles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recognize that there are four types of anger. In this anger management instructional activity, students discuss the consequences of the various types of anger.  In this anger management instructional activity, students...
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When the Workers Relax

For Students 9th - 11th
In this algebra instructional activity, students analyze seven workers and their off days. They match up each worker with the correct day they have off given some clues.
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Dramatic Release of Stress

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore ways to actively take part in relaxing themselves physically and mentally. They become aware of specific thought processes through relaxation exercises and express themselves creatively through a monologue.
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Diaphragm-Relax And Breathe

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners examine breathing.  In this diaphragm lesson students complete a lab that shows them how lungs breathe.
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Wrap Up

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders demonstrate methods of relaxation by participating and assisting each other in meditation. They demonstrate their ability to experiment with the elements of dramatic presentation by relying on group co-ordination of voice,...
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How Muscles Work

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this heart muscle activity, students analyze two pictures of people in action. Kids label the pictures with "contracting muscle" or "relaxing muscle". Students study two more pictures of muscle movement and label each one...
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-ed or -ing Adjectives

For Students 5th - Higher Ed
Designed for upper-intermediate English language pupils, this page-long worksheet provides a very brief explanation of how words that use the ing ending can be used as adjectives. Then, two short exercises follow. The first is fill in...
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Beach and Water Safety

For Teachers K - 12th
Nothing is more relaxing than a nice, sunny day at the beach. Make sure your visit to the beach remains relaxing with a list of summer safety tips for the beach, including using sunscreen with a high SPF, handling jellyfish and stingray...
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Humourous Head Planter Spike: Ceramics Lesson

For Teachers K - 8th
What a great activity. Kids create humorous ceramic character (heads) spikes to enliven a planter. Modern art is full of expressive and exaggerated forms and your class gets to create them out of clay. This would be a lovely activity to...
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Basic Pantomime Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students are introduced to the technique of pantomime. In groups, they examine basic movement and relaxation techniques and role play various scenerios dealing with emotions and gestures. To end the lesson, they perform their own...
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You Can Survive! (Math Anxiety)

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore strategies to manage stress in the math classroom. Through various activities, students discover the characteristics of math anxiety and determine if this affects them. Using computer technology, students complete a...
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Writing in a Quiet Place

For Teachers 4th
Are you looking for a terrific lesson to help you teach your students to write for a purpose, and to utilize descriptive paragraphs? Then, this lesson is for you! Students listen to the book A Quiet Place, then discuss the purpose for...
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A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Sit back, relax, and transport to 1787! This lesson on the Constitution begins with guided imagery of the Constitutional Convention. The class reads A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution in an interactive read-aloud...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Firefighters (Mitten)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Your budding readers know what it's like to get to a word and think, "What does that mean?" Expand their vocabulary in context using Christopher Mitten's nonfiction picture book Firefighters. Get them ready by pre-teaching the new words...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 11

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”—Lao Tzu. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson plan 11 of 20 has a written script to guide the class through an introductory meditation lesson plan. It's actually...
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Dr. M. Kuefler -- Essay Worksheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Well worth the paper, here’s a five-page planning packet that asks writers to describe what they plan to do in an essay. After identifying the topic, they describe their main argument, the reasons why they believe as they do, as well as...
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High fps Slow Motion Compilation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Popcorn flies out of a pan as kernels pop, a balloon is popped by a dart, and numerous other activities are shown in slow motion. Relaxing music plays in the background of this video that you could show in a science class.
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Housing Price Conundrum (Part 3)

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Wondering why home financing relaxed in the years following Y2K? In the third of a four-part series, Sal describes the investment phenomenon between 2000 and 2006 that allowed more people to bid on homes and increased demand...
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Monkey Math School Sunshine

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Hang out at the beach and listen to some relaxing tunes, all while developing basic math skills. An endless source of fun and learning for young children!
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End of the Year Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
After months of hard work it's time to relax and have some fun with this end-of-the-year activity. Provided with a series of eight color-coded clue cards, students must search the classroom for different colored objects as they attempt...
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Sensory Based Therapy, Teaching Self-Regulation, Managing Stress

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
A stress management tool is very helpful for teachers coping with over-stimulated impulsive kids. This guide will get you on the right path to differentiated instruction and methods such as positive self-talk, progressive relaxation, and...
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Architecture Adventure

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
A challenge to viewers: create your own personal space where you are free to relax and make as much noise as you want. Challenge accepted! Here is a video that focuses on the architectural side of engineering, as well as the process...
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Town Mouse/Country Mouse

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Everyone feels a little stressed out sometimes, but the stressors in life vary with every person. Use Aesop's fable "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse" to demonstrate how people deal with stress in different ways, and the importance...
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Mental and Emotional Well Being

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Promote positive ways to express emotions with five lessons that focus on feelings, friendship, and dealing with stress. Scholars learn how to identify and express feelings through role play, grand conversation, a game, poetry reading,...
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Music Evokes Memories and Emotions

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
There are numerous benefits to keeping animals relaxed and comfortable. Explore Temple Grandin's unique perspective into animal behavior with a lesson that concentrates on a central idea within the text. High schoolers prepare for the...
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English "Alphabet Song" (ABCs) Slow - Rockin' English

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
It's time to slow down with a lullaby like rendition of the forever favorite alphabet song! Enjoy the relaxing guitar and smooth vocals singing the ABCs. 
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Making Data Visualizations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Relax ... now visualize the data. Introduce pupils to creating charts from a single data set. Using chart tools included in spreadsheet programs class members create data visualizations that display data. The activity encourages...
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DNA Replication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When DNA relaxes and unwinds after a long day, it literally unwinds. The presentation includes DNA, DNA replication, genes, multiple experiments that helped us understand DNA, the structure of DNA, and transcription. This is the ninth...
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Big Guns: The Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wanna know what makes people smile? Face muscles. In this short video, learners have an opportunity to view what muscles look like and how they provide humans with movement by contracting and relaxing.  
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Muscles – Muscle Cells (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of muscles and muscle cells the narrator of this insightful video begins by reviewing the three types of muscle — smooth, cardiac, and skeletal. He then explains how actin and myosin play important roles in those...
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Reducing Your Stress

For Teachers 7th Standards
Stress management can be as specific to an individual person as his or her individual stressors. Discover the stress management methods that are right for your class members with a lesson plan on ways to relax during moments of tension...
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Virtual Lab: Camping Problem III

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
So, you've headed out into the wilderness and forgotten your camp stove? What's a chemist to do? Solutions may be the solution! Scholars use a virtual lab workbench to create solutions that would be capable of heating food, courtesy of a...
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Unit Converter I

For Students 6th - 12th
Talk about a cool tool! Convert between units with the click of a mouse using a handy online resource. Enter the starting measurement and units for quantities such as torque, speed, and inertia, then sit back and relax while the computer...
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Using Imagery To Introduce the Endocrine System

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students listen with closed eyes to a story that starts in a relaxed tone and ends in a scream. They list the body reactions they experience: fast heart rate, shaking, etc. and hypothesize the reason for the reactions. They explore the...
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Stress Reduction Identifying and Combating Stressors

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discover the warning signs of stress and explore how to use diet, exercise, relaxation techniques, and attitude to combat stress in their lives.
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Peter and the Starcatchers: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tap into imagination with a visualization activity. Class members relax as the teacher reads an excerpt from Peter and the Starcatchers. Learners respond with quickwrites and discuss themes in the book.
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Numerical Analysis: Successive Over-Relaxation for Linear Systems

For Students Higher Ed
In this successive linear systems worksheet, students use a matrix representation of iterative schemes for linear systems. They define a positive definite matrix and explore the Kahan Theorem. This two-page worksheet contains...
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Sprinting - Intermediate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
This intermediate sprinting lesson focuses on how the form of the arms and hands help generate velocity. Elbows around 90 degrees, hands open or cupped, but relaxed. The arms should swing up and down, not across, with the hands going...
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Using Humor in a Speech

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Humor is relaxing and memorable. Here is a great tip on how to incorporate humor in your speeches.
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Five Presentation Tips

For Students 6th - 12th
Talking in front of others can be intimidating, especially when you aren't speaking in your native language. Put your English language learners at ease before a class presentation. They can follow these tips to give relaxed and effective...
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Geometry: Extended Performance Task Plan for Backyard Oasis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Backyards are made for relaxing ... not doing math! Young mathematicians design a backyard based on a list of client specifications. They calculate areas, write equations for the path of a fountain, and research costs for a garden.
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Introduction to Yoga

For Teachers K - 12th
Students are introduced to yoga for fitness and relaxation. Over the course of the instructional activity, students practice various yoga poses and relaxation methods. They complete two minute yoga stations after all of the poses have...
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Mother's Day Story Time Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students examine all of the jobs a mother does. In this Mother's Day lesson, the teacher read the book Five Minutes' Peace, then students brainstorm a list of things their mother does. Students role play the job of a mom and how to relax.
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What's Your Temperature?

For Teachers 1st
First graders calm down after losing their temper and keep from getting "boiling mad" by counting to 10. Also, they can take a deep breath to help them relax when they are angry.
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21st Century Medicine: Nerves of Steel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers model a sarcomere's action, they gain a kinesthetic and visual understanding of muscle contraction. They use this exercise stimulates the production of myosin and actin. Students use two colors of clay, make a "sandwich"...
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Compositional Techniques: Are There Similarities Between

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars recognize how chromatic scales create tension and pentatonic scales create relaxation as compositional techniques used to create tonality. Also, students aurally recognize the use of mixed or alternating meter as a means...
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The Circulatory System

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students follow the path of blood from its entrance into the right atrium of the heart until it leave through the aorta to the rest of the body. They study the heart's structure and how it pumps blood using the included activities. They...
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Key to Good Health: Sleep and Mental Relaxation

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students investigate the effect good sleep and rest has on the human body.  In this health lesson, students discover the different stages of sleep and discuss ways they can ease their own tension through exercise or meditation.  Students...
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The Giver: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Guide your class through the imagery of Lois Lowry's The Giver with a peaceful meditative experience. After you create a serene environment in your class, read through a provided script in which kids sift through their favorite memories...
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Valentine's Day - LOVE

For Teachers K - 3rd
Open your heart with a refreshing yoga session designed for Valentine's Day. With visual cues of hearts and other festive decorations, participants begin a series of yoga poses designed to open their heart chakras and to reflect on the...
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The Cleverest Thief

For Teachers K
Students practice their reading comprehension while listening to a classic folktale from India.  In this cultural storytelling lesson, students read the book The Cleverest Thief and complete word identification worksheets based on the...
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ELL Reading and Reasoning - Going To the Dentist

For Students 7th - 10th
In this ELL reading and reasoning worksheet, students read a short selection about a man's fear of going to the dentist. They answer 5 true or false questions, before writing a short essay telling how the man can relax while the dentist...
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Game Festival

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners and parents partake in a noncompetitive field day. They participate in a Festival Day by playing various games or relaxing in the rest area. In addition, they wander freely around school grounds searching for friends, family,...
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Building a Bully-Free Building

For Teachers K - 5th
Students find a comfortable position in which they can relax and close their eyes. They listen as a portion from the Bully-Free School Guided Fantasy supplement is read and visualize the way a school without name-calling would look,...
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Making an Entrance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars review the proper way to complete their relaxation exercises before going on stage. As a class, they view examples of making an entrance and note the differences between them. In groups, they are given different entrances...
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Can You See It?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discuss how to visualize while reading. They read The Thanksgiving Day Parade and Old Yeller. Students relax and picture their favorite place. They share what they saw and discuss the concept of visualization. Students visualize...
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The Muscle System

For Students 9th
In this muscle system worksheet, 9th graders identify and write the name of each type of muscle associated with the body part listed. Then they label the illustration of the leg showing which muscle contracts and which muscle relaxes.
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Ears Help Us

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this biology worksheet, students draw pictures of how ears help us. They illustrate ears being use for communication, relaxation, happiness, and for safety.
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Anger Management Lesson Plan - Angry Blake

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss how to manage anger. In this anger management lesson, students discuss techniques that help people deal with anger. Students role play to get a better sense of how to deal with various situations.
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Get Thinking

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Have a go at this exercise in thinking by asking thinkers to think about thinking, of what they think of, and what they think about. The worksheets in the packet provide much food for thought.
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Yoga Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Get in touch with your chakra with a thorough set of lessons on teaching yoga. Complete with tips, adjustments, examples, and procedures, each lesson encourages learners to trust their bodies and build both emotional and physical strength.
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Feelings and Emotions

For Teachers 10th Standards
The focus of the second in a 10-session course on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and Spiritual (SPECS) health is on learning to express and manage feelings appropriately. Class members learn different ways of identifying, coping...
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Muscles – Organismal Level (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans use 200 muscles to take one step — that's a lot of muscles! Learners see how skeletal muscles work to pull on bones, creating movement. The narrator then explores motor units, muscle twitches, impulses, contractions, and isotonic...
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Numbers Song For Children 1-10

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Enhance counting skills with a music video that follows a bubble as it floats through a sunny day, greeting friendly animals, and counting one through 10.   
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The Jungle Book Character Mask

For Students 3rd - 8th
Combine learners' love of coloring with their interest in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. A set of character masks, complete with intricate detail, invites readers to bring the famous residents of Mowgli's jungle to life in vivid color.
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Mythical Mountains: Crash Course World Mythology #33

For Students 7th - 12th
Ain't no mountain high enough to keep scholars from watching the 33rd installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series. Viewers consider stories and myths about mountains and their meanings. In particular, they learn about...
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Healthy Computer Ergonomics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify, demonstrate properly, and apply correct position and posture while working at the computer. They also demonstrate optimal posture and position at the computer workstation, including: sitting up with the arms held out...
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Mandalas

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore meditation. In this relaxation and religious studies lesson, students identify reasons for meditation and practice relaxation. Students color a mandala, a richly colored design used as a focal point during Buddhist...
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Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students cut out the nucleotide models and have an opportunity to relax and chat. Using imagination, students pretend to be molecules acting out protein synthesis and whole body movement.
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Contraction in Action

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are put in groups of 6 to 8, and they are given 20-30 minutes to write, design, direct, and block out (determine location and movement) a skit that illustrates the function of a sarcomere, and all the steps involved in its...
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What Do You Think of a ___'s Job?

For Students 5th - 6th
In this careers worksheet, students tell their opinions about ten popular jobs by filling out a chart. Students tell if they think the listed jobs are: exciting, boring, easy, difficult, safe, dangerous, relaxing, stressful. A check mark...
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Time for the Facts

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this language arts worksheet, students locate the facts listed and write an F in the space before each fact. Then they write an O in the space before each opinion. Students also change each of the five opinions listed on the bottom to...
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Dropping-in a Line

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read any play (A Midsummer Night's Dream, for example.) They participate in a teacher-led relaxation exercise designed to help the students review specific lines from the play. They write about the experience and answer other...
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Physics: Eigenvalues

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars solve problems by discovering the eigenvalues that satisfy design questions. They explain how relaxing a small angle approximation can change the solution. Students apply the numerical model of pendulumm motion to solve...
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Ocean Market

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research how: The ocean is the source of many materials, from ores mined from its depths to relaxing mineral salts for a bath. Exquisite mother-of-pearl inlay, decorative shells, and pearl jewelry are found in gift shops...
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Mysterious Music

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate how to compose music for a detective program. The goal is for them to discover the method needed. The idea was simple, they were told to compose the music with emotional tension that climaxed and then relaxed...
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Pressure, Force, Muscles and Massage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils determine the pressure exerted on the bottoms of your feet under a variety of circumstances. They apply their understanding of forces and pressures to enhance the relaxation of their lab partner's forearm through the process of...
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Civic Engagement: Community and Social Action

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Explain that today's project is that learners will get groups create a survey to poll their classmates on what they do to stay healthy. The results will then be shown on a bar graph.Students brainstorm ways of keeping healthy and teacher...
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Pens, Paper and ... Cellphones?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the benefits that so-called disruptive technology can have in the classroom, then design class activities that feature such technology prominently. They write essays responding (as students) to their classmates'...
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Muscles and Motor Locomotion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
This is a fabulous presentation which should reinforce all aspects of muscle construction on a gross anatomical and micro level. There are slides to help understanding with the muscle fiber anatomy, and many labelled diagrams to explain...
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Role of the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Muscle Cells

For Students 10th - 12th
Many of the concepts that are mentioned as an aside in previous videos are re-introduced here. By listening to Salman's recap of an action potential, students will understand how a nerve impulse can stimulate the release of...
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Phonation: Creating The Sounds of Singing

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Inhale, suspend, exhale, recover, repeat. The focus of the second in a series of four vocal music lessons is on learning to control the vocal cords, the air chambers, and the soft palate. AH, EH, EE, OH, OO. 
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Pocket

For Students K - 12th Standards
Can't read this now, I'll have to check it out later. A teacher's time is always limited. So often as we peruse the web for personal and professional content, we come across sites and information that we cannot immediately browse. Enter,...
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Lesson 1: Using Variables and Evaluating Expressions

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Prealgebra pupils point out symbols that represent their personalities as an anticipatory set for learning about variables. As the activity progresses, they begin to write and evaluate expressions that represent real-world scenarios. You...
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Paragraph Structure

For Students 6th - 10th
Practice writing paragraphs with this scaffolded instructional activity. The "hamburger" model is used on the second page, following some examples and guided practice on the first page. Give beginning writers concrete, tangible support...
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Cross Patch

For Teachers K - 2nd
Leaners will recite "Cross Patch" and examine its related emotions and vocabulary. They chant "Cross Patch", participate in listening games and identify rhyming words. Afterward, they place the rhyme in their "My Very Own Nursery Rhyme...
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Adverbs

For Students 3rd - 4th
A thorough explanation of comparative and superlative adverbs opens this resource. It takes up three-fourths of a page. Then learners identify the adverbs and verbs they modify in four sentences. They then choose from either the...
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Grammar Bytes: Adjectives and Adverbs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using a format similar to what students may see on standardized tests, this presentation discusses the proper use of adjectives and adverbs. The examples focus on some of the most common errors, including the use of the words poorly and...
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A Study of Organs

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders dissect animals to investigate their anatomy. In this life science instructional activity, 7th graders name at least three different internal organs. They explain the functions of these organs.
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Context Clues

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Using context clues to determine a word's meaning is an important strategy to further reading comprehension. Challenge your class to answer the 11 multiple-choice questions in this PowerPoint. Note: This is a great resource for English...
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French Invasion of Russia

For Students 7th - 12th
The arrogance of Napoleon is finally curtailed his final and most ambitious mission. Detailing one of the "top five famous military campaigns in all history," this video describes Napoleon's unsuccessful campaign to invade Russia - and...
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Harness Music to Enhance Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Use the magic of music to engage the senses and bring new life to your writing curriculum.
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Start Planning for the Fall Now

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Spend some time reviewing the current school year in order to give yourself a break this summer.
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Heart Rate and Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 10th Standards
What is the relationship among the heart, circulation, and exercise? Your class members will explore first-hand how different physical exercises affect an individual's heart rate. They will begin by learning how to measure their own...
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Vocal Lessons: Putting It All Together

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
The final lesson plan in the series of four not only recaps the interdependence of the essential elements of singing, but also presents additional drills and exercises that help singers develop their skills.
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The Nature of Trees

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young botanists examine the different parts of tress and then draw parallels between the functions of these parts and the function of parts of the human body. 
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Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The national epidemic of opioid addiction is making its way into high school populations. Educate the students in your class about the ways prescription opioids can both block pain and deliver large amounts of dopamine that make it very...
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Psychological Treatment

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
This worksheet includes 5 questions on psychological problems and different types of treatment. It serves as a review of previous material in the Sparknotes Psychology Study Guide.
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Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Readers of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third in J. K. Rowling's series of novels about the young wizard, engage in a guided imagery exercise and then record in detail as many imagers from the passage as they can remember.
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Mississippi Trial, 1955: Imagery Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Class members take on the role of jurors in this guided imagery activity designed to be used with chapter 15 of Mississippi Trial, 1955. 
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Plaster Face Mask

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The process may be difficult, but the end product will be worth it. Kids will love creating these plaster masks made from their own faces. If they can sit still long enough, they can become the model for their own masks. All the steps,...
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Ecosystem

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students distinguish between natural and man-made ecosystems.  In this exploratory lesson students describe preventative measures to ecological problems.
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Fill-In: Dog TV

For Students 8th - 9th
Should your dog be watching tV? Read the article and then fill in the blanks by memory. Encourage a friendly debate: would you get DogTV for your beloved pet?
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Groovy 60s Dances!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
1960s dances: The Twist, The Jerk, The Swim, The Monkey, The Mashed Potato, The Watusi, The Hitchhiker, and The Boog-a-loo. Introduce your class to the dances of the 60s. Find Motown music, watch online videos that show the different...
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Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 4.1: Past Continuous and Prepositions

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Study verb tense, prepositions, and geographical features from around the word in one activity. After choosing between was and were in several sentences, as well as deciding whether they should use the past tense or past continuous...
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Indoor Physical Activity Ideas for Kids!

For Teachers K - 8th
Rainy day schedule doesn't mean you can't stay fit! Use a collection of indoor physical activities during periods of inclement weather, substitute teaching days, or for those afternoons when your class just wants to move around!
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Test Taking Hints and Strategies for Standardized Tests

For Students 3rd - 8th
Process of elimination is a valuable test-taking strategy, but what else can we teach our class about taking tests? Present a resource that promotes healthy eating and sleeping before taking a test, as well as suggesting reading the...
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Improving Sleep for Children with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Sometimes learners with autism have trouble getting into routines and schedules, especially when it comes to sleep. Quickly refer to a guide that provides tips, checklists, sample schedules, and visuals to help your child become a better...
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Paragraph Structure

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Make sure your writers have the buns and the meat in their paragraph burgers with paragraph exercises. The resource gradually leads up to individuals writing their own paragraphs, starting with identification exercises, moving on to a...
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Searching for Meanings Beneath the Surface of the Poem

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine poems from Latin America and the Caribbean. They compare different perspectives and subjects in the poems. They research Peace Corps volunteers as well.
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Interpreting the Story: Characterization and Plot

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Imagine being trapped in a junkyard on Halloween by a drunken gunman! The main characters in Robert Jennings’ short story “Junkyard Jaunt,” have very different responses to this dilemma and readers will enjoy examining the personalities...
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Sexual Education Assessment Tool: Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The FLASH program in Seattle has put together a set of questions for special education classes covering sexual education. Some of the topics include appropriate, inappropriate, self-esteem, puberty, hygiene, reproduction,  and sexually...
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Under Pressure: Contour Drawing Prep

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Know how to use your tools before you can become a great creator! Here, learners experience their drawing tools using various degrees of pressure as they draw contour lines. This is a preparatory skills practice intended for use prior to...
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Formal versus Informal Language

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Engage in an activity that focuses on the concepts of formal and informal language use. Middle and high schoolers compare and contrast each style by using a Venn diagram that includes some examples. They read and hear a passage of lyrics...
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Are You Ready, Sam?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a short story and then answer three short answer questions regarding the meaning of the short story as well as relating the story to their own lives.
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Verb Review 1 (Past Progressive/Past Tense)

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Here is a week's worth of bell-ringers for your class! Each of the five short paragraphs focuses on using the correct past progressive or past tense verb to complete the blanks. Each paragraph has around 10 verbs to conjugate. 
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Compound and Complex Sentences

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Clarify the difference between simple, compound, and complex sentences with this worksheet. First, learners read the definitions of complex and compound sentences. They then identify sentence types, write original sentences, write and,...
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El Nino

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the properties of water and the affects of El Nino. Middle schoolers will learn about the devastation an El Nino can cause as well as the definition of El Nino. Additionally, they will discover the cause of El Nino along with the...
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Goal Setting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students understand how they can incorporate dietary guidelines in their daily life.  In this investigative lesson students set dietary goals and incorporate an activity to learn how to create a new seed variety while studying dispersal...
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Parts of Poetry

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Clarify the difference between a stanza, a sentence, and a line of poetry with a reading of and a think-aloud based on a poem placed on the overhead. Partners then use the modeled approach with a second poem. Carefully consider the...
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Description of People and Things

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Elementary schoolers use adjectives correctly in their speech. They demonstrate adjectives using familiar objects. (For example, they might show narrow by walking between two chairs placed closely together.) Then they play antonym Bingo...
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Confused and Misused Words and Phases

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This grammar lesson will definitely help your students ace the next skills evaluation. Provided are several examples of words that are commonly misused, confused, or misspelled. Five different strategies are given to help students avoid...
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Political Humor

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Though slightly dated (around the 2008 Presidential election), the information and discussion points in this presentation about political humor are solid. Use the slides in your language arts class in a lecture about semantics, or in a...
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Approaching the Regents' Essay Exam

For Teachers Higher Ed
Prepare your scholars for the Regents' Essay Exam with these helpful tips. Advice from what one will need to bring, to how to develop a thesis are included. Writers are given a suggested timeline and sample questions as well. Reduce test...
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Way Down in the Deep Blue Sea

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Uncover the mysterious wonders of the ocean with activities that span the subjects!
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Adverbs of Frequency II

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Describe your daily activities with adverbs of frequency. Kids recall which things they seldom do, they rarely do, they frequently do, and the things that they never do. 
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Star Maps and iPads: Explore The World Above

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Use these helpful stargazing tips and tools to enjoy the night sky this summer.
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Preparation Tips for the New School Year

For Teachers All
A back-to-basics review to prepare you for a smooth and memorable first day of school.
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Teaching TV: Enjoying Television

For Teachers 1st - 6th
What makes a TV program enjoyable? As an introduction to media analysis, kids identify their favorite programs and the elements they find engaging.
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Cause or Effect?

For Students 3rd - 6th
The baby woke up and cried/The telephone rang loudly. Mother bought new crayons/We drew pictures all day. Which sentence represents the cause and which one is the effect? Fifty-six cards offer learners practice identifying the cause and...
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Pronoun Reference - Exercise 2

For Students 6th - 8th
Do your pupils need extra practice identifying and correcting pronoun reference errors? These off-beat prompts will entertain as well as educate. No answer key is provided.
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Reading Comprehension: Nepal

For Students 8th - 9th
It's important to build reading comprehension in your growing learners whether English is their native language or not. Give your eighth and ninth graders this passage about Nepal, a small country north of India. The reading comes with...
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Reading Comprehension 6: Level 9

For Students 8th - 10th
Did you know that an acre of trees can absorb as much carbon dioxide as a car emits in 11,000 miles of driving? Such fun facts abound in a short reading comprehension passage detailing the benefits of parks and rooftop gardens. After...
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Antonyms 3

For Students 9th - 10th
Develop the vocabulary of your high schoolers with this learning exercise, focusing on words and their antonyms. For each of the 10 words, learners must identify the best antonym listed in the five choices. Words like zealous, buckle,...
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Sentence Completion 5: High-intermediate Level

For Students 7th - 9th
How do you figure out what word best completes a sentence? The answers and explanations key that accompanies an eight sentence exercise outlines the strategies used to determine the correct response for assessments of this type....
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Word Pair Analogies 4

For Students 10th - 12th
Whether used as a vocabulary building exercise or as test preparation, this analogy worksheet will prove to be handy. Learners are instructed to build a bridge sentence that expresses the relationship between the pairs of words.
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Can You Make a Muscle?

For Students 3rd - 4th
Why are muscles important? Third graders study the different kinds and functions of muscles in the human body. After drawing arrows in an illustration to indicate where a muscle contraction would occur, they do their own experiment about...
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"One Evening in the Rainy Season" Shi Zhecun

For Teachers 12th
Did you know that modern Chinese literature “grew from the psychoanalytical theory of Sigmund Freud”? Designed for a world literature class, seniors are introduced to “One Evening in the Rainy Season,” Shi Zhecun’s stream of...
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Bud, Not Buddy: Guided Imagery Exercise

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Develop readers’ awareness of the visual power of language with a guided imagery exercise. Set the stage and create the mood with dim lights, soft music and potpourri. Then read the provided section of Bud, Not Buddy. Next, invite...
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QAR - Jacob Have I Loved

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What kinds of questions could be asked with different pieces of literature? Use QAR questions to help your middle schoolers develop the skills to find information in a text. Thorough directions, a text excerpt, and a set of reading...
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Tangerine: Instructions for Guided Imagery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A guided imagery exercise draws class members into a particularly intense scene in Edward Bloor's Tangerine. After listening to a reading of an excerpt from the text, participants respond to a series of questions and then share their...
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Exercise and Your Heart

For Students 6th - 10th
Take a look at this four-page handout on exercise and the heart. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, and most of that could be prevented. Learn about the benefits of physical activity and a longer healthier life. Check out...
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Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance - Abdominal Circuit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Here are seven abdominal exercises that can be done in three and a half minutes. This is not a full-fledged lesson but seven well-described exercises to improve strength and endurance in the abdominal muscles. Each one is done for 30...
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Identifying Gerunds and Modifiers

For Students 6th - 9th
What is a gerund? It's actually rather simple: it's a noun that ends in -ing. For the 20 sentences in Part I, learners underline the gerund. Then, in Part II, they write five sentences using the parts of speech required. 
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Switch, Change, Rotate

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Switch, change, rotate! Players are in groups of three scattered around the playing area. Switch means the lead and back players change positions. Change means the entire group turns and goes in the opposite direction. Rotate means the...
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Imaginary Creatures

For Teachers 1st
Drama and movement are wonderful ways to cover story elements such as setting, character, and descriptive writing. Little ones listen to a poem about imaginary creatures. As they listen, they shape their bodies into what they think the...
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Frequency Adverbs

For Students 6th - 12th
Designed for upper-intermediate English language learners, this worksheet focuses on high frequency adverbs like always, usually, and often, among others. A short explanation of how to use these adverbs is presented at the top of the...
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Picture It: JFK in High School

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Elementary schoolers learn about young John F. Kennedy. After a teacher-led discussion about his high school years, pupils examine a photograph of Kennedy and four of his friends taken on the grounds of the Choate School in Connecticut....
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Geography Experience: Low Vision

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The world is a big and beautiful place; but how do you begin to understand it when you have low vision? Here is a great set of ideas focused on transforming any small room into a sensory paradise, themed to incite understanding about...
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Kandinsky - Inspired by Music

For Teachers K - 4th
Who is Wassily Kandinsky? Introduce your young artists to the wonders of abstract nonobjective art through music. They'll listen to music as they cut, paste, and paint emotional works of art. The activity suggests the use of soothing...
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Teaching the Holy Grail of ESL: Accent Reduction

For Teachers 8th - 12th
The difficulties a teacher and student may face as a result of an accent, and the methodologies to change it.
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Animal Adaptations: Migration and Hibernation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
When winter comes, animals are faced with two choices: migrate to a warmer climate or hibernate until spring arrives. Explore these interesting animal behaviors with the learning activities in this elementary life science lesson. To...
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Cereal Box Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Challenge your class with this fun and engaging engineering design project. The goal, to create a brand new cereal complete with a list of ingredients, a name and logo, and a box to hold it in. Starting with a survey to determine the...
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Alphas, Betas and Gammas Oh, My!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Referring to the periodic table of elements, nuclear physics learners determine the resulting elements of alpha and beta decay. Answers are given in atomic notation, showing the atomic symbol, mass, atomic number, and emission particles....
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Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Sound, Tone, and Rhythm

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Focus on the musicality of poetry by reading out loud or playing a recording of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Bells" and "The City and the Sea." Discuss the tone, rhythm, and sounds of the poems before launching into a written analysis of the...
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Exploring Self-Esteem 1: What Is Self-Esteem?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Adolescents explore self-esteem and the various factors that influence a person's sense of self in this four-part lesson series. Through a combination of whole class instruction, small group discussions, and independent work, students...
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Warm Ups & Cool Downs for Children

For Teachers K - 5th
What makes an effective warm-up and cool-down activity? as well as tips for leading stretches. Find detailed activity plans, as well as tips for leading stretches, for elementary school, tag-based games (including one game called "Toilet...
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Stress Management

For Students 6th - 12th
Learners practice identifying their individual causes of stress, as well as finding healthy coping skills to deal with stress, in a series of short-answer response worksheets.
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Dealing with Anger

For Students 5th - 12th
What is anger, how is it caused, and how do we cope with it? Learners use this worksheet to individually assess how they deal with anger, as well as develop coping skills and discuss how to react in a positive way. 
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Monsters Behave! A Mischievous Meal of Language, Learning and Laughter...

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Make sure your pupils mind their manners... and their monsters! Kids can practice rhyming, work on listening skills, and play some silly games with these grossly entertaining creatures.
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When I Feel...

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Help youngsters become proactive thinkers and emotional beings with these great worksheets, in which pupils identify what strategies they will use in order to address big feelings, like happiness, sadness, anger, and fear.
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Summer Fun...

For Teachers K - 5th
Extend learning through summer with these activity ideas! Individuals can choose one or all nine of the activities, which range from a summer reading goal to an examination of local insects (with accompanying story prompt). See the...
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My Antonia: Prereading Guided Imagery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What makes a place safe? What makes a setting effective? Explore the safe spaces and descriptive language with a prereading activity for Willa Cather's My Antonia. The teacher describes his or her own safe space and then prompts pupils...
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Who Am I? (14)

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
What's the difference between a clown and a cashier? Use context clues to infer what each character does for a living in five different reading passages. Kids mark their choices on the space provided.
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Oedipus the King: Biopoem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The biopoem is a great way for instructors to get to know class members, classmates to get to know each other, and readers to flesh out their understanding of a character. Why not create a biopoem for a character from Oedipus the King? 
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Standing at the Foul Line

For Students 5th Standards
After reading a short narrative poem, fifth graders answer five multiple choice questions based on what they read. Each question addresses a different skill, including vocabulary in context, identifying main idea, drawing conclusions,...
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Outdoor Survival

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Which of the following can you survive without for the longest time: water, food, or a positive mental attitude? The answer may surprise you. Guide learners of all ages through games, activities, and discussions about surviving in the...
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The Butterfly

For Students 5th Standards
Sometimes the best way to describe nature's beauty is through poetry. Analyze a poem about the life of a butterfly with a series of reading questions.
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Fantastic Forests

For Students 3rd - 7th
The forest is a wonderland of plants, animals, and flourishing life within the ecosystem. Use a crossword puzzle and an unscrambling activity to teach future rangers about the beauty and characteristics of the forest and its inhabitants.
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Cars and Loans

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every high schooler in your class probably wants to own his or her own car, but what has to happen before those wheels peel out of the dealership? Four lessons in a home economics lesson guide learners through the process of shopping for...
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The Coin Flip

For Students 5th Standards
Work on reading comprehension skills with a passage about doing chores. Learners read about two boys who vacuum the pool and mow the lawn, then complete a worksheet about the details in the story.
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Teaching Your Child How to "Deep Breathe"

For Students K - 6th
Feeling stressed, angry, or nervous? It's time to practice the exercise detailed in Deep Breathe to breathe your cares away. The activity brings the focus back to one's self and identifies the importance of staying calm. 
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Teaching Your Child How to "Spaghetti Body"

For Students K - 6th
We all feel stressed at times, but we don't have to feel that way for long by practicing a coping skill called, Spaghetti Body. When a high stakes test or presentation is on its way, follow the instructions on this resource to begin the...
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Out of the Dust: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
A guided imagery exercise is a great way to get readers thinking about writing. As part of their study of Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse’s 1998 Newbery Medal winning verse novel, class members listen to a reading of one of the poems from...
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Wildwood Dancing: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Reader's of Wildwood Dancing engage in a guided imagery exercise designed to encourage them to visualize the setting of Juliet Marillier's young adult fantasy novel.
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When I Was Puerto Rican: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engage in a guided imagery exercise in a reading comprehension activity. During a unit on Esmerelda Santiago's When I Was Puerto Rican, learners focus on the imagery in the novel to gain a deeper understanding of Negi's feelings.

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