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1st Grade-Act. 04: Chrysanthemum and Letter Tiles
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In this lesson children will listen as the teacher reads Chrysanthemum. Afterwards have a discussion about the story with a focus on the length of Chrysanthemum's name. Have the children compare the lengths of their own names using letter tiles, grid paper, and a class graph.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
02/16/2021
Aesop and Ananse: Animal Fables and Trickster Tales
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In this unit, students will become familiar with fables and trickster tales from different cultural traditions and will see how stories change when transferred orally between generations and cultures. They will learn how both types of folktales employ various animals in different ways to portray human strengths and weaknesses and to pass down wisdom from one generation to the next. Use the following lessons to introduce students to world folklore and to explore how folktales convey the perspectives of different world cultures.

Subject:
Arts
Visual Arts
Literature
World Cultures
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Activity/Lab
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Unit of Study
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
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EDSITEment!
Author:
Individual Authors
Date Added:
11/19/2020
A Case for Reading - Examining Challenged and Banned Books
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Students examine books, selected from the American Library Association Challenged/Banned Books list, and write persuasive pieces expressing their views about what should be done with the books at their school.

Subject:
Arts
Reading Informational Text
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
11/18/2020
Cinderella Around the World
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Students read multiple versions of the fairy tale Cinderella, challenging them to think about how the culture, or setting, of the story influences the plot, and examining the setting and characters.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Continental Drift: What's the Big Idea?
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students learn how the theory that explains the position of Earth's continents was established and later modified, and gain important insights into how science and the scientific community operate.

Subject:
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Leon Lowenstein Foundation
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/17/2010
Creating Classroom Community by Crafting Themed Poetry Collections
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Students create poetry collections with the theme of getting to know each other. They study and then write a variety of forms of poetry to include in their collections.

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Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
11/18/2020
Creating a Classroom Newspaper
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Students write authentic newspaper stories, including learning about various aspects of newspapers, such as writing an article, online articles, newspaper reading habits, and layout and design techniques.

Subject:
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
11/18/2020
Energy Transfer in a Roller Coaster
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students examine energy forms in moving objects and discover how changes from one form to another move cars through a roller coaster ride.

Subject:
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/28/2011
Examining Plot Conflict through a Comparison/Contrast Essay
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Students explore picture books to identify the characteristics of four types of conflict. They then write about a conflict they have experienced and compare it to a conflict from literature.

Subject:
Arts
Literature
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
11/18/2020
Exploring Life Cycles
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Students study the life cycles of different plants and animals and the characteristics of living, nonliving, and dead things, through multiple engaging informational texts and hands-on activities.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
The Facts About Concussions
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students explore brain injuries called concussions: what they are, how they occur, the challenges in diagnosing them, and ways to protect yourself from them.

Subject:
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
07/05/2011
Florida's Everglades: The River of Grass
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students learn about the unique environment of southern Florida's Everglades and gain insights into the interrelatedness of living things, nonliving things, and climate.

Subject:
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Environmental Science
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Leon Lowenstein Foundation
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/17/2010
Forces of Gravity and Air Resistance
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students learn how the forces of gravity and air resistance affect the motion of falling objects.

Subject:
Language, Grammar, and Vocabulary
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/19/2011
Honoring Indigenous Peoples
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Students learn about Indigenous peoples and their history, including investigating Indigenous nations and Indigenous heroes, and build an understanding that Indigenous people are an important part of our country.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Inspiring Artists and Musicians
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In this inspirational biography unit, students read and learn about a diverse assortment of artists, musicians, and dancers, while focusing on identifying evidence from texts and illustrations.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
K-Act. 01: Kindergarten Exploration Tubs
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This unit uses the children's names as the foundation for teaching language, alphabetics, one-to-one counting, sequencing, concepts of print, and phonemic awareness. The child's own name is the most important word to him. Although many children come to school with an awareness of environmental print, they see the environmental print words as a whole.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Date Added:
02/16/2021