Lesson Instructions Rationale, Timing, and Background:These lessons work for the start of the year toward skill acquisition for the performance goals of the Next Generation Science Standards, and the associated CCSS math standards. We begin our Journey with Leonardo da Vinci, our very own STEAM engine, who personified the cross-pollination of the mind, embodying the […]
What difference did you make in the world today?
This is a group project used as a final assessment for SOC 101 dual credit course (high school and college credit)
Lesson Instructions Introduce students to what a Meteoroligist is and how they use sophisticated models to predict the occurence, duration and trajectory of weather events. Explain to students that meterologists build their models based on observations they have made in the past and by understanding how previous weather patterns evolved, meterologists can apply that knowledge […]
Applying Introductory Knowledge of GDP
This lesson introduces students to Macroeconomics through practicing the application of GDP. Students read two articles from The Economist. One of the articles profiles El Salvador and the role of GDP in creating an understanding of the role of crime in El Salvador’s economy. This lesson provides an opportunity for helping students understand the relevance of economics to larger social and political controversies — specifically the debate about migration from Central America to the United States.
Golden Apple Application 1
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Golden Apple Application
Lesson Instructions Refer to screen shot for details Categories Math [if ffstdother] Other/Alternative Standard(s) This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
A Fraction of a Paycheck
Authentic & Meaningful: To ensure authenticity it is important for students to realize that this is in fact an actual real life financial literacy situation in which money comes in and must be aware of where and how much money goes out. It is tapping in to something that all of my students whether ELL , SPED, or General Ed can relate to which is money. It transcends around the world. All students are aware of money and the basics of such, therefore not much preteaching of the amount of money is needed. Linked to Objective: I want students to see that equivalent fractions and comparing fractions is something that is useful beyond the classroom. I want them to be aware that in real world area is something that is a skill that can be used for common things such as money. Promotes Engagement: Students will be engaged as they see this as more of a humanitarian social issue at the beginning, but also the problem solving of determining money.
Use Your Words! (Word Choice as a Technique of Persuasion in News Media)
Lesson Instructions Whole group (15 minutes) Hook: Teacher distributes equal numbers of post-its to each student and says, “We’re going to play word detectives. Look at these words and organize them in a way that makes sense.” Teacher allows time for students to hypothesize grouping strategies, circulating room, asking guiding questions to prompt inquiry, praising […]
All About Me- Poem
Lesson Instructions Danielson Aligned Lesson Plan Template for Formal Observations Primary Subject Area and Grade Level: List the primary content area for this lesson. List the beginning and ending grade levels for which this lesson is appropriate. ELA- 5th Grade Interdisciplinary Connections: Provide a listing of the subject area(s), in addition to the primary […]
All About Me
Lesson Instructions Danielson Aligned Lesson Plan Template for Formal ObservationsPrimary Subject Area and Grade Level: List the primary content area for this lesson. List the beginning and ending grade levels for which this lesson is appropriate.ELA- 5th GradeInterdisciplinary Connections: Provide a listing of the subject area(s), in addition to the primary subject area that is […]