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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Math Talks and Word Problems

Lesson Instructions Lesson Plan   Class: Date: 11/2/17 Unit: Math Lesson Title: Number Talks, Word Problem (Addition & Subtraction), Small Groups Content Standard Alignment: 1.OA.A.1 – Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., […]

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Cup Tower Challenge

Lesson Instructions   Beanie Lizard Challenge-Kindergarten – 5th Grade Standards and BenchmarksNGSS Practices1. Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)3. Planning and carrying out investigations4. Analyzing and interpreting data6. Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)NM Science Stnd. &BenchmarksStrnd I, Stnd. 1, K-4 Benchmark 1Use scientific methods to observe, collect, record, […]

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Testing for spam title

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