Teachers can also find free and easy-to-use online software to create a class web page, class enrichment activities, and helpful reference sites and articles for teachers. Students can write their names using hieroglyphs, construct a canopic jar, create an equation quilt, participate in an Egyptian market day, and transform a cardboard box into a mummy case.
Travel Brochure, Student's Assignment: Lessons from the Holocaust.
To save you time in coloring your example that you show to your students, I have included color newspaper templates in this teaching resources set. News articles cover the basics of current events.
To see all the lesson plans, click View All Lesson Plans. I hope that your students enjoy becoming newspaper editors and completing this fun biography book report project. This week, Education World offers ten additional reasons -- in the form of ten terrific classroom activities -- for you to use newspapers in your classroom.
Gateway to America's Capital. Featured is an Interactive Tour of Ellis Island with audio, video, and photographs; A Boy's Journey which gives the oral history of Seymour Rechtzeit, who emigrated from Poland at the age of eight in the early part of the 20th Century; and Five Young Immigrants which provides the stories of youngsters from Mexico, Vietnam, Haiti, Bosnia, and Sudan as they adjust to life in the United States today.
The learning guides include lesson plans that draw directly on the resources available through EDSITEment, with step-by-step directions for their use. EDSITEment, from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, and WorldCom Foundation, features Online lesson plans for grades K covering a wide range of humanities subjects, from American history to literature, world history and culture, language, art, and archaeology.
The site puts to music stories of people and events suitable for upper elementary and secondary level students. Although the lesson plans found here were designed to help judges teach in K classrooms, they can be adapted by social studies teachers with an interest in teaching about the law and the Bill of Rights.
The Work of Archaeologists. Also available is a Keyword Search tool. What skills did I work on in this piece. Beneath the title, type the author's name: Ask each student to search the newspaper for stories that illustrate each of the five themes of geography -- location, place, human interaction and the environment, movement and communication, and regions.
Kits are also available in Spanish and French. Teachers can use this chapter with its accompanying Internet based lesson plans in place of a standard textbook or they can use it to supplement existing social studies materials. The Curriculum Guide provides information about early navigation, explorers and life at sea from the ancient world to Captain Cook and is appropriate for middle and secondary level students.
Using the date which month you chose and what season that month is indecide what the temperature and weather will be like in this city. Read examples of news and feature articles from the Scholastic Kids Press Corps. Where did I get my ideas.
The site shows how to integrate journalism into various curricula including social studies. Secondary school teachers can find documents and photos as well as classroom lesson plans and links to a variety of resources for enriching U.
Consequently, the students' material is written at a much lower readability level with assignments appropriate for this level. You might suggest adjectives such as factual, sad, inspiring, opinionated, misleading, silly, serious, and biased.
The site features sample lesson plans from SSEC publications for K with an additional lesson added each month. This site features a compilation of resources in a variety of subject areas for classroom visits to several specific museums.
A forum where teachers share lesson plans and teaching tips. Get students to focus on their writing by holding off on grading. What did I learn or what did I expect the reader to learn. How Are They Connected. Click on Lesson Plan Search for a search engine that will lead to lesson plans developed by teachers.
Walking in pairs, they tell each other what they are doing: In addition to the documents and symbols, the site includes a glossary, resources, and Teacher Lesson Plans. Back to top 7. A newspaper report about a dragon sighting in a school, complete with pictures of dragons and damage inflicted.
Name of school etc can be changed. Used as a stimulus to get newspaper writing started in. We held a write-a-thon in Year 5 and each class chose a genre. Students were able to 'sign up' for whichever genre they wanted to write in.
I chose non-fiction writing newspaper reports. Here are the resources I used for this. Ten Great Activities: Teaching With the Newspaper.
Ten terrific classroom activities that use the newspaper to teach all sorts of valuable skills -- including reading and writing for meaning, map reading, media literacy, sequencing, word meaning, and math.
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95 lesson plans suitable for the high school level. In contrast to the thousands of studies on effective methods for teaching reading and mathematics, there are relatively few rigorous studies on writing instruction. 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing. Summary: Few sources available today offer writing teachers such succinct, practice-based help—which is one reason why 30 Ideas for Teaching Writing was the winner of the Association of Education Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award for Instructional Materials.Teaching resources writing a newspaper report 6th