Promoting the Gift of Literacy: 101 Lesson Plans for Oral

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Acid Rain: A Teacher's Guide (PDF 56 pp, 4.6 MB) Lesson plan and activities from EPA for teachers on acid rain. Pieces of unprimed canvas are layered and glued to the surface, then painted with Blick Matte Acrylic color. A gloss medium is trailed onto paper with a plastic squeeze bottle fitted with a writer tip. In the 1960’s, Frank Stella became known for his minimal geometric paintings of concentric squares that used color to create visual movement.

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Lesson Plan #3: The Great Gatsby

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Using watercolor painting techniques and tracing, cutting, and gluing skills,students create lines, patterns and textures while understanding the concept of near being larger, far being smaller. Finished pieces are flexible and may be heat-set for outdoor display. I could have added fewer or more centers. Vibrant colors “sprayed” onto paper designs give the look of an aerosol spray painting without the danger or mess.

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ESL Lesson Plans: An ESL Teacher's Essential Guide to Lesson

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Ceramics & Pottery: A number of lesson plans on ceramics and pottery. Ask pupils to say what they did - but only ask successful and articulate pupils. Within this site you can access resources from curricula to data to stencils for painting storm drain signs. This tidy and highly interactive process uses Glue Paint in a finger painting-style of application — without actually touching it. For this project, students use air-dry clay and colorful rhinestones to create their own Byzantine-style medallions.

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Shaping the Future with Math, Science, and Technology:

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Navajo pottery tended towards functional ware and minimalist design and decoration. These lesson plans usually include classroom activities and projects that use the Internet. In this lesson, students will design a fermentation experiment and use their data as well as outside research to design a biorefinery plant. Next, powdered ink crystals are used wet or dry to create a modern interpretation of an ancient craft.

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Differentiation for Real Classrooms: Making It Simple,

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Here is a list of the sample Lesson Plans available from our web site. 11th Grade unit is available now. The Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association has developed a seven-unit Coastal Ecosystem Curriculum for grades 9-12 that focuses on the open water and intertidal habitats in the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Decorate small wooden blocks with symbols, letters, numbers, patterns or images to create dice and a colorful "shaker" jar.

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Color-Blind Teaching: Excellence For Diverse Classrooms

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Create the rubric that focuses on the elements students think should be included in a good song. Unlock the secrets of an ancient Egyptian pyramid with this easy-to-construct box that opens to reveal “treasure” inside. Gathering flowers, leaves, fiber, ribbons and newspapers can expand children’s awareness of their environment. Make an air dry clay body, push wire legs, antennae and steampunk embellishments into the soft clay, add wings and let dry to harden!

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Fun Lesson Plans: The Diary of a Young Girl

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One of the many rich crafts produced within the Native American culture is a "fetish," or story necklace, designed to illustrate history and legend with carved creatures representing spirits, animals or ancestors. French curves and colored pencils are used to draw colorful versions on construction paper. Paper Cloth can be sewn with a sewing machine, cut with scissors, folded and reused. Explore the many lesson plans and strategy guides available on using evidence to inform practice!

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Cultures of Curriculum (Studies in Curriculum Theory Series)

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Teachers who fail to put in the proper time to plan accordingly short change themselves and their students. The Japanese version of the family crest is called a “mon.” Learn about graphic design with a modern, Western mon that can be displayed on a locker or on the family vehicle or refrigerator Take a serious look at the creative capabilities of a utilitarian medium. These were simple boxes in which he arranged surprising collections of photgraphs or bric-a-brac in a way that combines the formality of Constructivism with the lively fantasy of Surrealism.

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Sample Spanish LOTE 613 Lesson Plan

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Please allow a few minutes for it to arrive. Rating is available when the video has been rented. In general, these include: Expressive and receptive language: Students should be able to speak in complete sentences most of the time, understand and follow directions with more than one step, understand vocabulary related to position, size, and comparison (such as like/different, top/bottom, in/out), and make simple predictions about a story. [15] Cognitive/learning readiness: Students should be able to match similar pictures; classify objects by physical features such as color, size, and shape; recognize pattern sequences; sequence up to three story pictures; retell a simple story; complete a simple puzzle; and identify five or more colors. [16] Phonological awareness and print recognition: Students should be able to recognize own name in print, point to and identify letters in name, attempt to write name, demonstrates book awareness (such as reading books from left to right and words read from top to bottom, even if they are unable to read), identify rhyming words, match at least 3 letters with their sound, use symbols or drawings to express ideas. [17] Mathematics: Students should be able to count up to five objects, match numerals 0-5 with that number of grouped objects, arrange numbers in order, identify at least three shapes, count to ten, and understand the concept of more or less. [18] Social/emotional preparedness: Students should be able to identify self by name, age, and gender; interact with other students; make needs known to peers and teacher; demonstrate independence by washing hands, using bathroom, eating, and dressing; and demonstrate ability to separate from parents. [19] Motor development: Students should be able to use pencils, crayons, and scissors with control; copy a line, circle, and X; hop, jump, run, catch a ball. [20] Remember that the most developmentally appropriate way for small children to learn is through play.

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Lesson Plans for Little Ones: Activities for Children Ages

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Fun engineering projects include: design a solution to the water crisis for a city in California, design better lab equipment for the classroom, or design a house that reduces water, waste or energy. This EPA lesson plan covers transpiration as part of the hydrologic cycle. Neo-Impressionistic artists of the late 1800s developed a pictorial technique in which they placed specific brushstrokes of pure color directly on their canvas instead of mixing colors first on a palette.

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