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Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

 
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4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students grappling with understanding effects of weathering on the Earth's surface benefit from this video as they jigsaw their new information to prepare for a group presentation.

 
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taking turns
   

Communication of Data from Our Class Dig

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students compile the data they found in their team and create a presentation that clearly communicates their findings.

 
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Presenting Our Findings!

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students have created a presentation using technology to share their findings and how they classified natural objects vs. artifacts from their classroom dig.

 
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Discovering The Science Behind the Kaleidoscope

4th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
4th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Today, students discover the scientific phenomena behind the kaleidoscope they constructed the day before.

 
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4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Choice and creativity are key in this collaborative effort to produce a presentation of new extra facts learned, helping them to connect weathering to the real world.

 
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a haiku
   

A Close Read of Grandfather's Journey

4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will demonstrate their understanding of the story Grandfather's Journey by inferring and referring to details and examples as they ask and answer text-based questions during a close read.

 
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grandfather
   

What is Poetry?

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Passion For Poetry
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Passion For Poetry
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

We will introduce the students to many different forms and types of poetry and get them excited about writing their own poems!

 
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Analyzing Story Elements in the book Bud, Not Buddy

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The students will use a graphic organizer to construct a character sketch in order to introduce the main character, Bud. They will provide textual evidence to support their description of Bud.

 
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suitcase
   

The Dress Code Debate

4th Grade ELA » Unit: A Different Perspective
4th Grade ELA » Unit: A Different Perspective
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students use a close read and research to debate about whether or not students should have a dress code.

 
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debate
   

First Day of School: It is Great to be Kings and Queens of the Classroom!

4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
4th Grade ELA » Unit: First Week of School-Procedures, Writing, and iPad App Debate
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Getting to know the new students and setting the classroom climate, expectations, and procedures.

 
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coat of arms
   

Because of Winn-Dixie Literacy Centers

4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will develop oral storytelling skills, build vocabulary, and show artistic expression through engaging in cross-curricular literacy centers for the story "Because of Winn-Dixie."

 
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dog
   

Ensuring Lab Safety

High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Lab safety is the cornerstone of an effective lab-science classroom. This lesson will review proper lab safety procedures, identify available safety equipment in your classroom, and review the Lab Safety Contract.

 
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safe dissection
   

Finding Simple Subjects and Simple Predicates

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sentence Structure
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sentence Structure
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will learn to identify the simple subject and simple predicate of sentences while playing a Who Wants to be a Millionaire-inspired online game.

 
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money
   

Locating Prepositional Phrases

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sentence Structure
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sentence Structure
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will locate prepositional phrases as they play a Jeopardy-inspired game.

 
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What Does Respect Look Like?

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating the Classroom
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Creating the Classroom
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students have heard the word "Respect" for many years in school by the time they get to 4th grade but sometimes they have a difficult time defining it. This lesson makes it very clear what respect looks like and sounds like when we are being respectful.

 
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