W.11-12.1e

Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

 
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Figuring out Friction

High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students figure out the quantitative definition of friction and then see it in action!

 
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The Springy Pen Lab

High School Physics » Unit: Work & Energy
High School Physics » Unit: Work & Energy
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students spring into energy conservation when they analyze a clicker pen's motion.

 
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Moving into Motion Graphs

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can students relate kinematics graphs with descriptions? Today, we use a simulation to connect the dots of position, velocity, and time!

 
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Gatsby's Review: Themes, Dreams, and Schemes

11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Great Gatsby
11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Great Gatsby
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Boats against the current: Delving into The Great Gatsby to glean theme.

 
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Can we eat the marshmallow now?

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: "Unit 0": Engineering design thinking
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: "Unit 0": Engineering design thinking
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Collaborative engineering design thinking is a key skill for STEM fields. How might we effectively collaborate to successfully participate in a design challenge?

 
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Population ecology

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Populations
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Populations
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Population ecologists study the factors that regulate population abundance and distribution. How might we develop a working knowledge of the central ideas of population ecology in order to assess the characteristics of a population?

 
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Since feeling is first (EMPATHIZE)

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: "Unit 0": Engineering design thinking
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: "Unit 0": Engineering design thinking
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Empathy is the first step in the engineering design thinking process. How might we develop empathy for our classmate by sharing our hopes and fears?

 
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Dabbling in Data

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Starting the year off right with a data analysis activity to get students thinking on the first day of AP Physics 1!

 
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keep
   

Synthesis Essay: "The Taming of the Shrew"

12th Grade ELA » Unit: "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare: Unmasking a Troubling Text
12th Grade ELA » Unit: "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare: Unmasking a Troubling Text
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

A synthesis essay based on primary texts empowers students' writing in substantive ways.

 
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Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 3 of 3)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Make an argument immersive by adding an oral component. It layers reading, writing, and speaking skills, and it's WAY easier to grade. Win!

 
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1-Dimensional Motion Test

High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
High School Physics » Unit: 1-D Kinematics
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What is the breadth of our linear motion knowledge? Today, students take a summative assessment on 1-d motion!

 
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Utilizing Effective Peer Reviews & Crafting Intros and Conclusions

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Rejuvenate peer reviews, return relevance to conclusions, & banish the "I am going to tell you about…" introduction from your life FOREVER!

 
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The Impulse of Bungee Jumping

High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
High School Physics » Unit: Linear Momentum
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Stuffed animals go bungee jumping in today's lab on impulse.

 
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"Teachers Write": Sharing the Persuasive Essay Writing Process with Students

12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

As the best essay writer in the room, the teacher should model his/her writing process with students.

 
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Way to Go/Way to Grow: A Revision and Peer Evaluation Strategy

12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
12th Grade ELA » Unit: The Readiness Is All: Engaging Your Students in Persuasive Writing
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Listening to a peer read his/her essay supports the revision process for the writer and responder.

 
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students in groups using way to go way to
Common Core ELA
 
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