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Integers: Number Lines and Absolute Values

6th Grade Math » Unit: Integers and Rational Numbers
Big Idea: Opposite rational numbers have the same distance from 0 on a number line. The absolute value of a number represents the distance from the number to 0.
 
 
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Good Listening: Shape Spiel

Geometry » Unit: Creating Classroom Culture to Develop the Math Practices
Big Idea: Students will practice "good listening" as they describe geometric images to their partners.
 
 
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Comparing the Short Story and the Movie

8th Grade ELA » Unit: Flowers for Algernon
Big Idea: Small choices make a big difference when you compare texts.
 
 
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Identifying Claim and Evidence

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Finding and Evaluating Claim and Evidence in Informational Texts
Big Idea: What's the point? Students practice finding claim, evidence, and details.
 
 
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Talking About Triangles

1st Grade Math » Unit: Shapes Within Shapes
Big Idea: Let's talk about shapes baby. Let's talk about vertices. Leeettsss talk about all the things that triangles need to be, Oh let's talk abbbooouuut shapes! It's not Salt N Peppa but you can get your groove on with today's triangle talk.
 
 
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Decomposing Arrays, Day 1

3rd Grade Math » Unit: Using Multiplication to Find Area
Big Idea: Students need to practice deconstructing arrays with manipulatives in order to conceptualize the distributive property. This 3 day lesson takes the children through increasingly sophisticated activities to explore the "why" and "how" of this property.
 
 
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Introduction to the Brace Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing Thinking Maps
Big Idea: In this lesson students will learn how to use a Brace Map by taking familiar objects (the whole) and breaking those things down into its parts.
 
 
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Greek Mythology - Toy Designers

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Greek Mythology Madness!
Big Idea: We are reading "Greek Myths" retold by Heather Amery. In this lesson, we are also going to be toy designers and design an action figure based on a character from the Greek myths.
 
 
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Now You See Me, Now You Don't

1st Grade Science » Unit: Similarities in Animals
Big Idea: Allow students to deepen their contextual understanding of protection as design protection for soldiers.
 
 
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Meet My Invertebrate

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Big Idea: Scientists must validate a claim with evidence. Students must give reasons based on facts in order to explain what they see in Science.
 
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