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Classroom Video: Think Pair Share

Reptiles, Time For A New Outfit

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Vertebrate Classification
Big Idea: Scientist develop models in order to explain phenomena
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SM EDP in their own words

Science vs. Engineering Project - Presentations

7th Grade Science » Unit: Introduction to 7th Grade Science
Big Idea: We can plan our own investigations using our own scientific method and engineering design process.
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Respect and Responsibility

The activity has them leaving the classroom and requires the students to work independently from the teacher. In order to make this a positive experience it is important to lay down clear expectations. In the first few days of school we cover respect and responsibility as being expectations. I remind my class that the expectations I have for them is that they can have fun while learning. Respect is following directions, being polite, and in this case being mindful of others in the building who are working. For example, they will visit a part of the school where others might be, they need to not distract and be good observers. I ask them how they can demonstrate responsibility and I add to their ideas on how it pertains to this lesson. After each expectation is given I always give the opposite example of what is NOT expected. It helps make the message more clear and gives them a model of what not to do.  

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Follow the Leader: Following Directions

4th Grade Science » Unit: Opening Science
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Eliciting Student Ideas: What is Heat? What is Temperature?

8th Grade Science » Unit: Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter
Big Idea: Need a lesson to find out your students ideas about heat and temperature before digging into content? This is the one.
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Equation and Inequalities Pre Assessment

7th Grade Math » Unit: Equations and Inequalities
Big Idea: Students will show how much they know about using equations and inequalities to solve problems.
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Classroom Video: Think Aloud

Investigating Worms Part 2

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Animal Structures
Big Idea: How can you conduct an experiment to answer your questions about worms?

Classroom Video: Exit Tickets


7th Grade Science » Unit: Evolution
Big Idea: Derived characteristics in organisms may be used to determine evolutionary relationships
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Post Assessment Adding and Subtracting Rational Numbers

7th Grade Math » Unit: Rational Numbers
Big Idea: Now, let's assess what students gained from your awesome instruction involving adding and subtracting rational numbers
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Revising Previous Work

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Writing
Big Idea: Will revision really improve that “perfect” rough draft?
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Charting Elements of Fiction In the Novel Ceremony

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony
Big Idea: Detangling the complex narrative in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony.
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