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Triangle Time
Triangle Time
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Triangle Time
Students will work hard to build shapes with straws in this hands-on lesson about the defining attributes of triangles. Use alone or with **Know Your Shapes.**
1st grade
Math
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Pet Survey
Pet Survey
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Pet Survey
Expressing opinions and graphing data go hand in hand in this lesson on choosing a pet. Dog, cat or fish? Let your students decide! Use alone or with the lesson **Graphing a Fruit Survey.**
1st grade
Math
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Asking and Answering Questions about Line Plots and Bar Graphs
Asking and Answering Questions about Line Plots and Bar Graphs
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Asking and Answering Questions about Line Plots and Bar Graphs
Take students’ understanding of bar graphs and line plots to the next level. This lesson will encourage students to think about how graphs are designed and the questions we can ask and answer about data presented in graphs.
3rd grade
Math
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Potential And Kinetic Energy
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Potential And Kinetic Energy
Walk, sleep, run, eat! We're constantly using energy, whether we're moving or not. In this lesson, students learn how their bodies are constantly converting potential energy into kinetic energy and kinetic energy back to potential energy.
1st grade
Science
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Quizzical Shapes
Quizzical Shapes
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Quizzical Shapes
Shapes, shapes everywhere! In this lesson, your students will identify shapes and differentiate between the geometrical figures. They will also learn about sides and angles in every shape.
Kindergarten
Math
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All About Angles
All About Angles
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All About Angles
In this lesson, students will use a multi-sensory approach by engaging in a hands on activity with toothpicks to create, explore, and learn about the properties of four different types of angles.
4th grade
Math
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More Than One
More Than One
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More Than One
Let’s get reading and writing! In this lesson, students learn to form and recognize regular plural nouns. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Students will work with counting collections to write sentences about the objects they count.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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What's My Line?
What's My Line?
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What's My Line?
In this lesson, students engage in interesting hands-on activities that help them discover the properties of parallel, perpendicular, and intersecting lines. Your little mathematicians will have a blast as they learn about geometry.
4th grade
Math
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Knowledge Charting
Knowledge Charting
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Knowledge Charting
Using charts is a great way to see similarities, differences, and information. This visual lesson will help all students see what can be gained from nonfiction and fiction texts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
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Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
The world is their measuring stick! In this lesson, students will practice measuring objects using the world around them for units of measurement.
1st grade
Math
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Reading Limerick Poems for St. Patrick's Day
Reading Limerick Poems for St. Patrick's Day
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Reading Limerick Poems for St. Patrick's Day
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, teach your students about fun and silly limerick poems. In this lesson, students will learn about the characteristics of limerick poems and will have fun reading a variety of them!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Interpreting Data by Creating Graphs
Interpreting Data by Creating Graphs
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Interpreting Data by Creating Graphs
Graphs bring data to life and help us draw conclusions about the information presented. In this lesson, your students will learn how to create bar graphs and double bar graphs and practice interpreting them.
5th grade
Math
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Solving Mixed Number Word Problems Using the Three-Reads Strategy
Solving Mixed Number Word Problems Using the Three-Reads Strategy
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Solving Mixed Number Word Problems Using the Three-Reads Strategy
There’s more than one way to add and subtract mixed numbers! Use this witty lesson plan to teach your students to illustrate mixed number sums and difference while giggling with delight.
5th grade
Math
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Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
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Finding Area: Furnishing A Room
Let your students decorate their own room with this lesson that has them use area to place furniture in a room.
4th grade
Math
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Which is Your Favorite Season?
Which is Your Favorite Season?
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Which is Your Favorite Season?
Use this lesson to teach your students about the appropriate wardrobe for the different seasons. Also, teach them about the wonderful holidays of each season!
Kindergarten
Math
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Counting to 20: Get 'Em in Order!
Counting to 20: Get 'Em in Order!
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Counting to 20: Get 'Em in Order!
Your students will have fun working with numbers to 20 with this exciting and interactive lesson with music, movement, and hands-on experiences!
Kindergarten
Math
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Math Mystery Bags
Math Mystery Bags
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Math Mystery Bags
Use this engaging mystery bag lesson to practice addition patterns of one more with your curious kindergarteners!
Kindergarten
Math
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Welcoming All Feelings
Welcoming All Feelings
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Welcoming All Feelings
In this lesson students will be guided through a session of reflecting on their day and their emotions. They will also practice ways they can welcome and befriend their emotions with kindness and curiosity.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Stack It Up
Stack It Up
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Stack It Up
Your class will love this number comparison lesson that allows them to be hands on in their classroom. Students will use blocks to understand the difference in numbers and what they represent.
1st grade
Math
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Graphing Colored Counters
Graphing Colored Counters
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Graphing Colored Counters
In this lesson, your students will use the background knowledge that they have about counting and sorting to graph data. They will practice answering questions about the graph!
Kindergarten
Math
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Searching for Text Features
Searching for Text Features
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Searching for Text Features
Direct instruction about text features will help ELs better comprehend nonfiction texts. In this lesson, students will practice identifying text features. This lesson can be used alone or with the What's in a Text Feature? lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
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Multiplication and Area in the Community Garden
Help your students get creative as they apply multiplication skills to find the area of a community garden of their own design! In this lesson, students will practice finding the area of a rectangle within a real-world context.
3rd grade
Math
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How Big Is It?
How Big Is It?
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How Big Is It?
Your young scientists will have tons of fun visiting measurement stations and using tools to measure various objects. They'll even be able to create posters at the end of the activity.
1st grade
Math
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Area Models and Multiplication
Area Models and Multiplication
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Area Models and Multiplication
Area models are building blocks to more complicated multiplication and division. Use this lesson to refresh students on the relationship between multiplication and area to prepare them to use the area models strategy with larger numbers.
5th grade
Math
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Caption Illustration! Say It With A Drawing
Caption Illustration! Say It With A Drawing
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Caption Illustration! Say It With A Drawing
Captions and illustrations come together and leap forth from your class as they relate to nonfiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Lesson Plans

These lesson plans provide an array of challenges to help students start comparing lengths using measurement tools. The lessons offer engaging applications for these key math concepts. For example, they use non-traditional tasks, such as trimming trees, to show young learners how comparing length using measurement tools applies to the real world.