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Kindergarten:
Bug Out Math, Math journals, Perfecting Patterns, ABC MouseSolidify math skills and connect to science theme.(Under 3 ratings)
Bug TypesStudents should be able to name at least 2 bugs from the following categories: insect, arachnid, crustacean.(Under 3 ratings)
Cat's CornerTo encourage running, dodging and throwing skills. Promote spacial awareness. Encourage rules and safety of the gym.(Under 3 ratings)
Decoding the Word DogStudent learns to read word through use of phonetic sounds.(Under 3 ratings)
Decoding the Word DogStudent learns to read and recognize word through use of phonetic sounds.(Under 3 ratings)
Dinosaurs: ClassificationsLearn to classify and learn certain key words about dinosaurs(Under 3 ratings)
Dog's best friendTeach kids empathy, to pay attention, to respect animals, to be safe around dogs(Under 3 ratings)
First ImpressionsChildren should be able to recognize some the different animal species that live all around us. The children will learn about their uniqueness and habitats.(Under 3 ratings)
Geo FishStudents will be able to identify and use 2-D shapes to create fish. Students will practice writing numerals.(Under 3 ratings)
Kindergarten Shapes and AnimalsFor students to create an animal using shapes. Practice cutting skills and identify shapes and their properties.(Under 3 ratings)
Leaning about animalsTo educate the class on the ways animals interact, the sounds they make, and how they live(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents will be able to understand and define hibernation, to learn the environmental indicators signaling an animals need to hibernate and to learn the names of some hibernating animals(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson Plan1. To discover which animals hibernate 2. To understand how animals prepare for hibernation 3. To learn where animals go to hibernate(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents will read along and then draw a picture of their interpretation of the book.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson Plan- To learn and understand the reptile reproductive physiology(Under 3 ratings)
Sequencing Mittens (animals)Students will write what animals went into the mitten. They will correctly sequence them.(Under 3 ratings)
SnakesID and Express vocabulary from book Jump Frog Jump(Under 3 ratings)
The Rainbow FishStudents will answer comprehension questions and identify feelings.(Under 3 ratings)
1st Grade:
"The Cat in the Hat"Develop and use skills to communicate ideas, information, and feelings. Understand and use basic concepts and skills. Communicate clearly in oral, artistic, written and nonverbal form.(Under 3 ratings)
* Wk 16 - LA - The Bear Snores On (Nouns)Listen to and enjoy the story "The Bear Snores On." Discover what bears do in different seasons. Learn the following sight words: gave, grows, green, and its. Understand and use nouns. Write about your favorite book.(Under 3 ratings)
* Wk 17 - Science - All About Habitats: Desert & ForestUnderstand what a habitat is. Understand that habitats change depending on the location. Learn that not all animals can live in all habitats. Learn about desert and forest habitats(Under 3 ratings)
1st grade reading intervention week 1/27/14 Lesson 12 Flip the Funny Fishtswbat identify letters 90%, identify letter sounds 90%, read below grade level text 60%, read below grade level vocabulary 60% ,use decoding skills to read and make words 65%, use comprehension answer who what when where why how 70% identify details 60%(Under 3 ratings)
A Boy, A Dog and A Frog (by: Mercer MayerA student should be able to write complete sentences using proper capitalization and punctuation and sounding out words they don't know. Students should be able to write a beginning, middle and end of a story.(Under 3 ratings)
A Boy, A Dog and A Frog (by: Mercer MayerA student should be able to write complete sentences using proper capitalization and punctuation and sounding out words they don't know. Students should be able to write a beginning, middle and end of a story.(Under 3 ratings)
BirdsStudents will: Understand that birds come from eggs. Identify characteristics of birds. (e.g. have feathers, come from eggs, use their beaks to eat) Materials Bird collage/chart from Lesson One K-W-L Chart from Lesson One 3 gummy worms for each child Paper plates Yellow construction paper Index cards Glue Paper Crayons Scissors 12 pictures of birds (2 matching pairs of 6 different birds) A variety of feathers Set Up and Prepare Tape a variety of bird tracks on the wall. Find them on the Internet or in the book Animal Tracks by Arthur Dorros. Group your students for rotation through four independent centers. Set up the centers as follows: Bird Memory Game: Glue the bird pictures onto index cards. Students will play a bird memory game. Eat Like a Bird: Set out gummy worms and construction paper beaks. To make the beaks, fold a piece of yellow construction paper three times and then cut a triangle from the folded side alone. It will open up in a diamond shape. Staple each side and draw lines so it resembles a beak. Remind students how birds use their beaks to eat, and that they will practice this by holding the beaks with their hands and feeding themselves like a mother bird feeds her young. (Provide new plates with gummy worms for each child each time students rotate through this center.) Draw and Glue Feathers on the Bird: Set out the Bird collage/chart from Lesson One, paper, crayons, glue, and feathers. Students will use the Bird collage/chart for ideas on how to draw and decorate their birds. Bird Read-a-Thon: Provide non-fiction and fiction about birds. Students will read a few of these in this center. Directions Part I Step 1: Before the children arrive, tape 15 tracks across the wall. Step 2: Gather the children together to review the bird song from Lesson One. As you sing the song, display the bird collage/chart and encourage students to name the birds displayed. Name ones they do not know. Explain that all animals have body coverings to help them survive. Ask: What do birds have covering their bodies? (feathers) Tell the children that animals use different parts of their bodies to get food. Ask: What parts of their body do birds use to eat? (beaks, claws) Ask: Do birds come from eggs or their mother's bodies? (eggs) Step 3: Explain that they will be going to different centers to explore magnificent birds. Explain t(Under 3 ratings)
Busy Buzzy Bee StoryStudents will be able to orally share and write facts about bees.(Under 3 ratings)
Busy Buzzy Bee StoryStudents will be able to orally share and write facts about bees.(Under 3 ratings)
Buzz about Bees bookletStudents will be able to orally share facts about bees, identify bee anatomy and write 3 complete sentences.(Under 3 ratings)
Cat in the HatSWBAT: -Given the text of Cat in the Hat be able to draw a picture to represent the text that is shown(Under 3 ratings)
ELA & Visual Arts - AnimalsStudents should be able to write a paragraph using descriptive language, illustrate the paragraph and use create a short slide show using an iPod(Under 3 ratings)
ELA Week of 10-14-13 to 10-17-13The students will participate in a variety of activities to learn about ants.(Under 3 ratings)
ELA Week of 10-14-13 to 10-17-13The students will participate in a variety of activities to learn about ants.(Under 3 ratings)
How Spider Tricked SnakeI can tell the characters, setting and what happens in a story. RL.1.3(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson Plan1) Blend phonemes, words with triple consonant clusters (scr, spl, spr, str), and read high-frequency words to improve word accuracy. 2) Identify inflected nouns (Practice Book page 111) 4) Listen to story on audio CD 5) Complete Graphic Organizer (Practice Book page 112) 6) Read and complete Take-Home Book(Under 3 ratings)
Nocturnal AnimalsStudent's will be able to identify/ point to/ label different nocturnal animals. Student's will be able to identify sight words. "not" and "at" through the short reader, "Animals at Night".(Under 3 ratings)
The Rainbow FishStudents will make a Rainbow Fish book about caring and sharing.(Under 3 ratings)
The Rainbow FishStudents will recall details from the story and draw, color, and trace .(Under 3 ratings)
What are Animals?The students will: Describe similarities and differences in the appearance of animals (e.g., size, shape, body coverings) Distinguish similarities and differences in how animals grow and behave Identify major structures of animals (e.g. arms, wings, legs, beaks, claws) Compare various habitats of animals(Under 3 ratings)
Wk 12 Plants and Animals (Food Chain)Understand what plants and animals need to survive. Realize that plants make their own food, and animals hunt for their food. Understand the difference between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores. Learn about the food chain and how all living things depend on plants for survival.(Under 3 ratings)
Wk 13 - Math - Inches and FeetTo understand that an inch is used to measure length. To understand that a foot is used to measure length. To be able to determine whether an object should be measured by inches or by feet. To be able to measure objects using a ruler.(Under 3 ratings)
2nd Grade:
Hibernation - 2nd grIntroduce "hibernation" using fiction as well as a non-fiction book. Discuss differences between fiction and non-fiction.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 1Al finalizar la clase los alumnos serán capaces de: --> Reconocer, nombrar y escribir los nombres de los animales de la unidad: rabbit, dog, owl, cat, snail, tortoise, duck, peacock. --> Cantar la canción de la unidad: Animals everywhere.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 2Al final los encuentros, los alumnos habrán: --> reforzado el vocabulario visto en las clases anteriores. --> disfrutado de una historia relacionada a los animales. --> entendido el concepto de in, on, under.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 3Al final la clase, los alumnos serán capaces de: --> reconocer y producir el sonido vocal /æ/(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 4Al finalizar la clase, los alumnos habrán: --> escuchado y practicado un role - play integrando el vocabulario y estructuras presentadas en la unidad: *Animals. *Where's the..(Cat)? *It's (on) the (wall)(Under 3 ratings)
Library-EtiquetteI can tell about the points of view of different characters. RL.2.6(Under 3 ratings)
The Cat and the Bird/Paul KleeStudents will be able to create three images of different sizes. They will learn how to scale an image to the size of the paper.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd Grade:
25th November 2016Certain students should be able to complete sections out of their early bird maths book from 8:45-9:00, and ask for help when needed. The rest of the students will be using their workbooks to complete maths questions; asking for help when needed.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Camille Saint-Saens Circle MapToday I can organize all of the information I know about the life and music of Mr. Camille Saint-Saens into a thinking map.(Under 3 ratings)
3rd: Carnival of the Animals Puppet ShowToday I can discuss details of the life and music of composer Mr. Camille Saint-Saens.(Under 3 ratings)
AERO AND OFFICER MIKEStudents will explain some benefits of human and dog interactions. Students will identify author's purpose. Students will summarize what they have read.(Under 3 ratings)
AERO AND OFFICER MIKEStudents will explain some benefits of human and dog interactions. Students will identify author's purpose. Students will summarize what they have read.(Under 3 ratings)
AERO AND OFFICER MIKEStudents will explain some benefits of human and dog interactions. Students will identify author's purpose. Students will summarize what they have read.(Under 3 ratings)
Balto in New YorkStudents will respond to higher level comprehension questions after finishing the story, Balto. Reponses will utilize Chromebook technology.(Under 3 ratings)
BAT LOVES THE NIGHTStudents will be able to explain what makes bats useful and interesting. Students will analyze sequence of events. Students will determine the meaning of domain specific vocabulary(Under 3 ratings)
BAT LOVES THE NIGHTStudents will be able to explain what makes bats useful and interesting. Students will analyze sequence of events. Students will determine the meaning of domain specific vocabulary(Under 3 ratings)
Day 3 - April 30, 2015 Lesson by Mitzi RodriguezStudents will be able to classify animals into major groups according to their physical characteristics and behaviors.(Under 3 ratings)
Day 4 - May 1, 2015 Lesson by Mitzi RodriguezStudents will be able to classify animals into major groups according to their physical characteristics and behaviors.(Under 3 ratings)
Dog-of-the-Sea-WavesStudents will describe and illustrate what changes volcanoes cause. Students will read fluently and with accuracy. Students will determine shades of meaning. Students will use complex sentences in their writings. Students will analyze illustrations to aid comprehension.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson Plan•Understand that in order to survive, animals need air, water, food, and shelter, and plants need air, water, nutrients, and light •Identify the ways in which an organism's habitat supports its basic needs •Recognize that organisms cause changes to the environment in which they live(Under 3 ratings)
Miss Rumphius/ Animals at Rest-Students will be able to to determine the meaning of unknown words based on grade 3 reading (Miss Rumphius and Animals at Rest) -Students will be able to ask questions based on information in the text -Students will be able to answer questions by making inferences and using evidence directly from the text(Under 3 ratings)
Miss Rumphius/ Animals at Rest-Students will be able to to determine the meaning of unknown words based on grade 3 reading (Miss Rumphius and Animals at Rest) -Students will be able to ask questions based on information in the text -Students will be able to answer questions by making inferences and using evidence directly from the text(Under 3 ratings)
Rainbow Fish - Critical LiteracyStudents will be able to identify key concept words in the story and explain how they are important to the story.(Under 3 ratings)
The Girl Who Discovered the DinosaursTo help students identify the main idea and supporting details in the article.(Under 3 ratings)
THE HARVEST BIRDSStudents will explain what traditional tales tell readers about life. Students will distinguish between literal and nonliteral meanings. Students will infer and predict.(Under 3 ratings)
THE HARVEST BIRDSStudents will explain what traditional tales tell readers about life. Students will distinguish between literal and nonliteral meanings. Students will infer and predict.(Under 3 ratings)
THE HARVEST BIRDSStudents will explain what traditional tales tell readers about life. Students will distinguish between literal and nonliteral meanings. Students will infer and predict.(Under 3 ratings)
The Mystery of the Snake EggThe students will identify the conflicting feelings and motivations of the main characters.(Under 3 ratings)
Tiny T. Rex Slide ShowI can understand how fossils show proof of animals and their environment long ago. (Retrieved from curriculum map)(Under 3 ratings)
Vocabulary Lesson For "Rosie A Visiting Dog's Story"Meet Common Core standards to improve vocabulary skills. Standards include: The Foundation Skills: Phonics and word recognition skills; decode multisyllable words. The Student will also use context to confirm or self correct word recognition and understanding.(Under 3 ratings)
4th Grade:
Animals, People and CaringContent: Students will be able to: a. make connections between the text of a story,and visual or oral presentation of the text. Language: Students will be able to: respond to specific questions and explain their own ideas. Students will paraphrase in addition to differentiate between contexts that call for formal English and situations where informal discourse is appropriate.(Under 3 ratings)
Compassion to AnimalsStudents should be able to tell the difference between compassionate behavior to animals and cruel behavior to animals.(Under 3 ratings)
Compassion to AnimalsStudents should be able to tell the difference between compassionate behavior to animals and cruel behavior to animals.(Under 3 ratings)
EnvironmentsStudents will use the scientific thinking process to conduct investigations to determin the best living environment for a specific type of organisim.(Under 3 ratings)
French: Year 7 Animals Lesson 6LO: to be able to use french opinions to say what you like about animals(Under 3 ratings)
Where Have All the Fish Gone?I will be able to take turns talking, listen carefully, and add new ideas with my classmates. I can explain the purpose of a folktale.(Under 3 ratings)
5th Grade:
Conducting Independent ResearchStudents should be able to work independently, utilizing library resources and websites to research their topic.(Under 3 ratings)
The Night I Followed My DogIdentify the elements of story structure in current shared text.(Under 3 ratings)
The Night I Followed My DogIdentify the elements of story structure in current shared text.(Under 3 ratings)
6th Grade:
"Cher Ami"- Bird of the Lost BattalionStudents will be able to evaluate the impact animals have had on History.(Under 3 ratings)
"Cher Ami"- Bird of the Lost BattalionStudents will be able to evaluate the impact animals have had on History.(Under 3 ratings)
6.6A Summary and PlotSWBAT: 6.6A - summarize the elements of plot development (e.g., rising action, turning point, climax, falling action, denouement) in various works of fiction(Under 3 ratings)
CAT Group Work1. Explain the knowledge necessary for care of adult med-surg patients that encompasses complementary and alternative therapies 2. Describe patient’s adaptation to internal and external environmental change when implementing alternative therapies 3. Explain nursing considerations for providing complementary and alternative therapies to adult med-surg patients. 4. Identify teaching strategies for health instruction that address the needs of adult med-surg patients who are participating in complementary and alternative therapies(Under 3 ratings)
Ch.1 JepordyJames will complete a game of jeopardy which will test knowledge of information that has been provided this week(Under 3 ratings)
Day 1: IntroductionStudents are to learn about local birds in the area.(Under 3 ratings)
Day 5 The Cat and the RatStudents will explore how differences can be strengths. Students will be able to consider how they can work together to achieve greater outcomes.(Under 3 ratings)
Farming and AnimalsRead and answer questions as a test review(Under 3 ratings)
Farming and Animals QuizStudents will complete the quiz.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 1Is to build a foundation of the teacher-student relationship between owner and dog. We are laying the foundation for teaching any command in the book.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 1: Dogs and Dog BreedsStudents should be able to explain how and why dog breeds came about. Students should be able to explain the development of pit bulls historically and currently.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson 1: Dogs and Dog BreedsStudents should be able to explain how and why dog breeds came about. Students should be able to explain the development of pit bulls historically and currently.(Under 3 ratings)
Task 3- What Do Fish Have To Do With AnythingStudent should be able to identify and answer questions about the events of the story. They should be able to find evidence to prove their answers.(Under 3 ratings)
7th Grade:
"What do Fish have to do with Anything?"Identify the central idea of the paragraph. Identify supporting details that supports the central theme.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanBy the end of the lesson, students will be able to write short and simple description about animals(Under 3 ratings)
8th Grade:
"The Black Cat" - Relevant vs. Irrelevant Textual EvidenceSWBAT search for, discuss and identify relevant textual evidence vs. irrelevant textual evidence based on a specific claim.(Under 3 ratings)
9th Grade:
DinosaursStudents will be able to identify a few simple dinosaurs and describe their perceived history. Students will participate in small groups and class discussion to critically evaluate the present view on Dinosaurs. Students will engage new Science in the field of Paleo-Biology.(Under 3 ratings)
Gress Mountain Ranch Field TripStudents will be able to: discuss animal care and the history of TGMR animals(Under 3 ratings)
Sustainable Ecosystems: The case of Zika vs BeesBy the end of this lesson the students should be able to identify the concerns regarding human activities and their negative impact on terrestrial ecosystems. This lesson specifically will focus on the case study of protection against zika virus (by spraying against the mosquito that carries it) and hurting millions of honey bees almost instantaneously.(Under 3 ratings)
Sustainable Ecosystems: The case of Zika vs BeesBy the end of this lesson the students should be able to identify the concerns regarding human activities and their negative impact on terrestrial ecosystems. This lesson specifically will focus on the case study of protection against zika virus (by spraying against the mosquito that carries it) and hurting millions of honey bees almost instantaneously.(Under 3 ratings)
10th Grade:
CAT - Grade 10 - Lesson 1Students should be able to give a definition of the term "computer" and should also be able to define between hardware and software. Students will also know more or less how a computer works.(Under 3 ratings)
The Case of the Missing Bees: High Fructose Corn Syrup and Colony Collapse1. Identify what is science, what clearly is not science, and what superficially resembles science (but fails to meet the criteria for science). 2. Identify which questions can be answered through science and which questions are outside the boundaries of scientific investigation, such as questions addressed by other ways of knowing, such as art, philosophy, and religion.(Under 3 ratings)
11th Grade:
Birds Will FallTo connect future readers to themes presented in To Kill a Mockingbird. To create a sense of team in the classroom community(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENTo understand an extended metaphor in a text and to be able to use the symbol in a written reflection. (Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENTo understand an extended metaphor in a text and to be able to use the symbol in a written reflection. (Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENTo understand an extended metaphor in a text and to be able to use the symbol in a written reflection. (Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENTo understand an extended metaphor in a text and to be able to use the symbol in a written reflection. (Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
The Symbolism of the Old Dog in Steinbeck's OF MICE AND MENStudents should be able to understand an extended metaphor in a text and use the symbol in a written reflection.(Under 3 ratings)
12th Grade:
Amphibian Gastrointestinal PhysiologyGive students a better understanding of the physiology of the amphibian gastrointestinal tract.(Under 3 ratings)
Honey Bees and HoneyStudents will gain understanding of basic honey bee anatomy, behaviors, life cycle, reproductive cycle, annual colony cycle and life cycle while learning how bees make honey. Students will learn about properties of honey and it's varied uses.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanStudents should be able to identify the various characteristics of the reptile reproductive physiology by the end of the lesson. They should be able to classify the main points of the topic and put each component of what they learned on a note card or a piece of paper. Another part of the lesson is for students to right some of the most important and interesting things they learned on a scratch sheet of paper and hand it in. This will be their exit ticket out of class and will make them think about what information really caught their attention.(Under 3 ratings)
Lesson PlanExplain generally how the digestive system (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum) converts macromolecules from food into smaller molecules that can be used by cells for energy and for repair and growth.(Under 3 ratings)

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