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97.04.09: Maskerade??My Self?And No Other?

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Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute Home Maskerade??My Self?And No Other? by Carol Ann Viccione-Luce Contents of Curriculum Unit 97.04.09: Narrative Introduction Procedure Components of Learning Objectives Lesson Plan One Lesson Plan Two Lesson Plan Three Teacher Bibliography Student Bibliography Materials To Guide Entry ? As long as I live I shall always be My Self-and no other, Just me.? Walter de la Mare Introduction An immense diversity exists in all children?s environments, educations, and cultural lives. But an enormous sameness is inherent in all children?the need to be respected, nurtured, and accepted. Those needs must be met externally. But for all individuals those needs must also be met internally in order to develop a sense of self-worth. Maskerade??My Self?And No Other? will en Read More
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Alaskan Unit on Moose - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0078 Alaskan Unit on Moose An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Author: Michelle C. Massion School or Affiliation: Galena City School, P.O. Box 327, Galena, Alaska 99741 Date: 1994 Grade Level(s): 3, 4, 5, 6 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Mathematics Science Language Arts Social Studies Arts/Visual Arts Overview/Purpose: Student performance improves when teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and children work as a team. The following lesson/unit encourages interaction and open communication among students, local wildlife agency game biologists, Athabascan Indian elders, parents, and teachers. The lesson integrates math, science, reading, language arts, social studies, art, and cooking as part of an Alaskan unit on moose. Objectives: Math/Science 1. Read More
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American Indian Leather Painting - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-USH0048 American Indian Leather Painting An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Submitted By: Rebekah Snyder Endorsed by: Don Descy, Mankato State University Date: May 13, 1997 Grade Level(s): 5, 6 Subject(s): Social Studies/US History Arts/Visual Arts Description: Students will use paper bags to create stories that resemble old Indian leather paintings. Goal: To have the students think about what life was like in an Indian tribe and how they communicated their stories on to their children. Objectives: 1.Students will think of telling a story using only pictures 2.Students will draw their story on their leather (paper bag) Background Information: This is at least a two day project. Steps 1-4 the first day. The students can tell a story about their life or make a story Read More
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Apple Dolls - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0004 Apple Dolls An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Date: 1994 Grade Level(s): Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Description: Students will learn about a toy created by pioneer children. Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Arts/Visual Arts Science/Botany Social Studies/US History Objective: Each student will be able to create an apple doll. Materials: plastic knives apples felt-tip pens cloves beads cotton cornsilk wire fabric needle and thread glue dowels or popsicle sticks Procedure: Each student will peel a large, hard apple. leaving a little skin at the top and bottom so it will dry in a round shape. Features (slits for eyes) will be carved, not very deep but wide apart. The apples need to be cored and placed on a dowel or popsicle stick and let dry for 3-4 weeks. Th Read More
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Apples - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0006 Apples An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Author: Linda Huff School or Affiliation: Whittier Elementary, Winfield, KS Date: 1994 Grade Level(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Health/Nutrition Arts/Visual Arts Language Arts/Writing Mathematics Science/Botany Social Studies/US History Overview: This is an across the curriculum (thematic) unit I have used with second graders. I begin the study near the end of September or the beginning of October to coincide with John Chapman's birthday or National Apple Month. Activities/Resources: Nutrition/Cooking-- Smiling Apple Snack (2 slices red apple) 1 Tblsp creamy peanut butter 4-5 mini-marshmallows per student) Applesauce (Each child brings, cuts, and peels 1 apple. Add water as needed while cooking Read More
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Artificial Environments in the Community: MAN's Focus on Manipulating the Lifespace - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #: AELP-INT0113 Artificial Environments in the Community: Man's Focus on Manipulating the Lifespace - A Thematic Unit An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Submitted by: Dr. Richard Oakes Peters Email: docdk39@hotmail.com School/University/Affiliation: Augusta (GA) State University Date: October 27, 1999 Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Philosophy Science Social Studies Duration: An on-going investigation throughout the school year. Description: Throughout the centuries, MAN has struggled to conquer Nature with his inventions and technological development. As a result of his 'newly acquired' ability to dominate his surroundings, MAN has intruded the most-remote corners of natural settings, worldwide. As a result of this incessant assault upon NATUR Read More
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Assorted Creative Thinking Activities - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0007 Assorted Creative Thinking Activities An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Author: Randy Bartholomew School or Affiliation: Barnett Elementary School, Payson, UT Date: 1994 Grade Level(s): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Social Studies Language Arts/Spelling Science Arts Announcing the 1st Annual Invention Convention Design, invent, and build something new, useful, or decorative, using any combination of the items listed below. Try to make something that no one else will think of. You may use tape, glue, string, paint, paper clips, and pins in the construction of your project. It will be displayed in the auditorium. Do all the work yourself. Items you may use: 2-liter Plastic Pop Bottles Egg Cartons (1 dozen size) Cardboard T.P. or Towel Rolls Read More
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Beginner Bonsai - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-BOT0003 Beginner Bonsai An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Submitted by: Sarah Bonin Endorsed by: Don Descy, Mankato State University Date: February 23, 1997 Grade Level(s): 5, 6 Subject(s): Science/Botany Description: This is a fun, hands on activity for kids that they can continue at home. The students will plant and care for a tree seedling, designing it into a Bonsai. With proper care Bonsai trees might last a long time. However, as with any living plant, there might be uncontrollable conditions that might affect the growth and success of the tree. Goal: Students will understand the tradition of Bonsai trees and how they develop. Objectives: The students will correctly plant their tree in a pot they have previously decorated. Students will care for their tree a Read More
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Create Change in Your Community - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0139 Create Change in your Community An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Submitted by: Susan Beard Email: SimpleChef@hotmail.com School/University/Affiliation: Bellevue School District, Bellevue, WA Date: March 27, 2000 Grade Level(s): 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Social Studies/Civics Language Arts/Writing Goals: Students will be introduced to civic responsibility through responding to newsworthy events. Students will also be introduced to persuasive writing. Objective(s): Students will: Identify newsworthy events/individuals. Utilize Internet news sites to identify newsmakers. Write a 100-200-word letter to a newsmaker. Submit their letters via the Internet. Report to class the responses. Materials: Classroom email Internet access Read More
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Creating Art Using Music and Feelings - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0091 Creating Art Using Music and Feelings An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Submitted by: Heather N. Lasch Endorsed by: Dr. Descy Mankato State University Date: May 11, 1998 Grade Level(s): 1, 2, 3, 4 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Arts/Visual Arts Arts/Music Description: Music and art are both subjects that require creativity. Students should have the chance to be creative as much as possible. This activity is simple, and fun to do with any grade in elementary. It gives the students a chance to become familiar with different types of music, relate music with feelings and moods, and express themselves through art. Goal: Students will understand that music can create emotions and feelings, that they can use to create art. Objectives: 1. The student will describe Read More
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Day Full of Popcorn - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0015 A Day Full of Popcorn An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Author: Christy Bingham, Cleveland, Utah Endorsed by: These lesson plans are the result of the work of the teachers who have attended the Columbia Education Center's Summer Workshop. CEC is a consortium of teacher from 14 western states dedicated to improving the quality of education in the rural, western, United States, and particularly the quality of math and science Education. CEC uses Big Sky Telegraph as the hub of their telecommunications network that allows the participating teachers to stay in contact with their trainers and peers that they have met at the Workshops. Date: May 1994 Grade Level(s): Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Language Arts Mathematics Social Studies Arts Read More
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Delicate Art - Egg Decorating - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0016 A Delicate Art - Egg Decorating An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Date: 1994 Grade Level(s): 4, 5, 6 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Social Studies Language Arts/Reading Arts/Visual Arts Materials: Raw egg Yellow dye Red or blue dye No. 2 pencil White wax crayon Small plastic margarine tub filled with crumbled tissue paper. A fine felt-tip black marker Objectives: To expose students to the Ukrainian custom of decorating eggs. To have students decorate their own eggs with their own creative designs. Procedures: Each student draws a simple design on a piece of paper. They repeat lines and shapes to make patterns and create symbols. Dye each student's egg yellow. As the dry egg rests in the nest of tissue, students copy their design onto the egg with pencil. Th Read More
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Drawing My Own Flower Structure - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0088 Drawing My Own Flower Structure An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Submitted by: Dana Breyfogle Endorsed by: Don Descy Mankato State University Date: May 21, 1998 Grade Level(s): 4, 5, 6 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Science/Botany Arts/Visual/Arts Description: Flowers are something we see almost everyday especially with this time being Spring. To know the parts of a flower can help you understand the way they grow and reproduce. The art project that we will be doing combines science into art. This will bring two lessons into one and will make it fun for the children to learn. Goal: Students will learn the parts of a flower and will learn about symmetrics, visual placements, and using guidelines. Objectives: The students will be able to draw and name the pa Read More
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Enigmas - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #:AELP-INT0017 Enigmas An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Author: Sandy Montgomery, Broken Arrow, OK Endorsed by: These lesson plans are the result of the work of the teachers who have attended the Columbia Education Center's Summer Workshop. CEC is a consortium of teacher from 14 western states dedicated to improving the quality of education in the rural, western, United States, and particularly the quality of math and science Education. CEC uses Big Sky Telegraph as the hub of their telecommunications network that allows the participating teachers to stay in contact with their trainers and peers that they have met at the Workshops. Date: May 1994 Grade Level(s): 4, 5 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Social Studies/US History Social Studies/World History Science/Space Scien Read More
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Everybody Needs a Home - Project Wild - An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan #: AELP-INT0111 ?Everybody Needs a Home? - Project Wild An Educator's Reference Desk Lesson Plan Submitted by: Shelda Harella Email: sjh1254@aol.com School/University/Affiliation: Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School Date: July 31, 1999 Grade Level(s): 1 Subject(s): Interdisciplinary Arts/Visual Arts Science/Animals Duration: 35 - 40 minutes Description: Animals need a place in which to find food and water. They also need enough space in which to live and find the food, water and shelter they need. Home is more like a "neighborhood" that has everything in it that is needed for survival. The major purpose of this activity is for students to realize that animals need a home. Goals: Students will be able to generalize that people and other animals share a basic need to have a home f Read More
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RETANET: Resources for Teaching about the Americas

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