Teach your students how to cite their sources! Newly updated to include MLA 8th edition (7th edition is also included).
MLA style and format for citations includes teaching instructions, practice exercises, interactive notebook flip book, and many examples. The citations are those your students use
Don't fear, get your emergency secondary science sub plans right here. This bundle contains 50 SCIENCE ARTICLES plus two bonus free articles (see below for summaries of each article) with questions and full answer keys! A whole year's worth of science literacy activities and sub p
You can use this set of 75 common core science task cards with ANY Science Informational Text Readings. Simply choose the cards you want to use with any article, reading, or passage from the text.
These task cards are aligned with the common core science and technical standards, and will help y
When we teach science, the important scientific figures behind the science are only mentioned in a cursory way. My Great Minds in Science Series of 18 ARTICLES plus a Bonus Article functions to enliven and deepen the understanding of the people behind the discoveries. These articles
Science literacy reading strategies can be hard to teach and this lesson is designed to help students learn how to read scientific literature at their grade level. It can also be used as a sub plan! Students will read about zombie ants and learn specifically about the concepts of correlation and c
This lesson is designed to help students with science literacy reading strategies and can be used as a sub plan! Students will analyze real data from a case study of patients who caught H1N1 virus on an airplane flight, the first H1N1 cases to arrive in Great Britain.
Good science reading at the
Bullying Lessons. Improve Empathy and Self Esteem-★★★★This “Empathy, Violence, Self-Esteem, Bullying, Values Unit” is the perfect Health unit to help your students connect as a group, learn to respect differences, learn to get to know people for who they really are, and to realize almost everyone ha
This free DNA Informational Text reading is based on Watson and Crick's famous one-page article from 1953, announcing their discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule. It comes with graphic organizers to help your students read and understand a classic scientific paper.
Use this lesson to help teach science literacy reading strategies to high school students at their level! It can be also used as a sub plan. Students will analyze data from a study in Europe that examined the driving habits of people infected with the brain parasite Toxoplasma.
Good science re
This is an excellent, easy-to-understand reading on the Persian Empire intended for students with lower-level reading skills or English Language Learners.
It covers the essential concepts students need to know based on state and Common Core Standards and includes a map, definitions of important vo
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In the 19 years I've taught Health, I've used
This is a polished, graphic, new, single page 2013 PDF for critical thinking analysis of a 1998 article in Scientific American on the arguments and science behind left vs. right brain or brain lateralization. The question set could be addressed individually by students, in small collaborative groups
Mel Gapinski has been murdered! Your students can bring justice for this crime by playing as lawyers and witnesses in this mock trial. The packet includes 6 witness statements, the charging document and stipulations, 4 exhibits including an autopsy report/results of DNA testing, and a simplified rul
This Common Core Literacy lesson guides students through an article about research in Down syndrome gene therapy.
The activity consist of three parts:
1. Close Reading with annotation symbol guide and vocabulary identification
2. Discussion where students compare what they thought was most import
This is a polished, newly updated 2013 PDF of a 5-page article originally published in the March 2006 edition of Psychology Today, followed by original, critical-thinking and text-based informational reading questions for students: you may use the questions to stimulate dialogue and further problem-
Introductory PowerPoint for a Personality unit in Psychology course. Highly detailed, graphic and accurate 49-slide 2013 presentation and introduction to the following seven theories on personality development: Freudian Psychoanalytic theory; Behaviorism; Humanism; Trait Theory; BioPsychological the
These lessons are compatible with ALL of the High School Next Generation Science Standards*
These lessons include a design challenge. It is compatible with HS-ETS1-1,3
These lessons include a lab report and a research report on climate change. It is therefore also compatible with the following
Videos can be a valuable part of your students’ education. The History Channel show titled “How the Earth was Made” explains the geologic processes that have shaped different parts of our planet. Each episode covers different topics, like glaciation, subduction, the rock cycle, earthquakes, volcanoe
Polished, graphic, 2-page 2014 PDF! Focuses on student reading and critical analysis of a hot Child Development / Psychology topic: genetics testing -- especially pre-natal genetics testing. From the preview, you may note details on the Human Genome Project as well as relevant dates in the last twen
This is a printable quick reference page for students to use anytime they are working on a science lab! I actually print these in color and laminate them and have them zip tied to every lab table.
This guide is designed to support students in writing arguments from evidence in every single lab. The
This is a detailed, graphic, brand new 2013 PDF document to be utilized in any Psychology course in which you present a unit on Psychoanalytic theory, and wish to hone in on Freudian ego defense mechanisms (Psych I, II, or AP Psychology). The activity could take a full class period, depending on how
Objective: Students will form hypotheses and create an experiment based on the evidence provided relating to the Tunguska Explosion in 1908. The students will submit their background information, theory about what occurred in Tunguska, examples to support their theory, and outlined experiment to be
This is an incredibly effective, polished and research-driven method of assessing your students' understanding and higher level application + analysis of their reading -- particularly with informational texts. This reading rubric can be utilized in any secondary classroom regardless of subject matte
This zip file contains 11 different activities, as well as completion notes accompanied by a PowerPoint containing 89 slides which can be used to compose a unit for biology students introducing them to the major concepts in Human Ecology.
Many components of this unit can be adapted to Environmental
This lab addresses anaerobic respiration and the effects of muscle fatigue from energy depletion. It uses my scientific method lab-report format that keeps things simple for you and your students. It all fits on one page without skimping on process-oriented labs. This lab can also be modified to
It's the beginning of a new school year -- time to review the Scientific Method!
Your students might be able to rattle off all the steps in order, but can they analyze what makes a good study, or what needs a touch extra tweaking and help to be scientifically-sound?
This set includes eight half-pa
This is a rigorous (and spooky) Common Core unit that pairs literary and informational texts together so you can masterfully teach your students to close read a variety of texts. Includes a free instructional powerpoint to help teachers guide their scholars.
This text pairs well w
Diverse learners will acquire knowledge about pH, the water cycle and acid rain. Through an investigation of how acid rain impacts metal and limestone, students will develop recommendations for minimizing the adverse effects of acid rain on humans, environments and ecosystems and communicate their f
This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 1 - Science as Inquiry
The competent science teacher understands scientific inquiry and has the ability to conduct scientific inquiry. 1A.understands assumptions, processes, purposes, requirements, and tools of scientific inqu
This educational resource pack includes:
• A reader called “Earth’s Climate Change.”
• Fill in the Blanks Tests with Answers Key;
• Handy Links about Climate Change (Articles, Books, Videos);
• Climate Change Word Searches (5 of them);
• Common Core: ELAS.R.IT.1-10 Re: Climate Change! Etc.;
This is the unit test for Density and Measurement. It is aligned with the Unit 1 Quizzes and Unit 1 Plan (free!).
The test covers
- significant figures
- unit conversions
- measuring mass and volume in lab
- explaining and defending answers
- a lab practical!
The lab practical is easy to
In this activity, students will develop a computational model of the energy flow of United States. Students will do this by working in pairs to use clue cards to input data into the visual energy flow diagram on their handouts. They will then use algebraic thinking to complete the missing informatio
An innovative interactive model for teaching the phases of the Moon and related topics such as Ocean Tides, Solar and Lunar Eclipses and Elliptical Orbits.
No more "Moon Pops", students get it with this model and approach to teaching the Sun, Earth and Moon System.
Engage your Biology students with this activity that casts them as CDC scientists researching the best way to stop the spread of a deadly disease. Student groups will get to select from four different viruses in one of two locations in the world. Each group will then research specific information
This lesson is compatible with the High School Next Generation Science Standards* HS-LS2-3, HS-LS2-4, HS-LS2-5, HS-LS2-1, HS-LS2-2, HS-LS2-6, HS-LS2-7, and HS-LS4-6. The standards ask that the students, “[c]onstruct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of e
These lessons are compatible with the High School Next Generation Science Standards* HS-LS2-3, HS-LS2-4, HS-LS2-5, HS-LS2-1, HS-LS2-2, HS-LS2-6, HS-LS2-7, and HS-LS4-6. The standards ask that the students, “[c]onstruct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow o
★★★★-This resource includes 183 Health Lessons! It includes a 90-lesson, 18-unit set program for one complete semester of Health, or add the additional 93 lessons included and teach this program as a FULL-YEAR HEALTH PROGRAM.
This is a polished, graphic, new, single page 2013 PDF for critical thinking analysis of a 2009 Psychology Today article on the function(s) of daydreaming in our lives, its benefits, and much more! These questions could be addressed individually by students, in small collaborative groups, or as a wh
This reading and writing activity on natural selection introduces the student to concept of natural selection, genetic causes of variation, as well as specific examples of natural selection (peppered moth, antibiotic resistant bacteria and pesticide resistant insects). It also provides background
Using Chemistry to Solve the Crime:
Practice chemistry skills and critical thinking in these two highly-engaging activities.
Case I: (Spectral Analysis) A man has been found dead outside a cabin in the woods. Students will analyze the emission spectra of chemical elements to help identify unkno
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It's such a good lesson, you may not want to leave this one with a sub!
This graphic, detailed PDF printable survey activity provides the step-by-step process by which students will begin to utilize correlational surveying methodologies. I have included some examples as well as detailed guided questions to aid students in developing, conducting, analyzing, and presentin
Paul R. Timm's "50 Most Powerful Ideas You Can Use to Keep Your Customers" is a small book with powerful strategies to increase customer service.
This is a great option for students interested in hospitality/customer service or as a way for students to learn transferable skills and reading non-fic
This project details an assignment wherein students will produce hard cover illustrated informational books about diseases comprised of text, photographs/illustrations and other appropriate text features. This project is an excellent culminating activity for a literacy unit on informational text or
This is a brand new, graphic and detailed 2013 PDF printable critical thinking and collaboration activity in a Psychology and/or Biology classroom. With this activity, students are provided step-by-step critical thinking questions with which they will create a scientific experiment to attempt establ