Barbara Butler Weiss

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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Students will research and compile a report based on their chosen famous scientist reporting on Who, What, Where, and When the famous scientist completed his or her concept.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Posters
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
This project takes the 8th grade outdoors to show that Math exists out of the classroom. They must complete 7 activities and then choose 7 additional math activities and 3 science activities. The final activity is to take a photo that demonstrates
Subjects:
Algebra, Applied Math, Geometry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Assessment
$3.00
4 ratings
3.8
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
This is a project where students choose an Ancient Chinese invention that is still used today, research, and present their findings to the class. (Can be worked individually or in small groups)
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Ancient History, Oral Communication
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
This is a research project on an endangered animal that includes the description of the animal, its habitat, where the habitat is located, reproduction of the animal, population status and numbers, and many more for a total of 7 topics.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Other (Science)
Grades:
5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Posters
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Research project using two paper plates and a paper brad. Students cut out a small section of 2" x 1.5" to reveal answers to 16 questions about the state. Students need to create a state outline on the cover of the first paper plate and will
Subjects:
U.S. History, Geography, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Interactive Notebooks
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Students will research a volcano and prepare a report based on certain criteria. Students will then present their report to the class. The picture seen is for the cover of the report. The other page includes the directions and requirements for
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Earth Sciences
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Research, Projects, Internet Activities
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Individual or group activity used as a review for the Digestive System quiz or test
Subjects:
Anatomy
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Activities, Science Centers
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Students work in small groups of 3 to research and create a presentation on one of the "Gifts of the Nile."
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Students choose 3 activities across, up/down, or diagonal to complete and answer questions based on the Skeletal System, Respiratory System, Nervous System, and Circulatory System. Could be completed as a Formative Assessment, small group work, or
Subjects:
Biology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Groups project where students are given 1 of the biomes of our world to research the characteristics, animals and plants of that biome. They will then create a 3-D diorama of the biome to share with the class.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Visual Arts, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Students will be creating their own country that uses skills learned in social studies. Examples include creating an island, creatively naming their island, adding a flag, customs, type of government, resources of the island and many more.
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Geography, Economics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cultural Activities
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Colonial Research Project - can be used individually or in small groups.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, U.S. History, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
This PowerPoint Presentation included vocabulary for Science, Math, and Social Studies for Coordinate Grid Mapping. Also includes Hurricane Tracking and websites to go to for forms.
Subjects:
Graphing, Earth Sciences, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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Students can work individually or in small groups of 2 or 3 in researching and presenting a battle from the War of 1812.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, U.S. History, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Students will researching items the Ancient Greece created that we still use today.
Subjects:
Ancient History, Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
Middle school students in physical science will create an Element Wheel, research 12 elements, and complete the wheel for presentation.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Physical Science, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
8th Grade Physical Project that applies the three Newton Laws to students' lives.
Subjects:
Physical Science, Writing
Grades:
8th
Types:
Projects, Assessment
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
This is a foldable project that can be used in project-based instruction; as a unit test over several days; or for their notebooks. This booklet covers the following body systems: Nervous, Respiratory, Circulatory, Digestive, Skeletal,
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Anatomy, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment, Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks
$5.00
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
This is a very quick research project for the understanding of animal classification and binomial nomenclature. It helps to quickly assess the understanding of why an animal is classified into a certain category and what makes up their scientific
Subjects:
Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning, Interactive Notebooks
$1.50
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By Barbara Butler Weiss
This is a possible grading sheet for the Ancient Greece Research Project
Subjects:
Ancient History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Homeschool for 10 years; taught in a school since 2005 teaching art, 5th grade, Middle School Science (Earth, Life, Physical), Literature, Social Studies, Math

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use interactive foldables and notebooking techniques, 2-column note-taking, small group projects, and project based activities based on the standards.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Greatest moment of teaching is when past students come back and say I prepared them for high school and they thank me. Priceless.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BSBA - Business with a major in Marketing; Education Preparation Institute; and Master Degree in Educational Leadership

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I enjoy crochet, knitting, photography, painting and reading. As an outlet for creativity, I enjoy drawing wildlife and doing zentangles.

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