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  41.   I'm Thankful I Can Summarize!
...picked out the most important parts of the paragraphs: When the First Thanksgiving dinner took place, why the pilgrims and Native Americans ate together, and what was served. Then I remembered key words such as: First American Thanksgiving, 1621, Pilgrims, Native Americans, Plymouth Massachusetts, eel and deer. Finally I chose I topic sentence: "The First American Thanksgiving dinner in 1621, was very different from our Thanksgiving dinner today". Now listen closely as I read my summarization of the first four paragraphs. "The First American Thanksgiving dinner in 1621, was very different from our Tha...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  42.   Fragile Reefs
...t catches its food. On a large wall, create a coral reef food chain, using yarn or paper strips to join one creature with the next. Start with algae and plankton and link each creature to the one it eats for energy and nourishment, ending with the largest predators such as sharks, manta rays, moray eels, and barracudas. Discuss what would happen if even one of the species in the food chain disappeared. Assessment: Set aside a day on which dioramas are displayed around the perimeter of the room. Students walk around the room to see and hear each othera s diorama presentations that include: the type of c...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  43.   Make Mine Turkey
...re than 200 years younger than that 1621 celebration. Edward Winslow's description of the 1621 event tells us they had seasonal wild fowl and venison brought by the Wampanoag. In another account, Winslow describes some of the other foods available to the Pilgrims, including lobsters and other fish, eel, mussels, oysters, "sallet herbs" (probably greens like dandelion, etc.), grapes, strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries, and plums. GrAde 3 Reading-3.2; 4.2ab,3a; 6.1c Writing-2.1,3ab Math Process-1.1; 2.3; 3.2 Math Content-2.1bii; 5.1ab Science Process-3.1,2 Life Science-2.1,2 Social Studies-5.2 GrA...
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    Grade Level: K-5

  44.   Fun With Words: Poetry
...5. Discuss: How do you write poetry? Most say one writes poetry from the heart (emotions) instead of the mind. Stress: But, poets choose their words very carefully and express themselves in many different formats. 6. Poetry is expressed in fewer words than prose. The poet must convey the thought (feeling, mood, concept...) they wish in a few well-chosen explicit words. 7. Introduce the format of an acrostic. See Appendix C. 8. Tell students the class will be creating an individual collection of original poems. 9. Have the students create an acrostic using their name. Assessment/Evaluation 1. Assess th...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  45.   Urban Rivers
...ers -- the way they flow, the geology, ecology, types of recreation, industrial uses, etc. -- did you notice? Also check out the Multimedia packages listed below the Videos. These include a 360 look at the issue of dredging the Delaware River, plus you can Meet the Delaware Riverkeeper and Meet the Eel Man. Do one or more rivers in your region have Riverkeepers or other groups that work to restore or protect them? In what ways do local government agencies manage recreational or commercial uses of the river? If you have time, browse the Journal Articles and Topics for additional viewpoints of the Delawa...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  46.   Smile and Say EEEEE!
...o know their long vowels and /E/ is one importance because of its frequency in the English language. This lesson will help children to master the /E/ sound through gestures, tongue twisters, writing practice, and independent work. Materials: Primary paper and pencil Poster with "Eagles eat electric eels easily." Poster with lower case e written on it (lines drawn like primary paper) Marker for poster Dry erase board/chalkboard and marker/chalk Yellow circles cut from construction paper Crayons Worksheet with pictures of objects that contain /E/ (green, bee, eel etc.) and objects that do not (crab, bric...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K

  47.   Eeee--It's a Mouse!
...t of paper with ee written on it half sheet of poster board with primary lines drawn on it to model how to write ee marker for modeling ee and recording words primary paper (for each student) pencils (for each student) picture of a mouse poster with tongue twister written on it "Eagles eat electric eels easily." by Geri Murray poster board for recording words in the shape of a magnifying glass computer paper - top half blank and bottom half with primary lines for illustration and message crayons for illustration and assessment worksheet picture page worksheets (for each student) with the following pict...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K-2

  48.   A Reading Rockabye
...- MMMM, is smells like momma's cooking! -Wow, it's so beautiful! Procedures: 1. "Today, we are going to learn to read with expression. Does any know what expression is? Can anyone show me how to use expression? (Allow for students to give answers). When you say something with expression, you have feelings in your face, voice, etc. to go along with what you are saying. "But before we become skilled at reading with expression, lets go over what we should do if we came across a word we do not know. Remember, we can use cover-ups, to figure out the words we do not know. To help us to try and guess the wor...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K-2

  49.   I See a Bee!
...say it one more time. Okay now what words do we hear the ee=/E/ sound? Bee, weed, feed, and sweet. Yes, great!" 3.) Have the class sit in a circle on the floor. "When you hear the ee=/E/ sound within the sentence I want you to clap your hands". a.) The mouse is scared to meet the elephant. b.) The eel likes to eat fish. c.) My favorite game is hide-and-seek. d.) The sweet flower had a bee on one of its pedals. 4.) The class will now participate in a letterbox lesson with ee=/E/. "We are all going to take out our letter boxes and letters. I only want to see two boxes showing right now". The teacher wil...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  50.   A Fleet of Sheep
...espondence ee=/E/ in spoken and written words. Materials: Elkonin Letterboxes, Letterbox letters (ee, n, d, w, k, s, b, f, r, l, t, c, p), pencils, Book: Lee and the Team by Shelia Cushman. Poster with tongue twister: A fleet of sheep creep the steep street. Picture page including: tree, knee, arm, eel, whale, peel, seed, sheep, and cow. Procedures: Begin the lesson by telling the students that the written language is like a tricky code. What makes this code so tricky is figuring out what the letters in the code mean. The letters stand for mouth moves we make when we say different words. Today we are g...
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    Grade Level: Pre-K-2


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