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I have been developing resources for teachers for over 15 years and teaching for almost 20 years.
Talent Show: The kit to run your event!
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Talent Show: The kit to run your event!

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This is a complete kit with tips to run your School Talent Show. Here is what you get in the Talent Show kit which is in Microsoft Word and is easily editable to adjust to your school event: 1. Talent Show Audition Rubric 2. Talent Show Pamphlet 3. Talent Show Permission Slip 4. Talent Show Poster: Announcing Event 5. Talent Show Teacher/Sponsor guide 6. Talent Show Poster: Advertising Auditions 7. Master of Ceremonies Script to run the event 8. Talent Show Tickets
Reliable Resources on the Internet: Are these websites real or fake?
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Reliable Resources on the Internet: Are these websites real or fake?

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This is a fun activity that will teach students how to determine if a website is a reliable resource or not. The students will view several websites to determine if the website is real or fake. The activity comes with a two pages. The first page talks about how to identify unreliable and fake Internet sites with a list of websites for the students to check out. The next page is a worksheet that helps students analyze and reflect on how they determined whether or not a website is real or fake.
Amistad Slave Revolt and Trial with John Quincy Adams
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Amistad Slave Revolt and Trial with John Quincy Adams

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Amistad Slave Revolt and Trial with John Quincy Adams The Amistad Slave revolt and trial are covered in several different resources and activities. Here is what is in the packet: The Amistad Trial one page read with questions. Amistad Political Cartoon Amistad Comic activity Analyzing a political cartoon at the time of the Amistad resource activity Primay Source Activity on the Amistad with questions
STEM CHALLENGE BUILD THE STRONGEST CHAIN
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STEM CHALLENGE BUILD THE STRONGEST CHAIN

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This is a simple stem challenge that has students design and build a chain out of paper. The chain that can hold the most weight wins the stem challenge. This is a very easy prep and the students will have a lot of fun. Here is what is in the packet: 1. Teachers guide for the STEM challenge. 2. Two prototype pages 3. A results and reflection pag
Winston Churchill speech World War II "We shall fight them on the beaches"
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Winston Churchill speech World War II "We shall fight them on the beaches"

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Winston Churchill makes one of the most powerful speeches ever made during WWII as Germany is attacking Great Britain. This lesson comes with the primary source speech and questions. Below is a part of his speech. We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender,
STEM CHALLENGE BUILD A RAFT THAT FLOATS!
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STEM CHALLENGE BUILD A RAFT THAT FLOATS!

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This is a fun stem challenge that I call "Escape the Island" Students will design and build a raft from mostly materials they find outside. If they can get their raft to move from one end of a Rubbermaid bin to the other by blowing on the sail and it floats for 15 minutes they win. This activity is a lot of fun and does not require the teacher to purchase a lot of materials
Black Plague Webquest
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Black Plague Webquest

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The black plague website used in this activity was created by me and the link is included in the packet. It has a three page worksheet that takes the students on a journey through Europe during the black plague. Change the way you teach by using this activity!
Day of Infamy Speech Primary Source World War II With Questions
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Day of Infamy Speech Primary Source World War II With Questions

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This speech was given by president Franklin Roosevelt the day after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. The lesson comes with his speech and questions. Below is the beginning of his speech: Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The United States was at peace with that nation and, at the solicitation of Japan, was still in conversation with the government and its emperor looking toward the maintenance of peace in the Pacific........
STEM CHALLENGE: BUILD A HELICOPTER
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STEM CHALLENGE: BUILD A HELICOPTER

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A fen stem challenge where students build a simple helicopter. The team that gets their helicopter to hover the longest wins! Here is what is in the packet: 1. Teacher Guide 2. Prototype Worksheets 3. Results/Reflection Worksheet
STEM Challenge! Build a Sailboat
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STEM Challenge! Build a Sailboat

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In this stem challenge students will build a boat to move items from one side of the room to another. This is a really simple Stem challenge that is fun and exciting. What is in the packet: 1. STEM Challenge teacher lesson page 2. Prototype worksheet 3. Results/Reflection worksheet
STEM Challenge: Build a Catapult
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STEM Challenge: Build a Catapult

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Students will compete in this STEM challenge to determine who has the best catapult bast on range and accuracy. This is a fun one day activity that is really easy and fun to teach. The packet includes: 1. Teacher Guide 2. Prototype Worksheets 3. Results/Reflection Worksheet
Hernan Cortes Hero or Villain? Aztec Conquest
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Hernan Cortes Hero or Villain? Aztec Conquest

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This lesson comes with three primary sources that explore how Hernan Cortes could have been seen as a hero or a villain. After reading the primary sources students will decide if Hernan Cortes was a hero or a villain? They will then write an essay defending their answer based on what they have read. This lesson comes with three primary source readings, a guide on how to write a five paragraph essay, a rubric, and sentence starters for struggling writers.
Hernan Cortes and Aztec Primary Sources with Questions
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Hernan Cortes and Aztec Primary Sources with Questions

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Read 3 different primary sources about Hernan Cortes and the Aztecs. These primary sources look at the Spanish greed for riches, land and gold and how the Aztecs had a lot of enemies that Hernan Cortes will exploit to defeat the Aztecs. After reading the primary sources have the students answer the questions about the readings.
Online Safety, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Bullying and Surfing Safe Workbook
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Online Safety, Digital Citizenship, Cyber Bullying and Surfing Safe Workbook

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This is a 10 lesson workbook that discusses how to be safe online, digital citizenship, cyber bullying and surfing safe to include social media. Here is what is in the packet: 1. Online safety scenario worksheet 2. Digital Life: Playing it safe online. Short article with questions. 3. Creating an internet safety poster activity 4. Online safety Quiz that includes an answer key 5. Public Service Announcement activity about being safe online that includes a rubric and example. 6. Online safety when it comes to videos and social media. 7. Online safety: Be careful who you talk to 8. Surfing safe online 9. Internet Safety Cartoon Activity 10. Internet Safety Pledge
Civil War North Vs. South: How the North Won the American Civil War
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Civil War North Vs. South: How the North Won the American Civil War

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This packet looks at how the North won the American Civil War. Here is what is in the packet. 1. A short one page read about the advantages that both sides had during the Civil War and why the North ended up winning the Civil War. It has one page of follow up questions about the article. It also comes with an answer key. 2. A one page worksheet that looks at some data about the advantages that the North had during the Civil War. The worksheet has follow up questions on it. An answer key is included.