The Election of FDR and the New Deal

Learn about the New Deal and the election of FDR. Teaching Objectives: Students will understand some of the New Deal programs initiated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his administration to alleviate the effects of the Great Depression. Students will understand the lasting effects of the New Deal programs. Suggested Grade Level 5th – 8th Grade … Continue reading The Election of FDR and the New Deal

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Good Times and Hard Times in America

Learn about good times and bad times in the United States in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Teaching Objectives: Students will be to identify the automobile, movie and radio industries as indicative of prosperity in the U.S. in the 1920’s. Students will be able to name the first “talkie” and tell what year it was produced. … Continue reading Good Times and Hard Times in America

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Money Expressions with Two Operations

Students will learn to solve money problems with two or more operations. Teaching Objectives: Students will learn to define an expression. Students will learn to write expressions to solve problems. Students will write expressions and solve problems with two or more operations. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 9th Grade Lesson Excerpt: What is an expression? … Continue reading Money Expressions with Two Operations

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The Gold Rush – Impact and Expansion

Students will learn about various gold rushes, including the California, Colorado, and Alaska Gold Rushes. Teaching Objectives: Students will understand of the major events surrounding the California, Colorado, and Alaska Gold Rushes. Students will understand the impact of the Gold Rushes on western expansion in the U.S. Students will understand many important issues surrounding U.S. … Continue reading The Gold Rush – Impact and Expansion

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Writing Expressions with Different Money Amounts

Students will learn to write and evaluate expressions that have different money amounts. Teaching Objectives: Students will review writing expressions. Students will review evaluating expressions. Students will write expressions with different money amounts in them. Students will evaluate those expressions. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 9th Grade Lesson Excerpt: What is an expression? An expression … Continue reading Writing Expressions with Different Money Amounts

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Writing Expressions Involving Money Amounts

Students will learn to write expressions using money amounts. Teaching Objectives: Students will review evaluating expressions. Students will review expressions verses equations. Students will learn to write expressions to evaluate money amounts. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 9th Grade Lesson Excerpt: What is an expression? An expression is a numerical statement that has variables, numbers … Continue reading Writing Expressions Involving Money Amounts

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For Plant Lovers Only: Becoming a Botanist

Learn what botanists are, where they work, and how a person can become a botanist. Teaching Objectives: Students will be able to explain what a botanist is and what kinds of activities a botanist might do. Students will be able to describe five sub-specialties in the field of botany. Students will be able to name … Continue reading For Plant Lovers Only: Becoming a Botanist

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A Career with Bugs: Becoming an Entomologist

Learn what entomologists are, where they work, and how a person can become an entomologist. Teaching Objectives: Students will be able to explain what an entomologist is and what kinds of activities they might do. Students will be able to describe two sub-specialties in the field of entomology. Students will be able to name places … Continue reading A Career with Bugs: Becoming an Entomologist

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Caring for the Trees: Becoming an Arborist

Learn about arborists, where they work, and how a person can become an arborist. Teaching Objectives: Students will be able to explain what an arborist is and what kinds of activities an arborist might do. Students will be able to list several places where an arborist might work. Students will be able to define the … Continue reading Caring for the Trees: Becoming an Arborist

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Money Math: Lessons for Life

Students learn money math. Table of Contents: Foreword Correlations to NCTM Principles and Standards of Mathematics Lesson 1 The Secret to Becoming a Millionaire Lesson 2 Wallpaper Woes Lesson 3 Math and Taxes: A Pair to Count On Lesson 4 Spreading the Budget Suggested Grade Level 4th – 8th Grade Lesson Excerpt: Let’s face it—kids … Continue reading Money Math: Lessons for Life

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