This lesson helps students to develop an effective voice by selecting words that are clear, concrete, and exact. Exercises are based on model sentences from world literature selections.
Mixing colors with Little Blue and Little Yellow
This is an integrated lesson based on a French book entitled "Petit Bleu et Petit Jaune" (Little Blue and Little Yellow) by Leo Lionni. Within the lesson, students will experiment with various colors to create new colors and eventually write their own version of this story.
Cause and effect
Students will identify and interpret cause and effect as expressed in poetry.
Observing connections: North Carolina pottery and face jugs
This is the third lesson in a series of three in which students are creating art based on their observations: Lesson 1 Observing connections -- art, poetry and the environment; Lesson 2 Observing connections -- changing landscapes; Lesson 3 Observing connections -- North Carolina pottery and face jugs.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Fine Motor/Coordination - Drawing
The girl imitates drawing a horizontal line as well as making circular shapes. At 3 years of age a child should be able to draw a circle and at 4 years old can copy a cross. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Lumbar Puncture Step by Step
This video is a tutorial covering all aspects of performing the lumbar puncture procedure (LP). Learning Objectives: 1. List the indications and contraindications for performing an LP. 2. Describe the risks associated with performing an LP. 3. Demonstrate how to properly position the patient for the procedure. 4. Identify and assemble all the components of an LP tray. 5. Describe the key anatomical landmarks and relevant anatomy to be aware of to perform an LP. 6. State which is the interspace o
This patient education program explains sarcoidosis including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for this disorder. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Seizures and Epilepsy (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses different types of seizures including epileptic. The causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for epilepsy are reviewed. It also covers what to do when a seizure occurs, how to live with seizures, and preventive measures. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Acids and Bases: Testing Rockets
It would seem that bottles of lemon juice and rockets have only their basic shape in common. However, as two cast members from ZOOM demonstrate in this adapted video segment, when baking soda is added to the mix, a plastic bottle can act very much like a real rocket. Grades 3-8.
A news camera captured this video excerpt of a 1965 voting rights demonstration, from People's Century: "Skin Deep".
Greenland Ice Sheet Project 2: A Record of Climate Change
Using images and graphs, this interactive resource illustrates scientists' efforts to study Earth's climatic history for the last 250,000 years by drilling into the Greenland Ice Sheet and examining ice cores. Adapted from the Wright Center for Science Education, Tufts University.
What is a solar eclipse and why are they only visible in some parts of the world? In this video segment adapted from NASA, astronomer Susan Stolovy uses animations to provide an answer to these questions.
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights Scrapbook
These materials document the goals and activities of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights; from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
Reconstruction and Black Education
This mini-documentary from the American Experience: "Reconstruction" Web site follows post-Civil War development of public education for African Americans in the South and the resistance it sparked.
Little Rock Nine
This collection of photos shows scenes from the controversial desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.
Movement Music Medley
This collection of songs and images highlights the role of music in the Civil Rights movement.
Bayard Rustin: A Freedom Budget, Part 1
This audio excerpt captures the beginning of Bayard Rustin's 1967 "Freedom Budget" speech, describing the social and economic impact of racism over time.
Brown: A Landmark Case
This video segment describes the players and events of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision and how it galvanized the Civil Rights movement as well as white resistance.
Decision in the Streets
This video segment, adapted from Decision in the Streets by civil rights filmmaker Harvey Richards, portrays the interracial protests that took place in San Francisco in 1963-64.
Voter Registration Training Tool
Students at Miles College in Birmingham developed this "crib sheet" and questionnaire to help black citizens become registered voters and to document racial discrimination in the voting process in the 1950s.