A Midsummer Night's Dream teachers' guide
Based on the 2009 production directed by Aaron Posner in Orinda, CA, this guide has easy to use tools to bring the play to life in your classroom. Guide includes a plot summary, visual character map, a breakdown of Shakespeare's language, an overview of Elizabethan culture and many play related classroom activities.
Romeo and Juliet Teacher's Guide
Written in conjunction with Cal Shakes' 2008 production of Romeo and Juliet, this comprehensive Teacher's Guide serves to engage students with summaries, activities, games, and relevant readings about the themes and time period of the play . The theme of this guide is "You Just Don’t Understand." Cue your students to look for the misunderstandings in the play and how the world of the play creates and perpetuates them.
Primary sources: a process guide for students
Questions to consider when reading primary source documents.
Photographs: a process guide for students
Questions to consider when looking at photographs as primary sources.
American Memory: North Carolina educator's guide
Each month during 2007, LEARN NC will feature an in-depth look at one aspect of the Library of Congress' American Memory with a special focus on North Carolina materials.
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Methods of Discovery: A Guide to Research Writing
Unlike many research writing texts on the commercial market, this text has the following key features: Treats research writing as a rhetorical process Teaches use of research in different genres (not just the generic research paper). This approach allows the text to be used in a variety of writing and rhetoric classes. Discusses the use of various kinds of research sources (academic ones and others) Contains links to resources and multimedia which help students to understand and practice key con
Book Writing and Wall Writing
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Much Ado About Nothing: A teacher's guide
This teacher’s guide, Much Ado About Nothing: Word! is intended to help guide students through this particular thicket of playful language that Shakespeare employs here. It has been posited that language is the primary tool through which we construct our own reality, and the characters are certainly ...
Text parts of James Gibbs' "Book on Architecture containing designs of buildings and ornaments"
Transcribed text parts of Gibbs, J. (1739 - Second ed.) A book of architecture containing designs of buildings and ornaments. London : printed for W. Innys [etc.], 1739, on the basis of its image-only version in http://www.e-rara.ch/zut/content/titleinfo/203786. With a concordance between the the plates ...
Into the Book
The "Into the Book" web site is designed to help elementary students (grades 1-4) practice eight reading comprehension strategies through playful interactive activities. The site focuses on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, ...
G.L.A.D. Resource Book (Guided Language Acquisition Design)
This GLAD Resource Book has four sections Focus and Motivation, Input, Guided Oral Practice, and Reading and Writing. G.L.A.D. Strategy descriptions are from the Pasco School District’s G.L.A.D. Website. Strategy photos taken of Main Street Elementary Teachers class work and from the 5-Day and 2-Day ...
Starting a Preschool Guide
Starting a Preschool Guide. Part of the series: Early Education Teaching Tips. Starting a preschool involves attaining the appropriate license from the state, creating a budget, deciding on the cost of tuition and hiring a highly-trained staff of teachers. (1:28)
Developed for third and fourth grade. This is a very content driven experiment. Students will dissect flowers, with the main focus and emphasis being on learning the different parts and functions. Especially parts that are most necessary for survival. Students will also play a game to learn new vocabulary about plants. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level
Lab 9 - Rat Anatomy
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Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands
The intent of this material is to provide a basis from which a comprehensive study of coastal wetlands can be developed by the teacher on the basis of individual needs. Each teacher has students with varying needs and must, therefore, plan accordingly. The information and activities are provided as a framework and may be used and revised to accommodate different levels of students. Some activities may be used as demonstrations rather than student activities for younger students. Any grade level
Study Guide for a Beginning Course in Ground-Water Hydrology
The principal purpose of this study guide is to provide a broad selection of study materials that comprise a beginning course in ground-water hydrology. These study materials consist primarily of notes and exercises. The notes are designed to emphasize ideas and to clarify technical points that commonly cause difficulty and confusion to inexperienced hydrologists and may not receive adequate treatment in standard textbooks. Some of the exercises are more extensive than those usually found in tex
Heroes For My Son, by Brad Meltzer, book trailer
From the author's website: "Since the day my son was born, I've been writing a book for him. It's a collection of heroes throughout history. Some are famous (Jim Henson, Rosa Parks, Mr. Rogers). Some are totally unknown. But the result is this book -- a gift to my son. It's called Heroes For My Son. It came out in May 2010. And as I share this with my sons, I hope you'll share it with the hero in your life." The video shows the author seated o
Global Change Teacher's Guide
Global change is a relatively new area of scientific study using research from many disciplines to determine how Earth systems change, and to assess the influence of human activity on these changes. The Global Change section of the Teaching Packet consists of an introduction and five activities. In teaching these activities, four themes are important: time, change, cycles, and Earth as home.
Soil Change Guide - Procedures for Soil Survey and Resource Inventory
This Guide is designed for soil survey, vegetation, and ecological site or unit inventory work in order to help soil scientists and other inventory specialists collect interpretable data about soil change within the human time scale. This Guide describes a sampling system to measure dynamic soil properties for all major land uses (except urban lands where the land and soil have been significantly reshaped). The Guide includes instructions for project planning, field execution, and data analysis