Exploring Native Americans across the curriculum Blast stereotypes with across-the-curriculum activities for students of all ages. These activities will help teachers present a balanced portrayal of Native Americans today -- their history, their culture, and their issues. Plains Indians pictographs Laura Wolfram, who teaches at Horace Mann School in Bronx, New York, submitted this week's lesson, in which students design their own pictograph sentences on scraps of "buffalo hide. Students use a Venn diagram to compare two popular childrens stories -- Cinderella and the native tale The Rough-Face Girl.
Yours and my Trail of Tears Marcus Garcia, who teaches at Lincoln School in Stockton, California, submitted this lesson in which a simulation teaches students about the forced relocation of Cherokees along the Trail of Tears. Grades The Native American legacy Follow the yearly cycle of 12 full moons to learn about the lives of the early Algonquian people. Have your class perform a play based on a Native American folktale.
Help students create Native American jewelry, clothing, and other crafts Indigenous People's literature A compilation of writings and information about indigenous peoples from around the world. Sitting Bull: A new biography A biography of Sitting Bull sheds light on the Lakota chief who won the battle and fought to maintain his people's way of life. This week, Education World celebrates the history, spirit, and people of the American West in two new and very different books.
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Lesson 33: Learning America's Sport
Over the summer, the players practis and train. Frankweiler , by E. Konigsburg, to learn about the role of money, saving and budgets.
Students complete a worksheet about keeping track of expenses, analyze information about savings accounts and create a budget. Bateman, to learn about saving and investing. Students complete a worksheet on creating a portfolio, play a saving and investing game, and create a skit for a commercial that explains why it is important to invest.
Using Credit Students share several chapters from the book Not for a Billion Gazillion Dollars , by Paula Danzinger, to learn about earning money, saving, credit and debt. Students complete a worksheet on spending habits, complete an activity in which they determine whether or not they should purchase items with cash or credit, and analyze a credit-card statement. Short-Term and Long-Term Savings Goals Students share several chapters from the book The Leaves in October , by Karen Ackerman, to learn about earning an income, saving and setting short-term and long-term savings goals.
Students complete a worksheet on earning money, complete an activity in which students establish short-term and long-term savings goals, and practice entering items in a savings passbook. Currency and Exchange Rates Students share the book The Story of Money , by Betsy Maestro, to learn about exchange and barter, the function of money, currency and spending money.
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Students complete a worksheet on currencies, determine the value of the dollar in three different countries using current exchange rates and shop with cashless money. Students share several chapters from the book Tarantula Shoes , by Tom Birdseye, to learn about saving, earning an income, trade-off, cost-benefit analysis and spending money wisely. Students complete a worksheet on bargain shopping, do an activity in which they determine which athletic shoe they should buy, and discuss how they can spend their money wisely.
Lessons can be taught independently, in topic modules or as a semester long course. Developing research-based educational outreach programs, TCAI encourages students at colleges and universities nationwide to help improve consumer financial literacy and make informed financial choices in today's complex markets. Sounds good, right? In the second part of "The Time Traveling Treehouse," Anna finds the answer to this question: How do you play baseball?
In this video, learn about agent nouns. These are nouns that indicate someone or something that performs the action of a verb. Usually, they end in " -er. Pronunciation Use this video to learn American English pronunciation for the "er" ending of agent nouns. The URL has been copied to your clipboard No media source currently available. Do you work with or play on a team?
Did you work with or play on a team in the past? Write to us by email or in the Comments section. Click on the image below to download the Activity Sheet and practice talking about a sequence of events using agent nouns. Activity Sheet Lesson 33 Learning Strategy Learning Strategies are the thoughts and actions that help make learning easier or more effective. The learning strategy for this lesson is Sequence. Sequence means thinking about how one event or action follows another.
For example, Anna says, "First, the pitcher pitches the ball to the batter. The batter bats the ball. Then, the runner runs to first base. Can you find an example in the lesson of a sequence hint: it follows "We found the answer! Write to us about it in the Comments section or send us an email. Teachers, see the Lesson Plan for more details on teaching this strategy.
Each Let's Learn English lesson has an Activity Sheet for extra practice on your own or in the classroom. In this lesson, you can use it to practice agent nouns. Send us an email if you have comments on this course or questions. Topics: Complimenting someone's ability; Explaining how to play a sport or activity. Now it's your turn.
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