Words with multiple definitions are examined in this dictionary skills activity, using the same dictionary page example as abcteach's activity, Guide Word #1; bubble-bun to burden-buzzard. Students answer questions and write sentences related to understanding the appropriate definition.
Do you know why it's called a watt? an ohm? a volt? Your students will know after this thorough history. From amber and fur (600 B.C.) to jumping frogs (1786) to electrical resistance (1827), this unit is a fantastic introduction to the history of electricity.
A poster explains simple electrical circuits; this is followed by a clear, detailed reading comprehension exercise; practice work for drawing in missing wires to complete the circuits concludes the lesson.
This 1 page non-fiction reading selection explains the vernal equinox. This lesson is appropriate for both hemispheres. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written responses.
Use the bar graph to find out which careers these middle school students prefer. Common Core: Grade 6 Statistics and Probability: 6.SP.A.1, 6.SPA.2 Common Core: Grade 6 Statistics and Probability: 6.SP.A.1, 6.SPA.2
Fill in the circle under the picture that begins with the same sound as love. Formatted like a standardized test, this 5 page document tests knowledge of beginning sounds. This is approximately a skill tested in first grade, although state standards vary widely.
Two fact-filled and easy-to-understand reading comprehensions, explaining and defining light. Our light units are available at four different levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and concepts.