Submitted by ross.holliday on Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:09am.
This is a unit plan for teaching ancient Greek literature in the form of The Odyssey to ninth graders. This unit is aimed at a population of struggling readers. It utilizes kahoot and quizlet online, and asks students to develop their own "kahoots", where students will develop the comprehension questions for each other. Links are provided in the unit plan.
In this unit, students build on their prior work with area and explore ways to find the area of rectangles with fractional side lengths. Students also learn about volume as an attribute of solid figures. Using improvised units, they explore volume and build toward using cubic units and volume formulas.
Submitted by a2michele on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:21pm.
Students choose and research a state using online search sites, and then using an online template, log their research. Research includes the geography, economy, and history of the state, in addition to other facts such as interesting places to visit and a comparison of their chosen state to their home state of Michigan. Students write a draft of their report, a final typed version o
Students have mastered solving equations and looking at solutions graphically. This unit is an extension and will have students investigate how to find to two equations. This unit will utilize investigate and exploration, with some direct instruction, to solidify the process and procedures to finding and identifying solutions to systems.
Submitted by debiasiz on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:15pm.
This unit will be designed to be taught concurrently with other units throughout the beginning (1st quarter and beginning of 2nd quarter) of the school year. It will focus on teaching grammar concepts in context. Front-loading grammar instruction has been a focus of the district ELA department.