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Where Were You When…?

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Have students interview their parents about certain historical events, taking notes about where they were and what they remember, to share later with the class.

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A Giant Stack of Free Books

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Needing to do exercises looking up words in the dictionary based on the guide words at the tops of pages, but you can’t round up enough dictionaries? Every year when the new phone directories come out, round up enough of the old ones for each student to have one.

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Raging Debates

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

As we near the end of the school year, tempers are hot and everyone is stressed. As students complete final assignments and tests, you may […]

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Charlotte’s Web Activites

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 2

The classic childrens novel by E.B. White opens a world of possibilities for classroom projects and lesson plans. Full of themes involving friendship, loyalty, farm animals, this list goes on and on. In fact, we have a rather long list, submitted by another one of the dedicated T2T contributors. While these ideas aren’t complete lesson plans, we know a little creativity can go a long way.

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Writing: Where Is It?

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Submitted by T2T Contributor, Lee Robbins Objective: Students will improve in their ability to describe place and location in their writing. Resources: Numbered small paper […]

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Résumé Writing

October 25, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

If you sense the Web is one big ego trip, it would follow there would be lots of resumes, and resumes there are. So if you need a good computer, business or English class project with real-world applications, or want to turn students loose on a mission on the Web, have them research and write resumes. And for teachers, it never hurts to have a current resume on file. You may not need it for a new job, but it can be timely and impressive at evaluation time.

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Creative Writing Morphing

October 25, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Have students construct a creative writing piece from old newspapers or magazines, using a random assortment of photos and pictures. Collages to accompany their writings make a nice wall display.