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Shelley’s list of SMART Board resources
http://www.pesd92.org/schools/wwint/SB_resources.htm
Students identify the parts
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and types of angles. Create
Angles                        and measure angles, and
4-6    book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
recognize angles in real life
+States/Elementary/4-6/Math/Angles.htm
objects.
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Estimate and calculate the
Angles in a Triangle (SMART-                                 Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
measurements of angles in a
created)                                                     7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
triangle
9/Math/Angles+in+a+Triangle+%28SMA
RT-created%29.htm
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Identify angles as acute,              US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Classifying Angles (SMART-   obtuse or right angles, and     Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                     use a protractor to classify an 4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
angle.                                 6/Math/Classifying+Angles+%28SMART-
created%29.htm
In this starter activity,              http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
students identify acute, reflex        US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Grouping Angles              and obtuse angles by                   book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
dragging the correct label to          +States/Elementary/4-
the angle.                             6/Math/Grouping+Angles.htm
In this activity, children
identify angles as acute,
obtuse or right. They expand           http://education.smarttech.com/NR/exere
Measuring Angles             their understanding by                 s/DD2D4B30-2AE8-48E7-9749-
4-6
identifying pairs of angles and        1884B9D0D82D.htm
measuring angles with a
protractor.
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Learn how to measure                   US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Measuring Angles             angles, and complementary              book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
and supplementary angles.              +States/Elementary/4-
6/Math/Measuring+Angles.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Identify types of angles and
Pairs of Angles 2 (SMART-                                    Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                                                     4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
vertical angles are related.
6/Math/Pairs+of+Angles+2+%28SMART-
created%29.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Working with Angles                                                 book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
to classify them                4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
6/Math/Working+with+Angles.htm
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Learn the formula for finding
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the area of a circle, and
Area of a Circle (SMART-                                      Grades    book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
practice, using examples
created)                                                      4-6       +States/Elementary/4-
created for visual and
6/Math/Area+of+a+Circle+SMART+creat
kinesthetic learners.
ed.htm
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Learn the formula for finding
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the area of a parallelogram,
Area of a Parallelogram                                                 book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
(SMART-created)                                                         +States/Elementary/4-
created for visual and        4-6
6/Math/Area+of+a+Parallelogram+SMAR
kinesthetic learners.
Tcreated.htm
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Find out how to work out the              US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Area of a Polygon (SMART-                                     Grades
area of a polygon using                   book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                                                      10 -12
examples.                                 +States/Secondary/10-
12/Math/Area+of+a+Polygon.htm
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Learn the formula for finding
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
the area of a rectangle, and
Area of a Rectangle (SMART-                                   Grades    book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
practice, using examples
created)                                                      4-6       +States/Elementary/4-
created for visual and
6/Math/Area+of+a+Rectangle+SMARTcr
kinesthetic learners.
eated.htm
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Learn the formula for finding
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
the area of a square, and
Area of a Square (SMART-                                      Grades    book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
practice, using examples
created)                                                      4-6       +States/Elementary/4-
created for visual and
6/Math/Area+of+a+Square+SMARTcreat
kinesthetic learners.
ed.htm
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Learn the formula for finding
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the area of a trapezoid, and
Area of a Trapezoid (SMART-                                   Grades    book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
practice, using examples
created)                                                      4-6       +States/Elementary/4-
created for visual and
6/Math/Area+of+a+Trapezoid+SMARTcr
kinesthetic learners.
eated.htm
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Learn the formula for finding
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
the area of a triangle. Practice
Area of a Triangle (SMART-                                     Grades   book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
what you have learned, using
created)                                                       7-9      +States/Secondary/7-
examples created for visual
9/Math/Area+of+a+Triangle+SMARTcrea
and kinesthetic learners.
ted.htm
Students find the area of
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squares, rectangles, circles,
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Area of Objects (SMART-       parallelograms, trapezoids      Grades
book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                      and triangles using the         4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
correct mathematical
6/Math/Area+of+Objects.htm
formulas.
Students learn the definitions
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
diameter and pi, and apply     Grades
Circumference                                                      book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
+States/Elementary/4-
questions relating to
6/Math/Circumference.htm
circumference.
Discover the relationship             http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
between circumference and             US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Circumference                diameter (pi), and use it to          book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
7-9
calculate unknown                     +States/Secondary/7-
measurements of any circle            9/Math/Circumference.htm
Find the area and perimeter
of a shape by using                  http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
coordinate geometry. The             US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Coordinate Geometry          pages that have a brown              book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
7-9.
background are for teachers.         +States/Secondary/7-
This way a teacher can easily        9/Math/Coordinate+Geometry.htm
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Students explore the concept         US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Cubic Centimeters and Meters of measuring volume using     Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
(SMART-created)              cubic centimeters and         4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
meters.                              6/Math/Cubic+Centimeters+and+Meters.
htm
This main teaching activity
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introduces the concept of
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Finding Area (SMART-created)                                      book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
manipulative blocks to        4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
determine the area of various
6/Math/Finding+Area.htm
shapes.
This main teaching activity
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introduces the concept of
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Finding Perimeter                                                 book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
the perimeter of different    4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
shapes with an on-screen
6/Math/Finding+Perimeter.htm
ruler.
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Introducing Perimeter                                             book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
perimeter.                    4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
6/Math/Introducing+Perimeter.htm
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Students use formulas to
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Volume                                                            book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
cubes, prisms, cylinders,     4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
spheres, cones and pyramids.
6/Math/Volume.htm
Students are introduced to flip
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images. Students record the
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vertex, its flip image location Grades
Flip Images (SMART-created)                                        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
and its mirror line, and        4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
practice drawing the flip
6/Math/Flip+Images.htm
image of various polygons.
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This introductory lesson               US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Introducing Polygons        defines and investigates the           book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
polygon.                               +States/Elementary/4-
6/Math/Introducing+Polygons.htm
In this activity, children           http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
identify polygons, are                US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Introduction to Tessellation   introduced to tessellation and        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
learn two ways to tessellate          +States/Elementary/4-
objects.                              6/Math/Introduction+to+Tessellation.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Rays                           line segments and rays.       4-6     +States/Elementary/4-
6/Math/Lines+Line+Segments+and+Ray
s.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Nets (SMART-created)           Draw nets of 3-D shapes.
10 – 12 +States/Secondary/10-
12/Math/Nets+%28SMART-
created%29.htm
Students label, identify and
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find lines of symmetry in
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Polygon Characteristics                                            book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
whether they are symmetrical 4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
and identify congruent and
6/Math/Polygon+Characteristics.htm
similar polygons.
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Prisms vs. Pyramids                                                 book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
prisms and pyramids.          4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
6/Math/Prisms+vs+Pyramids.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Pythagoras Theory (SMART-      Understand the logic behind   Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                       the Pythagorean theorem.      7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
9/Math/Pythagoras+Theory+SMART+Cre
ated.htm
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Solve 10 problems to practice        US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
what you have learned about          book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
(SMART-created)                                         10 -12
the Pythagorean theorem.             +States/Secondary/10-
12/Math/Pythagorean+Theorem+3.htm
Students learn and                    http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
understand the Pythagorean            US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
The Pythagorean Theorem   theorem and use it to find the        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
7-9
missing side of a right               +States/Secondary/7-
triangle.                             9/Math/The+Pythagorean+Theorem.htm
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Students identify translations,        US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Transforming Shapes       reflections, rotations and             book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
describe transformations.              +States/Elementary/4-
6/Math/Transforming+Shapes.htm
and horizontal axes, point             http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
zero, the coordinate plane,            US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Coordinate Plane   quadrants, x and y                     book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
coordinates and ordered                +States/Elementary/4-
pairs, and then play a game            6/Math/Coordinate+Plane.htm
of battleship.
This activity introduces
children to integers and the
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terms opposite, positive,
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Introducing Integers                                                book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
Children complete questions     4-6
d+States/Elementary/4-
and reveal the correct
6/Math/Introducing+Integers.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Introduction to Integers                                          book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
number line and comparing     4-6
d+States/Elementary/4-
and ordering integers.
6/Math/Introduction+to+Integers.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Work out the mean, median
Mean, Median and Mode                                      Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
and mode of the following
(SMART-created)                                            10 -12 d+States/Secondary/10-
examples.
12/Math/Mean+Median+and+Mode+%28
SMART-created%29.htm
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Students practice multiplying
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Multiplication of Integers                                           book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
and symbolically to learn the 7-9
d+States/Secondary/7-
rules for multiplying integers.
9/Math/Multiplication+of+Integers.htm
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A whole-class activity that
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Place Value                                                         book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
vocabulary and their            4-6
d+States/Elementary/4-
understanding of place value.
6/Math/Place+Value.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Powers I (SMART-created)                                            book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
understand powers.              7-9
d+States/Secondary/7-
9/Math/Powers+I.htm
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Learn how to simplify
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
integers that are raised to the Grades
Powers II (SMART-created)                                           book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
power of fractions and          10 -12
d+States/Secondary/10-
negative numbers.
12/Math/Powers+II.htm
through pictures and                   US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Ratios                       numbers. They deepen their             book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
4-6
understanding by applying              d+States/Elementary/4-
ratios to real-life situations.        6/Math/Ratios.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
created)                      and solve ratio problems.     7-9
d+States/Secondary/7-
9/Math/Ratios+and+Proportion.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Practice simplifying a ratio.        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
created)                                                    7-9
d+States/Secondary/7-
9/Math/Simplifying+Ratios.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
What is my discount? (SMART- Practice applying discount in Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
created)                      some real-life examples.      7-9    d+States/Secondary/7-
9/Math/What+is+my+discount+SMARTcr
eated.htm
Children learn to apply the           http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
concepts of event, outcome,           US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Probability                    experiment, theoretical               book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
4-6
probability and experimental          d+States/Elementary/4-
probability.                          6/Math/Probability.htm
Understand the concepts of
event, outcome, experiment,
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theoretical probability and
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
experimental probability.
Solve problems using the
Probability (Dice)                                            4-6    d+States/Elementary/4-
formula for probability and
6/Math/Theoretical+and+Experimental+P
understand how probability
robability+Dice.htm
relates to the fairness of a
game.
Students solve logic problems
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by thinking outside the box.
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
It’s a great activity to      Grades
Logic Problems                                        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
challenge all levels of       4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
students in a group or
6/Math/Logic+Problems.htm
individually.
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hiteboards/smart-
American Revolution   review             8
alStudies-AmericanRevolution.notebook
Egyptian and other cultures’          http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
ways of burying the dead.             US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Students identify objects that Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Ancient Egyptian Burials
are buried with ancient        7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
Egyptian pharaohs and select          9/Social+Studies/Ancient+Egyptian+Buri
objects that represent their          als.htm
own interests.
Students identify the correct
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definitions and spellings for
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words associated with ancient
Ancient Egyptian Vocabulary   Egypt and review an
7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
interactive website that
9/Social+Studies/Ancient+Egyptian+Voca
teaches how to pronounce
bulary.htm
ancient Egyptian words.
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In this research activity,           US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Ancient Greek Soldiers
prowess in battle of the      4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
Ancient Greeks.                      6/Social+Studies/Ancient+Greek+Soldier
s.htm
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Compare various religions,
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
find similarities and
Ancient World Religions       differences, and express
7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
each religion's location of
9/Social+Studies/Ancient+World+Religio
origin and basic tenets.
ns.htm
Students investigate how the        http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
ancient Greeks met social           US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Family Roles in Ancient       needs through family roles.  Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Greece                        Students compare family      4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
roles in the city-states of         6/Social+Studies/Family+Roles+in+Ancie
Athens and Sparta.                  nt+Greece.htm
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Human body system from                                                  e/Science%20lessons/Elementary/USD
SMART board Lounge                                                      %20259/Human%20Body%20System.no
tebook
Students identify the main
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divisions of vertebrate
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Divisions of Vertebrates                                              book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
characteristics, and provide   7-9
+States/Secondary/7-
examples of each type of
9/Biology/Divisions+of+Vertebrates.htm
vertebrate.
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hiteboards/smart-
Heart and Lungs
lessons/notebook_lessons/2ndGrHearta
ndLungswithSenteoQuiz.notebook
Students define an                   http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
invertebrate animal, identify        US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
which animals are part of the Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Introduction to Invertebrates
invertebrate group and         7-9   +States/Secondary/7-
identify which is the largest        9/Biology/Introduction+to+Invertebrates.h
group of invertebrate animals.       tm

Amy Gates of Lee's Summit            http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
R-7 School District, Missouri,       US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Organs of the Digestive         U.S., submitted this labeling Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
System                          activity to reinforce what     4–6   +States/Elementary/4-
the human digestive system.          tem.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
An outline of the circulatory
The Circulatory System -                                   Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
system, including the heart,
primary                                                    4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
blood cells and blood vessels
6/Science/The+Circulatory+System+prim
ary.htm
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Explore how the digestive            US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
system interacts with other          book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                                                   7-9
parts of the body.                   +States/Secondary/7-
9/Biology/The+Digestive+System.htm
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Label the structures of the
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
heart and understand how the Grades
The Heart (SMART-created)                                         book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
heart pumps blood around      7-9
+States/Secondary/7-
the body.
9/Biology/The+Heart.htm
Students will drag the names
of the bones to the correct
bone and time themselves.           http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
The goal is to improve their        US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
The Skeletal System             time with practice. Students        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
7-9
importance of the human
skeleton.
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Students sort animals
Vertebrates and Invertebrates   according to vertebrate or
7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
invertebrate criteria.
9/Biology/Vertebrates+and+Invertebrates
.htm
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Students learn the names               US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Moon Phases                     and sequence of the moon’s              book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
phases.                                 +States/Elementary/4-
6/Science/Moon+Phases.htm
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Learn the names of the                  US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Moon Phases (SMART-             phases of the moon and         Grades   book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                        match the phase to the         4-6      +States/Elementary/4-
position of its orbit.                  6/Science/Moon+Phases+SMART+creat
ed.htm
Explore plate tectonic                  http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
environments, movements of              US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Plate Tectonics                 plate tectonics and land                book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
tectonics.                              6/Science/Plate+Tectonics.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
created)                                                       10-12    +States/Secondary/10-
12/Geography/Plate+tectonics+SMART+
Created.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Structure of the Earth (SMART- Label the structure of the      Grades   book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                       Earth.                          10 -12   +States/Secondary/10-
12/Geography/Structure+of+the+Earth.ht
m
Shelley Shott of ICT Institute
of Computer Technology,
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California, U.S., uses this
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
The Rock Cycle                                                        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
knowledge of the rock cycle. 4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
It invites students to take
6/Science/The+Rock+Cycle.htm
turns filling in the various
stages of the cycle.
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Describe how rocks are                US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
formed and differentiate types        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                                                       7-9
of rocks.                             +States/Secondary/7-
9/Chemistry/The+Rock+Cycle.htm
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Students acquire a
US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
knowledge of planets and the Grades
The Solar System                                                      book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
solar system, then use this    4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
knowledge in activities.
6/Science/The+Solar+System.htm
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US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
The Solar System (SMART-                                  Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                                                  10 -12 +States/Secondary/10-
12/Science/The+Solar+System+%28SM
ART-created%29.htm
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The Water Cycle                                                  book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
recycled in the water cycle.  4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
6/Science/The+Water+Cycle.htm
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Identify areas of volcanic    Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Volcanoes (SMART-created)
activity.                     10-12 +States/Secondary/10-
12/Geography/Volcanoes+%28SMART-
created%29.htm
This is a reinforcement                  http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
activity for a lesson on simple          US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Machines                     knowledge to distinguish          K-3    +States/Elementary/K-
machines.                                ines.htm
objects, erase to reveal                 US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
May the Forces of Push and   answers, and move weights         Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Pull Be with You!            on a balance scale to learn       K -3   +States/Elementary/K-
weight and balance.                      d+Pull+Be+with+You.htm
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This activity explores the               US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Push and Pull                different forces we use to               book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4 -6.
move everyday objects.                   +States/Elementary/4-
6/Science/Push+and+Pull.htm
Functionally describe the six
different simple machines,           http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
calculate the ideal                  US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Simple Machines              mechanical advantage of the          book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
7-9
simple machines, and list            +States/Secondary/7-
examples of simple machines          9/Physics/Simple+Machines.htm
in their everyday lives.
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Comparing Poems (SMART-    Compare two poems            Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                   about World War one.         10-12 +States/Secondary/10-
12/English/Comparing+Poems+%28SMA
RT-created%29.htm
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How to use a Thesaurus 1   Practice using a thesaurus   Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
(SMART-created)            with examples.               7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
9/English/How+to+use+a+Thesaurus+1.
htm
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How to use a Thesaurus 2   More practice using a        Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
(SMART-created)            thesaurus.                   10-12 +States/Secondary/10-
12/English/How+to+use+a+Thesaurus+2
.htm
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Students understand the
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reasons an author writes and Grades
Author’s Purpose                                                    book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/Unite
explores the reason an author 4-6
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wrote a specific piece
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This lesson introduces the
Types of Conflicts in Stories   types of conflicts that authors
4-6    d+States/Elementary/4-
use in their stories.
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+Stories.htm
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Common Idioms (SMART-         Students explore the meaning Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
created)                      of common idioms.                 k-3    +States/Elementary/K-
3/Language+Arts/Common+Idioms+SMA
RTcreated.htm
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This activity requires students          US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
to define, identify and create Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Figures of Speech
samples of onomatopoeia           4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
and personification                      6/Language+Arts/Figures+of+Speech.ht
m
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This activity requires students          US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
to define, identify and create Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Figures of Speech II
samples of alliteration,          4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
hyperbole and idioms.                    6/Language+Arts/Figures+of+Speech+II.
htm
Carolyn Dolan, of Russian
Jack Elementary and the
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Deaf and Hard of Hearing,
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U.S., uses this lesson to         Grades
Idioms                                                                 book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
teach the uses of idioms in       4-6
+States/Elementary/4-
everyday language. Matching
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games and re-writing
sentences to include idioms
are the activities.
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Students learn what an idiom             US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Idioms: What Do They Really   is. Activities include            Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Mean?                         scaffolding of skills that range 4-6     +States/Elementary/4-
from easy to harder.                     6/Language+Arts/Idioms+What+Do+The
y+Really+Mean.htm
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Students distinguish between
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metaphors and similes, and
Metaphors and Similes         learn how to use both figures
4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
of speech effectively in
6/Language+Arts/Metaphors+and+Simile
writing.
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to understand and interpret              US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
similes and metaphors. They Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Similes and Metaphors
are also encouraged to write 4-6         +States/Elementary/4-
their own similes and                    6/Language+Arts/Similes+and+Metaphor
metaphors                                s.htm
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A Picture is Worth Many        enhance their vocabulary and Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Adjectives                     writing. Students interact by k-3   +States/Elementary/K-
contributing words that             3/Language+Arts/A+Picture+is+Worth+M
provided in the activity.
Students understand the
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terms superlative and
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comparative, identify
comparative and superlative
Superlative                                                    4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
sentences using superlative
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Students learn the definition            http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-
of common and proper                     US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Common and Proper Nouns
identifying and naming          4-6      +States/Elementary/4-
common and proper nouns in               6/Language+Arts/Common+and+Proper
a variety of situations.                 +Nouns.htm
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Students construct
“er” and “est”                                                k-3       +States/Elementary/K-
the correct suffix (er and est).
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Review the definition for
Concrete or Abstract Nouns     abstract and concrete nouns,
4-6         +States/Elementary/4-
and sort them.
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Nouns.htm
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a graphic organizer, then use
4-6       +States/Elementary/4-
sentence.
tm
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Homonym Baseball
this baseball-themed activity. 4-6       +States/Elementary/4-
6/Language+Arts/Homonym+Baseball.ht
m
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decide which words should be
created)                                                      7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
used correctly in a sentence.
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ted.htm
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Identify nouns, verbs and      Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Parts of Speech in Sentences
adjectives in a sentence.      4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
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entences.htm
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Review the difference
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between prefixes and
Prefixes and Suffixes          suffixes, practice making new
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words and use them to write
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sentences.
htm
In this grammatical
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punctuation marks. Children           US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Punctuate This!                practice using punctuation on         book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
a piece of text from The              +States/Elementary/4-
Hobbit from which all the             6/Language+Arts/Punctuate+This.htm
punctuation marks have been
removed.
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Practice using periods,
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Punctuating sentences, 1       exclamation marks and         Grades
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(SMART-created)                question marks correctly in a 7-9
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sentence.
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Learn how to use commas,            US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Punctuating sentences, 2
(SMART-created)
correctly in a sentence.     7-9    +States/Secondary/7-
9/English/Punctuating+sentences+2.htm
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Students learn and review    Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Singular and Plural Nouns
ways to pluralize nouns.     4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
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ouns.htm
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Subject Pronouns   organizer. Students then use        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
the keyboard to choose the          +States/Elementary/4-
appropriate subject pronoun.        6/Language+Arts/Subject+Pronouns.htm
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types of characters found in
stories and the methods
Characterization                                           4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
authors use to build
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characters.
acterization.htm
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Understand the basic                US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Introduction to Paragraph     concepts of writing a        Grades book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
Writing                       paragraph, and recognize its 4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
essential parts.                    6/Language+Arts/Introduction+to+Paragr
aph+Writing.htm
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Review the standard practice        US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Note
Letter Writing                for letter writing, and view        book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
4-6
related websites.                   +States/Elementary/4-
6/Language+Arts/Letter+Writing.htm
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Students complete
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Paragraph Writing                                                   book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
what elements are missing      4-6
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Stoplight paragraph writing
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Students are presented with a
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Story Plan                                                            book+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United
to help organize their story     4-6
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ideas.
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Students identify the different
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elements of a paragraph and
What is a Paragraph?          determine the topic of the
4-6    +States/Elementary/4-
paragraph by finding key
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words.
htm
Students will examine a
variety of literatures to
determine the strategies that
authors use to gain an
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audience’s attention. As
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different books are examined,
Writing Strong Leads          students will place the title of
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the book on the page that
describes the strategy.
htm
Students will then create a
sample story starter using the
various techniques as
models.