This is a short and to-the-point video (Students Distance Learning.mp4) from Alex Case in Loudoun County. It can give you ideas for making your own video for your division's students, and even for your teachers!
Students will examine and interpret a population chart published in 1898 depicting changes in the makeup of the United States across time in three categories, "foreign stock," "native stock," and "colored" as well as an 1893 political cartoon about immigration. Students will also explain the causes and effects of population change in the late 19th century.
VSTE refreshed TSIPs adopted by Sussex Co. Public Schools. These documents outline our TSIP program. There are two tiers, A and B. Tier A is for returning teachers that passed with satisfactory from the previous year. Tier B is for new teachers and those returning teachers that received an unsatisfactory rating.
COVID activity book to help with worry and coping during social distancing.
A lesson that focuses on understand that text formats can be used to set a purpose for reading.It is a cross-curricular lesson for Elementary Librarians to support the ELA standard (3.6).Created by: Tiffany Ray Powhatan County Public School 3/2021
Students will use the Census Business Builder: Small Business Edition data access tool to gather and analyze information that entrepreneurs may consider when opening a business. This introductory activity assumes that students have limited experience using data access tools.
In this unit, students will become familiar with fables and trickster tales from different cultural traditions and will see how stories change when transferred orally between generations and cultures. They will learn how both types of folktales employ various animals in different ways to portray human strengths and weaknesses and to pass down wisdom from one generation to the next. Use the following lessons to introduce students to world folklore and to explore how folktales convey the perspectives of different world cultures.
This is a cross-curricular activity that uses the story Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday to practice money and decimal skills in addition to reading and writing skills. After reading or hearing the story, students will complete the attached worksheet. (If it's read aloud, students would need a way to refer back to the story to answer the questions. The worksheet has a mixture of reading and math questions. It can be edited if you choose. It can be used for either 3rd or 4th grade. With slight modifications, it could also be used for middle school EL students to learn about currency.
Alexandria's reference page for Fall 2020
Learning Packets from Alexandria Public Schools, sorted by Grade Level (PDF)
This Coding lesson plan is a resource used to review continents and oceans and VA's location on World map. It also contains several links to review geographic vocabulary using Quizlet , links to access SOLPASS games and a "How to code with SCRATCH" video along with a SCRATCH link with a ready made digital map to use for modeling code or to allow students to copy/remix the code to fit their needs.
This presentation focuses on the basics of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) and how various technology tools can support all students. It is about 57 minutes long and the accompanying slide deck is included.
A presentation with links to specific information about the Alleghany schools reopening plans
Teachers will implement a lesson on recognizing uppercase and lowercase letters. Set up in two groups. Line each team of students up facing each other against the wall. (with a piece of tape dividing the room). The teacher will give each student a letter card. Group 1 Uppercase & Group 2 Lowercase. The teacher will set the timer (2 minutes) and students will find their matching “Uppercase/ Lowercase” Letter. Once they believe they have made their match they will race to the checkpoint station to verify they are correct. If incorrect they must return to their spot and look for their match. .
Patrick Hausammann of Clarke put together this slide deck that covers 30 tech tools that help students with their creativity skills.
Students will look at data showing how the "millennial" generation differs from other generations. They will analyze and evaluate social changes evident in the data. Then they will work with a partner to compose a newsletter.
Students will explore maps containing census data from 1950 through 2000. They will analyze how education levels and median household incomes have changed over time and determine how the two might be correlated. Students will also come up with ideas for policies that could help address issues related to income and education.