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SOL 7.3 Tips, Tax, and Discounts

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SOL 7.3 - The student will solve single-step and multistep practical problems, using proportional reasoning.Teachers: Please make a copy of this document prior to use.Students will solve problems finding sales tax, tip, and discount.  When the answer is incorrect it will turn purple.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Interactive

Author: Tracey Bashaw

Fraction Posters

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5x7 Fraction posters, Students can paste into math interactive notebooks and shade in the fraction listed. 3.2 The student will a) name and write fractions and mixed numbers represented by a model; b) represent fractions and mixed numbers with models and symbols

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Ashley Harris

Government - Constitution Scavenger Hunt

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Lesson Plan for a Constitution Scavenger Hunt.Students will engage in discussion about the organization and importance of the Constitution. After, students will be given the Scavenger Hunt and, using a copy of the Constitution, answer all questions going through each Article. The Scavenger Hunt goes over basic information within the Cconstitution. Follow-up lessons could go into deeper, higher level inquiry.Includes Lesson Plan outline as well as Google Doc/PDF attachments of the Scavenger Hunt.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Homework/Assignment, Lesson, Lesson Plan

Author: Haley Taylor

Who Do You Believe? Let’s debate!

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After exploring The Three Little Pigs and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka students will be asked to determine which version of events is more believable.  Students will debate with one another using posters and their reasoning.  Can they convince others of their viewpoint?

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Heather Rule

Desert Island Activity - Create Your Own Form of Government!

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Designed for two 90-minute class periods. First students will imagine they are stranded on an island with no way to escape. It has all necessary resources to survive, and they have been tasked with creating their own system of government. Students will work in groups to create a government system, using slides or a poster to display their work.In the next class period, groups will take turns presentig their form of government to the class, and peers will ask them questions about their form of government and discuss if it would last several geerations. Includes Lesson Plan as well as Google Doc/PDF of student handouts and teacher/peer rubrics

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan

Author: Haley Taylor