## Available Lessons

#### "Diary of Anne Frank:" A Podcast

##### Technology

Students create a podcast surrounding historical events of Anne Frank and the Secret Annex.

#### A Hidden Child's Story:Accounts from the Holocaust Digital Story

##### Technology

Students will create a storyboard (using PowerPoint or Microsoft Word) outlining their movie on a hidden child of the holocaust using photos downloaded from the FCIT site (A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust). Students will include narration in the movie describing the events that unfolded in that childâ€™s life. Students will then use their storyboard, along with their downloaded photos and background music, to create a digital story using video editing software.

#### A Lucky Charm Sort

##### Science

Students will sort Lucky Charms based on shapes, using a table to record the answers.

#### All About Me: Journalism Ice Breaker

##### Technology

In the lesson, students are asked to create a presentation (PowerPoint or Keynote) introducing themselves and their roles in the Journalism class to other students. This lesson can be used at the beginning of the course as a culture-building activity.

#### Alphabet Mystery

##### Technology

In this lesson, the student will prove whether a text is fact or fiction, discuss the main idea in the story Alphabet Mystery by Audrey Wood and complete a snake alphabet worksheet.

#### An Intro to Google Earth Scavenger Hunt

##### Technology

Students will use Google Earth to answer a series of questions. These questions will allow students to explore Google Earth and many of the different features it offers.

#### Animal Classification

##### Science, Technology

Students will learn to classify animals through research and reference presentations. Students will work in collaborative groups, present findings and self-correct.

#### Bench Press Math: Mean, Median and Mode

##### Mathematics

Using reps and max of weightlifting, students will create a frequency table and compute the mean, median and mode.

#### Data Analysis of a Survey

##### Mathematics

This lesson is a 3.5-day culminating lesson for a chapter on Data Analysis. Students will collect, organize, display, and interpret data in order to solve a problem.

#### Dream Vacation: A Math Analysis

##### Mathematics, Technology

Students are given the opportunity to select a dream vacation and are give a set amount of money and must plan and execute their trip without going over their allotted funds.

#### Forces-Review Games

##### Science

The standard method of completing a chapter is to have the student review 3 ways: Cooperative review questions from text; MindJogger Game DVD from text with winning team participants receiving 5 Extra Credit points; BrainPops subject specific game on Internet.

#### Measure of pH using Vernier Probes

##### Science

Students will work in groups of two to measure pH of freshwater system when crayfish are present in water sample. A control will be set-up and the biology of the crayfish will studied. The pH should increase as the crayfish releases ammonia as a waste product. (Ammonia is a base)

#### Money ESE grades 9-12

##### Mathematics

In this lesson, the student will learn to compare and contrast between different coins. Using hands-on examples, a document camera to review as a class and presentation software (PowerPoint or Keynote) or video editing software (iMovie or Movie Maker).

#### Push or Pull?

##### Science

It takes energy to change the motion of objects. Energy change is understood by force- a push or pull. Some forces act through physical contact, while others act at a distance. The student will understand what force, push and pull is.