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The 13 Colonies - 1700s
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Explore climate and latitude relative to the settlement of the original 13 colonies.

GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software.

Subject:
History
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
GRACE Project
Date Added:
12/27/2016
18th Century Reforms
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State guidelines address various antebellum (pre-Civil War) reform movement - Abolition, Education, Women's Rights

Subject:
History
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
JL Fleming
Date Added:
09/19/2017
2D Shapes
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The following lessons come from the Everyday Math (version 4) curriculum.  I have adapted the lessons by including face-to-face small group lessons, specific technology activities, and center activities (some being small group/buddy and some being independent).  I will be using a group rotation model during the implementation of this unit.  Each day will include a 1 hour block of time, with 20 minutes for each rotation.

 

Students will learn about attributes of two dimensional shapes.  Students will learn about defining and nondefining attributes of shapes.  Students will explore shapes through a building activity.  Students will combine two dimensional shapes to make composite figures.

Lesson 7.5  Attributes of shapes

Lesson 7.7  Defining and Nondefining Attributes

Lesson 8.1  Building shapes with Defining Attributes

Lesson 8.5  Combining 2-Dimensional Shapes

Subject:
Mathematics
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Richard Brisson
Date Added:
03/24/2017
2-Party Venn Diagram
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As part of the unit on political parties the students will compare and contrast the two main parties, the Democrats, and the Republicans.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Richard DeVries
Date Added:
12/15/2015
3rd Grade Perimeter 3.MD.D.8
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This Roadmap contains teaching videos and activities that require students to solve problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length. Students will create a video to show that they know how to solve problems involving perimeter after completing the activities with success.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
IMLC
Provider Set:
Collabrify Roadmap Center
Author:
Monique Coulman
Date Added:
11/29/2018
AP U.S. Government Introduction
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This lesson will be used on the second day of class to introduce the purpose for government.  There is also a survey for the students to take about the top 10 achievements of the U.S. government in the last 75 years.  There is also a powerpoint going over the first half of the key concepts in AP Government as well as a google forms quiz to give in the last 5 minutes of class.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Anne Wade
Date Added:
06/15/2017
Agricultural Patterns
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Students will explore global climatic datasets to analyze the factors that constrain and enable agricultural options.

GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
GRACE Project
Date Added:
12/27/2016
Altered Biomes
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Investigate characteristics of major biomes and examine the impact of land-use changes as the result of human activities.

GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software.

Subject:
Applied Science
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
GRACE Project
Date Added:
12/27/2016
Ancestors, Archaeology and the Anishinabek: Bridging the Past into the Future
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Representatives from 10 sovereign Native American nations in Michigan, five State of Michigan agencies, two universities, and three private organizations collaborated to develop two short curriculum units, one for 3rd grade and one for 5th grade. Each grade level unit includes five lesson plans and support materials for teachers using information from two archaeological sites provided by MDOT and cultural, historical, environmental, and indigenous knowledge provided and vetted by Michigan Native American tribal partners participating in the project. The lesson plans use the Inquiry Arc of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework and focus on specific Michigan Social Studies Standards. The lesson plans also provide links to Michigan English Language Arts (ELA) literacy standards, as well as science and math applications.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Life Science
Mathematics
Social Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Simulation
Unit of Study
Author:
Michigan Department of Transportation M-231 Outreach and Education Project Team
Date Added:
09/20/2018
The Beagle's Path
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Explore the ideas and evidence that helped Charles Darwin create his theory of evolution.

GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software.

Subject:
Applied Science
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
GRACE Project
Date Added:
12/27/2016
Building Background Knowledge Using Wikipedia to Launch Research Study
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The students are introduced to the research process through an assignment (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aV1canXyzEv0imNlA3VgYuAqXqJV4ax7xv0opIt4mtQ/edit?usp=sharing) that requires them to perform research on an individual who has had to overcome challenges and has benefitted others (eg. Jackie Robinson)

I want to work towards making them more savvy researchers as well as more digitally literate. I envision this lesson as part of a focus on conducting quality research. Another lesson, probably prior to this, would be on identifying credible sources of research. A follow-up lesson could easily be on performing effective web searches in research.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Erika Williamas
Date Added:
06/14/2017
Building Cultural Identity - UNIT
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In this unit, students will grapple with the notion of identity, and how we might explore and express our identities through our language, by reflecting on the journeys of our families to our American homes.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Module
Author:
Puja Mullins
Date Added:
06/19/2019
Building OER Sustainability on Campus
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Join us for this webinar to hear how colleges are transitioning from individual faculty OER course adoptions to entire departments and OER degree pathways. OER leaders at colleges who have reached critical mass in their implementation will share best practices for sustaining faculty engagement, student involvement, project funding, and institutional commitment to OER adoption for the enhancement of teaching and learning.

Our featured speakers are both longtime community college leaders in the OER movement at regional and district levels. They will engage each other in discussions on the themes mentioned above and invite questions from webinar attendees.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources (CCCOER)
Author:
Lisa Young
Date Added:
06/14/2017
Citing In-text in APA
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For this lesson, students will learn through a video and powerpoint presentation how to cite in-text in APA format. Students will have an opportunity to practice citing in-text before citing in their own APA research paper.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Kristin Contant
Date Added:
05/23/2016