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2014 Teacher Lesson Archives

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Art Techniques

Asia: Safari

ASL Adventures

Career Exploration

Charlotte Mason Preschool

Chemistry

Classical Archaeology

Classical History

Classics-Based Writing

College Choice Guidance

Computer Science

Economics

Elementary Math

Family Fitness

Family Nutrition

Figures in History

Filmmaking

French

Geography – Around the World

Geology

Guitar

Hands on Hebrew

Home Economics

Homegrown Preschooler

Keyboarding

Lapbooking

Literature

Literature Kits

Logic

Media Socialization

Mock Trial

Music-Recorder

Music Theory

Nature/Outdoors

Photography

Play Production

Pre-Algebra

Public Speaking

Reading Lessons

Monthly Reading List

Science

Scientific Method

Sewing

Social Justice

Spanish

Special Needs

Statistics

Studio Art for Teens

Tinkers

Trigonometry

Toddler

Videomaking

Violin

Wildlife Adventures

Writing

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Art Techniques

2014

January

Oil Pastels on Textured Paper - Line Drawing

Oil Pastels - Adding Color

Layering Colors to Create Textures

Adding Contrast

February

Colored Pencils on Colored Paper: Line Drawing

Colored Pencils on Colored Paper: Add Middle Tones

Colored Pencils on Colored Paper: Add Dark Tones

Colored Pencils on Paper: Add Light Tones

March

Pencil Landscape with Thick and Thin Lines

Pencil Landscape with Thick and Thin Lines: Add Wide Lines

Pencil Landscape with Thick and Thin Lines: Add Thin Lines

Pencil Landscape with Thick and Thin Lines: Fill in Solid Areas (Shading)

April

Monochrome Pastel Drawing: Line Drawing

Monochrome Pastel Drawing: Blending Values

Monochrome Pastel Drawing: Adding Background Values

Monochrome Pastel Drawing: Details and Finishing Touches

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Asia: Its People and History

2014

January

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

February

Tajikistan

Uzbekistan

March

Turkmenistan

Iran

April

Afghanistan

Pakistan

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ASL Adventures

2014

March

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Deaf Culture

April

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 6

Lesson 7

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Classical Archaeology

2014

January

The Riot in Ephesus Week 4

Moving Coastlines in Asia Minor

February

The Original Olympics - Olympia

The Original Olympics - Sacred Buildings

The Original Olympics - Part 3

The Original Olympics - Part 4

March

Pompeii Part 1 - Lost and Found

Pompeii Part 2 - Public Life

Pompeii Part 3 - Private Life

Pompeii Part 4- The Good Life

April

Inspiring Architecture - Part 1 The Parthenon

Inspiring Architecture - Part 2 The Theater

Inspiring Architecture - Part 3 The Basilica

Inspiring Architecture - Part 4 The Pantheon

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Charlotte Mason Preschool

2014

January

Snow and Ice Week 1

Snow and Ice Week 2

Snow and Ice Week 3

Snow and Ice Week 4

February

Birds Week 1

Birds Week 2

Birds Week 3

Birds Week 4

March

Weather Week 1

Weather Week 2

Weather Week 3

Weather Week 4

April

Insects Week 1

Insects Week 2

Insects Week 3

Insects Week 4

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Chemistry

2014

February

Course Introduction

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

March

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 6

April

Lesson 7

Lesson 8

Lesson 9

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College Choice Guidance

2014

January

Making Plans for the New Year

FAFSA

Scholarships

Future Trends

February

Positive Focus

Expanding Our Futures

Scholarships

Future Trends

March

Positive Things

Expanding Our Knowledge of the Past

Scholarships

Future Trends

April

Positive Things

Expanding Our Brainpower

Scholarship Week

Future Trends

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Computer Science

2014

January

Minecraft Mods - Getting Geared Up

Installing Minecraft Texture Packs

Creating Texture Mods

Using Painterly Pack

February

JavaScript Syntax

JavaScript Events and Functions

Managing and Styling Elements with JavaScript

Handling Mouse Events with JavaScript

March

Java Programs in Eclipse

Eclipse Tutorial

Printing Strings

Getting User Input

April

Logical Expressions and If Statements

for() and while() Loops

Arrays

Functions

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Elementary Math

2014

January

Why Teach Math

Mental Strategies

Development of Mental Strategies

The Dream of Students' Success in Math

February

Using Physical and Visual Models for Numbers

Helping Children to Develop Math Thinking

Developing "Automatic" Responses in Number Facts

A Four-Phase Model for Teaching Operations

March

More Ten Frames Examples

Modeling Multiplication with Arrays

Developing Confidence and Freedom via Thinking Strategies

A Systematic Approach, Not a Short-Term Fix

April

Show ANY Number with a Number Line

Combining Math and Old Technology

Using Public Spaces to Teach Symmetry

How to teach Multiplication Facts I

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Family Nutrition

2014

January

Nutrients

Nutrient Density

Height, Weight, and BMI

Height, Weight, and BMI, Part Two

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Figures in History

2014

January

Confederate Solidier

February

Union Soldier

March

Aristotle

April

Socrates

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Fitness

2014

January

Movement - Making Time and Creating Patterns

Firming Up Habits and Breaking Barriers

February

The Core of Fitness and Strength

Fixing a Broken Core and Core Attitude

March

The Structure of Our Bodies in Fitness

Alignment & Our Mood

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French

2014

January

Module 2 - Lesson 11

Module 2 - Lesson 12

Module 2 - Lesson 13

Review Lesson

February

Module 2 - Lesson 14

Module 2 - Lesson 14 Part 2

Module 2 - Lesson 15

Module 2 - Lesson 16

March

Review Lesson

Module 2 - Lesson 17

Module 2 - Lesson 18

Module 2 - Lesson 19

April

Module 2 - Lesson 20

Module 2 - Lesson 21

Module 2 - Lesson 22

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Geography - Around the World

2014

January

Unit 14: Heritage

February

Unit 15: Government and Economics

March

Unit 16: Tying It All Together

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Geology

2014

January

Volcanic Rocks

Volcanic Rocks - Part 2

Volcanic Rocks - Part 3

Intermediate Volcanic Rocks

February

Clastic Sedimentary Rock

Chemical and Biochemical Sedimentary Rocks

The Metamorphic Rocks

Nonfoliated Metamorphic Rocks

March

Minerals

Mineral Families

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Home Economics

2014

January

Hospitality

Hospitality - Food and Nutrition

Menu/Party Planning

Basic Cleaning Skills and Party Planning

February

Welcome to the Kitchen

Introduction to Measuring

Introduction to Using Kitchen Tools

Review Week

March

Basic Cooking

Cooking Breakfast

What’s For Lunch?

April

Preparing Dinner

Organization Review

Time Management Review

Hospitality Review

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Homegrown Preschooler

2014

January

Winter/Hibernation

February

Hearts and Valentine's Day

March

Rhythm and Rainbows

April

Spring/Baby Animals/New Life

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Lapbooking

2014

February

Casey at the Bat Vocabulary

Casey at the Bat

Casey at the Bat Week 2

Casey at the Bat Week 3

Casey at the Bat Week 4

March

The Florida Manatee Vocabulary

The Florida Manatee Week 1

The Florida Manatee Week 2

The Florida Manatee Week 3

The Florida Manatee Week 4

The Walrus and the Carpenter Vocabulary

April

The Walrus and the Carpenter

The Walrus and The Carpenter Week 2

The Walrus and the Carpenter Week 3

The Walrus and the Carpenter Week 4

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Literature

2014

January

Harriet, You Drive Me Wild

February

Apples to Oregon

March

The Relatives Came

April

The Clown of God

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Literature Kits

2014

January

The Year of Miss Agnes - Week 1

The Year of Miss Agnes - Week 2

The Year of Miss Agnes - Week 3

The Year of Miss Agnes - Week 4

April

Island of the Blue Dolphins - Week 1

Island of the Blue Dolphins - Week 2

Island of the Blue Dolphins - Week 3

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Mock Trial

2014

January

The Statute of Limitations

Delving into Statutes of Limitations

Statute of Limitations Mock Trial

Statute of Limitations Mock Trial Outcome

February

Separation of Powers - Executive Branch

Separation of Powers - Legislative Branch

Separation of Powers - Judicial Branch

Separation of Powers - Mock Trial

March

Freedom of Speech - History

Freedom of Speech - Libel

Freedom of Speech - Classified Information and Confidential Sources

Freedom of Speech - A Brave New World: Bloggers, Tweeters, and Pinners

April

Property Law and the American Dream

Property Law - The History, and Present, of Eminent Domain

Property Law - Wills and Your Land—The “Dead Hand” from the Grave

Property Law - Mock Trial, and Outcome

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Music Theory

2014

February

Music is Everywhere

Musical Alphabet

Dynamics

Tempo

March

Notes and Duration

Rests and Duration

Patterns with Notes and Rests

More Patterns with Notes and Rests

April

The Music Staff

Measures and Endings

Treble Clef and Treble Staff

Bass Clef and the Bass Staff

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Nature/Outdoors

2014

January

Creeks Part 1

Creeks Part 2

Creeks Part 3

Creeks Part 4

February

Wild Birds, Wolves, and Coyotes Part 1

Wild Birds, Wolves, and Coyotes Part 2

Wild Birds, Wolves, and Coyotes Part 3

Wild Birds, Wolves, and Coyotes Part 4

March

Squirrels and Snakes Part 1

Squirrels and Snakes Part 2

Squirrels and Snakes Part 3

Squirrels and Snakes Part 4

April

Bears and Ants Week 1

Bears and Ants Week 2

Bears and Ants Week 3

Bears and Ants Week 4

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Photography

2014

January

Lens Length

Elements of Design - Color

Elements of Design - Line

Elements of Design—Patterns and Textures

February

Light Direction and Flash

Sky

Landscapes

Sun, Moon, and Stars/Exposure Compensation

March

Birds and Fish

Animals

People

Editing

April

Food Photography

Walking Around Photography

Close Up Photography

Themes in Photography

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Play Production

2014

January

Planning Your Production

First Rehearsal

Rehearsals

Props

February

Costumes

Set Design

Set Building

Dress Rehearsals

March

Performance

The Big Picture

The Big Picture - Checklist #2

The Big Picture - Checklist #3

April

The Big Picture - Checklist #4

The Big Picture - Checklist #5

The Big Picture - Checklist #6

The Big Picture -Checklist #7

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Pre-Algebra

2014

January

Unit 6: Number Sets and Graphing (Week 1)

Unit 6: Number Sets and Graphing (Week 2)

Unit 6: Number Sets and Graphing (Week 3)

Unit 6: Number Sets and Graphing (Week 4)

February

Unit 7: Algebraic Expressions (Week 1)

Unit 7: Algebraic Expressions (Week 2)

Unit 7: Algebraic Expressions (Week 3)

Unit 7: Algebraic Expressions (Week 4)

March

Unit 8: Algebraic Equations (Week 1)

Unit 8: Algebraic Equations (Week 2)

Unit 8: Algebraic Equations (Week 3)

Unit 8: Algebraic Equations (Week 4)

April

Unit 9: Geometry (Week 1)

Unit 9: Geometry (Week 2)

Unit 9: Geometry (Week 3)

Unit 9: Geometry (Week 4)

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Public Speaking

2014

January

Don’t Define Yourself By What You Don’t Do Well

Impromptu Speaking

Style, Substance, and Impact

Introductory Speech

February

Sales Pitch

Expository Speech - Parts 1 and 2

Expository Speech - Part 3

March

Informative Speech

Current Event Speech

April

Interpretative Speech

Interpretative Speech Part 2

Interpretative Speech Part 3

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Reading Lessons

2014

January

Reading Lesson January

February

The Map Skills Activity Map

March

Reading Lab - Analytic Learners

April

Reading Lab Global Learners

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Monthly Reading List

2014

January

Math Reading Recommendations - Part 1

February

Math Reading Recommendations - Part 2

March

Civics Reading Recommendations

April

Civics Reading Recommendations - Part 2

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Science

2014

January

Exploding Sandwich Bags

Magnetic Mason Jar

Sticky Rice

Paper Speaker

The Reversing Arrow

February

Straw Worm

Love Potion Flower

Muscle Card

March

Craft Stick Chain Reaction

Baby Diaper Science

Leprechaun Slime

Toilet Plunger Power

Daffodil Secret

April

Super Bubbles

Chemical Reaction Eggs

Geode Egg

Notebook Spring Launcher

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Spanish

2014

January

Spanish Week 15

Spanish Week 16

Spanish Week 17

Spanish Week 18

February

Spanish Week 19

Spanish Week 20

Spanish Week 21

Spanish Week 22

March

Spanish Week 23

Spanish Week 24

Spanish Week 25

Spanish Week 26

April

Spanish Week 27

Spanish Week 28

Spanish Week 29

Spanish Week 30

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Special Needs

2014

January

Teaching Reading to Students with Dyslexia

February

Teaching Reading to Students with Dyslexia: Part Two

March

Teaching Reading to Students with Dyslexia: Part Three

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Statistics

2014

February

Statistics Lesson 1

March

Statistics Lesson 2

April

Statistics Lesson 3

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Studio Art for Teens

2014

February

Angels in Art

The Importance of Keeping a Journal

March

Outer Space Art

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Tinkers

2014

January

Flying Saucers

February

Building a Catapult

March

Building Boats

Building from Paper

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Toddler

2014

January

O is for Octopus

P is for Pirate

Q is for Quilt

R is for Restaurant

February

S is for Snow

T is for Train

U is for Umbrella

V is for Vase

March

W is for Western

X is for Xylophone

Y is for Yarn

Z is for Zoo

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Videomaking

2014

January

Showcase an Event - Part 1

Showcase an Event - Part 2

Creating a Movie Trailer - Part 1

Creating a Movie Trailer - Part 2

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Violin

2014

January

Lesson 31

Lesson 32

Lesson 33

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Wildlife Adventures

2014

March

Magnificent Frigate

Bald Eagle

Pelican

Birds

April

Dolphins

Manatee

Sea Lions

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Writing

2014

January

The Slavery of Free Verse

February

How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix

March

Using Humor in Your Writing

April

John Milton and Sonnet VII