Utah's Online School Library - Lesson Plans

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Acid Rain
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Global Issues in Context, Gale's InfoTrac Newstand, and Gale's Science in Context to help students learn about acid rain and how humans can make better choices about our global environments. 

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Science
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Activity/Lab
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Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Alexander Graham Bell
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale Reference Collection, World Book Encyclopedia, eMedia, EBSCO, and Library of Congress to help students learn about Alexander Graham Bell. 

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Career and Technical Education
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Activity/Lab
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Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/27/2022
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Animal Report Lesson Plan
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This is a lesson plan to introduce research and writing informational text based on this research.Example of openly licensed Citation: "Animals - Cute Zoo" by Lesya Skripack from Russia is licensed under FreePik. Image Created by: Lesya Skripack 

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Elementary English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Julie
Date Added:
07/27/2022
Antarctica
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Reference Collection, Gale's Global Issues in Context, and Gale's Biography in Context to help students learn about Antarctica. 

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
The Birth of the Baby Boomers
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Soundzabound to help students learn about the Birth of the Baby Boomers.  

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/27/2022
Booker T. Washington
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This resource is a Language Arts student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, the three Gale databases (Kids InfoBits Grades K-6, Research in Context Grades 6-8, and Reference Collection Grades 9-12), the Library of Congress (located in the section called General Resources), and eMedia - to help students research and read about Booker T. Washington.

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English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
03/31/2022
Buffalo Soldiers
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids Infobits Grade K-6, Gale's Research in Context Grades 6-8, Gale's Reference Collection Grades 9-12, and EBSCO's History Reference Center to help students learn about the Buffalo Soldiers. 

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
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Build a Story
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"Children's Books" by lydia_x_liu is licensed under CC BY 2.0.Standards:Reading: Literature Standard 3Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.Reading: Literature Standard 5Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

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Elementary English Language Arts
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Lesson
Author:
Caitlin
Date Added:
05/13/2022
Bull Run
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Research in Context Grades 6-8, Gale's Info Trac Student Edition, Gale's Student Resources in Context, EBSCO's Explora - Elementary, Middle, and High School, and World Book Encyclopedia to help students learn about The Battle of Bull Run. 

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Characteristics of Rocks
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Explora Elementary in EBSCO - to help students learn about the characteristics of rocks.

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
03/31/2022
Classifying Spiders
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits and EBSCO Explora Elementary - to help students learn about classifying spiders. 

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/20/2022
Cloud Journal
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits and Student Resource Center - Junior - to help students learn about clouds.

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/16/2022
Continents
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, World Book Encyclopedia (World Book Discover) and eMedia to help students learn about continents. 

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/27/2022
Current Events
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, World Book Encyclopedia - Behind the Headlines to help students learn about current events.  

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Dark Side of the Moon
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Research in Context 6-8 to help students learn about the moon. 

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Earthquakes
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale’s Science in Context  - to help students learn about earthquakes. 

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/20/2022
Eating Disorders
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This resource is a Health student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically the Gale databases of InfoTrac Student Edition and Student Resources in Context - for conducting research about eating disorders.

Subject:
Health Science Education
Health Education
Health and Medicine
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
02/16/2022
Exciting Science Vocabulary
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, EBSCO’s Explora Elementary and Middle School - to help students learn about exciting science vocabulary. 

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/20/2022
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Forces of Motion K.3.1
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Lesson for kindergarten SEEd strand 3.1Standard K.3.1Plan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of forces on the motion of an object. Emphasize forces as a push and pull on an object. Image source:Created by Laura Anderl through https://www.bitmoji.com 

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
L
Date Added:
07/25/2022
Fossils and Quiet Places
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits and eMedia - to help students learn about fossils and quiet places. 

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/20/2022
Frederick Douglass
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Biography in Context and EBSCO's Biography Reference Center to help students learn about Federick Douglass. 

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
George Washington Carver
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This resource is a Language Arts student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, EBSCO's Biography Reference Center, Gale's Biography in Context, and Gale's Virtual Reference Library - to help students research and read about George Washington Carver.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
03/31/2022
Gravity
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits and eMedia - to help students learn about gravity.

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
03/31/2022
Harriet Tubman
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits Grades K-6, Gale's Research in Context 6-8, Gale's Reference Collection Grades 9-12, EBSCO's Explora Elementary, and eMedia to help students learn about Harriet Tubman. 

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Heroes of the American Revolution
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Biography in Context, EBSCO's Biography Reference Center, and World Book Encyclopedia to help students learn about the heroes of the American Revolution. 

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
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Intro to digraph sh
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Students learn to recognize the digraph sh (it's sound and it's spelling) while learning to read words with the sound."Image created by Staci James"

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Staci
Date Added:
07/26/2022
Jackie Robinson
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, EBSCO's Explora Elementary, Middle, and High School to help students learn about Jackie Robinson. 

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
The Liberty Bell
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits, Gale's Research in Context Grades 6-8, Gale's InfoTrac Student Edition, EBSCO's Explora Elementary and Middle Schools, and World Book Encyclopedia to help students learn about The Liberty Bell. 

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Life Cycle : Tadpoles Become Frogs
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits, Digital Science Online, and World Book Encyclopedia - to help students learn about the life cycles of frogs.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
03/31/2022
Mason Dixon Line
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Gale Student Resources in Context, and EBSCO's Databases to help students learn about the Mason Dixon Line. 

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/27/2022
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Matter Cycle Models
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In this lesson, students will research matter cycles in various ecosystems. They will develop a model that will show the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment. Students will choose between a variety of ways to create their model.  (Preview Image: “Food web nemo”, CC-BY-SA 4.0, from Wikimedia Commons)

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Katie Blunt
Date Added:
06/03/2022
The Mayflower Compact
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids Infobits and EBSCO's Explora Elementary to help students learn about The Mayflower Compact. 

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Medieval Times vs The Dark Ages
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, World Book Encyclopedia - Student to help students learn about Medieval Times vs The Dark Ages. 

Subject:
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
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My Summer Fun Narrative Writing
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I thought it would be great fun to have my Second Graders write a narrative piece on their "Summer Fun". The students will be working in whole group, small group, and one-on-one with me to complete their stories. After their stories are completed, they will present their stories to the class 'living in the moment' of their memories while they present us with all of their fun times! 

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Amy
Date Added:
07/26/2022
Name That Mountain Type
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, EBSCO's Science Reference Center - to help students learn about mountain types.  

Subject:
Science
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Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/20/2022
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Naming and Identifying 3-D Shapes
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In this lesson students will be learning about 3-D shapes. They watch a video about 3-D shape and how to describe those shapes by identifying the number of faces those shapes have. Students will then either find examples of 3-D shapes in the classroom and photograph them or they will create 3-D shapes using toothpicks and playdough.Image Citation: Picture taken by Amanda Lawing

Subject:
Elementary Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Amanda
Date Added:
07/22/2022
Nelson Mandela
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This resource is a Social Studies student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Reference Collection Grades 9-12 (Power Search and Topic Finder) to help students learn about Nelson Mandela. 

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
05/26/2022
Our Marvelous Sun
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This resource is a Science student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically, Gale's Kids InfoBits, World Book Encyclopedia, and eMedia - to help students learn about the sun.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
03/31/2022
Personal Disaster Plans
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This resource is a Health student activity that utilizes Utah's Online Library resources - specifically the EBSCO Explora Middle or High School database - for conducting research about disaster preparation.

Subject:
Health Science Education
Health Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
02/16/2022