Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Golf Lesson Plan


August is national golf month!


Compare baseball and golf with this venn diagram worksheet.

Language Arts

Correct the grammar mistakes in this worksheet.


Try this golf word search.


Practice multiplying by 4 with this golf themed worksheet.

Golf themed word problems to solve.


Try your hand at solving this golf ball caper.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Hot Air Balloon Lesson Plan


On this day in 1978, three Americans became the first people to complete a transatlantic trip in a balloon.  They traveled 3,200 miles in 137 hours, 18 minutes.


What does the word transatlantic mean?  List other words that you know the the prefix trans.  Give their meanings.


They traveled 3,200 miles in 137 hours, 18 minutes.  What was their speed?


Try this hot air balloon unit study.

Make your own hot air balloon.

See how hot air balloons work with this video:

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Klondike Gold Rush Lesson Plan

Writing Prompt
What appears to be happening here?
Where might these people be going? Why? 
Write about it.


On this day in 1896, George Washington Carmack discovered gold in the Klondike region of the Yukon at Bonanza Creek.  During the following year, more than 30,000 people joined the gold rush to the area. Read more about it here.


Learn about the routes to the Klondike here.


Read more about the Klondike Gold Rush: The Rush for Gold

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Try these Gold Rush Word Problems
Watch It!

You can learn more about the Klondike Gold Rush with this video: