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ALEX Lesson Plans
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Subject: Mathematics (1 - 2)
Description: In this lesson students will create a class line plot using data collected from boxes of raisins.  This activity will be used to collect, organize, represent, and describe data using the line plot.

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Subject: English Language Arts (2), or Mathematics (K - 2), or Credit Recovery Science (2), or Science (4), or Technology Education (K - 2)
Title: Digging In For Dirt Day!
Description: This lesson is managed through stations that students will rotate around every 20- 30 minutes. Each second grade teacher conducts one station. Parent volunteers can also be used to manage stations. Students will use an auger to gather soil, produce a soil painting, make a dirt cup to represent layers of soil, do a Shake It Up! activity to examine how soil settles, and examine local soil. This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science University, GEMS-U Project.

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Subject: Mathematics (K - 3), or Credit Recovery Science (3), or Science (2)
Title: What do Plants Need?
Description: In this lesson, students will understand that in order to grow healthy plants, soil, water, light, and air must be provided. Students will use math skills such as measurement and science process skills such as observation, comparing, and recording data.

Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
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Subject: Language Arts,Mathematics
Title: The Area of Things...
Description: In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students have opportunities to recognize and use the attributes of length and area using nonstandard units. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations

Thinkfinity Learning Activities
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Subject: Mathematics
Title: Circle Grapher
Description: This student interactive, from Illuminations, allows students to create a customized circle graph as well as display pre-set circle graphs. They can choose from one of 3 predetermined data sets, or input their own data into the applet. In addition to the circle graph, a table of the data is also included.
Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations