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Lesson #2431. The Big Apple
Posted by Kimberly Riddle, Arcadia Elementary, Spartanburg, SC
Materials Required: research materials, apples, Measuring Tape, balances or scales, gram stackers, calculator
Activity Time: 1 week
Concepts Taught: Math, Science, Reading, Reasearch, Technology, Writing
This lesson can be done in groups.
The first group would read the book "From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs.Basil E. Frankweiler" and completeing a story map. They also could write letters to the author and explain their favorite parts and things they would change.
The second group would conduct research on New York. This ties in nicely with the story since the setting is in New York City.
The third group would conduct an experiment with apples.
(The work sheet information is below) After all the groups are complete, have them find the class averages.
My students enjoyed these activities very much!
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