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Fitness Trackers – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop students’ dietary understanding and physical fitness. Instructional Objective: Students will be able to track what they eat, create a physical activity schedule, and analyze how to make healthier choices. Step 1: Students will use the Fooducate app to input everything they eat and drink for a week. Step 2: Students will use the 7 Minute Workout app ...

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Comparing Colonies – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop social studies students’ early American history background knowledge. Instructional Objective: Students will research Spanish, French, and English colonies in the Americas, creating both a poster on one of the colonies and a compare/contrast essay analyzing the differences between the three different American colonizers. Step 1: Students will break apart into groups of 3. Students will then ...

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World War You – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop history students’ understanding of why the U.S. became of world power, the country’s dealings in world affairs, and problems that were happening on U.S. soil between the first and second world wars. Instructional Objective: Students will demonstrate their understanding of the cause and effect factors leading the U.S. into World War II and events of ...

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Solve It! – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ algebra understanding. Instructional Objective: Students will demonstrate their algebra understanding by creating their own word problems and algebra posters. Step 1: Students will watch instructional videos on the necessary algebra concepts in the Khan Academy app. Step 2: Students will practice the algebra concepts of multiplication and division in the My Math Flash Cards ...

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Doodle Reading – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop ESL students’ reading proficiency. Instructional Objective: Students will be able to read a short article, identify the words they do not understand, and correctly use them in their own sentences. Step 1: Students will be given a search term to find a specific news article using the app Newsela. The app will give them an article ...

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