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Archive for the month “September, 2013”

ER for Science Classes: The Role of Amino Acids

Below you will find an Embedded Reading for high school science classes.  The base reading and first version may also be appropriate for younger students.

 

The Role of Amino Acids

 

The questions included are only suggestions.  Teachers may want to adapt them for their own classes.  They are all short-answer questions at this time, but could easily be adapted to a T/F or Multiple Choice format as well.

 

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Lord of the Flies: Chapter 7

Below are a series of versions of Chapter 7 of the novel Lord of the Flies.  The base reading and versions 2 and 3 also include activities that align with the readings.   Version 4 and the original do not.   If it’s been a while since you’ve read the novel, a peek at this chapter might entice you to pick it back up again!!

 

Lord of the Flies Chap 7 Base reading and questions

 

Lord of the Flies Chap 7 Version 2 and activities

 

Lord of the Flies Chap 7 Version 3 and activities

 

Lord of the Flies Chap 7 Version 4

 

Lord of the Flies Chap 7 Original

 

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Careers in Science:ER in English

Below is a reading, in English, about an interesting  career in veterinary science.  There are no activities at this time, but feel free to send them along if you use this piece!!  It is  great reading to work on for a non-fiction piece in English.

 

What is a Veterinary Behaviorist?

 

 

 

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Der Briefträger kommt by Ashley Leonard

Here is a great opportunity for German teachers!  Frau Leonard has created an Embedded Reading for her students and posted here on her blog.

You will see how she prepared it for her students.  She has also blogged about the activities she chose and how the reading went with her students.  Check out her readings and her thoughts here:  Der Briefträger kommt

Vielen Danke Ashley!

 

 

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Embedded Reading for Tumba by Mira Canion

The school year passes so much more quickly than we plan.   So, before too much time goes by,  here is a short embedded reading for the short novel Tumba written by Mira Canion.  ( Please note that Mira has given clear consent for us to post this reading.  If you wish to re-post in any way, however,please contact Mira or the owners of this site for permission.)

Tumba is a story about a boy in Mexico who explores the life of his deceased grandfather…and find himself in a great adventure.

An embedded reading for an entire novel?

Yes!  It doesn’t give away the entire plot, the excitement or any great details.  What it does is provide the students with a framework to hang a great story on.

Working with the embedded reading before reading the novel can also create a perfect opportunity for wonder, speculation and prediction.

So here is the Embedded Reading for Tumba!

Base reading:

Es el 31 de octubre.   Alex está nervioso.  La familia de Alex celebra el Día de los Muertos.

El abuelo de Alex está muerto.  Al abuelo le gustaba explorar cuevas.  Alex quiere explorar cuevas también.

¿Hay un espíritu malo en la cueva?   ¿Es posible?

Version 2:

Es el 31 de octubre y el primero de noviembre es el Día de los Muertos en México .

Alex es un estudiante de México.  David es un amigo de Alex.   David y Alex no tienen clases.  Alex está contento.

La familia de Alex celebra el Día de los Muertos.  El abuelo de Alex está muerto.  La abuela de Alex habla mucho del abuelo.  Al abuelo le gustaba explorar cuevas.

Alex quiere explorar cuevas también.  David y Alex van a explorar una cueva.  Alex piensa que un espíritu malo está en la cueva.  Alex está nervioso.

¿Hay un espíritu malo en la cueva?   ¿Es posible?

Version 3:

Es el 31 de octubre y el primero de noviembre es el Día de los Muertos.  El Día de Los Muertos es una celebración popular en México.   A Alex no le gusta celebrar el Día de los Muertos

Alex es un estudiante de México.  David es un amigo de Alex.    David y Alex no tienen clases.  Alex está contento.   Quiere jugar videojuegos en casa.

La familia de Alex celebra el Día de los Muertos.    El abuelo de Alex está muerto.   La familia prepara celebrar la vida del abuelo.   La abuela de Alex habla mucho del abuelo.  El abuelo se llamaba Félix.   Al abuelo Félix le gustaba explorar cuevas.     Actualmente, le gustaba explorar una cueva especial.  Alex quiere explorar esa cueva especial también.

Alex encuentra un mapa de la cueva especial.  David y Alex van a explorar la cueva.   Alex piensa que un espíritu malo está en la cueva.    Piensa que el espíritu defiende la cueva.  Alex está nervioso.     Cuando caminan hacia la cueva, oyen una voz.    La voz grita, “¿Quién entra?”

¿Hay un espíritu malo en la cueva?   ¿Es posible?

 

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