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Afterschool Lesson Plan Database

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Subject Grade Span Lesson Title
Literacy 6 to 8 A Midsummer Night's Dream
Literacy K to 2 The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Literacy 6 to 8 Who Am I Without Him?
Math 9 to 12 Algebra: Cell Phone Plans
Math 3 to 5 Algebra: Growing Rock Candy
Math 6 to 8 Algebra: Olympic Races
Math K to 2 sample video availableAlgebra: Sorting, Representing, and Patterns
Math 1 to 3 Algebra: What's My Rule?
Literacy 9 to 12 Analyzing Textbook Formats
Technology 8 to 12 Ask an Expert
Technology 8 to 12 Building Robotic Machines
Technology 6 to 12 Computer Repair and Recycle
Literacy K to 5 Connecting Families through Folk Stories and Fairy Tales
Math K to 2 Connections: Peddling Petals
Technology 8 to 12 sample video availableCreating Podcasts
Literacy 9 to 12 Creating Star Quality Job Seekers
Literacy 9 to 12 Creating Student Advertising
Art 4 to 8 Dance: African Drumming
Art K to 3 Dance: Cultural Dance Festival
Art 6 to 8 Dance: Dance Around the World
Art K to 3 Dance: Emotions in Motion
Art 4 to 12 Dance: Personal Soundtracks
Art 5 to 12 Dance: Telling a Story Through Dance
Art 4 to 12 Dance: The 'language of dance'
Math 5 to 8 Data Analysis and Probability: Graphing Candy with Excel
Math K to 2 Data Analysis and Probability: Race to the Finish
Math 6 to 8 Data and Probability: Marshmallow Madness
Math 2 to 5 Data and Probability: What Is the 'Best' Snack?
Math 9 to 12 Data and Probability: What's the Chance?
Technology 4 to 6 Digital Smiles
Technology 1 to 12 sample video availableDigital Storytelling
Technology K to 12 Discovering the World Virtually
Science 3 to 8 Earth and Space Science: Exploring Earthquakes
Technology 6 to 12 sample video availableExploring Technology in Careers
Math K to 8 Family Math Nights
Math K to 8 Family Math Workshops
Literacy 6 to 8 Freeze Frames
Technology 2 to 5 Friendship Bracelets
Technology 3 to 12 Geography Puzzles
Math 3 to 5 sample video availableGeometry: Finding Pentominoes
Math 2 to 5 Geometry: Hands and Feet
Math 9 to 12 Geometry: Helix-a-Graph
Math 6 to 8 Geometry: Hide and Seek
Math 1 to 2 Geometry: Scavenger Hunt
Technology 8 to 12 Getting the Word Out
Technology 3 to 12 sample video availableHide and Seek with Geocaching
Technology 8 to 12 Learning Online
Science 5 to 12 Life Science: Creek Restoration Project
Science 9 to 12 Life Science: Heavy Weight
Science K to 2 Life Science: Learning About Tadpoles
Science 9 to 12 Life Science: My Pyramid
Science 6 to 8 Life Science: What Happened to Mya?
Math K to 2 Measurement: Cooking
Math K to 3 Measurement: Crafts: Cereal Hands and Feet
Math 2 to 5 Measurement: Measuring Hands and Feet
Math K to 8 Measurement: The Size Is Right
Art K to 3 Music: Cultural Music Festival
Art K to 3 Music: Found-Object Orchestra
Art 3 to 12 Music: Music in Nature
Literacy K to 2 My First Book
Literacy 2 to 3 Newcomers
Math 9 to 12 Number & Operation: All About Money - Does it Pay?
Math 4 to 6 sample video availableNumber and Operations: 24®
Math 3 to 5 Number and Operations: Largest Number Race
Math 6 to 8 Number and Operations: Raul's Apples: Word Problem
Math 4 to 5 Number and Operations: Using Gift Certificates
Literacy K to 2 sample video availableOne-on-One Tutoring
Math K to 12 One-on-One Tutoring
Literacy K to 12 Parent University
Science K to 2 Physical Science: Family Science Night
Science 3 to 5 Physical Science: Festival of Bubbles
Science K to 2 Physical Science: Sink or Float?
Science 3 to 5 Physical Science: The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Literacy 3 to 5 Recycling
Literacy K to 2 Relatives
Literacy 3 to 5 sample video availableShakespeare Club
Literacy K to 2 sample video availableSmall Group Tutoring
Math K to 12 Small-Group Tutoring
Literacy K to 2 sample video availableStorytime
Literacy K to 2 Summertime
Literacy 9 to 12 The Eighty Yard Run
Technology 2 to 12 The Monarch Butterfly Watch
Art 1 to 6 Theatre: Create a Script
Art 6 to 12 Theatre: Meaningful Monologues
Art 3 to 8 Theatre: Oral Traditions
Art 4 to 12 Theatre: Persuasive Explorers
Art 9 to 12 Theatre: The Critic's Review
Art K to 3 Theatre: Theatrical Economics
Science 2 to 5 Tutoring 1: Interpreting Data from Birdfeeders
(Part 1 of the series: Graphs.)
Science 3 to 10 Tutoring 2: Learning to Make Data Tables
(Part 2 of the series: Graphs.)
Science 3 to 10 Tutoring 3: Learning to Make Bar Graphs
(Part 3 of the series: Graphs.)
Science 5 to 10 Tutoring 4: Learning to Make Line Graphs
(Part 4 of the series: Graphs.)
Art 5 to 12 Visual Arts: 3-D Self-Sculpture
Art 3 to 12 Visual Arts: Art in Public Places
Art 2 to 8 Visual Arts: Mexican Indian Yarn Painting
Art 4 to 6 Visual Arts: Planetary Travel Brochure
Art 2 to 8 Visual Arts: Quilting the Past and Present
Art 3 to 12 Visual Arts: Symbols That Stand for You!
Art 9 to 12 Visual Arts: The Art of Exhibition
Technology 8 to 12 Water, Water Everywhere
Literacy 8 to 12 What is Manga?
Technology 3 to 12 sample video availableWhat Makes our Community Special?
Literacy 9 to 12 sample video availableWriting and Sharing Community Stories


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