A new lesson from the Fighting With Food project guides middle and high school students through the chemistry of how metals get into water, the toxicity of lead, and how nutrition can help combat the health effects of lead exposure.

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Complete Sixth Grade
Sustainability Curriculum

Publix Super Markets, Inc. has joined efforts with FPES (Florida Press Educational Services) to bring this program to sixth grade students. This FREE NIE Program will show your sixth grade students how to become responsible members of the planet, and to respect all of the resources that it has to offer.

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Flip Chart for Interactive White Boards
Note: Only classrooms with white boards will be able to run this file.

Complete supplement as PDF

Teachers Guide


Lesson plans for use with the e-Edition on Interactive White Boards

Included are basic lessons for an Elementary, Middle and Secondary classroom that can be utilized to introduce Language Arts and Social Studies activities.

Middle School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Middle and High School Language Arts Lesson Plan
High School Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary Social Studies Lesson Plan
Elementary and Middle School Language Arts Lesson Plan

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LS.CCS.4/5/6 Grades 3-12: Students are asked to determine the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words through multiple choice vocabulary quizzes. Quizzes are designed to help students demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in words, acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words, and gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phase important to comprehension or expression. Students are then asked to find the words within the newspaper and copy the sentence for context to it's overall meaning or function in a sentence.
This Week's Word In The News 

MICROCEPHALY

DEFINITION:
Microcephaly is a medical condition in which the brain does not develop properly resulting in a smaller than normal head.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Pregnant women are considered to be at the greatest risk from the Zika virus because it can cause microcephaly and other birth defects.
The Miami Herald, 08/01/2016

Words in the News Quiz
5 Elementary Words

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Then see if you can find the word in your newspaper -- the print edition, the website or the digital edition and copy the sentence for context. NOTE: High School words are much harder to find!


1. Anticipating something with anxiety or fear.

obstacles

muster

jostle

apprehensive


2. The act of inhabiting; state of inhabiting or dwelling, or of being inhabited; occupancy.

value

scarcity

habitation

zeal


3. An attempt to deceive someone into believing that one can or will do something.

bluff

symbolism

construct

translucent


4. To influence or alter.

affect

swarm

subside

aplomb


5. The brink of a dangerous situation.

precipice

falter

tactic

deft


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