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Get students to retain your info by having them create with it--This project can be personalized to your topic (an award ceremony for the characters in your novel for ELA, geographic or historical era in SS or WL, or even anthropomorphize your grammar, science or math topic and make academy awards for parts of speech, parts of a cell, order or operations, parts of a plant, etc.
If your students don't like the Oscars, let them change the project to the Grammys, or an Olympic opening ceremony with your curriculum characters, events, or vocab as different singers, olympians or teams. Customize that baby!
Olympics lesson resources to go with your OLYMPICS DOOR DECOR for our door decorating contest!
--Great PBL - Project based learning Olympics lesson PLan- ready to use! http://www.pblproject.com/page.aspx?pageid=PBL-ww-Winter-Olympics
Good common Core non-fiction article-great discussion starter
UPDATE: SCIENCE VIDEOS http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/02/26-videos-about-science-of-winter.html#.Uvpwiyf-0ig
I am Lisa Gurthie the PD facilitator at Piedmont IB Middle School. She specializes in tech and arts integration, interdisciplinary, holistic education, and unschooling school to make it more real and relevant. One day I will modernize my "about" page. Check out the other blogs on this site for Lesson Ideas, Celebration of Good Teaching, and Piedmont PD