Content Area Units – TeachFest Connecticut: Summer Academy

Lesson Plans for Grades K-5

GradeTitleCreated by
K-5You can kick a ball, but can you do a pushup?Tracy Williams
K-5The Weather by Kira FreedStephanie Held

Lesson Plans for Grades 6-8

GradeTitleCreated by
6-8If the Taliban takes power, Afghan women fear their freedoms may vanishVeronica Gelormino
6-8Study May Spur Wider Use of Prenatal Gene TestsTrisha Pytko
6-8This tree produces 40 different types of fruitSherree Wolfgang
6-8Revisiting the World of Wikipedia: Wicked or WonderfulShelley Stedman
6-8Malala the Powerful: the Amazing True Story of a 15-YearOld Girl who Stood up to a Deadly Terrorist GroupShannon Betts
6-8A Ball of Energy - Gabrielle SierraRyan Connelly
6-8Public divided on genetic testing to predict cancer risk: American national pollMichelle Hier Trani
6-8Los 15: Orígenes y tradicionesMary Fuller
6-8Cassini spacecraft reveals 101 geysers and more on icy Saturn moonKim Speight
6-8Mexico’s President Asks for Tax on Soft Drinks to Cut Down on ObesityHarriett Canty
6-8A Great Speech - Harold HolzerDonna Drasch
6-8The Tour de France, again, has no women cyclistsDebra Cassidy
6-8Global Warming Could Cause More Wars, A Study FindsBlaise Messinger

Lesson Plans for Grades 9-12

GradeTitleCreated by
9-12The Final Run of Ladder 3Wayne Prygoda
9-12Excerpts from The Prince - Niccolo MachiavelliTim Zeuschner
9-12This Was Their Finest Hour - Winston ChurchillSteve Turgeon
9-12Courthouse RockSantina Scalia
9-12Is it Plagiarism Yet? Sally Markiewicz
9-12Shredderman 1 ~Secret IdentityRose Otten Paggioli
9-12Pros and Cons of Social Media In The ClassroomNancy G. Maisonet
9-12Sodium, Hiding in Plain Sight by - Jane E. BrodyMartin Swanhall
9-12Obama Asks for $3.7 Billion to Aid BorderMelodee Smith
9-12The Brown Man’s Burden - Henry LabouchereLea McCabe
9-12Heat of Fusion and Heat of Vaporization Experiment 19Kristen Record
9-12Tragedy of the Commons -HardinK.Papa
9-12The Plague Hits Florence - Giovanni BoccaccioKailee Donovan
9-12Qualitative Childcare: The Missing Element—MENJill Skidgell
9-12Natural Gas: Pros and Cons - RP SiegelJoe Pellecchia
9-12A New University Library Not Built for BooksGreg Beyer
9-12Letter in an American Missionary - Saum Song BoFrank Macchi
9-12The Bill of Rights: A TranscriptionElizabeth Kowal
9-12Play in Preschool: Why it Matters - Traci GeiserDolores Walsh
9-12The Battle of Stalingrad David Thoman
9-12Even medical devices are not safe from cyber crimeDonald Mason
9-12We’ve taken the hysteria out of head liceDanielle Howarth
9-12Preamble - The Founding FathersCheryl Lee
9-123-D printers use lasers on plastic and metal, not ink on paperCatherine Ellis
9-12Chronicles of the BarbariansBill Heughins
9-12Ocean Algae Can Evolve Fast to Tackle Climate ChangeAnn-Marie Anderson