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    Changes I Can See!

    This Earth and Space Sciences unit explores how and why observable changes occur in the sky and landscape, and develops students' ability to describe these changes in their local environment.

    Teach Starter Publishing 36 pages Grades: K - 1
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    Push and Pull Unit Plan

    This Force, Motion, & Energy science unit investigates contact and non-contact forces. Demonstrations and experimental procedures are explored with particular attention given to the scientific method.

    Teach Starter Publishing 122 pages Grades: 2 - 5
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    Facts of the Matter

    This Properties of Matter unit explores the concept that solids, liquids, and gases have different observable properties and behave in different ways.

    Teach Starter Publishing 67 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Material World Unit Plan

    This Chemical Sciences unit investigates natural and processed materials. Demonstrations and experimental procedures are explored with particular attention given to the scientific method.

    Teach Starter Publishing 147 pages Grade: 4
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    Properties of Materials Unit Plan

    This Matter and Energy unit investigates the observable properties of materials. Descriptive vocabulary is explored as well as the suitability of materials for different purposes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 91 pages Grade: 1
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    Exploring Types of Verbs Unit Plan

    This English Language Arts unit explores several types of verbs including action, helping, linking, irregular, simple tense, and perfect tense verbs. This unit is intended for upper-elementary students that have some prior knowledge of action verbs.

    Teach Starter Publishing 95 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Exploring Procedural Texts Unit Plan

    This English Language Arts unit has been designed to introduce procedural texts to younger students. It addresses the purpose, structure and language features of instructions and recipes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 117 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Our Place in Space - Unit Plan

    This Earth and Space Sciences unit explores the concept that Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a star (the sun).

    Teach Starter Publishing 39 pages Grade: 5
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    Developing Procedural Writing Skills Unit Plan - Year 3 and Year 4

    This English unit addresses the purpose, structure and language features of the procedure text type.

    Teach Starter Publishing 303 pages Grades: 3 - 4
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    It's Electric! Unit Plan

    This Physical Sciences unit addresses the principles of electricity. It explores what electricity is, how it is transferred and how energy is transformed to create it.

    Teach Starter Publishing 48 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    Learning Time! Unit Plan

    This Mathematics unit addresses the concept of time for young learners. It focuses on the days of the week, connecting familiar events to particular days, and sequencing events in time order.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: PK - 1
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    Light Fantastic Unit Plan

    This Physical Sciences unit addresses the properties of light. It explores the phenomena of reflection, refraction, shadow and more.

    Teach Starter Publishing 94 pages Grade: 5
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    The Heat is On Unit Plan

    This science unit addresses the concept of heat energy, including heat sources, heat transfer, thermal conductors, and thermal insulators.

    Teach Starter Publishing 36 pages Grade: 6
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    Growth and Change Unit Plan

    This Biological Sciences unit explores how living things grow and change. Animal offspring (including humans) are compared with their parents and plants are grown from seed in order to observe change over a period of weeks.

    Teach Starter Publishing 97 pages Grade: 2
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    Living Things and Their External Features Unit Plan

    This Biological Sciences unit covers a range of concepts relating to living things, such as their external features and the places in which their needs are met.

    Teach Starter Publishing 56 pages Grade: 1
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    Light and Sound Unit Plan

    This Physical Sciences unit addresses the concepts of light and sound and how they are sensed.

    Teach Starter Publishing 25 pages Grade: 1
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    The Interplay of the Sun, Earth, and Moon Unit Plan

    This Earth and Space Sciences unit addresses the celestial bodies of the sun, Earth and moon. It explores their sizes, shapes, positions and movements and the interactions between them.

    Teach Starter Publishing 105 pages Grade: 3
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    Measuring Capacity with Informal Units

    This mathematics unit addresses the concept of measuring, comparing, and ordering capacity using informal units.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grade: K
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    Measuring Volume with Informal Units Unit Plan

    This Mathematics unit addresses the concept of measuring, comparing and ordering volume using informal units.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grade: 5
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    Measuring Area with Informal Units - Unit Plan

    This mathematics unit addresses the concept of measuring, comparing, and ordering area using informal units.

    Teach Starter Publishing 26 pages Grade: 2
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    Measuring Mass with Informal Units Unit Plan

    This mathematics unit addresses the concept of measuring, comparing, and ordering mass using informal units.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: PK - K
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    Measuring Length with Informal Units - Unit Plan

    This Mathematics unit addresses the concept of measuring, comparing and ordering length using informal units.

    Teach Starter Publishing 62 pages Grades: K - 1
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    Applying Reading Comprehension Strategies Unit Plan

    This reading unit is designed to explicitly teach the reading comprehension strategies of activating prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, monitoring, predicting, inferring, visualizing, and summarizing to elementary students, with a focus on literary texts.

    Teach Starter Publishing 265 pages Grades: 2 - 6
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    Exploring Poetry - Year 3 and Year 4 Unit Plan

    This English unit addresses common poetic devices such as sound play, word play and imagery and explores how these may be applied to narrative poetry.

    Teach Starter Publishing 154 pages Grades: 3 - 4
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    Understanding Time - Unit Plan

    This Mathematics unit addresses telling time to the minute, the relationship between units of time, converting between units of time, and using 'am' and 'pm' notation to solve simple time problems.

    Teach Starter Publishing 102 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Let's Build a Sentence Unit Plan

    This English unit has been designed to introduce the key components of simple and compound sentences to younger students; specifically, capital letters and punctuation; verbs, nouns, adjectives, and conjunctions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 135 pages Grades: 1 - 3
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    Sustaining Our World Unit Plan

    This science unit addresses concepts surrounding the sustainable use and management of natural resources.

    Teach Starter Publishing 94 pages
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    The Importance of Environments Unit Plan

    This Science unit addresses the importance of ecosystems to plants and animals and the ways in which they can be protected.

    Teach Starter Publishing 234 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Bullying and Resilience

    This Personal, Social and Community Health unit introduces five resilience strategies to help students deal positively and effectively with bullying.

    Teach Starter Publishing 100 pages Grades: 3 - 4
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    Introduction to Historical Recounts Unit Plan

    This English unit has been designed to introduce the historical recount text type to older students; specifically, the purpose, structure and language features of factual historical recounts.

    Teach Starter Publishing 243 pages Grades: 5 - 6