## Beacon Web Lesson Library

### Student Web Lessons

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• Adam Ant (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students measure perimeters.

• All That Data (Authored by Kristy Rousseau.)
Description: Students use range, mean, median, and mode.

• All That Data Two (Authored by Kristy Rousseau.)
Description: Students describe graphs in terms of range, measures of central tendency, and distribution.

• Alligator Lunch (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn greater than and less than symbols.

• All in the Family (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students multiply and divide fact families that have the number 7.

• All The Parts (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn the parts of a graph.

• Anglemania (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: Students describe triangles using appropriate geometric vocabulary.

• Animal Legs (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students use repeated addition as a strategy to solve multiplication story problems.

• Anti-Toast (Authored by Michael Naylor.)
Description: Students explore positive and negative numbers.

• Are We There Yet? (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students select the appropriate unit of measure.

• Arrange a Party (Authored by Kristy Rousseau.)
Description: Students use problem solving steps to find and use the range of a set of data to plan a party.

• Ask Hannah (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Subject(s): Mathematics (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students describe symmetry in two-dimensional shapes.

• As the Earth Turns (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Science (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students learn that day and night are caused by the rotation of the Earth.

• Basketball Debate (Authored by Michael Naylor.)
Description: Students explore the meaning of average on mean and relate these concepts to real world experiences.

• Be a Scientist (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students estimate temperatures using a Celsius thermometer.

• Bibliographic Blunders (Authored by Carolyn Garner.)
Description: Students use notecards to collect information.

• Bicycles Ala Mode (Authored by Michael Naylor.)
Description: Students understand and apply the concepts of mean, median and mode.

• Breaking News (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: This Student Web Lesson explores various forces that can cause the breaking and weathering of bedrock and larger rocks.

• Brenda's Bedroom Border (Authored by Paulette Boggs.)
Description: Students complete a pattern.

• Bugging You (Authored by Carolyn Garner.)
Description: Students examine the characteristics of an insect.

• Business Buddies (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Subject(s): Social Studies (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students learn the differences between goods and services and producers and consumers

• Cameron's Trip (Authored by Jackie Russell.)
Description: Students multiply and divide to solve real-world problems.

• Chances Are (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students predict the likelihood of events using a circle graph with percentages as a model.

• Checking Division (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn that multiplication is the inverse operation of division.

• Checking Subtraction (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students explore the inverse relationship of addition and subtraction.

• Check It Out (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students uses manipulatives to divide by 6.

• Chip Counting (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students count and determine place value in base 5.

• Christmas Bear (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Science (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students teach Christmas Bear how to use his five senses to learn about his surroundings.

• Christmas Lights (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students identify and complete patterns.

• Circus Fun (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students add up to three digits with regrouping.

• Coins for Candy (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Mathematics (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students identify, know the value of, and compare the values of a penny, nickel, and dime.

• Colonial Crossing (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students compare primary and secondary sources.

• Congruent Concentration (Authored by Paulette Boggs.)
Description: Students use a matching board to demonstrate knowledge of congruent figures.

• Congruent or Not (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students explore the concept on congruency of polygons.

• Critter Craze (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Subject(s): Science (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: This lesson introduces the concepts of basic needs, grouping, and habitats.

• Did I Read It or Not? (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: A study of the concepts of explicit and implicit information enables students to read for comprehension. Students practice their comprehension skills while reading various articles about the organs of the human body.

• Different Tribes (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Subject(s): Social Studies (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Compare daily life of Native American tribes from different regions and times.

• Double Trouble (Authored by Kristy Rousseau.)
Description: Students observe how interactions with the environment affect the growth of all living organisms.

• Fabulous Fractions (Authored by Karen Chandler.)
Subject(s): Mathematics (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students learn the concept of equal parts as related to fractions.

• Face of Florida (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students discover the unique and diverse culture of Florida as they take a look at the faces of the people who live there.

• Fact Families (Authored by Jackie Russell.)
Description: Students learn about multiplication and division fact families.

• Fence Me In (Authored by Mary Blackburn.)
Description: Students find the perimeter of a rectangle.

• Flowering Fractions (Authored by Roseanne Phillips.)
Description: Students understand common fractions by using model representations.

• Geo Cleo (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Subject(s): Mathematics (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students take a look at how to describe three-dimensional shapes.

• Get In Line (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students explore ordinal positions.

• Get The Idea (Authored by Lois Davis.)
Description: Students read text to determine the main idea or essential message and identify relevant supporting details and facts.

• Get The Message (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: The student understands the history of written communication from pictographs to alphabets.

• Grandpa's Game (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students count money.

• Grid Graph (Authored by Paulette Boggs.)
Description: Students identify and plot points on a grid.

• Groups Of Dogs (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students use arrays to understand the meaning of multiplication.

• Guess My Number (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students use a variety of problem solving techniques and operations to find a secret number.

• Hard Times (Authored by Richard Johnson.)
Description: The students interact with the different effects of the Industrial Revolution while classifying them as to the historical theme for which they are best suited. They are also asked to make a judgment as to whether the effects are positive or negative.

• Heads I Win (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students predict the likelihood of tossing heads or tails and graphs the results of coin tosses.

• Heads Up Probability (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students use tree diagrams as models for predicting outcomes and the likelihood of events using coins.

• Hotel 6 (Authored by Diana Bentz.)
Description: Students use a pattern to solve multiplication problems.

• Hot Stuff (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students estimate temperatures using a Fahrenheit thermometer.

• How It All Stacks Up (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students interpret and compare information using a bar graph.

• I Am Special (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Mathematics (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Picture graphs are used in real world situations as students organize information, record data, and use mathematical language to read and interpret the graphs.

• Information Elimination (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students model, instruct, and practice narrowing a topic for expository writing.

• Information Too (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students participate in solving real-world problems.

• Interpreting Line Graphs (Authored by Michael Naylor.)
Description: Students explore line graphs.

• Is It PE Time? (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students use a chart to solve problems.

• Is That A Fact? (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students select the appropriate operation for solving a problem.

• It's A Date (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students use a calendar.

• It's A Fact (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students practice basic subtraction facts.

• I Want My Half (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students understand the concrete and symbolic representations of fractions.

• Jingle Jangle (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students explore angles.

• Jupiter Is Average (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Using data from our solar system, students explore median, mode, mean, and range. Students learn to use an on-line calculator to determine the mean and range.

• Kids Have Pets (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn about the parts of a bar graph and how to collect information.

• Kinds Of Graphs (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn about various types of graphs.

• Leap Frog (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students design an experiment to answer a question, collect information, and interpret the results using charts.

• Let's Do Lunch (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students use a menu to order lunches that meet various criteria.

• Let's Go Shopping (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students estimate by rounding to the nearest dollar as they shop.

• Liberty and Justice (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students discover reasons Americans went to war to win independence from England.

• Lions and Tigers (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students predict the likelihood of a simple event (rolling a die) as a fraction.

• Making Change (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students count money and make change.

• Max and Mavis, Part 1 (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: A museum is broken into and students learn about inventions and inventors in the field of communication and the impact of the inventions to help Max & Mavis, student detectives solve the case.

• Max and Mavis, Part 2 (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: A museum is broken into and students learn about inventions and inventors in the field of technology and the impact of the inventions to help Max & Mavis, student detectives, solve the case.

• Mean Green Machine (Authored by Kristy Rousseau.)
Description: Students use a calculator to find and use the average, or mean, of a set of data.

• Measuring Tools (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students select measurement tools for real-world measuring situations.

• Medians (Authored by Michael Naylor.)
Description: Students understand and apply the concepts of median and mean.

• Me Too (Authored by Jan Dykes.)
Description: Students classify whole numbers as odd or even.

• Me Too Probability (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students use a tree diagram to display possible outcomes of who will come to the party.

• Missing Numbers (Authored by Carol Senn.)
Description: Students find the missing numbers in a sequence.

• Mixed Numbers (Authored by Joseph Howell.)
Description: Students identify and define mixed number parts.

• Mixed Up Cells (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students correctly identify and explain the differences and similarities between plant and animal organelles.

• Move Our Principal (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn about the six simple machines then use their knowledge to assist their principal.

• Mr. Mumble (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Subject(s): Mathematics (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students take a look at how to describe two-dimensional shapes.

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Description: Students add columns and find missing addends using data generated from a chart.

• My Place (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn that the value of a digit is determined by the placement of that digit.

• Nine Pattern (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students explore patterns while multiplying and dividing by 9.

• One Source (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students compare primary and secondary sources.

• On Stage Probability (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students use tree diagrams to display the possible outcomes of casting a play.

• On Target (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students recall division facts.

• Packing for the Park (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Science (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students group various objects using their physical characteristics.

• Paraphrase Craze (Authored by Carol Rine.)
Description: Students practice paraphrasing for expository writing.

• Party Comedian (Authored by Kristy Rousseau.)
Description: Students find and use the median of a set of data.

• Party Mode (Authored by Kristy Rousseau.)
Description: Students find and use the mode of a set of data.

• Pattern Detectives (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Mathematics (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students identify and extend patterns in a variety of settings. Audio is used to assist non-readers.

• Pete's Polygons (Authored by Paulette Boggs.)
Description: Students learn about closed figures called polygons.

• Piece Of Pie (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students display data using a circle graph.

• Pin The Tail (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students use probability to predict and conduct experiments to test predictions.

• Plane Figures (Authored by Paulette Boggs.)
Description: Students learn about shapes called plane figures.

• Play Ball (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students collect data to put on a picture graph.

• Prewriting Tactics (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: Students organize and group related ideas.

• Push Ups (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students collect data to put on a line graph.

• Rabbits (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students recall multiplication facts using a hundreds chart.

• Right Time (Authored by Linda Burke.)
Description: Students explore the meaning of AM and PM while they tell time to the hour and half hour.

• Right Track (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Health (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students learn about the various food groups that make up the food pyramid. Items in a lunch are then classified according to the Food Guide Pyramid.

• Roman Numerals (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students count using Roman numerals.

• Round About (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students estimate by rounding.

• Sam's Similar Shapes (Authored by Paulette Boggs.)
Description: Students learn about shapes that are different sizes but the same shape.

• School Store (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students subtract using decimals as they make change. Regrouping will be required.

• Seeing Time (Authored by Richard Johnson.)
Description: This lesson gives middle and high school students a chance to refine and extend their ability to construct, read, analyze, and draw conclusions from timelines.

• Sequence of Events (Authored by Lois Davis.)
Description: Students arrange events in chronological order.

• Setting (Authored by Carol Rine.)
Description: Travel back in time with Shakespeare's Romeo as he teaches about setting through great works of literature.

• Show Me The Money (Authored by Sandi King.)

• Simple Machines (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: This lesson is an introduction to the six simple machines. It is an excellent teacher resource as well as an instructional tool for students.

• Solid Pattern Pieces (Authored by Paulette Boggs.)
Description: Students name the different faces of solid figures to make objects using a pattern.

• Spinning Wheels (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students learn multiplication facts.

• Suffix-ly (Authored by Lois Davis.)
Description: Students use simple strategies to determine meaning and increase vocabulary for reading, including the use of suffixes.

• Sum Fun (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students practice addition facts to 18.

• Sunrise Sunset (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Science (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students are actively involved in learning about the apparent movement of the sun across the day sky. Students then learn to relate time of day to the location of the sun. This lesson has audio.

• Talk The Talk (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students count in base five.

• That's Right (Authored by Kaye Maddox.)
Description: Students estimate measurements in real-world problems using money.

• There Must Be Thousands (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students read, write and identify numerals to the hundred thousands.

• Those Genes (Authored by Carol Rine.)
Description: Students are introduced to genetic inheritance.

• Three is a Magic Number (Authored by Carol Senn.)
Description: Students learn multiples of three.

• Time To Go (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students tell time to the half hour.

• Time Zones (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students read tables, charts and maps to solve problems relating to time zones.

• Too Much Information (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students determine if irrevelant information is included when solving a problem.

• Too Much Noise (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students determine the fewest number of coins needed to produce a given amount.

• Trading Game (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students explore regrouping using place value blocks.

• Trailblazing Conclusions (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: Students develop a sense of ending by using closure and thought-provoking statements.

• Trailblazing Introductions (Authored by Laurie Ayers.)
Description: Students develop a sense of beginning by using strong leads.

• Trash Or Treasure (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students look at significant people, events, and ideas relating to the Colonial period in history and their impact on the development of the United States.

• Travel to Days of Old (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students are introduced to the Middle Ages as they follow a troubadour's story.

• Treasures from the Past (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students learn about significant events in the colonization of North America.

• Triangles Side-By-Side (Authored by Carolyn Garner.)
Description: Students use geometric vocabulary to describe properties of triangles.

• Twins (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students identify odd and even numbers.

• United We Stand (Authored by Julie Thompson.)
Description: Students take a look at how the thirteen original colonies joined to form the United States of America.

• Vacation (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students use charts to analyze information and plan a vacation.

• Walrus World (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students learn strategies for solving real world problems.

• What Are My Chances (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students explore probability and ratios.

• What Caused It? (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students learn to identify cause and effect patterns in text. Science content is used to teach this reading skill.

• What Should I Wear? (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)
Description: Students use models to determine possible outcomes.

• What's Missing? (Authored by Randy Russell.)
Description: Students identity necessary information needed to solve a problem.

• What's Your Name? (Authored by Sandi King.)
Description: Students know the value of numbers when written in standard form or expanded notation.

• Where Is Japan? (Authored by Sandi King.)
Subject(s): Social Studies (Kindergarten - Grade 2)
Description: Students use the four cardinal directions to find real places on a map.

• Which Writing? (Authored by Carol Rine.)
Description: Students choose an appropriate format for writing.

• Who Will Probably? (Authored by Michaél Dunnivant.)