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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Name Tag Glyphs
|Grades||2 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 50-minute sessions|
Fredonia, New York
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Tape or gluestick
- Colorful card stock or construction paper
- Hole punch
- Computer with Internet Access
- Color printer
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
Doodle Splash combines the process of drawing with analytical thinking by pairing online drawing with writing prompts that encourage students to make connections between their visual designs and the text.
- ABCTeach: The Educator’s Online Resource
This website has ideas for using glyphs in teaching, plus many free teaching materials.
- Mathwire.com: Standards-Based Math Activities
This teaching resource website focuses on math-related glyphs.
- NCTM Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Math
This ReadWriteThink partner (from the Thinkfinity consortium) has math lesson plans featuring glyphs.
- Make enough copies of the two student handouts so that each student in the classroom may have a copy.
- Prepare your own glyph in order to familiarize yourself with the Doodle Splash student interactive and the glyph-making process.
- Gather yarn/string and colorful card stock/construction paper for the name tags.