Active Listening Teacher Resources
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Cyberbullying: Effects on Teens Across the Nation
Free speech, privacy, and cyberbullying are the focus of a series of activities that cause class members to engage in discussions about these interrelated topics. They view a segment from PBS’s “Cyberbullying—Effects on Teens Across the Nation,” read articles about teens who committed suicide, and discuss the motivations of key players in several scenarios.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Britney Spears: Famous People, ELL Assignment
If you teach English learners and want a thorough assignment that addresses reading and listening comprehension, speaking skills, vocabulary acquisition, and more, a high-interest content worksheet on Britney Spears may be useful. It includes a 1-page passage about Spears, followed by 10 exercises/activities that address ELL needs.
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Environmental Awareness and Children's Literature
Use an alternative setting for pregnant teens and young mothers, as well as special education children to examine environmental topics through literature. Included in this unit is a visit to neighborhood libraries to select children's books on the environment.
6th - 12th Science
Help potential job seekers create a personal job options list that "fits" their personality type. They will discover specific occupational information about two chosen careers. Then they will identify the most important factors to keep in mind when choosing a career and create a personal business card that identifies them with their career titles.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
Whose History Is It Anyway? Patterns in History
Read and examine primary source material in order to analyze, synthesize, and debate information about the Great Depression. Critical analysts research various source materials related to the Great Depression. They work in teams to debate both affirmative and negative positions on a given topic.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Day 5: Communication
How does one have a discussion with a partner about a sexually transmitted disease? This is probably not a conversation that happens to be in everyone's repertoire. This lesson presents some role-playing scenarios that your class can participate in, as well as have the opportunity to create their own.
9th - 10th Health
Students read selections about friendships and discover ways to work with other learners. In this building friendships lesson plan, students identify main ideas and details in reading selections about friendship and how to make friends. Students use story maps, dialogue, and essays to discover ways friends can help them enjoy life and learning.
6th - 8th Health
Students investigate human health by completing a worksheet in class. In this sexual activity lesson plan, students identify the importance of contraceptive devices and birth control. Students complete role-play scenarios in which two people discuss their decision to use birth control.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Students explore the concept of respectful listening. In this listening skills instructional activity, students discuss and demonstrate good and bad listening skills. Students work in groups to decide what is easy and hard about listening respectfully.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Fieldwork Basics Overview
Put your feet up and grab a cup of coffee before going through this extensive field work unit plan! Based on folklorist studies of traditional culture and ethnography, several activities focus on topics such as cultural sensitivity; ethics; preparing for, processing, and conducting fieldwork; and identifying folk traditions.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing, easy-to-understand board game for their own use (and for use by their peers).
4th Social Studies & History
The Resume Workbook for High School Students
A 30-page fill-in-the-blank resume workbook walks job seekers through 10 steps to create a finished resume. Activities target uncovering skills and special talents, setting job objectives, preparing for an interview, and drafting the resume.
10th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills