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Fifth graders research experiences of African-Americans under the institution of slavery by exploring and reporting on Library of Congress material, including information from primary and secondary sources. Students share the information they gather with their classmates, and present information by creating a pamphlet, written in the first person, describing a life in slaver.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Major Regional Dialects
What does your dialect sound like? Examine variation in English as it relates to geographic regions with your class. They recognize some of the major differences between regional dialects and determine that everyone speaks a dialect. They trace historical events that have shaped the current major regional dialects.
5th - 12th Language Arts 36 Views 180 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Reemergence of the “Vanishing Americans” ‐ Native Americans and World War II
Discover the many contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans during World War II. After gaining background information through a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes, your young historians will participate in a jigsaw reading activity on such topics as Navajo code talkers and discrimination against Native Americans during the war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Madonna's Adoption in Malawi
For this Madonna's adoption in Malawi worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Madonna's adoption in Malawi.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Heat and Density
Ninth graders are introduced to the concepts of density and convection/conduction through demonstrations, notes and activities. They are exposed to real-world examples to model the processes that move and shape Earth's surface. Pupils research plate tectonics and the location of various plate boundaries, using science textbooks and the internet.
9th Science 4 Views 35 Downloads
Tracking the Monster: Ashley Judd and Indie.Arie Confront AIDS in Africa - Lesson 1
High schoolers gain a better understanding of the AIDS worldwide epidemic. They see how music is connected to other aspects of our lives and our world. They listen to and discuss multicultural music.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Stereotype Lesson Plan
Students examine the concepts related to stereotypes. In this stereotyping lesson, students define the word "stereotype" before working in a group to develop stereotype statements. They determine if the statements are fair. They work with balloons to pop the stereotypes.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 30 Downloads
Racism, Gender, Ethnicity, and Aesthetics in the Art of Graffiti
Learners describe how graffiti is a part of everyday culture. They develop basic vocabulary terms for thinking and writing about graffiti and make and justify judgments about aesthetics qualities in graffiti art. They compare and contrast specific works of Basquiat in graffiti, and how graffiti played a major role in his art style.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 39 Downloads
The Influence of Jazz Music in Twentieth Century Art
Students examine the effect of music on society. While listening to music, they identify the beat, rhythm and write down their reaction to it. Listening to longer selections, they assign a color to the music and share it with the class. They create a piece of art using that color reflecting on the music pieces to end the lesson.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 43 Downloads
Band Aid and Changing the World
Students examine the origins of well known charities and the impact of the first Band Aid single 20 years ago. They explore what is involved in turning the dream of a different kind of world into a reality. They complete a worksheet detailing the history of Band Aid's efforts.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads
Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom: Watermelon
Learners complete explore what the watermelon means to Oklahoma. In this Oklahoma agriculture lesson plan, students create a watermelon boat, make watermelon pops, then discuss facts about the history of the Oklahoma watermelon.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Cooking Up the Scientific Method
First graders identify the different steps of the scientific method. In this life science lesson, 1st graders apply this method when conducting a series of hands-on activities. They collect data and write observations in their journals.
1st Science 35 Views 227 Downloads