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Heroes Or Role Models?
Students recognize that "heroes" and "role models" are not synonymous terms. By analyzing heroes of other cultures and periods, they determine that many heroic figures, mythic or historical, rather than providing a model of a societal code of values, represent their transgression.
12th Language Arts 34 Views 79 Downloads
The Physics of the Planets: How 16th and 17th Century Physicist Helped Us Understand Our Solar System
Eighth graders draw the paths of the planets in the solar system. For this astronomy lesson, 8th graders calculate speed of objects using distance and time information. They research about the work of scientists in the 16th and 17th century.
8th Science 14 Views 62 Downloads
Dude, Where's My Karma?
Students research various aspects of Indian culture. They create a Book of Knowledge about India. In a second activity they research the history behind any game. They make presentations and play the different games during Game Day.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History 29 Views 197 Downloads
Passport To the Past: A Tour of the Ancient, European and Asian Collections
Learners study fourteen images of paintings from the Memorial Art Gallery's tour of culture. They study the paintings for artifacts from other cultures and periods of history.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Writing Through Art
Examine the works of visual and performing artists with upper graders. Using the works, they identify the comparisons among the techniques used. They will also review the six traits of effective writing and keep a writing journal throughout the year to see their progress.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
The Uluburun Shipwreck Project: Interconnections through Trade in the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean World
Ninth graders examine causes and effects of the Uluburun shipwreck. In groups, they develop their own ways to categorize the artifacts found on the ship and decide on the research questions they are going to focus on. They use the information they collect to organize it in a database and share their results with the class.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
A Creole Cinderella
Students engage in shared verbal and written reflections about ethnic traditions. They study fairy tales of the Caribbean and the repeating patterns or themes used in folktales and fairy tales. They discuss similarities and differences among the various versions read prior to this lesson plan.
4th - 6th Language Arts 10 Views 39 Downloads
Vishal Ramani & Shri Krupa Dance Foundation
Students study the art of Bharata Natyam Indian dance. In this Indian dance lesson, students read text about Indian dance Bharata Natyam dance. Students may create their own dance and a television story about the topic.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Food Dictionary - Harvest Festival
Students explore healthy foods and dictionary organization. Students create a list of healthy foods. They construct their own food dictionary, with illustrations. Students model how a dictionary page should be filled with a picture, associated letter, and definition.
3rd - 5th Health 3 Views 4 Downloads
High schoolers create a design for water collection, sanitation, or supply. In this hydro-technology lesson, students learn about the global water crisis. Groups of high schoolers read water technology articles, draw or design a device or process, and present their designs to a mock review board for feedback.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 29 Downloads
Universal Myths and Symbols: Animal Creatures and Creation
Learners examine the role of mythology in their own lives. After reading stories, they discover the various theories on the origins of the universe and compare the symbols used by different cultures. To end the lesson, they research a real event and identify and discuss the mythical representations of the event.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 27 Views 128 Downloads
The Art of Romare Bearden
High schoolers are introduced to the art of Romare Bearden. Using a packet, they discover Bearden's theme of family and African-American history in his art. After viewing specific examples of his artwork, they identify the ways in which he used collages.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 39 Downloads
Local Four Minute Men Committee
Young scholars research the "Third Liberty Loan" pamphlet. In this discussion lesson, students read the pamphlet and discuss their opinions. Young scholars answer questions and discuss main points of the document.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 52 Views 163 Downloads
Historic Cemeteries: "History Written in Stone"
Students examine grave markers in their local community. They identify how past generations contributed to life in their town. They discuss their feelings about death and how one is to act at a cemetary.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Stuff Gods Are Made Of
Young scholars examine different myths of various cultures around the world. Using artwork, they discuss the artistic designs and develop hypothesize about their importance. They use the internet to research myths they are aware of and share their findings in groups.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads