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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 English Language Arts
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. In 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.
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
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
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 English Language Arts
Vishal Ramani & Shri Krupa Dance Foundation
Students study the art of Bharata Natyam Indian dance. In this Indian dance activity, 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
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
Students create a design for water collection, sanitation, or supply. In this hydro-technology lesson, students learn about the global water crisis. Groups of students 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