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"Their Eyes Were Watching God": Folk Speech and Figurative Language
Using or considering using Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God? Then this packet is a must for your curriculum library. The examination of how Hurston combines folklore and folk language to create the voice of her characters, will not only help readers comprehend the dialogue, but will also reveal her mastery of traditional literary techniques.
9th - 12th Language Arts 40 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Native American Three Sisters Gardens
Students investigate companion planting. In this communtiy gardening lesson students explore the tradition of the Native American Three Sisters gardening approach. Students act as botanists, anthropologists, folklorists, and curators.
3rd - 8th Science 14 Views 23 Downloads
Exploring Human History
Young scholars study the four main subdivisions of anthropology and how they overlap. They explore the careers of several contemporary anthropologists and their fieldwork, comparing the methods and applications of their work.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 38 Downloads
The Compound Sentence: Correcting Run-ons and Comma Splices
Do some of your writers need an extra lesson on correcting run-ons and comma splices? This worksheet clearly defines the terms, provides models of run-on sentences, comma splice errors, and how to correct them. The second page of the worksheet asks pupils to correct the errors they find in a paragraph and to combine independent classes with a coordinating conjunction and a comma or a semicolon to make compound sentences.
9th - 10th Language Arts 15 Views 57 Downloads
Stonehenge: Solving Ancient Mysteries
Students explore archeologists and anthropologists and the tools and methods they use to gather and interpret scientific evidence. They research current archaeological excavations and contact the scientists working at these digs.
7th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads
social Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorow
Sixth graders take an Internet trip back in time to explore ancient cultures. Working in teams, they assume the roles of theologian, cartographer, economist, political analyst, and anthropologist. The same groups then create time capsules of contemporary life with five artifacts,equivalent to the ancient artifacts, and explanations for future anthropologists.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 44 Downloads
Rocks and Soil
Students explore the physical properties of rocks. They explore the three different types of rocks and are able to compare and contrast their different properties. Students simulate the creation of sedimentary rock, they also understand about relative age.
6th - 8th Science 36 Views 170 Downloads
Learners read a paragraph which describes a variety of scientific vocations. Words such as anthropologist, entomologist, and parasitologist appear. They are given seven more scientific vocation words, and must use a dictionary to find, then write down their definitions.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 8 Views 14 Downloads
Anthropologists: Puzzlers of Past Peoples
Sixth graders examine the role of anthropologists. In groups, they compare and contrast two different groups of civilizations. Using primary source documents, they discover how various cultures and ideas spread throughout the world. As a class, they also discuss how new research can change history.
6th Social Studies & History 25 Views 76 Downloads
New Review Incan Times
How did 168 conquistadors take down the Incan empire? Through several activities, from presenting mini-lectures based on an article to designing newspapers about the Spanish conquest, your young historians will learn about the Incan civilization and culture, as well as its eventual downfall as an empire.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 27 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lost Treasures of Tibet: Mandalas
Young scholars examine the history of mandalas from Tibet. After reviewing the Designing a Mandala handout, they use geometric symmetrical shapes to create their own examples. Next, they write poems or essays and explain the meaning of the symbols and colors they chose.
5th - 12th Math 3 Views 8 Downloads
A Wizard of Earthsea: Biography
Begin a study of A Wizard of Earthsea by looking closely at biographical information about the author, Ursula K. Le Guin, and previewing the text. Pupils listen to an audio guide and take notes for discussion. Next, the class reads two essays jigsaw style and discusses the relationship between Le Guin's biography and the text.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Protecting Ground Water
Perfect for a senior project or upper-level environmental science course, high schoolers read a seven-step plan to develop a ground water protection plan within the community. Whether using the reading as a demonstration of the amount of planning and coordination required for such a process or using it as a roadmap for a project, the detailed article provides a wealth of knowledge on the topic.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
Learners determine their own perspective on women's empowerment then compare it to how it is seen in Syria. They watch a four documentary clips, discuss what they've seen, then answer two short essay questions. Excellent resource links and good extension activities make this a worthwhile lesson.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Reading Comprehension: Aboriginal Myth About Thunderstorms
Get your anthropologists thinking with this aboriginal myth about thunderstorms. They read the brief myth and answer three comprehension questions. The directions indicate two myths, however there is just one here. Consider extending thinking by asking scholars to write their own creation myth about another natural occurrence.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 11 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed