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Catholic Schools in the Community
Students are provided with a multimedia Power Point presentation that explains the educational opportunities that are available at the St. Mary Catholic School. They are presented with all facts along with the community as a whole and experience utilizing a digital camera, word processor, etc.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Catholic Immigrant Experiences in 19th Century America
Students discuss and write about how culture and socioeconomic status, in connection with religion, shaped immigrant experiences in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. They discuss the relationship to the modern school voucher debate.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
In this famous leaders worksheet, students read a passage about Sonia Gandhi and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict learners' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a position on the topic and citing evidence from the documents.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 51 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
In the Time of the Butterflies Packet
Considering using Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies? Here's a resource designed to be used before and during a reading of her powerful story of the murder of the Mirabal sisters. Included in the packet is a vocabulary list, a 1960 Time magazine article about the death of the sisters, a detailed character list, a Spanish/English vocabulary reference list, a list of reading comprehension questions, and a group of writing prompts.
8th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads
How to Use an Abacus
Ever wonder how to use an abacus? Take a step back from the electronics and learn the basic elements with this short video. A student from Annunciation Catholic School explains how to express a number on the abacus. Note: Dialogue may be difficult to understand, however, subtitles are provided for a majority of the clip.
1 min 5th - 8th Math 6 Views 5 Downloads
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for learners to address.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 11 Views 19 Downloads
Will the Supreme Court Vouch for Vouchers?
Students investigate past Supreme Court decisions that have centered on education issues and assess the ways in which those decisions have impacted American education. They consider the controversies surrounding the issue of school vouchers.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 43 Downloads
HIV and AIDS Awareness
HIV and AIDS are defined in this lesson plan to raise awareness. Learners will view a film (link to video is provided) about the disease and how it is contracted. They then discuss the film and complete a follow-up worksheet with questions.
7th - 9th Health 3 Views 20 Downloads
It's All in the Measurements
Study customary measurements with your sixth graders. They will investigate linear and capacity measurements to then measure and convert linear and capacity units. Finally they will work in small groups to conduct experiments. Resources are provided.
6th Math 41 Views 299 Downloads
Classroom Capers: Creating a Magazine
Fourth graders build language skills in the context of creating a classroom magzine. They participate in activities which help students communitcate ideas and information for a variety of purposes and for specific audiences using the conventions of written language; read materials for different purposes; express, respond to, and communicate ideas, topics, and opinions in oral and visual formats.
4th Language Arts 13 Views 124 Downloads
The Easter Story
After hearing the Passion, Jesus' suffering, death and resurrection, through an account of the gospel writer St. Mark students will comprehend the saving story of our Christian faith. They comprehend their language skills by writing and reflecting on the Easter story as authors commissioned by the Catholic Kids Press.
3rd Language Arts 19 Views 80 Downloads
The News Article and The Editorial
Here is an outstanding series of lessons on journalism, writing newspaper articles, and writing editorials. This type of writing has long-been neglected in our schools, so this collection of writing activities is most-valuable. Along with the well-designed activities described in the lesson plans, there is a very good rubric for the teacher to use when grading student work.
9th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 101 Downloads
Immigration into an Urban Industralized Northeast: 1879-1914
Students study how three ethnic groups were introduced to urban, industrialize, northern cities. They examine how these groups were greeted and accepted be the 'native born' Americans and how successful they were in assimilating with that 'native born' population.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 46 Downloads
Silent Movies: A Year 7 Scheme of Work
Even an outline can give you enough information to execute an awsome project. The tasks for each of the seven weeks of this project are defined, as well as the objective and specific content facilitated through the project. Learners will study silent film, aspects of drama, and script writing, then they create a silent film of their own.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 63 Downloads
Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents
Seventh graders, while brainstorming, compare/contrast statistics about different countries concerning population growth and religion. They assess a variety of media to include in their statistics. In the end, their studies guide them to appreciate the contributions and respect diversity that all countries make to the world daily.
7th Social Studies & History 10 Views 24 Downloads
Comparable Statistics from Countries of Various Continents
Seventh graders compare and contrast basic statistics about different countries, such as population growth and religion, review continents and their countries, practice graphing statistical information, and identify similarities and differences in various countries.
7th Social Studies & History 19 Views 46 Downloads