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AP French Final Project
Close out a year of advanced placement French with a mostly self-guided research and presentation project. Individuals propose their own topics, write lengthy reports, and present their information. All of this is done in French. This assignment page includes more specific requirements and point breakdowns, as well as basic guidelines for posting work online.
11th - 12th Languages 6 Views 3 Downloads
Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening comprehension before the exam?
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 22 Downloads
College Prep Algebra, Review for the Final Exam
This algebra worksheet, is a comprehensive review of college prep algebra. The 100 questions are organized by chapter and cover operations with integers, solving equations and inequalities, coordinate graphing concepts, exponents, polynomials, proportion, and radicals.
9th - 10th Math 9 Views 43 Downloads
Preparing for the AP European History Exam
Only have a few weeks until the AP exam? Don't panic. Prepare your AP learners for the European History exam using these detailed strategies. This instructional lesson plan summarizes ideas to prepare your scholars for the big test, including reviewing content, understanding exam strategies and format, and what to do the day of.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
2001 AP United States History Free-Response Questions
Rigorous and challenging, the AP Test for AP United States History contains a document-based question (with nine documents), as well as two additional free-response questions. Students who are preparing for the test will appreciate the chance to review their skills, and teachers can use this activity to walk students through the multiple steps and skill sets required on an AP test.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 118 Downloads
Chemical Consequences of Burning Fossil Fuels
Future scientists are introduced to the chemical consequences of burning fossil fuels, learning that fossil fuel combustion leads to the formation of oxides of three nonmetals: carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur, all of which end up in the atmosphere and water.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 29 Downloads
EU Simulation: The European Council
Discover how government and the European Union works with this interactive activity. Small groups form to represent a country and create a profile. The instructor presents an issue to discuss and potential politicians then develop proposals accordingly.
12th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Practicing and Administering the Speaking Section of the AP World Language Exams
Will you be proctoring an advanced placement test this year? Optimize testing conditions and increase scores with these suggestions. Organized by scenario, this article is an easy read.
12th Languages 3 Views 6 Downloads
Pre-AP Strategies for Assessment Design in Latin Courses
As a Latin educator, do you know how to appropriately design assessments for your advanced learners? If you're teaching an honors or advanced placement course, read this article for some professional development.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 1 Download
New Review College Prep: Checklists and Worksheets
What will I be? Take the que sera, sera out of college and career planning with a packet of checklists and worksheets that help high school seniors match their interests with colleges and career choices.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 7 Downloads
An Advanced Placement English Study of Lost Names; Scenes from a Korean Boyhood
Twelfth graders examine Korean history and culture. In this Asian history lesson, 12th graders discuss the effects of the Japanese occupation of Korea. They research literature from the time period and compose written responses based on the experience of having their whole cultural identities stripped away suddenly, as in the case of the Koreans.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Incorporating Archaeological "Time-Outs" into the Latin Curriculum
Here is a activity whose focus is on classical archaeology. In groups, high schoolers read various myths and legends to examine the how the culture was passed between different groups. They participate in a role-play activity in which they represent different countries trading with each other and discover how cultures can clash.
10th - 12th Languages 7 Views 11 Downloads
New Review Middle Level Writing with Integrated Reading and Oral Language
Imagine everything you need to teach writing in one packet! Designed to augment instruction in language arts classes, the lessons, activities, and exercises contained in this packet employ AVID methodologies to help learners develop their literacy skills.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Greek Mythology Version 2.0: To Be or Not to Be an Epic Hero?
Using The Odyssey in your classroom? Then this resource is for you. After listening to a reading of a portion of Book 9 of The Odyssey and watching a PowerPoint about Greek heroes, partners complete a "Think Pair Share" chart about whether Odysseus meets any of the criteria for being a Greek hero.
9th - 10th Language Arts 23 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review "What Good are the Words?" A Close Reading of an Excerpt from The Book Thief
A close reading of an excerpt from The Book Thief provides high school readers with an opportunity to examine how Markus Zusak uses syntax, repetition, and figurative language to contribute to the power of the novel, and to help develop his themes.
9th - 10th Language Arts 60 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using Linear Equations to Define Geometric Solids
Making the transition from two-dimensional shapes to three-dimensional solids can be difficult for many geometry students. This comprehensive lesson starts with writing and graphing linear equations to define a bounded region and calculating the areas and perimeters of the space.
9th - 11th Math 72 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Analyzing an Argument
How do you read non-fiction, informational text? How do you recognize the rhetorical devices a writer is using? How do you determine the tone of such a document? Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address provides a perfect vehicle for learners to develop and practice these necessary skills.
10th - 12th Language Arts 177 Views 144 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Analyzing Grammar and Syntax in Ayn Rand's Anthem
“I am. I think. I will.” Seek the secrets of words. Ayn Rand’s Anthem provides the text for a series of exercises that ask readers to analyze how Rand uses antimetabole, epistrophe, parallelism, and repetition to create meaning. Using the provided worksheets and graphic organizers, individuals explain the meaning of passages, analyze how Rand uses various grammatical devices to underscore her point, and then create their own examples.
9th - 12th Language Arts 55 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Designed