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Reading Poetry: "love is a place" by E. E. Cummings
Show your class how to read, and analyze poetry through the rules of grammar as you explore “love is a place” by E.E. Cummings. Some might consider this plan overbearing and beating poetry to death, which might be true, if you do all of the activities.
6th - 10th Language Arts 231 Views 401 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea of how to write a research paper.
9th - 10th Language Arts 151 Views 173 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Sublime: Exploring and Measuring the Triple Point of Dry Ice
Solid, liquid, or gas? Or all three? Young chemists make observations of dry ice and measure the pressure associated with its triple point. Pre-lab exercises include drawing Lewis structures and explaining bonding theories. An observation table and detailed procedures for measuring pressure are provided, along with analysis and conclusion questions.
7th - 12th Science 23 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Linking Devices to Meaning: "Riding is an Exercise of the Mind"
Model for your young writers how to add commentary to an expository essay, commentary that analyzes how authors use literary devices to create meaning or to develop a theme. Individuals are asked to revise paragraphs drawn from a student essay on N.
6th - 10th Language Arts 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
To What Extent Were Civil Rights a Priority for the Kennedy Administration?
Designed for an advanced placement class, this resource requires class members to assess President Kennedy's dedication to civil rights through reading, discussion, and writing. Provided with a set of eight primary and secondary sources, pupils must read and examine individually before working in small groups to prepare an argument and debate.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Nation Conceived in Liberty
Twelfth graders complete readings from the packet to explore themes in American history from the seventeenth century until the Civil War. In this American history instructional activity, 12th graders read and discuss their assigned document sets and prepare a presentation to give a synopsis of the documents.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
How To Write a Social Studies Outline
One of the keys to success in school is organization. This resource leads learners through the process of creating an outline for a chapter from a social studies text. In addition, they review facts they have learned in their class throughout the year, and create an outline to organize their information.
5th Social Studies & History 40 Views 166 Downloads
Improving Students' Writing Skills
Are your writers making the same mistakes over and over again? Instead of editing their papers, consider encouraging learners to use this sheet to classify their errors. This helps them identify and address common problem areas they have. For struggling learners, consider marking each line in their paper that contains an error.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 13 Downloads
Spanish Literature: Teaching the Course for the First Time
Are you a first year AP Spanish teacher? Will you be teaching literature this year? Read this article for some professional development; what can you do to ensure your Spanish learners build their skills and master Spanish literature?
11th - 12th Languages 16 Views 66 Downloads
Let your pupils judge whether or not the Electoral College should be eliminated. They can develop their opinions with the materials provided and activity described here. First, split your class into three groups: pro, con, and judge. After they complete research within these groups, they will move to groups of three with evenly distributed roles.
10th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Cross-Genre Lesson: Exploring a Thematic Idea of Informational and Literary Texts
Let the synthesizing begin as your learners trace and explore thematic ideas through informational and literary texts that concern Ramses II and the fall of Saddam Hussein. Learners begin by examining an encyclopedia article concerning Ramses and progress to “Ozymandias” by Shelly, and an article from National Geographic of the same topic but of a different tone.
6th - 10th Language Arts 127 Views 218 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Waterfront Debate
Tenth graders debate a resolution about a planned waterfront community from the point of view of various interest groups. They have a "Town Meeting" in which members from each interest group debate their researched opinions for points. They "become" the various interest groups and design a hands-on model of a waterfront community.
10th Language Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads
Mapping Your Identity: A Back-To-School Ice Breaker
Identify the unique personal attributes of your class members. Begin by viewing the Visual Thesaurus and discussing displayed attributes associated with famous American leaders. Using these identity maps as models, pupils generate nouns and adjectives that describe themselves.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 171 Views 679 Downloads
Odyssey Unit Materials
Created by Jim Burke, this packet contains several activities to borrow for your unit on The Odyssey. Lots of graphic organizers and strategically phrased questions require readers to ask questions, record textual evidence, and describe components of the text (character, plot, etc.
9th - 12th Language Arts 38 Views 121 Downloads
AP Chemistry Topic 1: Chemical Foundations, Part F
Three questions, requiring short answers, show that chemistry learners understand the concepts behind balancing chemical equations. Nine equations leave the coefficients to be filled in, and eleven reactions are described for learners to write as balanced equations.
10th - 12th Science 5 Views 29 Downloads
Fall 2004 Midterm Exam #2 - Electricity and Magnetism
Written for a college physics course, this midterm examination deals with electric and magnetic fields. When taking this test, learners answer multiple choice questions, solve problems, and analyze a variety of attractive diagrams. Because it was designed for a general physics college course, it would also be appropriate to administer to your high school advanced placement physics classes.
11th - Higher Ed Science 10 Views 33 Downloads
Take-Home Midterm Exam #3
The University of Hawaii has published a vast collection of midterm and final exams for their Physics 152 course. This particular exam offers a variety of assessment methods, and covers the topic of electromagnetic radiation. Multiple-choice, drawing light rays, short-answer, and problem-solving questions are available.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
AP: Chapter 42: Circulation & Gas Exchange
Immerse biology learners in circulation and gas exchange for both simple organisms and higher animals. Six pages of short-answer questions and labelling of the human respiratory system are included. This assignment was written for an advanced placement biology course and zeroes in on the relationship between the circulatory and respiratory systems.
9th - Higher Ed Science 9 Views 127 Downloads
Debates on Persuasive Language That Extend Outside of Class
There is no better sight to see than a classroom full of eager young adults, hands raised high, eager to jump into a class discussion. Get your class identifying and discussing rhetorical strategies and then debating long into the night with this current events-centered lesson plan.
9th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 128 Downloads