Communication Careers Teacher Resources
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Journalism Career Pathway Unit
High schoolers explore a career in journalism while using various forms of technology; such as, distance learning via the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) and the Internet. They have the opportunity to create a final project that is based realistically in the journalism career of your choice.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
In this famous people learning exercise, students read a selection about the life of Gore Vidal, then complete a variety of comprehension activities including synonym matches, fill-in-the-blank sentence completions, unscrambling words and spelling and writing activities.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Creating an Author Brochure
Students, while in the computer lab, visit a variety of web sites and read about the life and work of Langston Hughes. They create an author's brochure on Mr. Hughes from the data they collect from the various web sites. Each student includes facts about his life, his writing career and one of his poems.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Consideration and Investigation of Career Choices
Discuss career choices with your class. After a discussion on career types, learners choose three careers of interest to them. They investigate one of the three careers and compose a two-paragraph essay on why they think that particular career would be right for them.
8th Language Arts 8 Views 35 Downloads
How to Write a Career Research Paper
Encourage your high school freshmen to plan ahead. Rather than a typical research paper, viewers are shown how to craft a career search paper. Models of the introductory and body paragraphs are provided. Alas, the presentation is incomplete and ends with the second body paragraph.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 29 Downloads
Study Guide for Island of the Blue Dolphins
Dive your class into a reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins with this in-depth study guide. Breaking the novel into three parts, the resource begins each section with a focus activity that identifies a specific theme or question to be addressed in the reading.
4th - 6th Language Arts 94 Views 108 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Personal Learning Plan
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 190 Views 645 Downloads
The Jacket: Journal Templates Teacher's Guide
Explore this story involving prejudice and racism to enhance learners' comprehension skills. The story The Jacket by Andrew Clements involves an African American boy who is falsely accused of stealing someone's jacket. This teacher's guide supports use of the journal templates (for literature circles or for individual work) that you can find when you search Lesson Planet resources for "The Jacket: Journal Templates.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 404 Downloads
Great Greeks With Animoto
Sixth graders are paired up, and are assigned a famous person from ancient Greece. They utilize the program Animoto in order to create a presentation on their famous person from the past. Pericles, Homer, Socrates, and Artistotle are a few of the many people who are assigned.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 4 Downloads
Does your ELA class need some practice with the specific skills outlined in the Common Core standards? Then this is the perfect resource for you! One in a series of connected lessons that cover the standards for reading literature, reading informational texts, and writing, this particular lesson addresses standard RL.
9th - 10th Language Arts 40 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
TE Activity: Wow! That Captures It!
Students examine how motion capture technology allows computer based animators to design realistic effects in animation. They study how the center of gravity contributes to animation and how to use the center of gravity to write an action scene.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Taking Care of Business
Young adults consider the application of technology and communication in the business and management career cluster. They research careers in the cluster and discuss what skills are required to be successful. They use their findings to create a poster on business careers.
8th 21st Century Skills 24 Views 40 Downloads
Develop An Individual Career Plan
Young scholars research, investigate and develop an individual career plan. They analyze all their career options and goals. Each student fine tunes their interviewing and written skills as they prepare to seek certain jobs out in the work force.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 64 Downloads
James Welch's Fools Crow
Learners explore the history of Montana's Native Americans by reading James Welch's Fools Crow. Set shortly after the Civil War, the novel focuses on a young Blackfoot Indian and his tribe. Over the course of several weeks, class members respond to study questions and complete different projects designed for each chapter.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 6 Downloads
Portraits Visual and Written: Louisa May Alcott and Samuel Clemens
Students discover the life and work of an American author, either Samuel Clemens or Louisa May Alcott. In this study of visual and written portraits lesson plan, students take a look at the authors through four different sources: a portrait, a stamp, an autobiographical writing, and a passage from a novel.
5th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 25 Downloads
Sounds and Stories - Activity 1
Students investigate sound sources through a class discussion and team field trips around the school in this excellent elementary school lesson. The lesson is Part One of a three part unit and takes about 2 days to complete.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads