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Critical Analysis #1: "Videotape" Don DeLillo
In this critical analysis worksheet, students read "Videotape" by Don DeLillo and discuss the relevance of the author and date of publication, the general topic, and determine the type of writing. Students also summarize the work.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Critical Analysis Leads to Global Action
Learners discover the interconnectedness of the world. In this global studies lesson, students identify challenges the world faces and craft solutions to the problems they identified. Learners present their findings in a PowerPoint presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
Young scholars listen carefully and critically to THE YEAR OF THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE. They then answer 5 questions: identify a main idea, identify two details, and answer two questions involving critical analysis.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Constitutional Amendments And Gay Marriage
Upper graders critically examine the history and process of amending the U.S. Constitution in light of the current issue facing the courts on legalizing gay marriage. They read a variety of articles, watch news clips, and develop a position to discuss with the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 23 Downloads
Critical Analysis: "Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain" by Jessica Mitford
In this "Behind the Formaldehyde Curtain" worksheet, students analyze the purpose and the meaning as well as summaryize the text. Students determine three elements that the author used to make her point.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Excerpt from Edward Bain's The History of Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain (1835)
Great Britain was where the industrial revolution began. The class reads an excerpt from a document written in 1835 describing cotton manufacture in Great Britain. They then answer two critical analysis questions.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 12 Views 25 Downloads
Center for Northwestern Art: Featured Objects
Each of the slides in this presentation provide learners with an image found at a northwestern art museum and a critical analysis of what can be seen in each piece. Learners can view this prior to a museum trip in order to build informational reading skills, or to better understand how art can be analyzed.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Music in Words
Your class can build strong, well-represented opinions about the music they hear. They listen to, and share thoughts about, a piece of classical music. Then they write a piece of music or a poem, and analyze their peers' work and their own creative processes.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 72 Views 533 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
The Iditarod, One's Will to Survive
Sixth graders listen to story The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto for background information on the Itidarod, research, follow, and log a musher's progress throughout the Iditarod Dog Sled Race, and take part in a survival course at a local gym.
6th Language Arts 5 Views 37 Downloads
Composition with Circles by Alexander Calder
Students write a critical analysis describing the characteristics of the painting Composition with Circles by Alexander Calder. They view how he used balance, color, mood evoking strokes, symmetry and texture in his creative piece of art.
K - 5th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 4 Downloads
Who Am I? Exploring Identity
Students define identity, consider who they are/what they value, explore the work of two photographers featured on an upcoming episode of EGG THE ARTS SHOW to see how they have dealt with the issue of identity, and respond using photography, paint, clay.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 17 Downloads
The Iditarod, One's Will to Survive
Sixth graders read "The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto" and "Woodsong" to study about the Iditarod. Students journal electronically, reflecting upon the reading. Students save this information to the file server. Students also examine how to save information from the Internet to a file server.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
South Africa Story: Apartheid, Diamonds & Gold
Students use the internet to research the history, culture and political issues in South Africa. Using writing activities, they discover more characteristics of the country. They write how the natural resources found in the area affect its culture and how apartheid changed the nation.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads