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Quantitative versus Qualitative Decision Making
Students analyze the advantages and disadvantages of different quantitative methods. They identify at least three different qualitative factors in decision making and explain the impact of qualitative decision-making factors in relation to quantitative factors.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Small Group Communication
High schoolers work together in order to become acquainted with the concept of small group communication. They define the main characteristics of a small group and discuss the different approaches of communication. The lesson includes an instructional outline for the teacher to use for direct instruction.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Government Policy and Its Impact on HIV/AIDS
Students examine "President Bush's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief", identify important U.S. policy events related to AIDS/HIV from the last 25 years and hold a policy debate on the funding for AIDS/HIV programs.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Recognizing and Combating Segregation in U.S. Schools Today
High schoolers explore the prevalence of racism and statistical segregation in America's schools. They design a project to investigate how the racial makeup of their school compares to other schools. In addition, they evaluate their design and the validity of collected data.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 13 Downloads
Categorizing Celestial Objects
Learners work together to develop a classification system for planets. They take a class vote and read an article about an astronomer's classification system. They write an essay on how scientists make decisions for the general public.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 22 Downloads
Journalism in War Time: What Does the Public Need to Know?
A viewing of the documentary War Feels Like War, launches an exploration of the importance of accurate and comprehensive war reporting. Groups investigate various news agencies and assess the factors that influence their stories. A powerful, balanced approach to a controversial topic.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Social Studies: Global Women and Poverty
Students conduct research and make comparisons about various global economies. Create graphic organizers to present their research findings and illustrate solutions to problems. Students discuss and debate issues based on what they have learned from rese
All All 3 Views 5 Downloads
Foreign War and Domestic Freedom: A Delicate Balancing Act
Students investigate civil liberties in the U.S. They watch and discuss a PowerPoint presentation, conduct research on an event from a timeline, complete a worksheet, take an ideology quiz, and conduct a debate.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
SWOT Teams: Analyzing the Political Parties for the 2010 Midterm Elections
What are political parties and what so strategists do? In this political analysis lesson, students analyze political strategies to understand their strengths and weaknesses. They use key details from the text to learn how to create political strategies for both political parties.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 65 Downloads
The Physiological Effects of Boxing
In this collaborative project students will work together to research the effects of boxing. They will then present their information to the class and investigate possible injuries that can be sustained during boxing. Extensions: Watch parts of the movie Unforgivable Blackness by Ken Burns.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing s Student Science Journal
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. Guidelines are described to help you smoothly lead them through the process. The end result, is the publishing of a classroom scientific journal!
7th - 12th Science 40 Views 70 Downloads
Students examine why some countries are rich while others remain poor. They view a video on the website, Guns, Germs and Steel, analyze primary sources to conduct research about plants and animals, and create a game based on their research.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 51 Downloads
The War: Japanese Americans and Internment
Students examine the experiences of Japanese-Americans at the beginning of World War II in America. After watching an excerpt from "The War", they answer reflection questions about the Japanese being put into internment camps. In groups, they use the Internet to research a specific case and identify the rights that were violated.
9th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 62 Downloads
The Poetry of Form: Frank Lloyd Wright and Haiku
Students will develop original haiku pieces. Students will have an opportunity to explore the connection between the visual art of architecture and poetry. This will lead students to examine man's relationship to the natural world as embodied in haiku and
All All 3 Views 18 Downloads
Examine the transition of power that occurs with the election of a new president. Learners complete a series of online activities to gain a better understanding of presidential government. This lesson plan includes benchmarks, assessment tools, online resources, hand-outs, and cross curricular connections.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 10 Views 62 Downloads
Exploring Poetry and Poets
Combine the study of poetry and non-fiction texts with this complete and ready-to-use six-week unit. After reading numerous poems from local writers and compiling a personal anthology, high schoolers find and read a memoir or biography of a chosen poet.
9th - 12th Language Arts 37 Views 418 Downloads