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Young scholars assess the factors which influence the sensation of being "cold" in a particular situation. They study the complexities in measuring temperature by reading and discussing the article "Beyond Brrr: The Elusive Science of Cold." Students then script "polite conversations" with scientific detail about particular aspects of feeling "cold." Finally, they reflect on the importance of accuracy in temperature measurement to the average person.
Students explore play writing.  In this literacy and technology lesson, students choose a familiar historical event and write a play with the corresponding setting.  Students write text and dialogue, produce sound recordings, and create a podcast using their play.
Students investigate the Middle Ages and it's relation to the theater.  In this acting lesson, students read Arthurian stories form the Middle Ages and practice using vocabulary words from the Medieval Times.  Students write a play set in the era and act it out in front of their classmates.
Students explain reducing, recycling and reusing. In this science/ arts lesson, students create a commercial and display a backdrop made out of recycled goods. Additionally, students write written responses to writing prompts. 
From British accents to Texan drawls, a character's dialect can be an important part of the reading experience. A Six-Trait writing activity guides learners through the analysis of a character's dialect (Daniel Keyes's Flowers for Algernon, which could be part of your unit or not), and then they work on their own dialogue sentences. The exercise is meant to be repeated throughout the year, inspiring the writing of varying and creative stories.
Second graders role-play various situations in which they use verbal and non-verbal communication.
Fourth graders study Sergei Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf." They explore the characters and the instruments that represent the characters. They create their own version of "Peter and the Wolf" for the purpose of introducing the kindergartners to the classroom instruments and developing a love for music (much like the purpose that Prokofiev wrote his).
Students identify the basic components of male and female Roman costume, both for children and adults and also, the major social ranks of Imperial Rome and the dress reserved for each gender and rank. They also identify some of the activities considered appropriate for each gender and rank and the appropriate Latin names for clothing and accessories.
Ninth graders analyze poetry. In this poetry lesson, 9th graders listen to a podcast of Les Murray reading the poem "The Tin Wash Dish." Students analyze the poem and discuss how poverty is personified in the poem. Students compile images that could be shown on a screen while the poem is being performed.
Students examine and practice different types of interpersonal communication. They encounter how to greet people and say good-by in interpreting formal and informal settings (with proper vocabulary).
Newspapers, cartoons, and editorials have a lot to offer your classroom.
Twelfth graders engage in a ten-month long elective course focusing on college board review and an advanced writing workshop. Both course components focus on thinking and reasoning skills. Various approaches include sentence combining, which emphasizes linguistics and sentence structure, and the theory of the world approach which states students need a world view in order to write effectively. The course also includes choosing genres for writing projects.
Students engage in a variety of activities while reading "Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten". They generate questions abut the story and answer them. Drawings of events in the story are drawn and groups skits are created for acting.
Students explore and review punctuation. They discuss examples of poorly punctuated paragraphs and how it affects writing. Students describe the types of punctuation used for writing. They correctly punctuate a variety of sentences and use punctuation to express feeling and emotion in their writing.
Students, while listening to a tape on the story The Wreck of the Zephyr, complete several assignments as the week progresses. Special note is placed on all written assignments.
In this writing voice worksheet, students match 4 topic sentences to 1 of 4 types of writing, rewrite 1 advertisement that has a voice problem and choose 1 statement to write 5 or 7 sentences about.
Who was the Radcliffe family? Young learners find out about the life and times of a family from long ago. They analyze the family portrait, write a story about the family, and then use their story to create thought or word bubbles which will bring the painting to life. 
In this The Land of Expectations vocabulary learning exercise, students respond to 6 matching and 4 fill in the blank questions. Students are also asked to write dialogue.
Students design a simple machine for a simple machine contest. In this simple machine lesson, students design a simple machine that will solve a problem. They draw a diagram, label it, and test the machine before they present it in a PowerPoint or a podcast. They debrief as a class.
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 51 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Aristotle. Students may submit their answers to be scored.

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