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Creating a Heroic Character
What do Columbus, Aeneas, Scarlet O’Hara, and Frederick Douglass have in common? How can a hero in one age be a villain in another? Does heroism depend on the context of time and place? Are there traits that all heroes share? After a consideration of these and other questions, class members create their own heroic character.
6th - 8th Language Arts 19 Views 93 Downloads
A Night of Honor: Rhyming Couplets to Honor Loved Ones
Honor your loved ones with hand written poetry. Start by brainstorming memories to create rhyming couplets. After preparing a final written draft, word process the poems and create a class PowerPoint presentation of pictures which will accompany the recitation of the poems at a Night of Honor for their special guests.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 574 Downloads
New Review PD Course: Google's Document App
Do you want to use Google's document app to enhance your curriculum, but are not quite sure how? Watch this comprehensive course on how to use the app and apply it to your classroom needs to get your class started with writing, sharing, and collaborating.
29 mins K - 12th Classroom Support 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students are introduced to authors and discover they are real people. Using the author's stories, they are incouraged to write their own stories using technology. Using the internet, they research facts, ideas and stories and develop a way to share their story in an interesting way.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
What Makes the Writer Write
Your 11th and 12th graders are ready to critique society! Channel that inclination by studying a novel that offers social criticism of other eras (book recommendations included). This resource presents a well-thought-out overview of such a unit, incorporating technology (online group collaboration, multimedia presentations, etc.
10th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 16 Downloads
Skill Twenty-Four: Use Library Holdings
High schoolers read an article that highlights the many reasons that knowing how to utilize libraries, and find the many resources in them, is still a very important skill. Groups of students highlight the pro-library arguments in the article, then get together to share the parts that each group chose to feature.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 14 Downloads
What Makes Our Community Special?
Explore websites, complete research, and use technological tools to create a final multimedia presentation on what makes a community special. Learners of all ages work with a partner to research an interesting aspect of their community, focusing on concrete details and facts.
3rd - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 99 Downloads
The Diversity of Filipinos in the United States
ELLs are introduced to the experiences of Filipino immigrants to the United States. As a class, they discuss the various waves of immigration to the United States and state the reasons why they would leave the Philippines. They compare timelines of Filipino and Puerto Rican immigration and consider two case studies of Filipino immigrants.
9th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 30 Downloads
Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion?
Divide your class into groups to study the validity of online sources. One group looks at the authority and accuracy of four listed web sites, another group looks at advocacy and objectivity, and the third group looks at currency and coverage.
10th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
Compose a Collaborative Play
Pupils simulate the characters and plot from the classic children's book Charlotte's Web. After reading the book and viewing scenes from the movie, the class creates their own production of this well-loved tale. Tip: Record the play so everyone can watch it in its entirety.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 52 Downloads
Easy Access: Creating Annotated Versions of News Articles
How can news coverage be made more accessible for teens? Model for your class how to use technology to annotate news stories containing unfamiliar references that hinder their interest in and understanding of a news story. Use the provided link to a New York Times article or select one of your own and have class members identify the unfamiliar references.
10th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 17 Downloads
Unit Two: Celebrities and World Issues
Develop media smarts by considering the power of celebrity involvement in world issues. A look at the work of such celebrities as Angelina Jolie, Oprah, and Bono prepare learners to develop their own media campaign for a global development issue.
7th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 22 Downloads
The History of the Holocaust From A Personal Perspective
Students research and identify how Holocaust events affected lives of real people who lived in Europe from 1933 through 1945 and after, and create original artwork, poetry, and essays that reflect understanding of Holocaust, and its causes and effects.
8th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 181 Downloads
The Student Cafateria as the "Leafy Chestnut Tree"
High schoolers examine the difference between "news" of earlier periods, and "news" as we know it today. They then go out into the school common areas and analyze news from the perspective of word-of-mouth storys and discuss what they can learn from the experience about what was news and how it traveled in the past.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Students gather a general understanding of terms related to international rules of warfare and human rights, then discuss hypothetical applications of those rules. They write letters expressing their opinion on the current application of these rules.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads