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Using Footnotes in a Text
Learners often overlook footnotes, but they can be a useful tool for determining the meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases. Teach your class how to use footnotes by showing them the video or presentation included in this resource. The...
4 mins 7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Checks and Balances: Safe Harbor
Train young political analysts by following the plans outlined here. After reviewing the three branches of the government, small groups analyze the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004, identify instances of checks and balances, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Comparative Religions Research Assignment
While the focus of this project is on comparing world religions, the guidelines of the resource could easily be utilized for a number of projects involving group work, presentation, and research. Groups must construct a PowerPoint...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Genre by Previewing a Text
The title, subtitle, footnotes, and text all provide clues about the genre of a work. Check out this video, which models how to look for clues in "The Story of Arachne, Nature's Weaver." The narrator marks down ideas on a virtual sticky...
5 mins 7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury: Narrating Quentin's Mental Breakdown
Trace the mental breakdown and suicide of a character in William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. After a close reading of chapter two, discussion focuses on Quentin’s watch and the symbolism of stunted times signifying the lack of...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy
Discover how Thomas Jefferson's vision for a smaller and limited government motivated major events in United States history, such as the Louisiana Purchase and the embargo of 1807. While the video is packed with information, it does...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I lesson, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Bringing Surrealism into the Digital Realm
Students write a three page article on two famous surrealist artist of their times. Then, they compare and contrast their similarities and document in the article website references used on footnotes. Students also use pre-existing...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Novel Lesson for The Giver
New ReviewLois Lowry's The Giver is one of the most engaging and thought-provoking works of literature in the middle school curriculum. Round out your novel unit with a collection of reading activities, comprehension questions, memoir and journal...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 12 ELA Module 2
New ReviewThe second module in a series for high school seniors focuses on tracking the central idea of a text across genres, and from multiple author and character perspectives. Twelfth graders read a speech by Benazir Bhutto entitled "Ideas Live...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Creating a Successful Project
Guide your learners step by step through the process of designing an original, independent student project. This resource includes a wealth of worksheets and materials, including student project checklists, timelines, primary and...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Jacob Lawrence's Freedom Trail
Students read excerpts of autobiographies from Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. After listening to excerpts of an oral reading of Frederick Douglass' book, they discuss the ways African Americans were treated on plantations. ...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Inuit Family: A study of its history, beliefs, and images
Students study the Inuit in terms of their geographic location and its influence on their way of life. They investigate Inuit imagery as a reflection of their belief system and focus on the objects of the Inuit to introduce...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts