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Condon National Bank
Use maps, readings, and photographs to analyze the historic, cultural, and social conditions surrounding the activities of the Dalton brothers and their gang. Learners identify how the residents of Coffeyville defended themselves against the gang.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Gangs and Bullies
Learners discuss bullying. They listen to or read the story "Kids Join Gangs to Beat the Bullies." Students role-play bullying situations and discuss possible outcomes. Role play ideas and the link for the story are included with the lesson.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
How Danny Responds to Conflict (Chapter 5, "The Longest Day")
As they continue to read Eagle Song, learners further develop their reading comprehension skills while working collaboratively with their peers. Following a similar format to previous lessons in this unit, the teacher reads aloud the first few pages of chapter 5 while students work in groups to answer text-dependent questions, supporting their responses with specific examples from the book.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 55 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Get a Grip on Grammar
Examine the negative effects of graffiti and gangs in this language arts activity. In small groups, middle schoolers discuss topics dealing with gangs and graffiti and write a collaborative poem based on their group discussion. The lesson would be a good way to reinforce the rules of group discussion, as well as the importance of individual roles.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 15 Downloads
The Writing's on the Wall
Young scholars examine a job-training/violence reduction program that removes gang graffiti in East Los Angeles. They discuss issues confronting their own communities and propose community service programs to address these issues.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads
Students examine places considered sacred in both India and the U.S. They read and discuss a website on the Ganges River, discuss places considered sacred in the U.S., and write an essay comparing/contrasting personal sacred places and the Ganges River.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students explore the concept of "the ends justifying the means" by examining the behavior of historical and fictional heroes. They view and discuss a video on the Gangs of New York and Les Miserables. Then they break into small groups to chose an event in recent history, such as the invasion of Iraq, to write an essay on whether the ends can justify the means.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 31 Downloads
Sixth graders explore psychology by participating in a role-play activity. In this peer pressure lesson, 6th graders discuss ways their classmates deal with everyday life by utilizing drugs and alcohol or participating in gang activities. Students write scripts and perform a story which is based upon teen behavior.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
West Side Story
The Jets and the Sharks are back! As you watch the film version of West Side Story, use this viewing guide to help keep your class on track and analyze important plot events. Each song's lyrics are presented here, along with a set of analysis questions.
7th - 12th Language Arts 106 Views 142 Downloads
Can you detect what the elements of mystery are? The clues on these slides will help your readers as they become amateur sleuths! Definitions and questions are listed to involve your learners and give them support. Assignments are written out to be used with the mystery novel the class is reading.
7th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 102 Downloads
NteQ Lesson Plan for S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders
Explore literature through the completion of reading comprehension worksheets in class. After reading the classic book, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, middle schoolers review each chapter by completing study questions and story webs.
6th - 9th Language Arts 84 Views 583 Downloads
Teach the Peach
Oh how I love a good and well-written teaching guide! Here is a great set of activities, worksheets, and comprehension questions all related to the book James and the Giant Peach. Each activity is centered on a different theme or concept from the novel and is written to increase reading comprehension, literary analysis, and writing skills.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 99 Views 101 Downloads
Why Join a Gang?
Young scholars read a specific article that is provided in the lesson. They write down their feeling of some of the items that wee listed under gang prevention strategies. They provide a written evaluation of the articles of gang prevention strategies.
6th - 8th Health 9 Views 34 Downloads