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If you are previewing the film Glory for your young historians, this packet may help you spark ideas for discussion and offer some interesting facts and quotations that may add to your presentation of this Civil War narrative. It includes a few worksheets that learners can use to track character development and major themes, as well as a fact sheet regarding black soldiers in the war and the 54th regiment.
7 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Secret Garden
Extend your study of the well-known novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with the list of activities and discussion questions included here. Pupils can study the moors of England, grow their own gardens, research British colonialism, explore the relationships between characters, and more.
4th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 11 Downloads
The Tell-Tale Hearts of Writers
Knock, knock, knock...Creep out your class with a critical thinking instructional activity focused on word relationships in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." They investigate the relationship between word choice, mood, and interpretation of a piece of writing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 48 Views 581 Downloads
Students research information on Virginia's most famous patriots such as Washington and Jefferson. They work together in groups to gather the information and determine the role of each patriot. They create a PowerPoint presentation to share their informa
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Sondheim: Secret Metaphors
Students explore the work of Stephen Sondheim. In this musical theater instructional activity, students examine the musicals Merrily We Roll Along and Sunday in the Park with George. Students identify and anaylze linear and nonlinear structural patterns in musical scores.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Local Color in the Late 19th Century
Learners investigate how Chopin's, The Awakening, reflects attributes of regionalism and local color. After reading the first seven chapters of the novel, students find passages from the text that reflect realism, local color or regionalism and provide evidence to prove their point.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Kate Chopin's The Awakening: No Choice but Under?
Students prepare to read Kate Chopin's novel, The Awakening, by learning historical background and author information. Students investigate Kate Chopin's place in literary history and define literary realism. Students discuss how culture and setting plays an important role in literature.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Mark Twain and the American West
Students analyze Mark Twain's "Western" voice. In this literature lesson, students read Roughing It by Twain and watch "The West." Students examine Twain's history and compare it to the history of America's developing West. Students complete literary analysis and creative writing assignments that enable them to hear Twain's "Western" voice.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 46 short answer and essay questions about The Rise of Silas Lapham. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the selection at the bottom of the page.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
From Smithson To Smithsonian
Students evaluate a series of primary source documents. They Identify the variety of opinions regarding the use of Smithson's bequest and define the legislative compromise embodied in the Smithsonian Institution Act. They examine the images and documents on each Activity Page before answering the associated questions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
British and American Painters at the Musee' d'Orsay
Students study the similarities and differences between British and American painters located in the Musee' d'Orsay. In this art history lesson, students learn how to observe and analyze pieces of different art styles. Students read passages of biographical information for the artists and study some of the works.
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 5 Downloads
The People and Philosophy Behind Our National Parks: A Biographical Curriculum Unit
Students discover the interaction of American Literature, politics and the environmental movement. They explore the changing concept and philosophy of wilderness, and explain the development of The National Park System. They read sections of Thoreau, Muir, Abbey and Emerson with a set of questions for the students to develop their own essays.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 13 Downloads