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New Review Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you need to support learners and they move step-by-step through the writing process.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Buying vs. Renting
Buy a house most high schoolers can't even drive! Your're never to young to start thinking about the future or to put economic and financial reasoning skills to work. Learners explore factors that they need to consider when buying or renting a house.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 101 Downloads
Who Knows What Inefficiencies Lurk in the Hearts of Rent Controlled Housing Markets? The Shadow Market Knows!
The shadow market, sounds suspicious. To determine what the shadow market is and how the absence or presence of rent-controlled units impacts the cost of housing, learners plot data on bar charts. This is a full and complete lesson plan, well thought through, and worth a click of the mouse.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
New Review The Right to Housing
Explore housing rights. After a brainstorming activity and a brief explanation of the right to housing, learners complete either one of or both of the included crossword puzzles. Class members read a fact sheet about the right to housing and discuss those facts as well as the results of the puzzles.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads
Government Spending and Taxes
What types of government programs are designed to improve economic inequity in the United States? Introduce your learners to government programs, such as low-income housing, Social Security, and Medicaid, how they work to improve economic equity, and their relationship to taxes.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What would your class members say to the opportunity to take two years off of school between grades 10 and 11? Examine the economic concepts of costs, benefits, and unintended consequences with this unique and engaging approach.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Get an introductory course on inflation and the Consumer Price Index as Sal breaks down American disposable income based on government analysis. He focuses on housing percentages, explaining inconsistencies in the rental equivalence approach versus the previously used asset price method.
16 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Senior Economics/Budget Project
What financial situations and decisions await young learners after they graduate from high school? This project allows class members to glimpse into the types of responsibilities they will have as adults, from considering job opportunities to determining the costs of banking, rent, transportation, utilities, etc.
11th - 12th Math 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ana Finds an Apartment
Because of the topic of this reading comprehension and vocabulary activity, it would probably be best used with adults in an ESL class. The 10 question reading activity, which focuses on vocabulary involving renting an apartment, could also be used with upper elementary and older students as a reading comprehension activity.
5th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 428 Downloads
My Living Arrangements
Students identify various housing options, focusing on rental vs. purchase and short vs. long term. With a partner, students discuss their housing situation. Once their discussion is complete, students write a brief paragraph weighing the pros and cons of their housing situation.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 28 Downloads
House on Mango Street: Self Definition and Identity
Students analyze House on Mango Street. In this House on Mango Street instructional activity, students complete a pre-reading activity for vignettes from the story. Students follow with lessons about self definition and identity, friendships, neighborhoods, and homes, and freedom and entrapment.
10th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 97 Downloads
What Makes The Good Life
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer critical thinking questions related to household income and basic human needs.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 62 Views 235 Downloads
College Bound: Moving Out!
Here's a real life research project that should get those upper graders excited! They conduct research into everything they'll need to know before moving out on their own. They compare university tuition, housing, textbooks, living arrangements, leases, credit card offers, and financial aid packages.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 68 Views 144 Downloads
Market Basket SMART/ActivInspire Lesson Plan
This isn't your average lesson plan on inflation! Your learners will tackle these terms armed with detailed worksheets and exciting activities, from role play and an interactive PowerPoint presentation to designing their very own podcast on consumers, goods and services, and inflation rate.
9th - 12th Math 24 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
You Can't Buy Love - But You May Need Toilet Paper
What will I be? What do I want to be? What will I have to do to achieve this goal? These are the essential questions that launches a research project that asks like-minded individuals to identify their goals, the costs of the practical necessities like the food, housing, and schooling required to achieve these goals, and the methods they will use to acquire the funding.
9th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members will fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.
7th - 9th Language Arts 181 Views 317 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Dream a Little Dream: My Future
What will the future hold? How can I make my dreams come true? Since learners don't have fairy god mothers, they'll need to develop strong goal-oriented plans. They concoct ideas of their dream life, determine the type of income needed to have that life, then consider the careers and education they'll have to pursue to make their dreams come true.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 40 Downloads
Money and Inﬂation: A Functional Relationship
What is the difference between money and bartering, and how is money valued when considering inflation? Delve into the correlation between these fundamental components of economics with this detailed resource, which consists of reading materials, a worksheet, and great ideas for extension lessons.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed