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The Passive Voice in Spanish
The passive voice was mastered by Spanish learners. Your class members can find out all about how to create the passive voice in Spanish using ser, past participles, por, and the impersonal se. Examples are provided for each situation.
6th - 12th Languages 7 Views 5 Downloads
What is a Neighborhood?
Young scholars define the characteristics of a neighborhood. In this neighborhood exploration lesson, students observe their surroundings and identify the components of a neighborhood. Young scholars learn about the role of Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization, and interview a neighborhood representative.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
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 161 Views 304 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Meet Kit: An American Girl
Young scholars explore economics by participating in a role-play activity. In this consumerism lesson, students identify the Great Depression, the cause of the financial collapse and the devastation it caused people their own age. Young scholars complete several worksheets about the era and role-play as a young girl who lived during the time.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Active Citizens 101
Students explore and investigate multiple aspects of citizenship and democracy in a sequence of lessons that involve thoughtful discussin and participation to assist in gaining a better perspective of what citizenship and domocracy is, and for whom.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 22 Views 23 Downloads
Second graders read The Piano and become familiar with racial discrimination. In this racial discrimination book lesson, 2nd graders answer comprehension question to focus on the importance of the book. Students discuss the reader's purpose in this story.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 42 Downloads
Getting Help: Food Stamps and Nutrition Programs
Here is another lesson regarding the law. This time, the laws that dictate eligibility for food stamps is the focus. After an initial discussion about the basics of the laws, learners do a case study of a family who is applying for food stamps.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Homelessness – A Bottom Line Issue
Students read a fact sheet about homelessness in the U.S. and Texas. In this homelessness awareness lesson, students design a budget based on minimum wage earnings and evaluate how basic needs can be met. Students discuss and write about the challenges faced by low-income earners and optionally participate in community service to assist the homeless.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 144 Downloads
Just Sign Here: Bottom-Line Personal Finance Myths
Learners explore budgeting myths. In this personal finance lesson, students complete a series of activities that help them recognize the pros and cons of credit. Learners also discover the process for obtaining loans. This lesson includes several worksheets and supplementary materials.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 150 Downloads
Using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Examine Issues of Discrimination
Students consider how discrimination hampers individual rights. For this diversity lesson, analyze the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." Students then explore provided case studies and use the charter to aid them in classroom debates about discrimination.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 41 Downloads
The Teenage Single Parent
Students examine the challenges a single teenage parent faces. In groups, they research ways to positively cope with an unplanned pregnancy and design their own layette for their new baby. As a class, they discuss what it means to be responsible and role-play in different scenarios.
9th - 12th Health 12 Views 83 Downloads
South Carolina Voices: Lessons From the Holocaust
Students explore World History by researching the Holocaust. In this Nazi Germany lesson, students identify the ghettos and death camps that many Jewish civilians were sent to in order to be controlled and later killed. Students collaborate in small groups in order to answer study questions about the WWII era and complete worksheets about day to day situations in Nazi Germany.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
To Dorm or Not To Dorm
For some of our students, college is right around the corner. Provide a bit of thoughtful information to help them (and their families) decide if dorm life is right for them. Included here are a list of pros and cons for living both on and off campus, as well as a break down of typical monthly living expenses to use for comparison.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 2 Downloads
Budgeting - It's for Everyone
Budgeting, personal finance, and real life math skills are all addressed in this financial literacy lesson. Your class watches "Money Smarts" then participate in classroom activities that require them to make budgets based on the information provided to them.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 37 Views 294 Downloads
Identity Questions: Mexican-American and African-American Quests for Identity in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Students examine the identity issues of Mexican Americans and African Americans. In groups, they analyze the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Great Migration and how it affected each group. To end the instructional activity, they compare and contrast the two experiences and discuss.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Lesson 7: George Washington
Learners analyze primary documents and maps to discover details about American isolationism. In this Washington presidency lesson, students use the provided document analysis sheet to examine letters and speeches written by the president to address foreign and domestic issue he dealt with.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 28 Downloads
Earth Day - Hooray
Students listen to the story, Earth Day - Hooray!, and discuss the story as it is being read. In this Earth Day lesson plan, students discuss incentives and penalties in regards to taking care of the Earth. This lesson plan also includes worksheets for students to complete independently.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 11 Views 155 Downloads