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New Review 501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository, narrative, and literary response), and each category comes with a general rubric and a set of sample essays.
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Character... My Foundation
Students participate in a instructional activity examining the concept of character and how it is the foundation of lasting human relationships. They examine character traits that are considered positive and then define the differences between personality and character.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
"Let us Reason Together" Lyndon Johnson, Master Legislator
Students explore the contributions of Lyndon B. Johnson. In this congress instructional activity, students listen to their instructor lecture on the prowess of Lyndon B. Johnson's legislative skills. Students respond to discussion questions connected to the lecture and participate in a legislative simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Exploring the Meaning of Home and Homelessness
In this homelessness teaching guide, 4th graders focus on the meaning of the word "home" as well as those that are homeless. Students complete 2 activities and answer 4 short answer questions giving opinions and statements regarding what they have read and learned.
4th Social Studies & History
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mao's China
Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a fictional interview detailing one family's unique experience of uprooting themselves for a better life, class members brainstorm what type of questions might have been asked in the interview.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring The American Dream
What is the American Dream and how is it achieved? This lesson focuses in particular on the rise of the American Dream during the 1950s and includes a variety of primary sources for class members to interact with as they explore this idea and prepare for a Socratic seminar and a quick essay response.
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Linear Equations in Two Variables
This traditional textbook style unit includes vocabulary, a direct explanation section, examples, practice problems that directly line up with the explanations and examples, and a unit summary review and practice problems. Learners get familiar with the vocabulary by doing a crossword puzzle, do a coordinate graphing lesson, practice finding the midpoint of a line given the end points, and write functions given different characteristics like the x-intercept and y-intercept.
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Adaptable