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New Review SOAPS Primary Source "Think" Sheet
Planning on using primary source materials? Introduce your class members to SOAPS, a worksheet that models how to analyze and reflect on primary source materials. Readers name the document, identify the subject (S), the occasion (O), audience (A), purpose (P), and the speaker (S).
7th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 11 Downloads
New Review Media Literacy Applied
After investigating various forms of print, oral, and electronic media as sources of information, class members research a historical figure and produce a résumé for this person. While templates are provided for an initial sorting activity, the referenced résumé template is not included.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Historical Figure Picture Book
Here is a really fun way to teach historical fiction and research at the same time. The class researches the life of Annie Sullivan and then uses facts from her life to create a historical fiction where they are time travelers going back to the turn of the century.
4th - 5th Language Arts 14 Views 26 Downloads
The Seven Deadly Social Sins
Politics without Principle. Wealth without Work. Mohandas Gandhi’s "Seven Deadly Social Sins" provides the text for a research-based, persuasive essay assignment. Writers select what they consider to be the most significant social sin in twenty-first century society, and craft a persuasive essay about how this sin is made manifest and what can be done to rectify the wrong created.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Today's Front Pages
Take a close look at a number of newspapers with collection of lessons and activities. Using a poster (which can be found under the materials tab), learners examine the hard copy of a local newspaper. This leads into an exploration of various front pages, the content of articles, a perusal of archived newspapers, and a close look at headlines, mastheads, and 100 famous news stories.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 4 Downloads
New Review Presentation Plan
Behind a successful presentation is a solid plan. Whether class groups are involved in project-based learning or individuals are crafting a personal presentation, ask participants to identify their subject, the intended audience, their goals, the structure of the presentation, and how they will make the presentation interesting.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Don't let your pupils take everything at face value! They should analyze and evaluate what speakers say. Practice this skill with the two related activities described here. After brainstorming critical questions, learners can listen to the provided persuasive pieces and then pick them apart.
9th - 10th Language Arts 11 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Reading Guide: A Brief Description of the Province of Carolina
Imagine crafting a pamphlet to attract settlers to a new colony. As part of their study of the settlement of North Carolina, eighth graders examine a pamphlet produced in the 17th century meant to attract settlers to Carolina. Using the provided worksheet, learners critique the content of the document, its appeals, and whether those same appeals would be found appealing today.
6th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Revise and Proofread an Essay
By the time they leave high school, writers are expected to be able to revise and edit their own work. How to go about revising and editing is modeled in a short video that suggests reading the essay from the bottom to the top, identifying and revising unclear sentences.
7 mins 11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Groovin’ Through the Decades 1850’s-1940’s
"Follow the Drinking Gourd," "Clementine," "Over There," "Dust Bowl Blues." The Underground Railroad, the California Gold Rush, World War I, the Great Depression. Groups examine the lyrics of these and other songs to find reflections of the decades in which they were written.
7th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The AP English Language and Composition Research Paper
Considering a research paper assignment for your AP English Language and Composition class? Here’s a resource that details the expectations for such an assignment and includes a handy process checklist. Spreading out the due dates for the various steps permits you to check on student progress and identify those who need extra assistance.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
General Lesson Plan for Documentary Lens
Use this general lesson guide to inform your instruction surrounding a documentary. The lesson is made up of five activities. The activities are intentionally general because they are designed to adapted for specific films. While the lesson was originally designed to go with the films on the same site as the plan, they could be used with virtually any film.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 4 Downloads
A (Ear) Budding Problem?
Here's a hot topic: increased incidents of injury while wearing ear buds! Middle school mathematicians display and summarize statistical data throughout this all-inclusive, Common-Core-related assignment. You will find a well-written lesson plan, handouts that include an article and data page, follow-up questions, and extension activities that combine to make the lesson complete.
6th - 8th Math 31 Views 105 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Trial of Hamlet
Hamlet, that is not a rat behind the curtain, it is Polonius, and now you’re on trial for his murder. Practice and develop close reading skills, discover how a trial works, and get the entire class involved in this trial. The class breaks down into groups: judge, characters, prosecution, and defense.
11th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
In Sickness and in Health
Based on family history, how likely is it that a couple's children will have a recessive disease? In an in-depth, but easy-to-follow case study, future geneticists learn the story of Greg and Olga, who are hoping to have children, but they are worried about what genetic diseases they may be passing on to their offspring.
9th - Higher Ed Science 16 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Case Study Involving Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine
Using a hypothetical discussion between two coworkers broken up into four parts, budding biologists examine the flu shot and some of the typical arguments for and against it. The conversational nature of the reading makes it engaging and easy to read; the analysis questions following each section allow learners a chance to think about what they've read, discuss it with others, and make connections between the passage and the real world.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Sick Astronaut
Aspiring astronauts graph, interpret, and analyze data. They investigate the relationship between two variables in a problem situation. Using both graphic and symbolic representations they will grasp the concept of line of best fit to describe the relationship between two variables.
6th - 8th Math 24 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Jimmy Carter's "Crisis of Confidence" Speech
Who was Jimmy Carter, and what is he well-known for? Explore the presidency of Jimmy Carter with this lesson. High schoolers analyze primary sources (included) and compare the energy crisis of the 1970s to today's energy issue.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Respect for Intellect
Seventh graders participate in digital citizenship case studies involving intellectual property and copyright issues such as plagiarism, software installation, Web content and trademarks. They discuss ethical and unethical decisions about the case studies in the context of their homes and schools.
7th Social Studies & History 9 Views 51 Downloads
Messages in Art Work
Observe images and discuss what messages they convey. In this critical thinking lesson plan, students determine whether works of art are trying to persuade their audience. They also consider the media and how they communicate messages to viewers.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 11 Views 46 Downloads