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Art as Advocacy for Social Change
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members are encouraged to create their own advocacy graphic.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 49 Views 84 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Exploring European Countries
Your class members will each explore a European country of their choice and report back to the class using a creative PowerPoint or Prezi. They will not only include a basic introduction to the country, but also what they discovered about the country's culture, customs, people, and major landmarks.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Le Tour de France
Students explore French geography, history and culture. They imagine that they are a tour company that is trying to promote the trip to prospective customers. In addition, they make travel arrangements in French, practice computer skills, and present information orally and in writing.
9th - 12th Languages 9 Views 30 Downloads
Make Connections: The Barn Quilt Project
Early readers need help identifying key information and making connections to stories. This worksheet provides a short passage about how Iowans brought more visitors to their state, and includes 4 multiple choice reading comprehension questions.
4th - 5th Language Arts 13 Views 74 Downloads
Take your ecology aces out in the field to practice population counts and model the benefits of camouflage. Though not particularly exciting, these activites and the assessments that are also included are practical and applicable to your general ecology or environmental science course.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
A Wanderer's Point of View
Students write an imaginative story using a specific point of view. Students imagine what life along the Mississippi River is like and pretend they are there. Students may use the scenario provided, or create their own for their story.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Science-It's all Fun!
Students explore the characteristics of the three states of matter. In this 3 states of matter lesson, students participate in several activities in which they create a substance and determine if it is solid, liquid, or gas by observing its properties.
1st - 3rd Science 10 Views 137 Downloads
My State of the Union
Fourth graders, in groups, research states and using various print and nonprint reference materials. The groups make a presentation to inform the class about all the information from the state. This lesson plan provides imbedded support for the groups.
4th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 27 Downloads
An Underground River
Seventh graders describe how water flows through the ground, what an aquifer is and what soil properties are used to predict groundwater flow. They consider the affects of pollution on groundwater supplies and write a letter drawing attention to a source of pollution.
7th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Arthur and His Pals
Arthur, the main character in Marc Brown’s books, is the star of this lesson plan. Pairs of researchers select one character from the Arthur series and use the internet to access Brown’s web site and learn more about their chosen character.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
There are actually two topics dealt with in this resource. First is the processes by which living organisms maintain homeostasis. Beginning biologists experiment with evaporation to simulate animal perspiration and transpiration in plant leaves.
6th - 12th Science 5 Views 22 Downloads
Toward a Sustainable Agriculture
Read about sustainable agriculture and complete related Internet activities. After reading background information about the economics of sustainable agriculture and the problems with the industrial food system, your learners click on links to complete related Internet activities.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 80 Downloads
Kids Can Make a Difference
What is a philanthropist? We can all be philanthropists! After assessing the needs of the school and listening to literature about how they can help others, primary learners develop a class project and maintain a journal of their progress and project results.
K - 2nd Language Arts 22 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learn about the destruction of the rainforest by analyzing statistics. Young learners make an original line graph showing destruction in the rainforest. Additional activities include a collage, a sequencing of the book The Lorax, collecting facts from fact cards, and describing the role of those concerned.
6th - 8th Science 30 Views 181 Downloads CCSS: Designed