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On the Court with...Michael Jordan
Students use a decision-making model as they make simulated choices about their future education. In this decision-making lesson, students read a book about Michael Jordan and discuss choices he made. Then, students examine how their choices represent an investment in human capital.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 135 Downloads
A Sense of Emptiness in the House That Michael Built
Learners investigate different journalistic techniques used to add color and new dimension to fact-based news stories. They write a journal discussing techniques that journalists could use to make Michael Jordan's retirement from the NBA different for
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Lesson 2: Retelling a Life
Show your class how to indicate which events in a persons life are more important by creating a timeline of Amelia Earhart's life based on the biography Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart. Class members will not only have to comprehend this informational text, they will also be required to sequence events and determine the importance of events.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Black History Stations
Students rotate between 6 activity stations and discover important facts about famous African Americans. Students find their heart rate, dribble, throw baseballs, jump hurdles and complete a long jump activity while becoming familiar with Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson, Willie Thrower, George Poage and Dehart Hubbard.
K - 2nd Physical Education 4 Views 14 Downloads
Emotional and Intellectual Health
Seventh graders read about strategies for improving self-esteem and discuss how to deal with disappointments and write a letter of advice. They also recognize some of the emotions described in I Stink!, an article about self-esteem originally written for Sports Illustrated for Kids: Sports Parents magazine.
7th Health 6 Views 27 Downloads
Can Anyone Be a Leader?
Young scholars explore the concept of leadership and identify leaders from the past and present. They brainstorm qualities of effective leaders, research a leader from the past and develop a presentation on their findings and choose a local leader to interview.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 95 Downloads
Skills Practice | Alternative History as Narrative
What if Hitler had succeeded in his endeavors? What if the stock market had never crashed in 1929? Considering alternate histories is a fantastic way to not only assess understanding of a historical event and its significance, but to also consider possibilities for modern happenings around the globe.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Propaganda Project
Put the advertising in the hands of your pupils. They design and promote a product, using propaganda techniques to persuade those who view their newspaper ad. Learners must include certain information about their product as well as a color illustration of their product.
6th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Double Jeopardy Clause: A Fifth Amendment Constitution Trivia Game
Here is a wonderful way to introduce your learners to the Fifth Amendment of the Bill of Rights. There are 16 questions designed to generate thinking and discussion questions about the Fifth Amendment. This lesson is extremely well-written, and the game is quite ingenious.
8th - 10th Language Arts 16 Views 55 Downloads
'Magic' Pablo Lesson
Students examine what goes into hero worship and establishing unlikely friendships. They probe the deeper meanings in "'Magic' Pablo" through small group dialog and use a variety of ways to process the story's meaning. They see the connections between Pablo's actions and their own lives.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Heredity Mix 'n Match
Learners randomly select jelly beans that represent genes for several human traits such as tongue-rolling ability and eye color. Then, working in pairs (preferably of mixed gender), students randomly choose new pairs of jelly beans from those corresponding to their own genotypes.
7th - 8th Science 10 Views 25 Downloads
Mega-Mergers and Cross Marketing
Learners tudents examine the influence and power of media mergers by studying the Space Jam cross-marketing phenomenon. The instructional activity begins with a discussion about the film Space Jam, with students responding to an article by Naomi Klein about the movie.
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 16 Downloads