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On the Court with...Michael Jordan
Young scholars 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, young scholars 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
Students 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 9 Views 18 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
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
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 16 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Verbs
Verbs, verbs, verbs. Action verbs, state of being verbs, linking verbs, helping verbs, transitive and intransitive verbs, and even the tense of verbs are the subject of a colorful 29-slide PowerPoint. Activities and practice exercises are included.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 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 21 Views 59 Downloads
Mega-Mergers and Cross Marketing
Students tudents examine the influence and power of media mergers by studying the Space Jam cross-marketing phenomenon. The lesson 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 10 Views 18 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?
Students 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 17 Views 96 Downloads
Olympics: Swifter, Higher, Stronger!
The Olympic Games are the focus of this lesson. Students research information on famous Olympic athletes, and display their information on a Trading Card, which is embedded in the plan. This plan is much more than simply a research project on famous athletes.
2nd Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
CTBS Mechanics Practice #1
Use this CTBS mechanics worksheet to reinforce the correct use of commas, punctuation, italics, letter writing, and capitalization. Middle schoolers are given information on each of these areas and then answer a total of thirty multiple choice, fill in the blank, and short answer questions.
6th - 7th Language Arts 16 Views 86 Downloads
The Art of Interpreting Percent
Ddefine the relationships between fractions, decimals, and percentages in a series of lessons. The class practices converting between these three versions of a number. They also find the common factor of a numerator and denominator and represent that number in lowest terms.
4th - 6th Math 8 Views 93 Downloads
Famous People: Teacher Notes
Young statisticians practice creating scatter plots. First, they estimate the age of 14 people. Next, they write down the estimate in a table labeled x. Then write down their actual age in the table labeled y. Using these x and y coordinates, they create their scatter plot.
4th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads