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Taking Age into Account
Have your class consider the issue of minors' accountability for their crimes. They discuss specific cases and the general issue of juvenile crime in round table discussions. Use this instructional activity to emphasize the rules and individual roles necessary for successful class discussion.
6th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 113 Downloads
This lesson asks young readers to predict what will happen to Harry Potter. While the question has been answered by the last book and film in the series, the concept and links provided by The New York Times’ Learning Network are invaluable and the concept could be applied to any favorite book.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Seeing Your Retina
Using a dimmed flashlight, life science learners can see the network of blood vessels that line the back of their eye. Darken the room and let them try this activity as part of your unit on the eyeball. Also consider some of the other quick activities regarding vision by the same publisher.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Student Opinion: How Far Would You Go for Fashion?
Is being uncomfortable worth it if you look good? Inspire discussion about fashion and culture with a brief New York Times article about painful fashion. Whether used as a persuasive essay prompt or as a discussion starter, class members have the option of responding online and reading the responses of other middle or high schoolers that have been posted on The Learning Network.
7th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 97 Downloads
Do You Prefer Your Children's Book Characters Obedient or Contrary? Opinion Writing
With this New York Times "Learning Network" exercise, high schoolers read an article about the death of Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are and then respond to several prompts that require them to shape their own opinions and express them in short answers.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
Literature Study Guides: Of Mice and Men
Here is a widely applicable set of materials to enhance any reading task. You'll find graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, a reading schedule, study guides, a story plot flow chart, and a character map. Resource is designated for Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, but these materials would work for any literary text, at home or in the classroom.
9th - 10th Language Arts 49 Views 509 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Conserving Water Through Art!
Having fresh, clean drinking water is a privilege many people take for granted. Help raise awareness about the scarcity of water and the importance of conservation by discussing different ways water is used in everyday life. Brainstorm ideas for reducing water consumption, making a class pledge to conserve this valuable resource.
K - 5th Science 30 Views 21 Downloads
Taking Stock in the Past for the Future
After reading and discussing an article reflecting on the Stock Market Crash of 1929 nearly a century later, learners are then divided into groups to analyze five articles from the week of October 28, 1929-November 1, 1929. They conclude by writing a journal entry about the event from the perspective of either an investor, stock broker, news reporter, or another key person from the time period.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Soviet Espionage in America
The war against Communism and Joseph McCarthy’s place in it are the focus of a series of three lessons examining postwar America from 1945-1950. This first lesson plan asks groups to read an introduction that describes the Verona Project and to examine excerpts from FBI memos on the project.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Deal Me In
Middle schoolers study the components of a deck of cards and conduct an initial experiment in the probability of drawing various types of cards from a deck. They play two rounds of poker to discover the probability of drawing several card scenarios.
6th - 8th Math 10 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Patti Smith: Dream of Life
How do artists affect and how are artists affected by the time periods in which they live? Learners examine the life and work of controversial and influential cultural artist Patti Smith as they seek answers to this essential question. Groups research her associates, the social and cultural events of the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s in which she participated, her poems, songs, and photographs.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the Complexities of Language
An interview with Dr. Rosemary Beam de Azcona launches a study of the complexities of language and how meaning changes across languages and cultures. The investigation continues as class members view clips of the film, The Tailenders, which follows Global Recordings Network efforts to translate Bible stories into thousands of languages.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Statistical Analysis of Facebook
What better way to generate student excitement than to bring Facebook into the classroom? Here, your class will analyze data on Facebook usage using scatter plots and residuals, and determine which function (linear or exponential) is the more appropriate model.
9th - 12th Math 51 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Literature Study Guide: Romeo and Juliet
Geared toward Romeo and Juliet, the teaching tools included in this resource are designed to support student-centered literature study, at home or in the classroom. Although labeled for Shakespeare's play, the activities could be used with any text.
8th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 219 Downloads
Biography Study Guide: Diana: Her True Story
Teaching tools for homeschoolers support student-centered literature study. Aimed at readers of the biography Diana: Her True Story in Her Own Words by Andrew Morton, but useful with any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading agenda, plot flow chart, and character map.
9th Language Arts 8 Views 41 Downloads
Literature Study Guide: Cry, the Beloved Country
For homeschool or the classroom: response to reading activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for use with Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country, but these materials would work for any literary text.
10th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Literature Study Guide: Like Water for Chocolate
For homeschool or the classroom: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate, but these materials would work for any literary text.
9th - 11th Languages 4 Views 49 Downloads
Literature Study Guides: Arthur Miller's The Crucible
These teaching tools for homeschoolers support student-centered literature study. (I'd use them in my classroom.) Aimed at Arthur Miller's play The Crucible, but useful with any text, the materials are widely applicable: graphic organizers, response to literature activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading agenda, plot flow chart, and character map.
8th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 157 Downloads
Spelling Practice: Upper Elementary
Spelling work for 3rd graders includes grade-level vocabulary and homophones tail/tale; their/there/they're; and our/hour. Practice opportunities include flashcards, drawing pictures, anagrams, copying, and 15 generic vocabulary and spelling activities from which to choose.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads