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Fifth graders investigate the different provinces of Canada by examining maps. For this Canadian geography lesson, 5th graders utilize the web to research the culture, and history of the Canadian province New Brunswick. Students view a blank map of Canada and fill in the geographical locations.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Saint John: Harboring the World
Sixth graders write an invitation letter to potential immigrants to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. Using internet research, 6th graders gather information from a virtual museum exhibit highlighting the positive reasons to move to St. John.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Changing New Brunswick Industries Through Changing Technologies
Explore and examine the changes in New Brunswick forestry, shipbuilding, and communication through technology. Your class will research the "Saint John: an Industrial City in Transition," virtual exhibit and then prepare a presentation based on the changes in each industry.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Canadian History: City In Transition
Twelfth graders create an electronic presentation documenting information about St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. Using research from an interactive web exhibit, 12th graders create a PowerPoint presentation documenting the human attributes of the time period they are researching and present their project to the class.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Canada's Arctic Barometer
Middle schoolers research arctic climates. In this Web-quest investigation, students will identify Arctic climate changes, explain the effects of these changes, relate the changes to other regions, and write their findings in a letter format.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Print Advertising: Past and Present
Twelfth graders identify the way advertisements are constructed to influence out lives and our values. They review advertisements from the 1800s and 1900s and how they may have influenced people living in that time. Using this ad, 12th graders reconstruct it to fit a modern audience while conveying the same message.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Weather Extremes in Canada: Understanding the Sources and Dangers of Weather
Students utilize Canadian Atlas, identify air masses that affect Canada, distinguish between cold and warm fronts, research and examine causes of weather extremes in Canada, and identify dangers associated with weather extremes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Advertising Through the Decades
Twelfth graders compare and contrast advertising styles and motives from 1920 to present. Using internet research and print advertisements students make comparisons and inferences about the function of marketing. At the culmination of the instructional activity, 12th graders create their own advertisements.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Adventure Begins: A Historical Fiction
Seventh graders create a piece of historical fiction documenting the immigrant experience in New Brunswick, Canada in the 1800s. Using Internet research from a web exhibit, 7th graders synthesize historical facts with their description of immigrant life during this period.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Celebrating our Heritage Buildings
Ninth graders create a scavenger hunt with clues related to a building they have researched. Working in small groups, they use the internet and traditional resources to find information pertaining to a historical building. Students use their information to create a scavenger hunt with clues about their researched building.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
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 20 Views 174 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 12 Views 83 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 40 Views 78 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Selecting the Tap: Water Safety
Are you looking for a cross-curricular activity between science and language arts, or a writing project for your environmental science class? Examine water as a scarce natural resource instead of taking it for granted. Middle schoolers identify the traits of potable water, and research local water sources to determine if they are impaired or not.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 87 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Attributes of a Civil Society
High school freshmen search for examples of justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance in news media, and brainstorm how they can promote these attributes in their school, community, and world. Directions for a role-play activity, a vocabulary list, and cross-curriculum extensions are included.
9th Social Studies & History 20 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Compliments and Feelings
How do you feel when you get a compliment? Give a compliment? After modeling how to make explicit compliments (“I like the way . . .”) ask class members to practice saying nice things about themselves and others, and to consider how these comments make them feel.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Decision Making: Who Was Right?
Help your class explore the question "Is it ever right to disobey a law?" With a strong base of knowledge about the Civil War, anti-slavery movement, and Underground Railroad, your class explores civil disobedience in Marshall, Michigan in response to the Fugitive Slave Law.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 19 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Poetry of Giving
Learn about philanthropy and poetic conventions with an inclusive lesson about Bill Gates. After learning about Mr. Gates' humanitarian efforts in the world, sixth graders use alliteration, onomatopoeia, rhyme, rhythm, and refrain in their own poems about philanthropy.
7th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed