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Skill Thirty-Six: Identify Problems
How strong is a claim without evidence? Emphasize the importance of having support for your own assertions, as well as possessing a discerning eye when examining what others have to say. Your class members will be given a set of problems for which they are to find evidence, and then discuss the possible consequences that may arise from offering unfounded claims.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 9 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
China's One-Child Policy: Is it Working and is it Worth it?
Build up to a persuasive essay with a small-group discussion. Class members take one day to prepare, reading and categorizing pieces of evidence for the pro and con side of the argument. On the second day, groups of four discuss the topic. After reflecting, they answer the discussion question in written form.
6th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Investigate water pollution. Learners start out by completing the know and want to know portions of a KWL chart on water pollution. They read a story that stimulates thinking about water pollution and view an online resource related to pollution.
3rd - 5th Science 13 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Combat hate online by bringing it into the light. Begin by giving learners a quiz, then lead a discussion based on the issues the quiz brought up. As a class, develop strategies to confront online hate. Assign different venues to groups such as social networking sites, online games, online research, and blogs.
8th - 10th Language Arts 13 Views 26 Downloads
World in the Balance
Students make estimates on how many people they believe live on Earth. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues facing Kenya, Japan and India. In groups, they calculate how long it takes for a country to double in size. To end the lesson, they discuss the challenges countries face with increasing populations.
5th - 8th Math 4 Views 134 Downloads
Migration: Why We Move
Students review the reasons humans move around the planet. They focus on migrations to and from communities. They look at the push/pull factors that lead a person to migration to the community. Students interview a person who migrated to the community.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 8 Views 70 Downloads
Does your ELA class need some practice with the specific skills outlined in the Common Core standards? Then this is the perfect resource for you! One in a series of connected lessons that cover the standards for reading literature, reading informational texts, and writing, this particular lesson addresses standard RL.
9th - 10th Language Arts 40 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Temas contraversiales del mundo hispanohablante:Controversial Themes of the Hispanic World
Eleventh graders brainstorm controversial themes of Spanish-speaking countries. They read articles written in Spanish. They discuss the articles, practicing their Spanish speaking skills. Students conduct research and design a presentation about one of the themes from above.
11th Languages 17 Views 83 Downloads
WebQuest Solar System Colonization Project 2000
Sixth graders complete a WebQuest to study the names and locations of the planets in the solar system. They investigate the causes of the seasons and the distance between the planets using astronomical units. They use technology to research and communicate information and ideas.
6th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
Immigration into an Urban Industralized Northeast: 1879-1914
Students study how three ethnic groups were introduced to urban, industrialize, northern cities. They examine how these groups were greeted and accepted be the 'native born' Americans and how successful they were in assimilating with that 'native born' population.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 46 Downloads
WebQuest Solar System Colonization Project 2000
Sixth graders investigate the livability of different planets in the universe by researching and organizing information from a number of sources in this unit project. They decide on a location for a space station which they support in an multimedia presentation.
6th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Breaking News English: Pop Benedict XVI
For this Pope Benedict XVI worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Pope Benedict XVI.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Introducing The Most Heavenly Bodies In The Solar System
Young scientists identify the major bodies of this solar system through a fun and engaging anticipatory activitity. They will then apply knowledge gained through previous experiences as well as a short research activity to the task of understanding the possible needs for colonizing another planet.
5th - 6th Science 6 Views 98 Downloads
Modern Europe Research Project: How Changes in Late 20th Century Europe Helped To Shape Our Global Society Today
Students research a topic relevant to the late 20th century. They create a project while following the conditions explained in the rubric.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity
Middle schoolers brainstorm a list of stereotypes associated with the Hispanic or Latin culture. In groups, they use the internet to research issues of importance to the Puerto Rican community. They focus on the cultures that speak Spanish and how ethnicity applies to various groups within the United States.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
Population Biology - Biology Teaching Thesis
Students explore the effects of different density-dependent and density-independent factors on population growth. They explore how the interactions of organisms can affect population growth. Students explore the pattern of population growth and the predator-prey relationship.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 56 Downloads