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Identify the Parts of a Newspaper features of informational text, newspaper format
Young readers make sense out of the wealth of information in newspapers with this helpful reference document. Pointing out basic features like headings, articles, bylines, and captions this resource is a great tool for introducing...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
I Hear Latin America Singing
Young scholars learn historical and current social, political, and cultural trends of Latin American countries. They research a specific country. They write songs that reflect the music styles as well as the history of the region.
6th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Getting Inside The Outsiders Through Music
Students listen to popular music of the 50's and 60's to make literature connections to The Outsiders. In this popular culture lesson, students evaluate and analyze various songs and connect them with the themes in the literature related...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Understanding the Music of the Civil Rights Movement
Young scholars examine protest music and songs from the Civil Rights movement. For this music of the Civil Rights era lesson, students listen to selected music before working in groups to determine who the music was directed at, what...
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
GET UP, STAND UP: Fighting for Rights Around the World
Students explore basic human rights as they explore music by black artists. In this human rights lesson, students examine music as a cultural reflection of the justice issues. Students analyze Jamaican roots reggae of the 70s, American...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
A Personal Narrative on the Immigration Experience
The students create a personal narrative on their experiences with immigration. In this lesson, students are asked to read and understand examples of narrative writing as well as evaluate lyrics from Ben Folds Five to determine elements...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Bill of Rights is a-Rockin
Students explore the U.S. Constitution through music. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students discuss a hypothetical case regarding lyrics by Madonna and the historical Massachusetts Blue Laws. Students use the Bill of Rights to support...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Ragtime: The First "American" Music?
Students investigate the concept of Rag Time Music and the times associated to it in American History. They conduct research using a variety of resources and listen to a sample before writing down some of the results of the information...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
This abstract for an instructional unit using three-minute mysteries, stories by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe includes a short history of detective fiction, sample plans, and suggestions for exercises and activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Music and the American Identity/American Culture
Does music unite or divide Americans? How does music reflect and influence American culture? After journaling an initial response to these central questions, groups examine primary source documents, listen and respond to a wide range of...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable