Pope John Paul II Teacher Resources
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Students read "Slavery's Past, Paved Over or Forgotten" from The New York Times and discuss as a class. This activity is the introduction for researching a topic on the history of slavery in the U.S. Student groups present their information at a teach-in.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 115 Downloads
American History Idol
What a great way to incorporate current social trends and a historical research project. The class completes to win the title of "American History Idol." They each choose a historical figure from a list of 100, research, evaluate informational text resources, and create a skit they will perform for the class.
4th - 5th Language Arts 17 Views 108 Downloads
The Easter Story
After hearing the Passion, Jesus' suffering, death and resurrection, through an account of the gospel writer St. Mark students will comprehend the saving story of our Christian faith. They comprehend their language skills by writing and reflecting on the Easter story as authors commissioned by the Catholic Kids Press.
3rd Language Arts 19 Views 80 Downloads
Reading Comprehension Quiz: Lech Walesa
Lech Walesa, named in an article by Timothy Garton Ash as one of Time Magazine’s Most Important People of the Century, is the subject of a short reading passage used in a comprehension quiz. Readers must draw directly and indirectly from the passage, and access provided links, to correctly respond to the prompts.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Sparkplugs: Special Occasions for Writing In the History Classroom
Students are to discover ways in which to spark their interest in writing. As a class, they examine the purpose and function of political conventions. Individually, they role-play they are a page at a National convention and identify what they might gather from the politicians and politics in general.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads
Globalization's Effects on Indonesian Women
Twelfth graders investiage the status of women in contemporary Indonesian society and the business strategies of companies located there. They create a Web page that explains the effects of globalization on Indonesian women and shows solidarity with them.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Interconnectedness, Integrations: Quality, Not Quantity
A lot of learning objectives are included here! Discuss some related vocabulary words before reading President Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech at the United Nations Day ceremony. Several activities accompany the speech including a graphic organizer and comprehension questions.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 38 Downloads
Scientific Revolution: The Renaissance
Present key facts about the significance and controversy surrounding the scientific revolution. It defines terms and discusses people and politics in a comprehensive way. This slide show also includes a flow chart outlining what students will do during a scientific experiment of their own.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 98 Downloads
Immigration: Causes and Effects
The issue of immigration can be difficult matter to present. This resource approaches the subject and presents learners with diverse perspectives that challenge citizens to take a stance on the issue and begin research. It provides a prompt for written exploration where they produce a newspaper article detailing the cause and effects that immigration brings to America.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 14 Downloads
Developing Pride in Being a Filipino
Students develop English language skills in reading, writing and word pronunciation. In this ESL lesson, students complete several activities to improve their English language skills and to develop as independent learners.
6th - 12th English Language Development 6 Views 15 Downloads
Learning From Peace Makers
Students examine The Dalai Lama as a Nobel Laureate and research other men and women who have been recognized as peace advocates, as well. They compare and contrast The Dalai Lama's contributions to the world with the contributions of other Nobel Laureates.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Students study the history of United State/Cuba relations. In this diplomacy activity, students research selected websites to gather information regarding various topics of significance between the U.S. and Cuba since 1868. Students collaborate to create a timeline that features pivotal events pertaining to relations between the 2 countries.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads
The Landscape of Poland
Students recognize and re-create the political boundaries and physical features of the nation of Poland. They create three dimensional topographic maps of Poland. In addition, they compose two journal entries written in two different historical periods, relating basic information about each period.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Pilgrim for rent lesson plan
Students are given extensive and intensive reading practice. They review language from the text and give freer speaking practice. Students read an amusing article about an aspect of religion, it should not be used to ridicule pilgrims, pilgrimages or religion in general.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
People Who Make a Difference
Young scholars read and discuss people who made a difference in the times in which they lived. In this ESL lesson, students define and use new vocabulary, read and listen for specific information, discover character traits of inventors, and use the correct format for a bibliography.
7th - 9th English Language Development 5 Views 20 Downloads
The Delicate Balance - Iowa's Natural Resources
Discover the natural resources in Iowa by studying it's history. In this environmental lesson, your students will observe a topographical map of Iowa and identify where its most valuable resources are. They complete an Iowa name matching game and other activities based on the state's history.
3rd - 12th Science 3 Views 36 Downloads
Population Diversity And Human Rights
Students explore the concept of economic sanctions. In this population diversity and human rights lesson, students examine how the United States uses economic sanctions to support or prohibit international activities. Students present their research findings about economic sanctions to their classmates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads