Pragmatism Teacher Resources
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James: Present Dilemma in Philosophy, What Pragmatism Means
In this online interactive philosophy instructional activity, students read selections from William James's Present Dilemma in Philosophy and then respond to 10 multiple choice and short answer questions. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Figures of Speech Quotes and Examples
Providing several examples of figures of speech, such as irony, paradox, and personification, this presentation could complement your lecture on pragmatic humor or humor in writing. Examples from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and several quotes from (and about) Albert Einstein help to make the point clear.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Motor Car and Galimoto: An Intercultural lesson in pragmatism, creativity, and perseverance
Third graders explore cultural awareness by reading children's literature. In this human poverty lesson, 3rd graders read the book Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams and discuss the main character's struggle to achieve his goals. Students complete a reading comprehension form which categorizes the different story settings and structure.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
New Review Pilgrimage: Mission
What is the concept of a mission as it relates to religion? Your young historians will consider the missions of various world religions and their traditions. They will then write a persuasive essay arguing the overarching effect of a mission.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Central European Monarchs Clash
Track the turmoil and shifts in power between Central European Monarchs. Define the causes and effects of the Thirty Years' War between Germanic Prussia and Austria. This PowerPoint is perfect for fostering good note-taking skills.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Explore the different types of discourse and language with your lecture students in this presentation, which explores "sweet language," "stuffy language," and "poetic language," among others. Helpful for English, Sociology, Semantics, or Writing students, the slide contains two slides of references for teacher and student use.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 7 Views 9 Downloads
Reading Comprehension 5
Challenge your eleventh and twelfth graders with this reading passage. Whether you're preparing for upcoming state or school-wide testing, or you're just trying to give your class reading comprehension practice, print this for your class. Twelve multiple-choice questions follow the page-long reading passage provided.
11th - 12th All 13 Views 164 Downloads
Sentence Completion 2: Low-Advanced SAT Level
Contemplating a test-prep unit? A reading comprehension strategies session? Check out this sentence completion worksheet. After test takers try their hand at a sentence completion exercise, they can use the detailed answers and explanations key to check their work and the strategies suggested in the key.
8th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 35 Downloads
Word Pair Analogies 3
Designed for English language learners, but a good practice activity for all kids, this resource focuses on SAT words like saccharine, pragmatic, and precept. Effective scaffolding is provided here, as the last two questions require the learner to write their own bridge sentences.
8th - 10th English Language Development 3 Views 20 Downloads
More Brain Power and Learning
Students choose at least two of the activities under the word category and examine what types of 'thinking' and 'strengthening' you are doing to build up their brain. They then choose at least two activities from the Math category and review them and compare to the ones from the word category.
6th - 10th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 12 Downloads