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Respect for Authority
Students examine the country of Mongolia and how it is trying to form a democracy. As a class, they participate in a class meeting about a new class rule and they voice their opinions. They read excerpts of a letter of a Peace Corps volunteer and identify the characteristics of a market economy and socialist state.
Respect for Authority
Students develop cross-cultural understanding. In this democracy lesson, students discuss core democratic values as they examine the governance in their school and their local community. Students also discuss the effectiveness of authority in Mongolia.
ESL Holiday Lessonsï»¿: World Book and Copyright Day
In this language skills learning exercise, students read an article about World Book and Copyright Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
First Things First: Using the Newspaper to Teach the Freedoms of the First Amendment
High schoolers use the newspaper as a tool to make connections about what the five freedoms guarantee in the First Amendment. In this first amendment lesson plan, students analyze events in the newspaper to form conclusions about the freedoms of the First Amendment. High schoolers develop critical thinking skills, decision-making, summary, writing, problem solving, and researching.
Life in Pictures
Young scholars share opinions about the typical images that represent life in New York City. They create their own scavenger hunts to find images that represent the intrinsic character of their respective communities.
Tale of the Tape: Predicting Long-Term Economic Growth on the Korean Peninsula
Students examine the Korean economy. In this economics instructional activity, students compare and contrast the command and market economies of North Korea and South Korea as they examine data.
Christianity in Korea
Students explore the Christian population in Korea. In this religion instructional activity, students read about the history of Christianity in Korea. Students analyze the reasons behind the growth of Christianity in Korea.
The Physiological and Psychological Development of the Adolescent
Learners examine the life of a teenager from their own perspective and an adult's. In groups, they focus on the biological changes and how they are different in a girl and a boy. Individually, they write a paper about these changes and include characteristics that relate to their personality and identity. To end the lesson, they are introduced to Kohlberg's theory of Moral Reasoning and Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development.
And the Migrants Kept Coming
Paintings from The Migration Series by Jacob Lawrence launch a study of the various push and pull factors responsible for the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the industrial North from 1900-1925 and the reverse migration of over 2.7 million African Americans back to the south between 1975 and 2010. Detailed instructions for very thoughtful lessons, optional extension activities, assessment information, and a table of the estimated times required for each activity are included. A rich resource.
Henry IV, Part 1 Study Questions & Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about part 1 of Shakespeare's Henry IV. Students may check some of their answers online.
A Leader of Salem: Nathaniel Bowditch
Eleventh graders examine the qualities of a leader. In this American History lesson, 11th graders read the story of Nathaniel Bowditch and use it as a catalyst for discussions on leadership and the definition of a hero.
Twelfth graders discuss the probability of imposing a democracy in a country in which there is no history of this type of government being successful. Using the internet, they work together to research Japan's experience with democracy and the challenges it faced doing so. They also compare and contrast the United States Constitution with the Japanese Constitution.
The African-American Family in Crisis
Students create a definition for family that is applicable to the African American. The make a collage made up of family pictures and present it to the class giving a brief explanation of the family members present in the collage. They interview a relative or family friend who has migrated from a Southern rural town.
Who Am I Today?
Students examine how to match career opportunities with personality styles and interests. They identify personality styles, complete a worksheet, identify career choices, and write an essay.
The ABCs of Citizenship
In this lesson plan, students read the book that focuses on the ascpects of citizenship/ Students imagine a scene in which each statement is actually happening. Students descirbe rights, repsonisbilities. Assess students by asking what is the difference between rights, responsibility and priviliege.
A Theater Workshop to Improve Character Development and Collaboration Skills
Students think more seriously about what they want to do for a living after high school. They investigate other options for success excluding the college tract. They explore the ramifications of every occupation and pursuit placing different demands on the human body.
In this language arts worksheet, students read through the summaries of the eighteen chapters from this book study of The Pigman.
A Survey of Ancient Religions
Students examine ancient religions of Confucianism and Buddhism. Pupils prepare a K-W-L chart, Venn Diagram and participate in think-pair-share activities. Classmates compare and contrast Confucianism and Buddhism. They explore the difference between monotheistic religions and ancient religions.
Learning about the Holocaust
Students participate in learning about the Holocaust including the Japanese Internment Camps. They view the movie, "Schindler's List," in order to gain an even better understanding of the Holocaust. They develop a Power Point presentation for the class to preview.
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Frindle. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.