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Study the symbolism and significance of Gargoyles throughout the Gothic era, and then make one. Kids visit three different websites to learn about these goolish protectors, then hone their sculpting skills while making one. They make armatures and work on using the pinch/slab construction technique.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Problems Over the Border
Discuss the issue of illegal Mexican immigration and its effects on the Mexican people. Play the song "Migra" by Carlos Santana, and have learners analyze the lyrics to help gain an awareness of the difficulties Mexicans face. This is sure to spark a discussion in your classroom!
7th - 12th Languages 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Iditarod Race Compared with the Movie, Iron Will
Feel the freezing rush of an Alaskan sled dog race in this reading lesson. Using research about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, seventh graders compare and contrast the depiction in the movie Iron Will. The lesson lasts for seven days and culminates in a comparison essay between the two races.
7th Language Arts 5 Views 32 Downloads
Sunken Millions for People in our Past
This multiple choice review covers famous historical figures from all walks of life. each slide has a scoring set up in the corner which assumes two teams and allows for hints and lifelines etc. but it is not clear how to use this section of the powerpoint.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Teens will get a kick out of this presentation, which provides a glimpse of the consumerism and rising pop culture of 1950's America. They will especially appreciate the discussion of "Teen culture" including the music of Elvis, the writings of Salinger, and the rebellion against "whatever you've got.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 36 Views 147 Downloads
Hip-Hop History and the Beastie Boys
So what about those Beastie Boys? Kids read a New York Times article relating the history of hip-hop and rap icons the Beastie Boys. They then answer eleven who, what, when, where, and why questions about the text they read.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 41 Downloads
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Do you know the dance moves, but just need some tunes to rehearse to? Then put on your dancing shoes, grab a partner, and let the rehearsal begin! Practice a wide variety of popular ballroom dance rhythms from around the globe at a tempo you control.
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 1 Download
Selling Rock 'N Roll to the PTA
Students roleplay companies who have excess items to sell. Given a specific item, they pick a market to target, write a letter of persuasion to them, and design an ad, slogan, and brochure that features the marketable qualities of their item.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Rock N Roll Philosophy
In this word puzzle worksheet, students find the names of 30 songs and a recording artist that made the song a hit. Each song title gives some advice. Major words in the title and artist names are given as the first letter of the word.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Storytellers: Bruce Springsteen
Young scholars use the correct music terminology to evaluate a performance, composition, and arrangement of the song "Blinded by the Light" by Bruce Springsteen and compare it to another version recorded by Manfred Man.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 48 Downloads
Whites, Blacks and the Blues
This lesson enables students to explore and measure the distance between blacks and whites in the past and present United States. By thinking about the intersections of whites, blacks, and others around the blues, students will deepen their understanding
All All 4 Views 5 Downloads
Rocks, Minerals, and Erosion
Fourth graders describe the difference between minerals (composed of the same substance throughout) and rocks (composed of two or more minerals). They recognize that there are three classes of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic
4th Science 37 Views 124 Downloads