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New Review To This Day
Bring bullying out into the open with an involved lesson surrounding the animated version of Shane Koyczan's spoken word poem "To This Day." Class members discuss images related to bullying and watch the video without sound. They write a brief piece about bullying and perfect their work for homework.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
To This Day Project
Bullying. It is a prevalent topic in our society today, and it is something that occurs far too often among adolescents and school communities. With incredible animations and powerful narration, explore the real consequences of bullying. This is a perfect resource to initiate discussion or use as a writing prompt, as many of your learners will surely relate to this video or will find connections to their own communities.
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 15 Downloads
Appreciating Likenesses and Differences
Students listen to the story, THE CRAYON BOX THAT TALKED by Shane DeRolf and partcipate in a class discussion about why the crayons disliked each other. They discover that people are sometimes like the crayons in the story and may not like people that seem different from them.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
"Shh-h-h" Says Mommy
Students identify the digraph /sh/ in written and spoken language. After a brief discussion the independent and combined sounds of the phonemes /s/ and /h/ students practice identifying initial and final placement of the new digraph /sh/ in words and phrases.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Living in a Digital World
What does it mean to be a good digital citizen? Is it the same as face-to-face communication? In small groups, learners discuss the differences between digital and non digital life, how they are different and what each environment can offer.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 65 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Dark Matter: How Does it Explain a Star's Speed?
Studying spiral galaxies can make your head spin! With this video, find out how astronomers calculate a galaxy's rotational speed, and how the prediction that the outermost stars slow down does not seem to be true. The mystery may be solved by the presence of mysterious dark matter.
3 mins 6th - 12th Science 9 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
With the use of a model rocket kit, aspiring aerospace engineers work cooperatively to construct and launch a rocket. A preparatory reading assignment is included, covering Newton's laws of motion and information about the first commercial spaceships, launched in 2011 and 2012.
8th - 12th Science 22 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Become a Slam Poet in Five Steps
Teach your class five straightforward steps to help them work on their slam poetry. Beautifully illustrated, the video will catch the attention of your pupils and inspire them to compose their own work. After each step is explained, a sample poem is modified and read out loud.
4 mins 7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 22 Views 18 Downloads
What is really the best way to get rid of hiccups? Investigate some old wives' tales and folk remedies related to health. Middle schoolers explore the science behind why people might believe these myths to be true and find the real scientific causes or reasons for their effects.
6th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 393 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar Bytes PowerPoint Presentation: Parallel Structure
When preparing students for standardized tests, this presentation about parallel structure could be a great way to review. Using concrete examples, and providing detailed explanations, students could use this as an independent review.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 43 Downloads
Word Choice - Exercise 12: To, Too, and Two
A twenty-question worksheet provides practice using the commonly confused to, too, and two. Meet Common Core standards with the help of this resource in your fourth grade classroom. Use as homework or an assessment.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Diversity: the Crayon Box
Students listen to the Box of Crayons poem and discuss how the crayons got along. In this diversity instructional activity, student understand that although we have differences, we need to get along. Students draw themselves on the crayon pattern.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 14 Views 79 Downloads
Are We Safer?
Students discuss the meaning of feeling safe in their environment after September 11th. After reading National Intelligence reports and news articles summarizing the findings about national security, they write letters to their representatives expressing their perspectives on the role of government in keeping communities safe.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads