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What’s Your Weather?
Learners explore a mathematical relationship determined by a table of values comparing two quantities in this real-world problem. Using their graphing calculators, they enter data about temperatures from two cities in very different parts of the world.
7th - 11th Math 9 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
When Things Fall Apart
Learners examine the impact of colonialism on African nations, researching and analyzing post-colonial literature from those countries. They develop and present a creative display of their novel and its historic parallels.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 20 Views 104 Downloads
Africa: The Great Southland
Middle schoolers explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students examine the 5 themes of geography regarding African nations. Middle schoolers compare and contrast the development of philanthropy and stewardship in the African nations studied.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads
So Little Time
Students examine the evolution of the AIDS epidemic in various world regions during the last 22 years. They research advancements, programs, and attitudes about AIDS in various world regions They compile a "global timeline" of the AIDS epidemic.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion learning exercise. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4 short-answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 79 Views 246 Downloads
Students explore tough questions in a fishbowl discussion about the economic and social barriers to playing certain sports. They synthesize their knowledge by writing dialogues illustrating some of the barriers some famous athletes might have faced.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
What Does That Flag Mean?
Students describe how symbolism is used in flags as they research the symbolism in country flags and create a new flag design. They begin investigating the meaning behind the Olympic flag and then continue with the flags of South Africa and the US.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 36 Downloads
Topography of Africa
Students study Africa's diverse landscape and investigate how these features impact the available water supply, food sources, and population distribution of the continent. They compare topographical features and their affect on each country's physical and human environments.
3rd - 5th Science 12 Views 24 Downloads
The City of New Haven
Students examine the geography, politics and history of their local town of New Haven, Connecticut. Using the internet, they explore the neighbors of New Haven and write directions from their house to school. In groups, they research recent information about the city from the cities website and share what they have gathered.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Roots of Ahimsa
Students investigate the philosophy of nonviolence. In this Ghandi lesson, students discover that Gandhi inspired many civil rights leaders with the idea of ahimsa. Students complete venn diagrams, create timelines, and discuss reading to increase understanding.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Eleventh graders trace the history of intolerance in American history and familiarize themselves with the actions of the United States towards the Holocaust. They explore present day Holocaust denial and Neo-Nazism in the United States.
11th Social Studies & History 18 Views 40 Downloads
Spanish & Chicano English
Students examine the history of Spanish in what is now the United States. They examine the current language status of the Hispanic population. Students are able to characterize Spanglish and Chicano English. They examine some features of Chicano English.
9th - 12th Languages 39 Views 121 Downloads
Can You Hear Me Now? A Study Unit on Cell Phones
In this comprehensive reading comprehension lesson, students complete an indepth look at the introductions and history of cell phones. Students research, analyze and determine the answers to twenty two questions regarding what a cell phone is, where it came from, parts of a cell phone, how they work and the advantages and disadvantages to using a cell phone in today's world.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 22 Views 67 Downloads
Populism and the People’s Party
Learners examine the history of the Populist Party as it relates to its reforms and economic plight. In this Populism and the People's Party lesson plan, students explore why farmers experienced financial difficulty at the end of the century.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Biomimicry, Nature: Architecture of the Future
Students explore the relationship between nature and architecture. In this cross curriculum history, culture, and architecture lesson plan, students observe and discuss structures visible in nature. Students view websites in which Native American and other homes of the past are illustrated, and make connections between the climate, geographical features, materials and design of the homes.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 36 Downloads
The Citizen Reporter
Ripped from the headlines! Discuss topical social issues like racism, discrimination, and diversity while exploring the concept of citizen journalism. Begin with a professional-looking presentation on the history of citizen journalism. Next, split the class in half and use the provided resources to analyze mainstream and citizen news sources for accuracy and completeness vs diversity representation.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads