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The Late Middle Ages (850 to 1492 A. D.)
High schoolers discuss what roles the clergy, nobles and peasants played during the late Middle Ages. They explain what led to the growth of trade and towns in Western Europe. Ultimately, students describe how kings in Western Europe built strong nations during the late Middle Ages.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 161 Downloads
Design Your Own Coat of Arms Lesson Plan
Students create their own coat of arms after viewing others used throughout history. They examine their personal values and traditions to make the coat of arms represent themselves. They share their creation with the class.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 74 Downloads
Students explore the lives and cities of the people of Mali. After reading the story "Mansa Musa," they discuss the illustrations in the story and which story elements are facts and which are embellishments. Students create their own nomadic tent based on the illustrations in the story.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Students explore the art of mat weaving. In this tapestry lesson, students create maps with paper or photographs. Students understand age appropriate skills and technique of map weaving. Students learn the cultural aspects of map weaving.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Making Sense of Sensors
Have small groups in your class construct working hygrometers as an example of the benefits of using sensors in engineering. This lesson can be used during a weather unit when covering humidity or in a STEM lesson as a preparation for learning how to use specific sensing equipment.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 13 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 101 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Songwriting Skill - Using Figurative Language: Miley Cyrus - “Driveway”
Miley Cyrus' "Driveway" provides young lyricists with an opportunity to identify figurative language in songs. After a guided practice exercise, individuals use the provided worksheets to find examples in the song and to add images to more literal lines.
5th - 10th Language Arts 40 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Collective Memory and the Re-imagining of Monuments
Using the variety of videos, articles, and other materials provided here, class members explore the importance of monuments, historical narratives, and shared memory. After reading and participating in a Socratic seminar, pupils choose a monument to research, write a paper about, and re-represent either with description or an actual physical product.
10th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Songwriting Skill - Using Figurative Language: The Jonas Brothers - “Burning Up”
Catch your breath before slipping into this exercise in songwriting. The focus in this fourth session in the series is using figurative language to bring lyrics to life. Learners use the provided guided practice worksheets to transform cliched expressions into lyrics "with a zing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads
New Review Homer's The Odyssey
Whether or not you are new to using The Odyssey with your classes, this publisher-produced teaching guide deserves a place in your curriculum library. The packet includes background information, chapter by-chapter summaries, study guides, a list of suggested activities and extensions, as well as journal and writing prompts, and much more.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Four-Color Problem: Concept and Solution
Take a walk through time, 1852 to 1994, following the mathematical history and development of the Four-Color Theorem. Learners take on the role of cartographers to study an imaginary world of countries that need to be mapped. One rule: no adjacent country can be the same color.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm - "The Fisherman and his Wife"
Help young readers learn to read and interpret complex text independently. Teach young children to ask interpretive questions and use the text itself to answer them. Use art, word play and drama to provide a deeper understanding of stories.
3rd Language Arts 80 Views 327 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Odyssey Unit Materials
Created by Jim Burke, this packet contains several activities to borrow for your unit on The Odyssey. Lots of graphic organizers and strategically phrased questions require readers to ask questions, record textual evidence, and describe components of the text (character, plot, etc.
9th - 12th Language Arts 34 Views 117 Downloads
Ancient Peoples of the Middle East
This is an excellent multidisciplinary lesson designed by Scientific American. It provides three creative activities--designing a garden, studying hieroglyphics, and writing poetry--relevant to the ancient peoples of the Middle East. Students will enjoy
Pre-K - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads