Thinking and Reasoning Teacher Resources
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Analyzing Newspapers Past And Present & Creating a Modern Reproduction of a Chosen Periodical From the Early 1900's.
Young scholars explore different components that most newspapers share. They determine how to find resources using the CHNC web site by keyword searches. They explore linguistic and sociological differences in different time periods.
6th - 10th English Language Arts
In His Footsteps: Former Slave George Gilmore at Montpelier
Students explore the life of former slave George Gilmore. In this US History lesson, students analyze primary source documents and use data from these selections to inform the decision making process. Students demonstrate reasoning...
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Choose Your Own Adventure: School Nutritional Policy
Mature audiences are required for this lesson on implementing health-related policies. First, they openly explore the CDC obesity page while taking notes about what they discover. Then they view a PowerPoint about the success of public...
10th - 12th Health
Geography/Current Events Project
Fourth graders review the five themes of geography as a class. Using the Balkan region, they identify the physical and human characteristics and label the countries and landforms on a map. They answer geographical questions and analyze...
4th Social Studies & History
The Water Cycle: States of Water
Elementary schoolers explore states of matter by concentrating on the ways in which water moves between its solid, liquid, and gaseous states in a variety of Earth environments. Learners interpret these movements through dance. The...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, and Operations
Need a unit to teach fractions to fourth graders? Look no further than this well-developed and thorough set of lessons that take teachers through all steps of planning, implementing, and assessing their lessons. Divided into eight...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill a Mockingbird: Historical and Cultural Context
As part of their study of the film adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird, class members analyze how Robert Mulligan uses the film lens to depict the historical period and social issues presented in Harper Lee's novel. A superior resource...
7th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable