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Colonial Work Ethic
Learners practice their development of a good work ethic. In this U.S. history lesson, students investigate the colonial times and the amount of work demanded before being fed. Learners compare and contrast their lifestyles with men and woman of those times.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Understanding Behaviors Required to Maintain Employment
Now that your upper grader has a job, you need to teach him how to keep it. Discuss appropriate workplace behavior such as teamwork, initiative, and self-motivation. Also bridge the topic of what is and what isn't ethical behavior and why it's so important to maintaining a job and workplace environment.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 39 Downloads
The Impact of Cultural Values in EArly Industrial England
Tenth graders analyze works from the period of the Industrial Revolution in England and identify the cultural values depicted and inferred that paved the way for the Industrial Revolution to occur at this time. They create captions that may would have been appropriate to accompany the artwork.
10th Social Studies & History 11 Views 26 Downloads
Students demonstrate knowledge of employee behaviors that promote career success. They demonstrate knowledge of career opportunities by identifying attitudes and behaviors that strengthen the individual work ethic and promote career success.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 22 Views 79 Downloads
Religious Influence On US History
Eleventh graders explore the influence of religion on U.S. History. Using an internet database website, they research the religious affiliation of governors, Presidents and Vice-Presidents. Students write a paragraph explaining how religions affected U.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This instructional activity is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is carefully written and highly valuable.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Happy Secret to Better Work
This is a video that every individual, whether adolescent or adult, should have the chance to see! Using an incredibly humorous presentation style and fascinating statistics, psychologist Shawn Achor makes a compelling case for positive psychology.
12 mins 9th - 12th Science 13 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review It’s For Real Workplace Ethics
Discuss the ethical and practical consequences of dishonesty at work by analyzing a hypothetical situation in which a young employee at a pizza shop is being asked by her friends for free meals.
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 51 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
JA Dollar Sense
Students identify the role of money in everyday life. In this algebra lesson plan, students discuss the benefits of having a savings account. They practice making deposits and withdrawals from their bank accounts and discuss good financila choices.
7th - 11th Math 4 Views 28 Downloads
Pupils identify three reasons for being on time and keeping appointments. They identify appropriate reasons for being absent or late. Afterward, they identify three "appointments" that they have in the next week and use the provided checklist for preparations.
10th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 6 Views 29 Downloads
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict students' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a position on the topic and citing evidence from the documents.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 59 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Travel Brochure Project
Designing a travel brochure is a classic project that will help your class members develop a variety of skills, such as researching informational texts, designing creative visual products, and communicating what you have learned.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 20 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Heaven or Groundhog Day?
An engaging and highly relevant way for high schoolers to examine classic literary ideas. Although the primary text for this resource is nontraditional ( the 1993 movie Groundhog Day), this plan incorporates several more classical, literary texts that connect to the themes, characters and motifs presented in this film.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 26 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Irish Immigration in 1800s “Was the Treatment of Irish Immigrants as Second-Class Citizens Justified?”
Here are a few words you don't hear fifth and sixth graders saying every day; nativism, xenophobia, subversive, and chauvinistic nationalism. As they gather around for a rousing discussion about the treatment of Irish immigrants, they'll use these big words to define their understanding of the topic.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 41 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The DREAM Act and the American Dream
Should the US extend government support of higher education to immigrants who have entered the country illegally? To prepare to address this hot-button topic, class members take the American Citizenship Test, annotate an article that discusses arguments for and against the Dream Act, and participate in a Socratic seminar.
7th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed