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Social Issues and Art Inquiry Project
Connect art to social issues with a extended inquiry project. Individuals or small groups select a social issue and a type of art to explore. They complete a KWL chart for both the social issue and the art strand and take time to create a work of art that reflects their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 8 Downloads
Commemorations Across Cultures
High schoolers explore how different cultures commemorate people and events. They research how commemorations are created through music, painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, and poetry. In collaborative, students create a commemoration celebrating a person or an event of their choice, and host a festival to share their work with others in the school and community.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Seventh graders explain their understanding of their strength and how it is helpful in a group situation. They also complete graphic organizers by writing at least four of their own personal strengths. Students write about their experiences in a group in their journals as a follow-up to the lesson.
7th Health 3 Views 10 Downloads
Students discuss and demonstrate how to play and work cooperatively with other people and with a group. In small groups they role-play how to work cooperatively with each other, with the goal of completing their group's puzzle using cooperative skills.
K Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 Downloads
Traits Needed for Effective Group Process
Students develop a list of desirable traits for working with others, learn to evaluate which traits are needed for specific jobs, describe the traits in work settings, and make plans for developing them.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Inspiration: Group Project Planning
Completing a group project can be as much about the topic as it is learning how to work in a group! Members focus on organization and delegating tasks using the Inspiration software program. Note that although this lesson is designed to guide your class through using Inspiration, the tips and flow charts are useful even without the program.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Researching and Note-Taking: Becoming an Expert on a Colonial Trade
Fourth graders work in small groups to become experts on different colonial trades in the eighth lesson of this unit. Working toward the long-term goal of writing a piece of historical fiction, young scholars read informational texts and work collaboratively to take notes on terms related to their specific trade.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 98 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Balancing Act: Solving Multi-Step Equations
Wow! Put on that thinking cap and solve multi-step equations. To solve equations, learners review the use of the distributive property and combining like terms. This three-day lesson comes with about 20 pages of worksheets, warm-ups, quizzes and answer keys.
6th - 8th Math 277 Views 2018 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Halves, Thirds, and Sixths
An excellent activity that effectively pulls together the concepts of area, fractions, and equivalent fractions! Using 3x2 rectangular arrays, 3rd graders are introduced to the concept of area in terms of square units. Building on this foundation, students are asked to identify the fractions represented by shaded areas of the array, while exploring the idea of equivalent fractions.
2nd - 4th Math 36 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"Their Eyes Were Watching God": Folk Speech and Figurative Language
Using or considering using Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God? Then this packet is a must for your curriculum library. The examination of how Hurston combines folklore and folk language to create the voice of her characters, will not only help readers comprehend the dialogue, but will also reveal her mastery of traditional literary techniques.
9th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What a Character! Comparing Literary Adaptations
What do Robert Downey Jr., Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Fritz Weaver, Roger Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Daffy Duck have in common? Why, it’s elementary, my dear Watson! They all have portrayed Sherlock Holmes. Literary detectives launch an investigation of how varying portrayals of a character influence a drama.
9th - 12th Language Arts 50 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Numbers, Figuring Difference
Working in partners, scholars each build a two-digit number by taking 10-stacks and single cubes from bags and coloring them on a chart (provided). They then compare numbers and determine which is greater. Together, they calculate the difference between the larger and smaller numbers.
K - 3rd Math 14 Views 141 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Exercise in Conflict Resolution
How do major religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, differ in how they view the role of individual freedoms within society, the definition of morality, and the importance of politically satisfying the greater good? Here is a fantastic lesson on how religion plays a role in multicultural societies, and where conflicts are likely to arise as a result of fundamental beliefs.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Often, class members don't want to work in groups; however, there are definite positives that come from working with others. Take a look at the pros and cons of putting minds together. Pupils discuss synergy, examine a website created collaboratively, and come up with the materials for a Wiki about their school.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Government & the Economy
How does the government's role differ in a mixed economy versus a command economy? Check out this resource which, in addition to offering useful reading material and worksheets on the topic, includes an excellent graphic organizer illustrating the roles of private producers and federal agencies in the food industry.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Drafting Board: Community Service
Should schools impose community service graduation requirements? In the final lesson of the Drafting Board series, learners solidify their practice of crafting an argument supported by sound reason and evidence.
6th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Close Reading: Becoming Experts on Specific Articles of the UDHR
A continuation of the previous lesson, which is part of a larger group of lessons on human rights (see additional materials). Here, in Lesson 7, your class will explore more articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. After a quick review of vocabulary from earlier lessons, split the class into groups for a jigsaw activity.
5th - 8th Language Arts 27 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Connecting Informational Text with Litearature: Building Background Knowledge About Mexican Immigration, California, and the Great Depression
Help your class transition as the setting in the novel Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, moves from Mexico to California. Beginning with prior knowledge, and moving into jigsaw research groups, class members add to and create posters and lists of information about California, immigration, and the Great Depression.
5th - 7th Language Arts 125 Views 204 Downloads CCSS: Designed