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Looking at French Decorative Arts: Makers of Nothing, Sellers of Everything
7th - 9th
Learners imagine they are a 'marchand-mercier' (or salesman) and write a persuasive letter to sell French items. In this art analysis activity, students identify the role of a 'marchand-mercier' and write a three-paragraph letter to sell...
Bitsboard - Education, Games, and Flashcards for Learning Reading, Spelling, and more
K - 8th
Learn everything from sight words to French vocabulary with this versatile study app. While the material that comes pre-loaded on the app is mostly based on learning how to read and spell, the app has the potential to be useful for any...
Explore Cave Paintings in This 360° Animated Cave
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat do virtual reality and cave paintings have in common? Scholars ponder this question while examining a 360-degree-view video about 40,000 year old French cave paintings. Rich extension materials allow inquiry into deeper questions...
Kate Chopin's The Awakening: Local Color in the Late 19th Century
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Kate Chopin's The Awakening introduces readers not only to the lush Louisiana setting of Grand isle but also to the nuances of Creole culture. the second lesson plan in a three-part series examines how Chopin's use of literary realism...
From Mach-20 Glider to Humming Bird Drone
25 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" This question guides Regina Dugan's exploration of amazing achievements in science and engineering that push the boundary of impossibility. From robotic hummingbirds and...
The History of the Barometer (and How It Works)
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What started out as a simple experiment about vacuums, turned into one of the most useful tools for predicting weather. Learn about the circumstances surrounding the invention of the barometer and the scientific principals that it...
Looking At French Decorative Arts: Makers of Nothing, Sellers of Everything
6th - 8th
Young scholars compare/contrast the role of merchant to that of his modern-day business counterpart. They role-play that they are 18th-century merchants, and write persuasive letters to sell French beds for clients.