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Collective Intelligence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Building Community Online

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do people spend so much time on social networking websites? Class members can discover the answer to this question and learn about community through a series of activities. After exploring social media sites, pupils discuss how to...
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My Online Code

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Approach ethical online behavior with a series of activities geared toward teaching pupils about digital citizenship. After a brief discussion about ethics, small groups inspect a fictional social networking profile with ethics in mind....
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Study History through Journal Keeping

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Journal writing can be a fun way to bring history to life. Upper graders read a series of journals from the time of the westward expansion, specifically the pioneer journey along the Oregon Trail. They compose an ongoing journal from the...
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An Educator’s Guide to Gayle Forman

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes a novel is the best way to tackle a tough topic. A helpful educator's guide for the novels of Gayle Forman discuss tough topics such as teenage suicide. Discussion questions and writing activities encourage readers to think...
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Business Letters

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A business letter may be the key receiving a job offer or making a major deal. A writing handout, part of a series of handouts on specific types and styles, shares some of the key components involved with writing a business letter. The...
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Letters of Recommendation

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Letters of recommendation play a key role in the college admissions process. A handout on the topic, part of a series on specific writing assignments, helps applicants through the process of choosing recommenders and requesting a letter....
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Curricula Vitae (CVs) versus Resumes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The term curricula vitae might sound more sophisticated than the term resumes, but that doesn't mean it's the preferred document to send to potential employers. As explained in a handout on curricula vitae (CV) versus resumes, part of a...
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Blogs

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The blogosphere may be overwhelmed with content, but there's still room for unique points of view. Creating a blog that stands out, however, is the bigger challenge. A handout on blogs, part of a series of handouts on specific writing...
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Application Essays

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
There's a lot riding on good writing! Often, an application essay is the difference between acceptance and rejection. As part of a series on specific writing assignments and contexts, a handout helps scholars craft the perfect personal...
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 6: Culture Clash

For Teachers 10th - 11th Standards
To prepare for a Quickwrite on the question, "How do different points of view create cultural conflicts?" class groups draw examples of religious, cultural, and political conflicts from Things Fall Apart and The Poisonwood Bible to use...
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Finalizing Films and Writing a Reflection

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Wrap up a documentary creation project with the final lesson in this series. Class members reflect on their learning and compose responses to four questions relating to what they learned, whey they would do differently, and how the group...
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Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea...
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Charles Baudelaire: Poète Maudit (The Cursed Poet)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After learning the main ideas of the Decadent movement, young scholars work in small groups to read and translate poems by the French poet Charles Baudelaire using basic etymology skills. They then read the accurate English translations...
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What's The Big Deal About Internet Privacy?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers discuss privacy and safety while using the internet. In this internet privacy lesson plan, students explore websites that don't have privacy settings and ones that do.
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Lesson 2: Thirteen Ways of Reading a Modernist Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers analyze modernist poetry and the role of speaker in example poems. Learners study modernist poems from the Romanticism and Victorian periods as well as Wallace Stevens' "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." Using a...