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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
2nd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
Examining How Inventions or Events Change the English Language
7th - 9th
How have inventions and events changed the English language? Learners create posters showing specific words and language changes that resulted from an event, discovery, or cultural change. The class develops their vocabulary by...
Origins: a Simple Word Game (for Use in Human Relations Trainings)
Tenth graders acquire the knowledge, attitude, interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others. They participate in "Origins" as either group participants or judges. For each round, they give the common usage and...