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Skeletal System Overview

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It is best to know all about the skeletons in the closet. The third segment in a five-part series focuses on bone structure, development and growth, and functions. Class members connect what they learn to their study of osteoporosis.
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TP-CASTT Practice

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Acronyms can help learners remember facts and analyze poetry. This resource includes graphic organizers for TP-CASTT, SOAPS, SOAPSTone, and DIDLS. Class members can try out one or all of these strategies to assist with that difficult job...
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Things Fall Apart: Is Okonkwo a Tragic Hero?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Oedipus, Hamlet, Marlow, Gatsby, Okonkwo? Readers of Things Fall Apart are asked to justify Okonkwo’s classification as a tragic hero by providing examples of his noble status, the mixture of good and bad in his personality, the fatal...
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Understanding a Pivotal Chapter

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Things happen. Events in Chapter 7 of Things Fall Apart are pivotal and not only affect the relationship between Okonkwo and Nwoye and Okonkwo and Ogbuefi Exeudu, but generate consequences for Okonkwo as well. Readers are asked to...
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Things Fall Apart: Proverbs De-Mystified

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
”Proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten.” Proverbs from Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart are the focus of a worksheet that ask groups to examine a series of proverbs taken from the novel. Prior to reading, the groups...
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Things Fall Apart: A Man of Prestige

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Good characters are complex and their actions contradictory. Readers of Things Fall Apart are asked to record details from the first four chapters of Chinua Achebe’s novel that indicate Okonkwo’s achievements and status, as well as...
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Things Fall Apart: Character Foils

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Character foils in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart are the focus of an exercise that asks readers to use a Venn diagram to collect details from the novel that reveal the similarities and differences between Okonkwo and Unoka....
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Things Fall Apart: Character Guide

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Keeping track of who’s who in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart can be a challenge. Provide readers with a Character Guide that lists the major characters, a pronunciation key for these names, and includes room for descriptions and...
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Things Fall Apart: Years of Exile

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
After completing Part Two of Things Fall Apart, readers are asked to record important events that occur during Okonkwo’s seven year exile, and to explain why these events are important to the novel as a whole. The graphic organizer, part...
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Keepers of the Gate Journal and Brainstorm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The second segment of a seven-part series reviews the challenge of determining whether gargling with salt water helps a sore throat. Individuals journal what they know about the challenge and what they are trying to figure out to...
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ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard

For Teachers K - 12th
A presentation tool to record written text and pictures with audio voice-over and share privately or publicly online.
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Freud's Five Stages of Development - Graphic Organizer

For Students 9th - 12th
As part of a study of Sigmund Freud's theory of the five stages of psychosexual develop, psychology students complete a matrix by identifying the age, the sources of pleasure, and the results of fixation in each stage.
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Personality Theories - Graphic Organizer

For Students 9th - 12th
How do the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud compare to those of Alfred Adler and Carl Jung? And what about the learning theories of B.F. Skinner and Albert Bandura? Or the humanistic theories of Abraham Maslow and Carl Rogers?...
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Constructed Response Organizer

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Encourage writers to plan their response to an essay question with a template that asks them to record the prompt, draft a statement of response, and record the evidence they will use to support their stance. 
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Things Fall Apart: Analyzing the Epigraph

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Readers of Things Fall Apart are asked to read and then analyze W. B. Yeats’ “The Second Coming,” the poem used as an epigraph for Chinua Achebe’s novel. Individuals fill out a SIFT chart, identifying symbols, imagery, figures of speech,...