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Lesson: Communication, What's Valued, and the Written Word

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders compare their cell phones to a lacquer box from the Japanese Edo Period. They consider how each is a form of communication and how the very nature of each object communicates social norms, ideology, and beliefs. A really...
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Band of Brothers

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What is a community? Explore the idea of community by investigating countries that have experienced severe damage. Learners discuss the horrible aftermath the 2011 earthquake had on Japan's infrastructure after the tsunami it caused....
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What Makes The Good Life

For Students 6th - 8th
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer...
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Non-Verbal Communication

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Many developmentally disabled students struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking with...
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Mary Todd Tours the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils analyze how distinguishing another culture encourages us to respect each other. They research culture and all its avenues, recognizing and comprehending the relationship between people and geography. Ultimately, they can apply...
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Think

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
With the speed and easy access of online communication today, young learners often do not consider the full implications of their speech. Remind them to THINK (is it true, helpful, inspiring, necessary, and kind) before using...
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Developing Presentation Skills by Using Authentic Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Advanced level ESL students engage in an increasing verbal communication skills through children's literature. The focus of these activities is for children to develope presentation skills. Each activity would compliment any class room.
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Exaggerated Poetry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students use physical poses and vocal choices to create emphasis in communication. In this exaggerated Poetry lesson, students use physical movement and vocal choices to exaggerate an expression make a connection between literary content...
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Guide to Communicating

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Teacher, project managers, or those in a vocational training program will understand how to communicate effectively. Work place communication, listening techniques, and communication models are discussed in a resource is specific to...
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Communication and Social Networks

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils work in cooperative groups to explore communication needs of our world. They are assigned a demographic area and asked to create ways to solve communication problems with innovative ideas. They also explore areas that can help...
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Lesson: Communication Through Clothing

For Teachers K - 5th
As we all know, some clothing has a way of letting us know a little something about the person wearing it. Kids explore the idea that clothing can be a form of communication and artistic expression. They analyze a Native American textile...
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Student Handout - Words I Can Use

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sometimes people with special needs find it hard to be understood. And, sometimes people with special need find it hard to understand others. Prepare your class for life in the workplace by discussing what they can say and do when there...
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Talk Shows

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are exposed to different types of media in order to investigate the tendency of being exposed to a set of values that run contrary to conservative values. They role play a television program in order to communicate the...
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Linking Social Networking to Language Arts

For Teachers 4th - 10th
How to tap into students' social networking experiences to enhance learning in the language arts classroom.
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Student Opinion: When Did You Have a Great Conversation?

For Students 7th - 12th
Conduct a classroom conversation about communication using this resource as a jumping-off point. For this The Learning Network activity, learners read an excerpt from The New York Times opinion piece, "The Flight From Conversation," and...
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Job Search: Body Language During Job Interviews

For Teachers 11th - 12th
This may be a short and simple lesson, but it is really quite important. Help your upper graders get ready for interviews, work place communication, and life. They role-play to see and show the differences between good and bad body...
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Build a Connection

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Learners discuss their personal connections with stories they've read in the past and identify techniques to connect with more stories. They create illustrations, construct task cards, and complete sentence stems based on books they read...
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Get the Message?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Remember Morse Code? High schoolers investigate ways in which people communicate and assess which communication methods are appropriate and effective in different situations. They evaluate how constant changes in the world of technology...
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Connecting Kansas: Past and Present

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper graders identify five forms of transportation and describe how Kansans are connected to the rest of the country using transportation and communication. They complete a graphic organizer for each type of text structure given to them...
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A Picture Book of Helen Keller

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students advocate for people with disabilities. In this Helen Keller instructional activity, students listen to the story A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A Adler. Students discuss how Helen Keller learned to communicate and...
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PE Back Pack

For Teachers K - 5th
What a great idea! Young athletes take backpacks with sports equipment home so they can practice their skills. Each backpack has different equipment to practice different skills. There are task cards in each of the backpack with...
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Challenge Games - Lesson Plans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Challenge games and cooperative games are in abundance. This is the lesson plans home page  for a wide range of challenge games that promote teamwork, cooperation, trust and communication. There are many links included in this page that...
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New Hampshire Unplugged

For Teachers K - 6th
Young historians explore how technology and science affected life in the state of New Hampshire. They define technology and give personal experiences of how technology affects people and how people have used technology. They compare the...
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The Riverboat

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Get a boat across the river! Work on problem-solving with tumbling mats to represent the boat, and try to get a crew across the grass without any of the members touching the ground. This will take team work, cooperation, and...