We found 1,476 reviewed resources for us teachers strike
Beware of the Dog - Crossing Borders
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Roald Dahl’s classic World War II short story, “Beware of the Dog” is the focus of a close reading exercise that asks learners to respond to text-dependent questions with evidence drawn from the story. Participants record responses on...
Building Background Knowledge: Why Do Workers Strike? (Chapter 11: "Los Aguacates/Avocados")
5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Make connections between Esperanza Rising and human rights with the activities outlined here. The lesson plan starts out with a brief quiz and review of the novel. After that, pupils circulate and share quote strips that you give to...
Contrasting Perspectives: Should the Farmworkers in Esperanza Rising Go On Strike? (Chapter 12: "Los Esparragos/Asparagus")
5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Explore multiple perspectives through a jigsaw activity that will improve your pupils' understanding of the characters in Esperanza Rising as well as their understanding of strikes and human rights. Tapping into prior knowledge, and...
A Tale of Two Teeth: A Hands-On Discussion About Climate Change
5th - 8th
New ReviewSink your teeth into an engaging lesson on climate change! Science sleuths examine the prehistoric central Florida ecosystem through fossil analysis and a Socratic discussion. The easy-to-follow teacher's plan provides detailed...
A Journey Through Ancient Egypt
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYoung archaeologists have an opportunity to learn about ancient Egypt courtesy of the materials in a resource that prepares classes for a visit to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. After examining information about the Predynastic Period,...
Individual Rights vs. The Greater Good Within the Scope of War
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
When, if ever, is the government justified in restricting individual rights? When, if ever, should the "greater good" trump individual rights? To prepare to discuss this hot-button topic, class members examine primary source documents,...
Film Language and Elements of Style
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do you read a frame? How do you read a shot? Here's a resource that shows viewers how to read films. As part of the study, class members examine the camera angles, lighting, movement, and cinematic point of view in Mr. Smith Goes to...
Nativism and Myths about Immigrants
8th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
Where do anti-immigrants myths come from, and how can they be refuted? Learners critically analyze media reports and how to identify reliable sources. After studying a timeline that details the history of US nativism, groups research the...
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.