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Lord of the Flies Unit

For Teachers 9th Standards
The lessons in the Lord of the Flies Unit examine the dystopian novel as a microcosm for society. Pupils listen to an interview with William Golding as he elaborates on his rationale for selecting a remote island populated with only...
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Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Ah, the art of persuasion. Aesop claimed that persuasion is often more effectual than force. Guide your writers through the writing process of creating strong, effective persuasive essays and speeches using the lesson plans, videos,...
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Words That Heal: Using Children's Literature to Address Bullying

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Books can create empathy. Books can build self-esteem. Books can offer insight and coping strategies. Books can encourage anti-bullying. Books can heal. The five discussion guides in the "Words That Heal: Using Children's Literature to...
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W.7.1 Persuasive Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
From crafting the perfect thesis statement to submitting a concluding call to action, seventh graders can transform bland position papers into inspiring argumentative essays. A collection of materials designed for the Common Core...
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Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you determine the main idea of a text? What clues can readers use to identify what is stated and what is implied by a passage? Reading comprehension and reading comprehension strategies for both fiction and nonfiction are the...
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Cyberbullying: Understanding and Addressing Online Cruelty

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Three lessons comprise the "Cyberbullying: Understanding and Addressing Online Cruelty" unit. In the first, designed for grades 2-5, youngsters practice behaviors that model good online citizenship. The second lesson, designed for middle...
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A Proactive Approach to Career Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use the resources in this collection to encourage high schoolers to take a proactive approach to career education and readiness. The lesson plans, presentations, and activities help individuals develop realistic plans, research careers,...
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Introduction to Modernist Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson unit introduces high schoolers to Modernist Poetry. After examining modernist poetry's historical, social, and cultural context (1890-1950), students do a close reading of Wallace Stevens's "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a...
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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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Looking Back Reaching Forward: Exploring the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education in Contemporary Times

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The module's six lessons in "Looking Back Reaching Forward: Exploring the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education in Contemporary Times" commemorate the historic Supreme Court decision Brown V. Board of Education. High schoolers discuss...
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Overcoming Obstacles: Service Learning Handbook

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Being asked to design and perform a service learning project may seem overwhelming to middle and high school students. The nine lessons in the Service Learning Handbook Module break the process into manageable steps and ask participants...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Looking to the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Five lessons comprise the Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Looking to the Future Module. Through a series of activities, scholars learn that change is inevitable and that accepting change with a positive attitude is key...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Resolving Conflicts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Conflicts are a part of life. It’s learning how to deal with them that’s tricky. Middle schoolers learn strategies for resolving conflicts with the help of the games and activities in the six lessons that make up the Overcoming Obstacles...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The four lessons in the “Problem Solving” Module of the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum teach middle schoolers strategies they can use to approach any problem. Participants practice these skills and strategies through a series of games...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Studying Effectively

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The activities in the seven lessons making up the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum: Studying Effectively Module teach middle schoolers the skills they need to succeed in school. Participants learn about different learning styles, the...
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Activities for the First Days of School

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In the post-pandemic, post-remote-learning classroom, it’s more important than ever to develop a school community where students feel welcome and safe. The 10 resources in the Activities for the First Days of School Collection are...
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Establishing Opening and Closing Routines

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In the post-COVID classroom, it is more important than ever to establish routines that help learners transition into the classroom and focus on the day’s lesson. The 15 activities in the Establishing Opening and Closing Routines...
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First Day of Elementary School Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
The first day of school can be daunting, especially for younger scholars. Instead, make the first day of school happy with these ice breakers, games, activities, and more designed to brighten your elementary learners' day!
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First Week of School Grades Pre-K-5

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Nothing is more exhilarating and exhausting than the first week of school. Make those five days meaningful and rewarding for you and your scholars with a collection that offers informative reads, lessons, activities, and icebreakers that...
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Whack-A-Math Game

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
From Together.Science (https://www.together.science) scholars learn algebra order of operations concepts while playing a game. Participants match numbers on the board by selecting the operations that combine the rolled dice to that...
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Elementary School Ice Breakers

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Break the ice with a collection of icebreakers for Kindergarten through fifth grade. Scholars get to know their new friends through various activities such as quilt design, personal interviews, cootie catchers, singing, a game of "Would...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Goal Setting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Set a realistic goal. Break the task into manageable, stepping-stone chunks. Don’t procrastinate! Be tenacious! Persevere! The activities and games in the four lessons in the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum: Goal Setting Module teach...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The five lessons in the Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Decision Making Module teach middle schoolers a five-step decision-making process. Through a series of games and activities, participants learn how to gather...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Communication

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Focus, confirm, and respond! The games and activities in the Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Communication Module teach middle schoolers how to recognize both non-verbal and verbal communications, be assertive rather than...