Common Core Aligned Resources for SL.7.5
Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.
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Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
3rd - 8th CCSS: Designed
Why doesn't the government provide all goods and services if we pay taxes? Pupils investigate the difference between public and private services. They analyze their communities together with an interactive classroom model and...
Creating Oral Presentations Using Inspiration Software II
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Enhance the oral presentations in your middle school class with a technology activity. Pupils prepare a slide show to accompany their talk using Inspiration software in the second of two sessions on creating oral presentations.
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Use the historical account of Claudette Colvin to study civil rights and connect past injustices to modern issues. As learners read, they examine chapter titles, record quotes, and participate in discussion. Next, they research active...
Stress Less: Understanding How Your Mind and Body Respond to Anxiety
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What could be more relevant to teens and preteens than experiencing stress? Use an article from the New York Times website to practice valuable Common Core skills for informational text reading, and also get a discussion going in your...
How to Find the True Face of Leonardo
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek describes how he analyzed over 700 of Leonardo's works in order to determine an image of the face of the famed Renaissance man. Try flipping the lesson and adding your own assessment and discussion questions...
The Loathsome, Lethal Mosquito
3 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Mosquitos: they are annoying, cause pain and discomfort, and are some of the most prolific disease carriers in the animal kingdom, so why don't we simply eradicate them? In a short video, explore some of the different ways mosquitos can...
The Hidden Power of Smiling
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Smiling is something we may do every day and can appear benign, yet this common expression has more health benefits and psychological/physical implications than we realize! Using historical quotes, scientific studies, and a vast range of...
Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and...