A Sense of Place
Students evaluate stories, customs, and pieces of literature and draw conclusions about people who have lived in New Mexico. They analyze how water helps define the character of an area.
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Story and Place: Lessons from Australian Aboriginal Storytelling
Class members investigate Australian Aboriginal culture thought traditional stories and then create their own dreaming tales using specific details that create a sense of time and place.
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Relationship of the Five Values to the Human Personality
Students are introduced to the five senses and how they are sorted throughout the brain. After reading about each type of mind, they discuss ways in which they can focus on each one on a daily basis. As a class, they discover ways in...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Relocating Residents: The Impact of Housing on Community
Sama Maydani and Sarah Kuck's film, Even the Walls, that explores the benefits and drawbacks of gentrification in downtown Seattle, asks viewers to consider how houses, apartment buildings, and outdoor spaces can be designed to build a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Red Badge of Courage: A New Kind of Realism
Is it possible to tell a true war story? Tim O’Brien says that fiction is for “getting at the truth when the truth isn’t sufficient for the truth.” To get at the truth about war, class members examine primary source materials from the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable