The Power of New Media
What are the benefits of media use? What are the dangers for young people and for society as a whole? After examining a series of materials, individuals craft an essay in which they explain what is at stake, state their own position on...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
To Kill a Mockingbird: Study Guide
Designed to accompany a reading of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the worksheets in this packet permit readers to keep notes on parallels between Lee's life and Scout's, on characters in the novel, and on chapter events.
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On Behalf of Others
On Behalf of Others focuses on the work of writers, photographers, and artists who document "events, people, and places that might otherwise go unnoticed." After examining a photo essay by a New York Times journalist, a suite of images...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Understanding the Basics of Web Sites
The teenagers in your class have probably never known a world without the Internet. Show them how to navigate websites effectively with a lesson about the basics of web navigation and design. After viewing an example and answering...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Creating an Ideal World
To conclude a study of social justice and tolerance designed to prepare classes for a visit to the Museum of Tolerance, class members brainstorm a safe and peaceful world. They then write about their own vision of this world.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Consumer Product Testing Experiment
Project-based learning is featured in a lesson plan that has class groups using a variety of Google tools to conduct consumer product testing experiments. After deciding on a topic, groups formulate a question, select a target group,...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable