Bias: Problem Solving
In this bias activity, students read the text about an in-line summer skating program. All questions are opinion based and students determine if there is bias to the questions.
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Educator's Guide: Holes
You'll be a star at your next grade level meeting with an educational unit on Louis Sachar's Holes. Based on both the novel and film, the lessons include applications to language arts with character studies and movie reviews; social...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Augment your language arts units with a set of vocabulary worksheets. The packet is an excellent support to your vocabulary instruction that covers a variety of skills, including context clues, Greek and Latin roots, reference materials,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Nontraditional Job Opportunities
As your learners prepare to enter the workforce, address some common stereotypes that may be limiting their professional goals. The class brainstorms gender-stereotyped careers, exploring where those ideas originate. They complete a job...
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Are Our Classroom Materials Gender Biased?
Students explore equality by analyzing their own classroom belongings. In this gender bias lesson, students investigate their classroom and identify objects as either male or female biased. Students collaborate while exploring the idea...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Looking for Trouble - Using the Internet to Research Structured Controversy
Discuss controversial issues with your charges. More importantly, discuss how you have to research both sides of a controversy before taking a stance. In groups, middle schoolers research the controversial issue of dog sled racing. They...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Lesson: More Than Meets the Eye
Older learners analyze a controversial painting entitled The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony 1832. They use the issues raised in the image to construct debate arguments questioning if the artist's painting exploits Native...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts