Bias: Problem Solving
In this bias worksheet, learners 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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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
Researching African Americans Who Made a Difference
Celebrate Black History Month with this activity, in which middle schoolers create an essay about a famous African-American. Writers conduct research online, take notes to write an essay in proper format, and use ideas, text, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Using History to Teach Tolerance: A Ripple of Hope
Students investigate the prejudice and racism that has existed in the U.S. for centuries by attending a field trip. In this equality lesson, students visit the Tolerance Museum and discuss the history of the U.S. Students write a poem...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts