Checking Out Community Preparedness
Students research storm preparedness in their community. They interview city officials to determine the current emergency plans, warning systems, etc. Students write an analysis of the situation.
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 1: Unit Introduction
To launch a unit study of the concept of diversity in World Literature, class members compare Chinua Achebe's essay, "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" and Richard Rodriguez's essay, "The Chinese in All of Us: A...
10th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Journalist’s Report: The Better Vision for Black Americans
After reading a series of primary source documents detailing the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, class members craft newspaper columns assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each man's vision, and present their...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 11 ELA/Literacy)
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11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Thanksgiving Listen
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9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Performance-Based Assessment Practice Test (Grade 9 ELA/Literacy)
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9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Check Out Community Preparedness
Students research storm preparedness in local community, identify ways citizens are notified of impending weather emergencies, contact city administrators to discuss disaster plan and whether it has ever been implemented, and interview...
9th - 12th English Language Arts