Young scholars are encouraged to think critically about the context and credibility of their sources. They discuss proper MLA citation format. Students prepare to finish theri P2A annotated bibliographies.
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Using Poetry As inspiration for Composition
A reading of Robert Frost’s The Road Not Taken launches an interdisciplinary study of the connection between the meter of a poem and that of a melody. Composers, including many popular musicians like Bob Dylan and Jim Morrison, often use...
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
AP English Literature and Composition Practice Exam
The AP English Literature and Composition exam can prove to be especially challenging given the often seemingly subjective nature of literary analysis. Taking practice exams is a great way to reduce the stress associated with testing,...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
English Language and Composition: Sex Education in Schools
Although designed for the essay portion of AP English Language and Composition exam, this exercise provides an excellent opportunity for learners to practice using information found in primary source documents to support an argument.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
EdTech Tuesdays: Move the Turtle
What in the world do turtles have to do with coding? Find out in this quick, informative video! Jennifer and Rich demonstrate how to use this app to build important skills by taking you step-by-step through starting the first coding...
7 mins 1st - 9th Technology & Engineering
Skin and the Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation
Though UV radiation can damage skin, it isn't all bad. The third installment in a six-part series allows the class to study the structure and function of skin. They learn about the different types of skin cancer and the SPF rating...
2 mins 10th - 12th Science
"It's More Than a School": Proposing Programs to Meet Student Needs
This detailed lesson plan from New York Times' The Learning Network centers around Carroll Academy and its girl's basketball team. Learners compare their school to Carroll Academy, read anywhere from 1 to 5 engaging articles about the...
10th - 12th Physical Education