Students 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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Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 4
It seems like the first result in a search engine is the best source to use, but how can you be sure? A lesson on assessing sources guides ninth graders through an integral part of their inquiry-based research project, that is based on...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Vocabulary in Context
The four common types of context clues—examples, synonyms, antonyms, and a general sense of the sentence or passage—are the focus of a resource that provides clear explanations, examples, and opportunities for readers to practice the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Credible Sources on the Internet: What to Trust, What to Dismiss and When to Cite a Source
Wait, you mean researchers don't all use Wikipedia? Teach your class about intelligent research with a lesson about evaluating digital sources. The lesson starts with a quickwrite and includes vocabulary exercises and several...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Research Techniques: Gathering Credible Sources
How can you spot a credible source? What even makes a resource reliable in the first place? Answer some of these questions with this presentation. Although intended for higher education, this PowerPoint could be modified for middle...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Self-Monitoring Strategies and Vocabulary Games
Middle and high schoolers identify how to discover a word's meaning by exploring context clues and any pictures, diagrams, photographs, and charts that might be included. They continue this process with other examples and locate one on...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
That's Moor Like It!
How do modern adaptations of Shakespearean plays relate to their original source material? Middle and high schoolers focus on Shakespeare's play Othello and its screen adaptation "O" to explore how modern film adaptations of Shakespeare...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Old Hobbits Are Hard to Break
Explore film adaptation of literature with this lesson plan, which focuses on the world of film advertisements. Middle schoolers discuss various films (including The Lord of the Rings) and create advertisements for a pretend film based...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable