Computer Based Activities
Students demonstrate keyboard knowledge for keying all letters. They open and use word-processing software. They type a paragraph using proper keyboarding techniques.
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New Review Franklin Activity Assignments
Teenagers may not immediately name Benjamin Franklin as one of their role models, but after completing a writing assignment on his virtues and aphorisms, they may not be able to deny how influential the founding father really is. Given...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Telling True Stories: Blending Multimedia In A Task-Based Activity
Students graph the basic structures and expressions used when telling true stories. Students enhance listening, reading comprehension and writing skills. Students engage in a chat activity with a native speaker of English integrating...
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Roots of Prohibition: Examining the Effort to Prohibit Alcohol in America
Five segements from Ken Burns' documentary series Prohibition, easily accessed on the PBS website, are at the center of a terrific short unit on the roots of America's ambivalent relationship with alcohol. Engage your secondary class...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Active Reading with American History
Explore connections within and between informational texts with this lesson about encyclopedia articles. Middle schoolers write encyclopedia articles focusing on topics in American history. They discuss how to determine credibility...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Teaching Tone vs. Mood Using Computer-Based Multimedia
If you have Microsoft's Photo Story 3 or Macintosh's iMovie software, you can use it to teach about tone and mood. First, display the positive images listed with calm, classical music in the background. Then, with the same music, show...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Picture This! Building Photo-Based Writing Skills
High schoolers analyze photographs as a development activity for their literacy skills. They will review the 6 Q's feature for analyzing photographs and analyze a variety of photographs and then write comments in the space around the...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Breaking English News: Children Into Computers Younger Than Ever
In this ESL/ELL reading and listening comprehension worksheet, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Children Into Computers Younger Than Ever." They complete discussion activities, and matching, true or false, fill in the...
9th - 11th English Language Arts