On the Court with... Michael Jordan
Pupils learn foundational economic concepts and consider the importance of decision-making, how to evaluate choices and alternatives, and the benefits of consistent training and practice by learning about the early life of Michael Jordan.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Maniac Magee: Problematic Situation
As part of their reading of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee, class members consider what it would take to survive living on their own. Using the provided worksheet, individuals list their needs and decide where they would seek shelter.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On the Court with...Michael Jordan
Students use a decision-making model as they make simulated choices about their future education. For this decision-making lesson, students read a book about Michael Jordan and discuss choices he made. Then, students examine how their...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)
Create a supportive environment. Get your young scholars to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this lesson is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Understanding Other People's Decisions
Students analyze people's choices from different points of view. They read different scenarios and explain how they would react personally in that situation. Then they analyze what they would do in another character's position and...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
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