Discover the Similarites
Students research a choosen career on the internet. They gather pertinent and interesting information about their choosen career and construct a display for the career along with a written report which is displayed in class.
5th - 12th All 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 12: Author's Purpose - Yeats and Achebe
Is there such a thing as fate/luck? Can one fight destiny? As part of their study of Chinua Achebe's purpose in writing Things Fall Apart, class members answer these questions from Achebe's point of view and then from William Butler...
10th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Comparison analyses of the American and French revolutions, women’s roles in Pride and Prejudice and Jan Eyre, and the Model T Ford and the Transcontinental Railroad model for learners how to use the Inspiration Software compare and...
Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Close Reading of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address provides the text for a series of close reading exercises that model for instructors how carefully crafted guiding questions can help readers think critically about what they read, thus developing...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Comparison Analysis
Spanning virtually all subjects, this digital approach to Venn diagrams gives compare and contrast a 21st century spin. Written specifically as a guide to Inspiration Software, but the visuals make it useful even without access to this...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Curriculum For Careers
Learners explore potential learning, earning, and living goals that align with their personal goals and interests in a comprehensive unit that includes complete lesson plans, interactive notebooks, worksheets, overheads, rubrics, online...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Equal Salaries for Equal Work?
Learners perform data analysis and draw conclusions bound to stir lively debate in a statistical activity. Starting with data comparing men's and women's wages, the class performs two different kinds of regressions to determine trends....
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Fairies and Folk
Disney versus Grimm? To launch a five-week unit on fairy and folk tales, class members compare modern versions of these classic stories with more original versions. The richly detailed unit, while largely teacher led, encourages middle...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed