Students discuss how the meanings of words can change over time. Through discussion, lecture, and activities, they identify how words can have multiple meanings and how those meanings can be changed over time. Lesson resources are included.
6th - 10th English Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Basil Heatter, "The Long Night of the Little Boats"
“It was a miracle.” Basil Heatter’s “The Long Night of the Little Boats,” which details the miraculous rescue of the British army from the shores of Dunkirk in 1940, is featured in a series of exercises that ask class members to read,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading and Writing Skills Activities
A straightforward and thorough packet of reading exercises would be a solid addition to any reading unit. With worksheets that address various writing and reading skills, including word roots, narrative writing, evaluating text, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a lesson that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The lesson's...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do People Write About the Estuary?
High schoolers discuss why people throughout history have been writing about the Tijuana estuary. Individually, they develop a thesis statement about this topic using authors whose pieces are included in the estuary guide. They use...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Making the Grade: Health Indicators in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Examine how industrial and residential runoff affects the bay by using online tools and resources to examine data. The key indicators of the health of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the factors that affect them are the main focus of...
9th - 12th Science