For Better Or For Worse
Students explore personal and public responsibility in dealing with social inequality. They conduct research and participate in a discussion about the effect of Hurricane Katrina in regard to racial and economic equality in the United States.
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New Review Early Modern: Global Interactions
The moment Christopher Columbus's ships touched North American shores, the world changed forever. But has it been for the better? High schoolers consider the effectiveness, benefits, and drawbacks of the Columbian Exchange with a...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 10
For better or for worse, parental relationships have a huge impact on our personalities. Read about Mike's relationship with his father in H.G. Bissinger's Friday Night Lights, and how it informed the central idea of the novel.
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Black Death and HIV/AIDS: Which is the Worse Plague?
Exploring the similarities and differences between the Black Death and HIV/AIDS, students write persuasive essays answering which is the "worse plague." This cross-curricular activity between Language Arts and Social Studies addresses...
8th - 12th Health
Tunisia and the Arab Spring
What types of countries embrace or deny freedom? Through a PowerPoint presentation, discussion, and analysis of political cartoons and news articles, your young historians will learn about the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What is Rhetoric Anyways?
Rhetoric from Aristotle (logos, pathos, and ethos) to the rhetorical triangle (audience, speaker, subject) and SOAPSTone (speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject, tone) here’s a presentation about the art of rhetoric that will...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable