FOUND POETRY Capturing the Voices of our Past: American Life Histories
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Students synthesize and evaluate primary source texts and images from the Depression Era in America. The material is transformed into a poetic and pictorial depiction of a personal narrative and presented for an evaluation.
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Passive Voice Worksheet
Sentences can be transformed simply by changing from passive voice to active voice, or the other way around. Challenge your grammarians to take these seven passive sentences and make them active. The sentences provide some situations...
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Rhythm and Meter
If you're introducing rhythm and meter into your poetry lesson, consider these activities based on the poetry of Emily Dickinson. Focusing on "Because I could not stop for Death," kids discuss accents, breves, and how they measure the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gain greater insight into poems using a poetry analysis worksheet. Here, scholars follow steps and answer questions to dissect any poem. Topics include the poem's meaning, theme, technique, and structure, as well as personal thoughts and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Has the United States always been an empire? This video is packed with information on America's endeavors during the age of new imperialism, including the displacement of indigenous peoples through territorial acquisition, how wars were...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
"Music Be the Food of Love:" Found Poetry with Shakespeare and Hip-Hop
Lines from Shakespeare and from hip-hop artists provide learners with an opportunity to examine the literary devices these artists use to express their ideas about love. Groups use the provided lines to craft found poems, and then the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the Irish in America Through Found Poetry
What was life like for Irish immigrants settling in America during the late 1800's? Learners examine primary source documents, such as lyrics, poems, and letters, to understand the immigrant experience. They then use those primary source...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Chinese American Women Lesson Plan
The National Women's History Museum provides a plan designed to accompany their online CyberExhibit, Chinese American Women; a History of Resilience and Resistance. After examining a series of primary and secondary source documents,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Scripting the Past: Exploring Women's History Through Film
Students explore women's history through films and filmaking. They explore various websites, conduct research on a famous woman, and in small groups write and produce a screenplay based on an autobiographical narrative.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History