From Commonplace to Mythic
Learners examine a selection of paintings by Jean-Francois Millet to explore both the objective and subjective levels of art critique.
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Conversation Pieces: A Verb Tense Activity
Teach your English language learners about conversations by inviting them to participate in a conversation about an interesting object. Through this conversation, learners will naturally use various verb tenses and practice asking and...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Natural Selection Kills 38 Quadrillion Organisms in Bloodiest Day Yet
Make a study of satire with an article from the well-known humorous publication "The Onion." Learners read the article, which is about natural selection, and respond to text-based questions as well as discussion questions that delve...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
8th Grade ELA Common Core Checklists
How close are your eighth graders to mastering the ELA Common Core standards? Keep an eye on progress with these charts, which include every eighth grade identifier and full standard text. As you move through the year and teach, reteach,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Third Wave
How far would you go when told to follow orders? High schoolers read about Ron Jones' 1967 Third Wave experiment at Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California, and use discussion and reading comprehension questions to consider the...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Making Myths Based on Art Images
Learners don't necessarily create art in this lesson plan, but they do use it to inspire a descriptive story. They discuss various mythic heroes, story elements, writing conventions, and oral traditions. They view images depicting an...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts