Getting In Is Half the Battle
Students read and discuss "Defending Affirmative Action With Social Science," examining the admissions policies in public universities and colleges. They write persuasive essays either for or against the admissions policies in their state.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 1
Where does a writer find inspiration? "Go into yourself," or so says Rainer Maria Rilke in "Letter One" from Letters to a Young Poet. Readers of Rilke's letter to Franz Xaver Kappus look at the words and figurative language Rilke uses to...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 8.1: Sentence Forms, Travel and Weather
Practice a range of skills with a worksheet that covers both grammar and vocabulary. After working with imperative sentences, kids move on to sentences that include forms of going to and will and won't. The second half of the worksheet...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Barbie in the Labor Force
How have the women's share of the labor force and chosen occupations evolved in the United States over the last century? Using census reports, graphs detailing the gender makeup of the labor force, and analysis of the careers of Barbie...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review You Mean ANYTHING To The Zero Power Is One?
What do all the graphs have in common? Working in Excel, pupils create an input/output table using exponential equations. The class members use an interval of input values that include zero and use several simple exponential functions to...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Study Questions and Essay Topics
For this Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince worksheet, students discuss the importance of Harry's past, the role and development of other characters, the role of Quidditch, and predict the future for Hogwarts.
6th - 8th English Language Arts