Henry Luce: Turn Me Luce
Young scholars research the life of Henry Luce, Time Magazine's founder, and examine the impact his magazine has had on the way American's see the world. They create a photo-essay, magazine or video to present their research.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position
The only way that a heinous act of genocide can succeed is if citizens of surrounding groups and countries turn their backs on those suffering. A thorough language arts module addresses shared central ideas with three separate units,...
11th English Language Arts
Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 8
Have you ever wanted to learn more about a subject after you finished a great book? Guide ninth graders through an inquiry-based research project as the finish the first chapter of Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation. Having...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understanding and Using Primary and Secondary Sources in History
Explore primary and secondary sources in this historical analysis lesson. Young researchers define the terms primary source and secondary source. They read a primary source document provided by the teacher and answer questions about the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Courage “In the Time of the Butterflies”: A Common Core Exemplar
The courage of Las Mariposas, the Mirabal sisters, is the focus of a series of activities designed to accompany a reading of In the Time of the Butterflies that ask readers to consider what it means to be courageous. Beautifully crafted...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Speech in the Virginia Convention
“. . .different men often see the same subject in different lights. . .” but the great orator Patrick Henry used all the skills at his command to craft a speech to convince listeners to see things as he did--that liberty was worth dying...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Magazine for Every Interest
Magazines are usually high-interest reads with strong visuals and eye-catching titles. Use magazines to examine writing style and peak interest in reading. Once partners have reviewed an article, they compare it to a second article, and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Magazine for Every Interest
Everyone loves flipping through a magazine. This lesson has learners study two examples of magazine articles, discuss the format, and write their own magazine article. Consider spending a chunk of time letting your class flip through...
8th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable