Joltin' Joe Has Left and Gone Away
Students assess admirable qualities in entertainers. They discuss Joe DiMaggio's obituary, focusing on his accomplishments and place in American society. They research and create their own descriptive biographies of athletes and entertainers.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Reflection
Journal reflections are a great way to make personal connections to characters and events. Readers of Their Eyes Were Watching God are offered a menu of journal topics designed for each chapter in the novel. They ponder why Janie leaves...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community service,...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
We Were Strangers Too: Learning About Refugees Through Art
Did you know that "in the largest refugee crisis since World War II, more the 64 million people have been forced from their homes"? The Anti-Defamation League presents an activity that asks class members to examine a series of artworks...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Napoleon and the War of the Fourth Coalition
France has gone through a lot of changes lately - first the monarchy fell to revolution, then the Republic was formed from the ashes, and now Napoleon has made France a major world power once again. This video shows the meteoric rise of...
16 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History