Eighth graders review the elements of music. They develop criteria for evaluating music and apply that criteria to music selections. Students gain a basic understanding of the word "aesthetic" by studying programmatic and absolute music.
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Songwriting Skill - Finding Your Voice: Demi Lovato - “This Is Me (Gotta Find You)”
Similar to the previous lesson in a series on songwriting, this resource focuses on how to find and develop a personal voice in lyrics. Class members examine Demi Lovato's "This is Me (Gotta Find You)" and note lyrics that sound like the...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Survival of the Fittest; Variations in the Clam Species
Students explore biology by completing hands-on activities in class. In this evolution lesson, students define terms such as mutations, natural selection, and adaptation before conducting an adaptation related experiment in which candy...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
ENGLISH 3 Quarter 3 Week 5: A Work of Art
Students examine the many roles art plays in a society. In this language arts lesson, students perform a variety of tasks - active listening, reading, answering comprehension questions, poetry writing - in this comprehensive lesson.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Forming an Opinion with Organizational Elements - Cats, Yesterday and Today
In this age of information overload, it is often difficult for young people to know what they think about a topic. The graphic organizer, video, and activities included with this resource show middle schoolers how to use proven facts to...
6th - 8th Science