Less Is More
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Students explore the underlying principles behind the Minimalist art movement. They create their own Minimalist works of art that explore specific philosophical questions.
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Put the advertising in the hands of your pupils. They design and promote a product, using propaganda techniques to persuade those who view their newspaper ad. Learners must include certain information about their product as well as a...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Songwriting Skill - Finding Your Voice: Demi Lovato - “This Is Me (Gotta Find You)”
Similar to the previous instructional activity 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...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Grammar Practice: Choosing Between Fewer and Less
When should you use "fewer" instead of "less?" Reinforce this grammatical nuance in your class with this handy reference sheet. A short explanation guides learners through the process of choosing one word over the other, and a series of...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Forever Young: America’s Obsession with Never Growing Old
Why is it so important to appear young? Invite your learners to read an article that tackles this question, respond to text-based questions about the article, and decide if they agree or disagree with the author by jotting down notes to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Stress Less: Understanding How Your Mind and Body Respond to Anxiety
What could be more relevant to teens and preteens than experiencing stress? Use an article from the New York Times website to practice valuable Common Core skills for informational text reading, and also get a discussion going in your...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Why is There a "b" in Doubt?
Many doubt the reasoning for having a b in doubt, but do they know the whole story? Pupils can watch as a Latin word becomes the English doubt. The narrator explains the etymology of doubt, emphasizes the importance of meaning and...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable