For The Record
High schoolers create a database of their private music collections. They sort, analyze, and print selected database records in answer to questions about their favorite music recordings and performing artists.
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Reading Comprehension: Guinness Book of World Records
If your learners are curious about human achievement, superlatives, or esoteric trivia, the Guinness Book of Records is a way to tap into instrinsic motivation and relevance. Here's an informational reading that will grab their attention...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
General George Washington In Massachusetts — 1775–1776
Who was George Washington? What were the events and principles that formed his character and made him the man he was? To gain insight into this amazing individual, pupils examine multiple primary source materials, from his childhood...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 11
The study of Romeo and Juliet continues as pairs use the provided summary tool worksheet to record evidence of how Shakespeare uses dramatic irony to heighten the tension in Juliet's soliloquy in act 3, scene 2, lines 1–31.
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Word Roots 1: Dict, Vent, Duct Intermediate Context Story 2
Play this audio recording for your class to improve pronunciation and reinforce context for the given vocabulary words. Consider having classmates repeat each vocabulary word out loud after the recording has pronounced it once. You might...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Thomas Hart Benton: The Sources of Country Music
Students examine artwork by Thomas Hart Benton. In this interdisciplinary instructional activity, students analyze the painting The Sources of Country Music, listen to folk music, and examine how recording technology and the movies...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Create a Book on Tape
Learners of all ages record themselves reading their favorite books with accuracy and feeling. They must read with sound effects and consider the audience for whom the tape is being made. They are assessed based on the quality of their...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable