Levels of Mental Retardation
Students develop lists of characteristics of individuals with different levels of mental retardation. They examine two different classification systems regarding levels of mental retardation.
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Environmental Awareness and Children's Literature
Use an alternative setting for pregnant teens and young mothers, as well as special education children to examine environmental topics through literature. Included in this unit is a visit to neighborhood libraries to select children's...
6th - 12th Science
My Family and Me: Our Similarities and Differences
Students are introduced to basic genetic information to discover how they acquired the traits they have. Individually, they develop a family tree and identify the similarities and differences between two poeple. In groups, they examine...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Dorothea Dix: Reform in Massachusetts
Learners examine the life and reform efforts of Dorothea Dix on behalf of people with disabilities. They discover how her efforts resulted in the passage of legislation. They also examine the care people with disabilities receive.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Duties of Governments: Dix vs. Pierce
Young scholars examine the role of Dorothea Dix on behalf of people with disabilities. They discuss President Pierce's veto of legislation she helped create. They address the rights and responsibilities of citizen's and the role of...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Orange Soda -- Understanding and Creating Advertising
Students continue to work together to create their own business. After creating their names, products and pricing, they are introduced to the advertising process. They use special software to create their own ads for their product and...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History