Learners write reflective essays discussing some of their most poignant holiday memories. They illustrate their writing with original artwork and photographs to contribute to a class-designed holiday memory book.
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Final Project: Top 10 List
Whether you're looking for an end-of-the-year project or a simple method of review, this resource may be the choice for you. Pupils work with a partner to create a "Top 10" list of the most essential terms or concepts they have learned...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Can You Feel the Thunder?
Discuss disability awareness and acceptance of people who are different with this resource. After reading the story, Can You Feel the Thunder? by Lynn E. McElfresh, learners talk about metaphors, answer cause and effect questions, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Music Evokes Memories and Emotions
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Personal Narratives
Encourage your pupils to write about personal experiences with regard to participating in activities that don't involve media. Start off by reading several of the included poems and modeling how to write about a memory. Class members can...
6th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 1
Delve into the heart of dramatic dialogue with a unit focused on Oedipus the King by Sophocles. Having completed an online exploration about ancient Greece beforehand, ninth graders read the opening lines of the play and analyze how...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How We Make Memories
The final lecture in a 13-part Crash Course in psychology examines memory, the "chain that connects our past to our present." How the brain works and how we access short-term, long-term memory, and working memory, as well as remembering...
10 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts
Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed