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Students explore what it means to create miniature models, and apply what they create a miniature version of their local community for a class exhibit. They write artist statements explaining their models.
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Discuss as a class some problems that you would like to see changed in your school or community, and then take action! After your young citizens determine the appropriate steps they should take to accomplish their objectives, they will...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson plan. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Building Community Online
Why do people spend so much time on social networking websites? Class members can discover the answer to this question and learn about community through a series of activities. After exploring social media sites, pupils discuss how to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Deliberative Dialogue
How do you create a classroom environment where hot button topics may be discussed in a respectful manner? As part of a series of lessons that focus on immigration issues, class members examine the rules for civil discussion before...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Investigating the Building Blocks of Our Community’s Past, Present, and Future
As Ken Jennings said, "There's just something hypnotic about maps." Certainly, the longer you look at them the more you can learn. In this project-based learning lesson, individuals study both historic and present-day maps of their area...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The BIG Picture - AP Economics Overview
Review the circular flow model and connections between the resource and product market with help from a well-versed economics instructor, who explains the concept using illustrations and clear instructional guidance.
13 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Artist's Community: The Real
What is real or imagined? The lines of beauty reality, and imagination are blurred in Elizabeth Peyton's portraits of her community. Learners analyze her use of artistic technique in conveying real and imagined communities. They then use...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts