No Bigger Than a Minute
Students view a video clip about ideas displayed through images. They work together to analyze paintings and complete activities. They discuss how media representation of an issue can affect one's viewpoint.
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Understanding the Aboriginal Experience: A Study of Native American and Australian Aborigine History and Culture
Students explore the Native American and Australian Aboriginal history and culture. For this language arts lesson, students watch clips of the film Rabbit-Proof Fence then work in small groups to discuss and answer questions. They will...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Much-Anticipated Julius Caesar Modern Reenactment Project!
"Friends, class members, Americans. Listen up!" Readers of Julius Caesar are instructed to be ambitious and rewrite, in modern language, and then perform a scene from Shakespeare's famous play. Detailed instructions for the project and a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
A Personal Narrative on the Immigration Experience
The learners create a personal narrative on their experiences with immigration. In this instructional activity, students are asked to read and understand examples of narrative writing as well as evaluate lyrics from Ben Folds Five to...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
A Look at Exclusion Through Improvisation
Building a realistic understanding of the trials Jews suffered during WWII isn't always easy. This plan employs student constructed dramatic freeze frame scenes to help build a deeper understanding of Jewish Ghettos, concentration camps,...
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts