On Top of the World
Students listen to excerpts from an autobiography about the first blind man to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. They discuss Erik Weihenmayer's life, and write a bio-poem using a bio-poem formula.
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Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Lesson Plan for Use with “Beyond Anne Frank: Other Holocaust-Era Diaries”
While Anne Franks is certainly the most recognized diarist of the Holocaust Era, she was by no means the only one. To broaden their understanding of what was happening throughout Europe at this time, groups examine diary entries from 15...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grammar Practice Workbook
To an English teacher, the only sound worse than nails on a chalkboard is a student using improper grammar. Make poor grammar a problem of the past with this extensive collection of worksheets that covers everything from sentence...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A College Student's Perspective on WWI
Some things remain the same, such as the world being on the brink of war, or college attendees writing home requesting money. As part of their research into events that led up to President Wilson's declaration of war on Germany, class...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Dolphins of the World
Pair a novel study of Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell with a presentation on dolphins. The 37-slide PowerPoint shows different types of dolphins all around the world, includes a brief description of each, and provides a photo...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable