High schoolers culminate a semester of work in food preparation by planning a theme party for other students. They plan the refreshments, budgets, and artwork for the party incorporating all aspects of their studies.
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50 Communications Activities, Icebreakers, and Exercises
Effective communication is such an important skill, and one that pupils are not always asked to practice. Take some time to teach your class how to hone their listening skills by tapping into a few of these activities.
4th - 12th English Language Arts
The Successful Person's Guide to Time Management
"If you don't know where you are going, you might end up someplace else." Yogi Berra's wise words can also be applied to time-management. In order to be successful at time-management you need to know where you are going, what you want to...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
"It's not what you know, it's who you know." Learners discuss and analyze this age-old adage by completing life skills worksheets, collaborative activities, and discussions regarding the nature of networking and how it may improve future...
6th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Copyrights and Wrongs
Ensure that your class knows all about giving credit where credit is due. Engage their interest with a brief conversation about creative work and a quick video about responsible use of the work of others. Then, give them some time in...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
New Review The Rights of Workers in the United States: Understanding Modern-day Slavery
Slavery is alive and flourishing with more people enslaved that ever before. Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world. Such statistics are sure to sober class members as they use the links provided by a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Extra extra, read all about record levels of civic duty and social responsibility! Here is a handout featuring USA Today news articles on recent surging volunteer rates, such as among college freshmen, celebrity activists, or in the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Joining the Debate Club: Presidential Debate Tactics
This New York Times article-based resource dates from Al Gore's bid for the US presidency in 2000, but the article details important ways that candidates work to sway public opinion. You can enhance relevance with up-to-date content...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Crossing the Line Online: Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Age of Social Media - NYTimes.com
Sexual harassment and sexual violence are by no means new issues. What has changed is the role of social media in these issues. This powerful and troubling lesson uses a specific rape case to launch research into a discussion of the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs
This is a fantastic resource for teachers to have in their tool belts upon entering into the world of using Google Docs in the classroom! It is a reference sheet with step-by-step instructions and graphics for everything from basic...
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable