Students investigate various lobbying groups, then practice lobbying tactics by writing and presenting speeches advocating important local issues.
6th - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 7: Cultural Commentary
As part of their study of Things Fall Apart, class groups develop a multimedia presentation in response to the question, "In what ways does Achebe use literature as a means to express and comment on culture and history?"
10th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Can the world be a fair and just place: Task 1 Day 5-6
Projects like this are interesting for kids and engage active learning. Sixth graders research and compose a 2-3 minute oral presentation, PowerPoint, or diorama that expresses the first person historical perspective of an individual...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Battle Behind the Pumps - Exploring Supply & Demand
After considering the role that gasoline plays in our lives and our dependence on it as a society, learners participate in a reading activity discussing why the price of oil is increasing. They will then simulate being members of a...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The First Ten Amendments
The Bill of Rights is an important part of the US Constitution. Have small groups translate the amendments into modern language and present their versions, as well as the original versions, to the class. In groups, learners also respond...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The American Presidency Grades 7-9
As part of a study of the American Presidency, groups investigate five topics: Campaigns and Elections, Role and Responsibilities, Life in the White House, Assassination and Mourning, and Communicating the Presidency.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Freedom Rides of 1961
Young historians explore the Freedom Rides of the civil rights movement with an engaging PowerPoint presentation, primary and secondary source analysis, and a viewing of a PBS documentary called "Freedom Riders." They will conclude by...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Feeling On Display
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Requests: Can, Could, Will, Would, Would You Mind
Young gentlemen and ladies will rise to the occasion after they watch a slideshow presentation about making polite requests. The slides focus on phrases that include could and would you, as well as would you mind?
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What Members Say
- Monica L.
- Russell, PA