Students take an educational game/quiz on using plain English. Students examine the three C's of reporting--clear, concise and correct. Students study the importance of using plain English in journalism.
9th - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Grade 12 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 20
The March on Washington takes center stage in the discussion of chapter 15 of The Autobiography of Malcolm X; however, class members are presented with an entirely different view of the march from ones they have previously studied....
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Instructions for Honors English I Students
Don't let the summer go to waste! Send your secondary students off to break with a summer reading requirement. This requirement is particularly well thought out and includes a few steps. To prepare for the next year of instruction,...
8th - 9th English Language Arts
ELA and Technology: Making Connections
Connect your middle or high school classes with a second grade class in this cooperative learning activity. The older students help younger learners to formulate a summary type book report, working in pairs. They type the report and...
2nd - 10th English Language Arts
Heaven or Groundhog Day?
An engaging and highly relevant way for students to examine classic literary ideas. Although the primary text for this resource is nontraditional ( the 1993 movie Groundhog Day), this plan incorporates several more classical, literary...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A “New English” in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”: A Common Core Exemplar
To examine the “New English” Chinua Achebe uses in Things Fall Apart, readers complete a series of worksheets that ask them to examine similes, proverbs, and African folktales contained in the novel. Individuals explain the meaning...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Examine Methods of Reporting Research Results
Young scholars analyze a research report and the list of components needed in a research report and then identify those components based on a set of standards using the scientific method. They collect data which can be used for a...
10th - Higher Ed Science