Put Me Into the Ball Game
Students explore the legacy of Jackie Robinson using articles from the New York Times from 1947 through 2007. They read two Times articles about Jackie Robinson and discuss the color barriers he broke sixty years ago and how he is honored today.
6th - 12th English Language Arts 17 Views 50 Downloads
From Outline…to Essay!
Check out this great step-by-step guide to color coding an outline and help your class understand the direct relationship between an outline and an essay. While this is part of a series of lessons on persuasive writing, the resource can...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
You've Got Rights!
If aliens invaders nearly destroy the world in the distant future and leaders must decide on a pamphlet of protections to preserve individual rights, what should they include? Introduce the Bill of Rights and the struggle between the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Color Purple: Literature Study Guide
Labeled for use with The Color Purple, the templates, activities, and graphic organizers provide many opportunities for pupils to demonstrate their understanding of Alice Walker’s powerful story. Designed for use with independent reading...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Welcome to the World of Color Web Quest
Students research a specific color and create either a PowerPoint presentation, color brochure, or a movie about the research they found. Through research, they examine the meaning of color around the world and discover hos to choose a...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Rhythm, Patterns, Color and Texture in Art and Poetry
Explore rhythm, patterns, color and texture in art and poetry. In this poetry lesson, students perform a class symphony and note the elements they experience. Students work in small groups to create a visual art piece that relates the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Integration of Education and American Society
How did the struggle for Civil Rights during the 1950s transform American society and politics? Why are American schools integrated today? Class members explore these essential questions by examining a series of primary and secondary...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable