Raising Anti Smoking Awareness in Youth
Seventh graders research reason why smoking can be detrimental to health. They create role plays to present to the class that highlight reasons for not smoking.
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Sixth Grade Poetry
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Picture Books to Teach the Habits of Mind
Foster a healthy and kind classroom community with a series of literary lessons focused on the habits of mind. Each lesson features a picture book that shares a literary theme with one or more of the habits of mind.
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Activism and the Dakota Access Pipeline
Do young people have a role in social movements? Should they? The involvement of young people in the Dakota Access Pipeline is the focus of a resource that asks class members to examine letters written by native youths who oppose the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Is a Tough Smoking Law Coming to Your State?
Students read and discuss a news article about a new anti-smoking law in Hawaii. They answer article comprehension questions, complete a fill-in-the blank activity, discuss laws that ban smoking in small groups, and create a No Smoking...
2nd - 10th English Language Arts
Persuasive Writing: Smoking Bans
Clear the air with this persuasive writing activity, in which middle schoolers investigate smoking bans. Helpful as a cross-curricular health activity, the assignment prompts young learners to brainstorm reasons why people smoke and...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
A Critical Look at Aboriginal Art
Students observe art from different Aboriginal cultures. In this art evaluation lesson, students discover the different traditions of cultures from the Pacific North West. Students judge the art from these cultures with a specific...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History