Real Life Resolutions
Students role play situations that require a peaceful conflict resolution. They work in pairs to design a short skit which they act out for the class. They revisit the situations as a class to brainstorm other resolutions.
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The Day The Earth Stood Still: What Is a Movie?
Middle schoolers explore the art of film with this carefully scaffolded series of lessons that introduces film genres, explores the narrative structure of films, and uses The Day the Earth Stood Still to model how to become active...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill a Mockingbird: What Is a Movie?
The challenge film makers face when creating a film based on a novel or nonfiction text is the focus of a interdisciplinary resource that uses To Kill a Mockingbird to teach viewers how to read the visual images of film. A must-have...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts
Conflict Management: Building Friendships
Sixth graders identify bullying tactics. In this conflict management lesson, 6th graders discuss the feelings associated with being included or excluded from a group. Students answer psychological questions about their own life and...
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Classroom Guide for the Redwall Series
Students participate in cross-curricular activities and readings to become familiar with the works of Brian Jacques. In this heroes lesson, students discuss the character traits of legends and how their characters develop through events...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Studying "To Build A Fire" by Jack London
Your advanced middle school and high school readers explore plot structure by analyzing a classic Jack London story "To Build a Fire." Class members identify setting, characters, and plot. They participate in a discussion about the...
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts