Rebellion, Resolution, Empowerment; Embracing the Challenge to Make a Difference, Past and Present
Students study the social, economic, and political environment in Canada before 1837.
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Group Presentation Assignment
Rather than waiting for the world to change, encourage your class members to become agents of change with a project that asks groups to select an issue found in Tyson Miller's Dream of a Nation: Inspiring Ideas for a Better America....
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Individuals Making a Difference
The focus of this, the third in a five-lesson plan unit study of human rights, is on individuals who made a difference. Billy Bowlegs, Dr. Sun Yat Sen, Fannie Lou Hamer, Michi Weglyn, and Yuri Koshiyama are some of the people class...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
5 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know
Prepare your pupils for making excellent presentations. Class members discuss elements of a successful presentation, work in groups to come up with their own scripts for the featured video, compare their work to the original voice-over,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit One: Past Simple and Past Continuous
Combine television, grammar, and vocabulary, and you've got this worksheet. Learners complete six quick exercises that focus on the past simple, the past continuous, and vocabulary. The theme of the sentences and related vocabulary is...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Anti-Bullying & Conflict-Resolution Lesson
Invite your class to consider how to respond to a conflict. Designed to be used alongside Secret Saturdays by Torrey Maldonado, a lesson plan focuses on a set of terms: conflict, escalate, deescalate, conflict resolution, denial, and...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. And so begins your invigorating, innovative learning experience in the JFK Challenge app! Learners choose from two "missions" and...
4th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Drug Use and Abuse: Past and Present
Pick your poison: tobacco, alcohol, opiates, cocaine, or marijuana. An online exhibition launches a research project that asks groups to select one of the five drugs and gather information on how the use of the drug and the regulations...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core
Here's a must-have resource for anyone reading To Kill A Mockingbird or using Harper Lee's award-winning novel in a classroom. The packet contains Miss Hollace Ransdall's first-hand, factual account of the trials of the Scottsboro Boys,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Rags to Riches or Riches to Rags?
Say yes to invest in a dress. Pupils decide which investment to make so there will be enough money to buy a prom dress. They compare three different investment strategies with different compounding time frames. With the information...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed