Recreating the Capulets' Feast
Students read Romeo and Juliet. They use the Internet and primary sources to research Renaissance food and drink. They compile Renaissance recipes and clip art for a miniature cookbook that the Capulets' servants could have used.
9th - 10th English Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Fast Food in the American Psyche
Help learners make the connection between fast food, television, and social issues in the United States. They will keep a journal of their own habits, view a quick video, compare their habits in small groups, complete a jigsaw activity,...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices
Young scholars explore food. In this nutrition lesson plan, students investigate multiple facets of healthy eating and how the fast food industry impacts our society. They will participate in class discussions, read from their text-book,...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
The Daily Show Effect on American Politics and Political Culture
Political satire has been around for many years and is gaining popularity as more satirical television news show are aired. Ask your class to analyze the role of political satire and humor in American politics. The resource provides...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who is to Blame for Romeo and Juliet's Death?
Who's at fault? Friar Laurence? Lord Capulet? Friar John? As the culminating activity in a unit study of Romeo and Juliet, individuals craft an argumentative essay in which they assign blame for the deaths of Shakespeare's star-crossed...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Langston Hughes: Artist and Historian
Students examine the life and works of Langston Hughes. In groups, they research the characteristics of the Harlem Renaissance and how Hughes' poems relate to the era. They use the themes in his writings and relate it to the Great...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Evaluating Information on Food Labels
What kinds of foods include corn? Corn syrup? Start by viewing a clip of Food Inc. with your middle or high schoolers. Then, study a list of corn-derived ingredients, encouraging your class to see how many food products contain corn. A...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Shakespeare & The Renaissance: Activity Ideas
Looking for ways to implement the words and works of William Shakespeare into your curriculum? This list of activity ideas is a great starting point, as it covers a wide range of grade levels and a wealth of online references to explore.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable