Researching the Researchers
Learners match scientists with their major discoveries, choose one figure to research further, and co-author articles profiling the scientist and his or her achievements.
6th - 12th English Language Arts 22 Views 59 Downloads
The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 3: Igbo Culture
What cultural concepts must readers understand in order to connect to Things Fall Apart? As part of their study of Chinua Achebe’s novel, class members research Nigeria and the Igbo culture to create a collaborative, web-based, annotated...
10th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 5
Once you find and evaluate your sources, it's time to discern the most useful information. Practice annotation and taking notes in a research lesson plan based on questions derived from Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation.
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Paper Workshop: Retrofitting Problem Statements
What happens when you're in the middle of a research paper and a new argument arises from the research? Young writers learn to retrofit their problem statements in the middle of the research process with a lesson focused on argumentative...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introducing Research Folders and Generating a Research Question
Take the next step in the writing process with a lesson geared towards the completion of writing an evidence-based essay about a rule to live by as Bud did in Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Pupils collaborate with their peers...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position
The only way that a heinous act of genocide can succeed is if citizens of surrounding groups and countries turn their backs on those suffering. A thorough language arts module addresses shared central ideas with three separate units,...
11th English Language Arts
The Hidden Worlds within Natural History Museams
Behind the closed doors of natural history museums lies a hidden world of scientific research and discovery that goes unseen for visitors. Follow along as this short video explores different scientific mysteries that have been solved...
4 mins 5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How a Few Scientists Transformed the Way We Think About Disease
During the first few sniffles of a cold, you can't help wondering where you picked up the illness. Watch an Ed Ted video that details the difference between miasma theory and germ theory, and the ways that Dr. John Snow's research...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable