Students research the allegations of unfair or illegal business practices of various corporations, then create media campaigns that seek to improve the companies' images.
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Family Faces a Real Struggle In Saving Money For College
Explore the concept of savings with your high schoolers. They read an article about saving money for retirement and as a way to pay for college. They discuss the financial needs of the family in the article in regards to saving for...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Lightning Thief: Before Reading Strategy
This pre-reading activity will certainly make your class ponder. With five questions to reflect upon, get insight to the moral dilemma Percy faced in the novel Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review How Effective were the Efforts of the Freedmen’s Bureau?
Effective or ineffective? As part of a study of post Civil War America, young historians analyze a series of primary sources to evaluate the effectiveness of the Freedmen's Bureau in addressing the challenges faced by the slaves freed by...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights Protest and Dilemmas
To gain a deeper understanding of the dilemmas faced by protesters during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s, class members listen to the oral histories of two protestors: a young black girl and a white Vietnam vet teaching...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Monitor Comprehension While Reading
When faced with a difficult phrase, novice readers will sometimes skip over the words without trying to comprehend them, diminishing their understanding of the text as a whole. The video points this out and shows how an experienced...
5 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed