Students are introduced to Yvonne Ranier's "Trio A" dance and investigate how to express concern over social issues through choreography. They research important issues from the 1960's, choreograph and perform original dances.
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The Role of Dissent in a Democracy: Lessons from Kent State University
Young historians analyze the 1970 Kent State shootings to discuss the role dissent plays in a democracy. After viewing a detailed PowerPoint presentation, learners express their desire for change via a medium of their choice.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Constitution Role Play
Should slavery be legal? Who should be able to vote? Should Revolutionary War bonds be paid back? How did the writers of the US Constitution, with their conflicting interests, answer these questions? Class members engage in a role play...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Newspapers in Education
Take young writers on an journey through the pages of a newspaper with this language arts lesson series on journalism. Covering the topics of news reporting, opinion writing, photojournalism, advertising, and much more, this resource...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan – Impact Study: Where Is Spanish Spoken?
How well-versed are your pupils in geography? This Spanish lesson focuses on Spanish-speaking countries. Spanish language learners take a pre-test to see what they already know, work with small groups to come up with acronyms or...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
An Introduction to Gayatri Spivak’s Can the Subaltern Speak?
Can you ever understand someone's experience without having lived it yourself? Gayatri Spivak's Can the Subaltern Speak? explores the dilemma of simplifying the experiences of those in oppressed or victimized situations by speaking for...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable