Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"Water, Water, Everywhere, Nor Any Drop to Drink"
Students, in groups, research technological systems that have aimed to use water in the most productive ways, evaluate those systems, and create 'How It Works' posters of those systems that incorporate their research.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Recycled Vegetable Oil Powers Vans, Cars
Young scholars share their knowledge about fuel sources, then read a news article about vegetable oil as a cleaner alternative to gasoline. In this current events and environmental science lesson, the teacher introduces the article with...
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History