Synthesizing Acquired Information
Students, in groups, generate a history question for research. They synthesize their research and give a group oral presentation including a visual aid including proper citation of sources, effective graphic organizers and written text.
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Unit 2: Global to Local: Understanding My Place in the Hydrosphere
What does the ground around your home have to do with water pollution? Young ecologists learn about their local watershed and create their own cause-and-effect models of the hydrosphere.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Advertising in the Contemporary World: An Introduction to Persuasive Texts
Beginning a persuasive writing unit with your middle schoolers? Approach it through something that persuades us all: advertising! Through studying video and print advertisement, your class will practice Common Core skills for reading...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Medical Explorer: The Big Idea
Read informational text which relays how medical care differs around the globe and throughout history. There are three separate lessons, each focused on a particular case study, regional medical availability, and cultural norms. Learners...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Vending Machine Bans Increase in Schools Nationwide
Does a ban on vending machines infringe on student rights, or do school officials have an obligation to monitor foods sold on school grounds? Your class members will explore the educational, health, and financial issues related to...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
End of Unit 1 Assessment: On-Demand Analysis of a Human Rights Account
The last lesson in this unit about human rights consists of a final assessment. To demonstrate the skills your class has acquired throughout this unit, they will work with a new article entitled "From Kosovo to the United States". After...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
An engaging instructional activity focuses on personal experiences with well-known historical events, such as the bombing of Pearl Harbor or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. After interviewing their grandparents or other members of...
6th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable