The Basics and Beyond: Excel
Middle schoolers explore how to use Excel. They investigate the features of the Excel program. Students sort M&M's by color and they use Excel to create graphs of the data they collected.
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Curriculum For Careers
Learners explore potential learning, earning, and living goals that align with their personal goals and interests in a comprehensive unit that includes complete lesson plans, interactive notebooks, worksheets, overheads, rubrics, online...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
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
Lord of the Flies Unit
How does a society influence and shape individuals? Class members ponder this essential question as they read Lord of the Flies, as well as primary source materials about the historical background of the novel. As a final assessment,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Calculating Profits from Selling Virtual Lemonade
Students set up and collect data for a virtual lemonade stand. In this entrepreneurship, economics, and technology instructional activity, students purchase ingredients, determine costs, and set up a virtual lemonade stand. Students...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Scientific Methods and Measurement: Reaching Beyond the Classroom
Sixth graders work through the steps of the scientific method to answer the question as to whether a person's foot and forearm length is related to his/her height. In this operations of science lesson, 6th graders use standard and SI...
6th 21st Century Skills
Advanced 5: Evaluating Credibility of Sources
How do discerning readers determine bias and credibility? Ask small groups to figure it out! First, each group is provided with either articles or videos that contain bias. They examine the resources, respond to included questions, and...
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed