The Enemy that Never Was
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Learners conduct research and explain in a speech why Japanese Canadians were not a threat to Canada during the Second World War.
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Forever Young: America’s Obsession with Never Growing Old
Why is it so important to appear young? Invite your learners to read an article that tackles this question, respond to text-based questions about the article, and decide if they agree or disagree with the author by jotting down notes to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Oldest known Holocaust Survivor Dies; Pianist Was 110
How do people overcome adversity? Alice Herz-Sommer survived the Holocaust and the spirit that sustained her is the focus of this resource. After reading her story, class members respond to both text-based and open-ended discussion...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 1: Unit 3, Lesson 18
Why is Romeo and Juliet considered a tragedy? Class members conclude their reading of the play, focusing on the final lines of act 5, scene 3. They also consider how Shakespeare structures the text, orders events, and manipulates time to...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Henry Ford's "Fear of Change"
As the inventor of one of the most iconic inventions of our time, Henry Ford was afraid of the changes his creation would spark in the American people and the way the current transportation system would be affected. Read an article...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
When I Was Puerto Rican: Story Structure Analysis
If you're working on a unit about When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago, use these notes to guide your instruction. It lists the key characters, prominent literary themes, chain of events in the plot, and other elements from the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On Turning Ten
"At four I was an Arabian wizard...but now I am mostly at the window, watching the late afternoon light." Pupils read a moving piece by award-winning American poet Billy Collins about youth and growing up, and then respond to a series...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Argument of the Declaration of Independence
When in the course of a course on historic American events, it becomes necessary for learners to examine, with decent respect, the Declaration of Independence, it becomes evident that there are six separate and equal parts of that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed