The Green Man
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Students examine the significance and symbolism of The Green Man. They create a Green Man using a monochromatic color scheme.
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Dulce et Decorum est by Wilfred Owen
It is entirely fitting and proper that Wilfred Owen’s powerful “Dulce et Decorum Est” is the poem used for an exercise in close reading, discussion, analysis, and argumentative writing. Class members discuss focus questions in pairs,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Watershed and Envirosnacks
Students explore natural resources by participating in a cooking activity. For this water cycle lesson, students identify different cooking ingredients as either natural resources or man-made items. Students utilize baking ingredients to...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Alexander the Great and the Situation... the Great?
What made Alexander the Great so great? John Green reviews three possible definitions of the term great that we ascribe to historical figures, while offering a fairly comprehensive overview of the accomplishments and legacy of Alexander...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or... Which Was It?
Who and what exactly constituted the Roman republic? Mr. Green begins this history presentation by detailing Julius Caesar's rise to power and his impact on the republic. He reviews government structure and leadership roles, achievements...
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci
Hank Green expounds on the ahead-of-his-time scientific genius of the famous artist, Leonardo da Vinci. Described are da Vinci's studies of bird flight, engineering design, and human anatomy. If you were already impressed with this...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Non-violent Protest Through The Ages
Students are introduced to non-violent ways to solve disagreements with others. In groups, they analyze the ways Martin Luther King, Gandhi and Thoreau shared their views in non-violent ways. They complete a sketch of the life of each...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Pharaoh That Wouldn't Be Forgotten
Why, 20 years after the death of Egyptian pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, did people attempt to erase her memory from Egyptian history? Gain insight into ancient Egyptian culture and how a female monarch was viewed with this fantastic animated...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lord of the Rings: Borrowed Mythology
Students complete a research project. In this mythology lesson, students identify the similarities between world mythology and The Lord of The Rings trilogy. Students complete character plot diagrams for each episode of the trilogy,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts