The Human Barometer
Students research the complexities of an issue with an open mind and articulate their opinion in a respectful manner.
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Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 3: Narrative Writing
On July 20, 1969 humans landed on the moon for the first time. As the culminating assignment in a 19-lesson unit on narrative writing, class members imagine what that experience was like and craft a narrative in the voice of Neil...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A strong writing resource, designed for high school or college-level writers, guides learners through crafting persuasive arguments. The packet not only provides examples of a variety of argumentative strategies, it gives pointers on how...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Writing: Smoking Bans
Clear the air with this persuasive writing activity, in which middle schoolers investigate smoking bans. Helpful as a cross-curricular health lesson plan, the assignment prompts young learners to brainstorm reasons why people smoke and...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Nuremberg Remembered: Guilt and Responsibility
Students explore the Nuremberg trials. For this Holocaust activity, students research the Nuremberg trials. They gather primary sources or documents to support their arguments for the charges against people examined in the trials.
9th - 12th English Language Arts