The Lexicon Challenge
Students writes the pronunciation, part of speech, a definition that applies to the part of speech. They write a sentence using the word as that part of speech, and a word analogy for twenty assigned words for homework.
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Reading an Informational Text: "It All Started with Sputnik"
Sputnik was one of the greatest scientific advancements of the 1950s, and this reading lesson does it justice. Pupils start off with pre-reading questions and a video. They then read an excerpt from an article, which is accompanied by...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Collective Memory and the Re-imagining of Monuments
Using the variety of videos, articles, and other materials provided here, class members explore the importance of monuments, historical narratives, and shared memory. After reading and participating in a Socratic seminar, pupils choose a...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Circle Justice—Lesson 3: Learning to R.E.S.P.E.C.T
Learners examine the importance of respect, for themselves and others, through reading Touching Spirit Bear. In this respect in language arts lesson, students record unknown vocabulary they encounter while reading, then look up...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Vaclav Havel: Free Expression
Develop an understanding of universal human rights, particularly the freedom of expression, with the questions and activities that analyze the conflicts of Vaclav Havel. Learners define, interpret and rephrase the human rights article in...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed