"The Nation's Playground": Technology and Tourism
Students examine Maine tourism websites. They identify ways the Internet has changed the tourism industry in Maine.
5th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Barn Again! Celebrating an American Icon
How do barns serve as a window to a community's past? Here are a series of lessons on the symbolism and historical context of barns throughout American history. Topics include community-building, in-depth primary and secondary source...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Day The Earth Stood Still: Film Language And Elements Of Style
In this, the third in a series of four resources that use Robert Wise's 1951 version of The Day The Earth Stood Still as the core text, young film makers examine the language of film including shot composition, camera angle, lighting,...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Making Informed Environmental Decisions
Using an actual case study about the Lake Turkana Dam, class members examine the controversy surrounding the issue. Pupils take on the role of one of the stakeholders, discuss the multiple perspectives involved, explore the geography of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan C29: Promotional Leaflet for a European Country
Students navigate Internet and use Europe in the Round software as research resource to choose European country, and produce promotional leaflet that includes information, facts, and graphics that highlight richness of European culture.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Geometry Shapes Playground Safety
High schoolers create a new playground design to present to elementary students during Playground safety week. They review basic geometry to use in observing and recording the equipment on a local playground. They research playground...
9th - 12th English Language Arts