The Power of Words - How They Reflect Our Attitudes and Values
Students compare and contrast a variety of sentences that promote certain values. They draw from a word bank to manipulate the sentences so that the expressed values change and then discuss how language reveals attitudes and values.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 7.1: Present Continuous, Imperative Sentences
Express what will be happening with exercises on present continuous for future arrangements, or future progressive tense. Several fill-in-the-blank and matching activities challenge kids to use the correct form of the given verbs. The...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Redistricting: Drawing the Lines
Difficult redistricting concepts are covered in a context that will make it understandable to your government scholars. They begin with a KWL on the term redistricting and then watch a video to answer some questions. They analyze...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 8.1: Sentence Forms, Travel and Weather
Practice a range of skills with a worksheet that covers both grammar and vocabulary. After working with imperative sentences, kids move on to sentences that include forms of going to and will and won't. The second half of the worksheet...
3rd - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus 4.2: Present Continuous
Break down the present continuous (progressive) tense with several activities about affirmative and negative sentences. After kids fill out a chart that prompts them to add -ing to various verbs, they reorder sentences and answer...
3rd - 8th ESL & ELD CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage the knights and princesses in your class to practice adjective clauses and relative pronouns in a fairy tale-themed presentation! Several slides review the structure of sentences with adjective clauses before prompting your...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Hamilton and Burr : Compare and Contrast
Who were Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton? High schoolers examine the character traits of these historical figures and watch the video, The Duel. Hamilton vs. Burr: An Event that Changed History (available from PBS), to gain an...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Remembrance of Things Past
Engage critical and social thinking by exploring the value of language and word choice. The class considers the article "The Silence of the Historic Present" and analyzes several presidential speeches. They engage in class discussion,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Revolution in Tunisia
How much do your pupils really know about the revolution in Tunisia? In order to inform your class and spark discussion, first create a country profile, comparing and contrasting Tunisia with the United States. Learners then analyze the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Black and White in United States History: A Gray Area
Compare and contrast old and modern historical accounts of the life of Thomas Jefferson. Learners begin by evaluating the responsibilities of history textbooks in reporting historical events, people, and eras. Next, they discuss how new...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable