Middle schoolers identify career areas which are nontraditional for their gender. They tak a self-assessment survey type instrument that indicates the primary type of intelligence as based on the Multiple Intelligence Theory (Howard Gardner).
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In the Shadows, Agents of Change
Most of your learners have probably heard of Martin Luther King, Jr., or Cesar Chavez, but could they also recognize the names of Betty Friedan or Dolores Huerta? Give your learners the opportunity to discover the many accomplishments of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
F.E.W. Harper: Uplifted from the Shadows
Young historians discover the life of an incredible African American woman who, as an anti-slavery lecturer prior to the Civil War, defied stereotypes of what women could accomplish. Pupils explore the concept of stereotyping, read...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Poetry: "Seven Types of Shadow"
Students examine the way ghosts are portrayed in films and literature. In this poetry lesson, students listen to the first five stanzas of the poem "Seven Types of Shadow" read by U A Fanthorpe on The Poetry Archive website and discuss...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Plants: Using Color Complements for Shadows
Learners use complementary colors and shadowing to create a plant drawing. In this art appreciation and drawing lesson, students view artwork by Monet, Degas, and Seurat and identify the complementary colors and technique used for...
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Knowing North: Understanding the Relationship Between Time and The Sun
Students determine how to find North using a watch and their shadow. In this finding North lesson, students go outside on a sunny day and work with their shadow and a wrist watch to find out which direction that North is. They examine...
3rd - 9th Math