Tinker Toys Project
Students build a three dimensional object with Tinker Toys and write the detailed directions for building it. They take a picture using a digital camera, and other groups attempt to rebuild the structures using the written directions.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 12
As the first in a two-part, end-of-unit-assessment that encourages readers to synthesize the main ideas of the unit, class members review their notes for each of the three text they read in the unit and develop three open-ended...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Checks and Balances: Safe Harbor
Train young political analysts by following the plans outlined here. After reviewing the three branches of the government, small groups analyze the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004, identify instances of checks and balances, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? A Comparison in American Culture
As part of their study of the Progressive Era, class groups examine a 20th century version of "The Three Little Pigs" through a New Era lens and identify how ideals such as the value of hard work, creativity, and problem solving, etc.,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Three Day Unit: Marigolds by Alison Buske on Prezi
Eugenia Collier's 1969 short story "Marigolds" and The Diary of Anne Frank provide the text for a consideration of experiences that cause the loss of childhood innocence and the development of compassion for others.
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 1
A passage from The Great Gatsby is used to launch a series of skill-building activities that can be used to introduce close reading strategies. Groups practice crafting text-dependent questions, theme statements, and conclusions, as...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
"Three Shots": Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams
Analyze characterization in literature. Readers use "Three Shots," from The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway and complete classroom activities that require them to apply literary analysis techniques. They write their own short...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable