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Students examine the problem of excess garbage in New York City and around the world. They answer questions about their personal garbage output, conduct Internet research on a scientific survey conducted in the South Pacific, and write a story.
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Writing Prompts for Elementary, Middle and High Schools
Work on descriptive, narrative, persuasive, and expository writing with 110 prompts! The writing prompts are organized by type of writing. Several are separated into collections for younger students so you can find prompts for your...
3rd - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Should Our Use of Paper or Plastic Bags be an Individual Choice or be Regulated by the Government?
Paper or plastic? Individual choice or government regulation? In this, the second of 24 resources devoted to building discussion skills, class members explore the question of whether the use of plastic bags should be individual choice or...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Brazil Fury over Britain's Toxic Waste
In this English learning exercise, students read "Brazil Fury over Britain's Toxic Waste," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 10 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan
Japan has a complex relationship with the environment. Explore this relationship with your class through this resource. Included are thought questions, several activity ideas that range from writing, to discussion, to research, and an...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed