Students reflect on the difference between trivia and other types of information and examine how the Internet has changed how people research and the breadth of knowledge that they can instantly obtain.
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Westward Expansion Project Choices
What a great list of brief research projects for reviewing the era of westward expansion in the United States! Learners are directed to choose and complete three of the projects on the given list, which includes opportunities to design...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Stitch in Time for the Common Good
Students discover the medical breakthroughs provided by profit and non-profit organizations. In this nonprofit and profit organizations lesson, students learn philanthropic terms, research recent medical breakthroughs, then construct and...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
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