Students explore the court cases and legal organizations that were instrumental in creating a system of juvenile justice in the United States, then present their findings in a composite timeline.
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens Worksheet
Based on the bestselling series, this activity details seven habits of highly defective teens, and prompts young learners to consider their own social and emotional tendencies. What kinds of experiences do your pupils have with being...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cyberbullying: Effects on Teens Across the Nation (Segment 3)
Free speech, privacy, and cyberbullying are the focus of a series of activities that prompt class members to engage in discussions about these interrelated topics. They view a segment from PBS’s series on bullying, read articles about...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Feeling On Display
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Who is Responsible for Protecting Teens From Online Predators?
Class members learn how to challenge a speaker and how to respond to a challenge in an academic conversation skill-building exercise. After reading an annotated academic text and a fact sheet about protecting teens from online predators,...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Preteens and teens have a lot of feelings. Help class members identify and express these emotions with a lesson that focuses on emotions and how they effect friendships and relationships. The lesson begins with several warm-up activities...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Marketing to Teens: Gender Roles in Advertising
Young learners explore gender roles in advertising by taking an ad campaign they have seen which is specifically directed to one gender, and redesigning the campaign to target the opposite gender. After leading a guided discussion about...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
NteQ Lesson Plan for S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders
Explore literature through the completion of reading comprehension worksheets in class. After reading the classic book, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, middle schoolers review each chapter by completing study questions and story webs....
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Journalism: Technology and Teen Abuse
Students investigate the link between technology and abuse among teens. They research dating abuse when cell phones or the Internet are involved. Working as a team of reporters, photographers, graphic artists, and page designers, they...
10th - 12th English Language Arts