Using Drawings for Saving The World
Students read the novel, "Saving the World" by Julia Alvarez. They discuss chapter VI of the novel, then create individual drawings to assess how well they understand what the chapter is discussing.
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The Concept of Diversity in World Literature Lesson 6: Culture Clash
To prepare for a Quickwrite on the question, "How do different points of view create cultural conflicts?" class groups draw examples of religious, cultural, and political conflicts from Things Fall Apart and The Poisonwood Bible to use...
10th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
World War I Poster Project
These three worksheets will help get your World War I propaganda poster project well on its way! It offers sample images of various types of propaganda topics, such as buying victory bonds or joining military forces. It then provides a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The World Cup 2014: English Themed
There are many perspectives surrounding spending by the Brazilian government on the 2014 World Cup. Your learners will role play as supporters or protesters of the event, use a mock news article to explore the issue, and then research...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Doodle Buddy - Paint, Draw, Scribble, Sketch - It's Addictive!
Stimulate your class’s creative side with a doodle app that lets them paint, draw, and stamp to create fun works of art. Art is a great way to stimulate problem-solving skills and creative thinking, which are both key to attaining...
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review World Cinema Part One
Hollywood is the place to go if you want to make movies—right? Not necessarily. A fascinating video about the history of 20th century Asian cinema discusses the reflections of Japanese culture in the works of directors Yasujiro Ozu,...
10 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Craft a Claim Using Close Reading Notes
Designed as a follow-up activity to the close reading of the informational text "The Little League World Series' Only Perfect Game" by Jim Morrison, an informative resource begins an argumentative writing project. Following the steps...
6 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Organize an Argumentative Essay Using a Persuasion Map
Try out a persuasion map to help your pupils plan their argumentative essays. The video models how to analyze the writing assignment, find useful details in previous notes, and write two topic sentences. Class members can follow along...
5 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Where Did Foods Originate? (Foods of the New World and Old World)
What do papayas, peanuts, pineapples, and potatoes have in common? Why, they are foods explorers brought back to the Old World. Young researchers use the Internet to investigate how New World explorers helped change the Old World's diet....
K - 12th English Language Arts