What Could I Be?
Students analyze their own skills and interests to find future directions or careers. They compile a list of their strengths and passions. They begin to think of career paths that incorporate those qualities.
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Unit 1: Water is Life: The Heart and Science Behind this Phrase
Water, water, everywhere — but will there be enough to drink? Check out these detailed lesson plans to meet NGSS water cycle and CCSS literacy standards in your science classroom. Learners do a close reading of a challenging, poetic text...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Perspective and Point of View: Day 2 Task 2
Sixth graders will listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's speech, I Have A Dream in order to discuss rhetoric, word choice, and how the author conveyed his ideas and perspective. They discuss key points and how literary devices were used to...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What Do You See?
Encourage learners to develop greater self-awareness and an understanding of perception versus reality. Here you'll find a life skills lesson that includes worksheets, discussion, and brainstorming activities on the topic of how we see...
6th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
What Did I Do To Be So Black And Blue: How Did Jazz Influence Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man
How did jazz influence Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man? Class members read some of Ellison's non-fiction writings about blues and jazz, listen to records, watch videos, and engage in student-centered discussions. They then produce podcasts...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
What Role did the Movies Play in Forming a New Generation of Youth After WWI?
Class members examine a series of primary and secondary source materials to try and ascertain the role films played in forming “a new generation of youth after World War I.” Individuals are assigned one of three documents to examine,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Are your pupils effective online searchers? Improve their skills with the ideas presented here. After completing a KWL chart about strategic searching, class members pick up a five-step strategy for searching online. For practice, pupils...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed