Who Decides Who Dies?
Students explore various state laws concerning capital punishment and conduct a mock meeting of the United States Congress to set standards for the death penalty.
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"Who Was George Washington?" Reading Comprehension
Most everyone knows that George Washington was the First President of the United States. But there is more to find out in a biography about him and a worksheet that goes with it. With 1–3 questions per chapter, learners answer...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Lesson Before Dying: Biography
Prepare your class for a unit on A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines with an excellent set of materials. The first lesson plan of ten comes with an audio guide about the work as well as an interview of Gaines in a 30-minute video....
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Recording a Dying Langauge
Is there value in preserving indigenous languages that are almost extinct? That's the question posed to viewers of a short film about the attempt of one Native American woman who is creating a dictionary for Wakchumni, the language of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Using an engaging analogy regarding who decides what food should be served in cafeterias, your learners will discover how interest groups work to persuade policy makers and advocate for the needs of their groups. Topics covered in the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Grammar Worksheets: Who or Whom?
Who or whom? Do your young grammarians need extra practice using interrogative pronouns correctly? The seven sentences in this exercise will provide that opportunity; however, the worksheet does not provide definitions, examples, or an...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Enhance your grammar instructional activity with a presentation on relative pronouns. Part of a larger unit on different kinds of pronouns, the resource offers two ways to teach your class about relative pronouns - with a reference...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable