Word Processing/Spell Checking
High schoolers practice typing historical document that contains intentional spelling errors, and use spell checking assistant to correct errors before printing final document.
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Amending the Constitution: Why Change?
As Bob Dylan so famously wrote, "The times they are a-changin'." Through a series of discussions, indepedent class work, and a whole-class simulation young scholars explore how the amendment process allows the US Constitution to change...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Presidential Veto Power
Get into the nuts and bolts of a key element of the checks and balances system in the United States: the presidential veto. Not only will your class members learn about the mechanisms of the veto, but they will also review the major...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cash the Check and Track the Dough
From checking and savings accounts to learning the importance of maintaining records and balancing a bank account, prepare your high schoolers to become financially independent and savvy adults, and explore all the intricacies of owning...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism
Check out this entertaining, speedy, and highly informative overview of the founding stages of the United States government. The video includes a detailed discussion of the limitations of the Articles of Confederation, the eventual...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Enhancing Documents with Graphics, Rules and Boxes Text
Students investigate how to create word processing documents and apply several functions to enhance its presentation. This includes the inclusion of graphics, clip art, and adding a caption. The lesson includes the format for creating a...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Positive Spin
Study word choice and connotation in advertising. Readers examine campaign ads, both negative and positive, from the 2006 mid-term election before discussing an article and analyze a campaign of any candidate they choose. Finally, they...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable