"You Decide" Companion Lesson
Learners research capital punishment and discuss different views on the death penalty. They complete a web based activity and express how certain acts of terrorism can challenge people's views on the death penalty.
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Engage your pupils in a seres of journalism activities. For this journalism lesson plan, learners practice with AP style, analyze an article, practice writing leads, work with organizing information, and take a stab at writing headlines....
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What Do You Want Your Country to be Like?
How would you like your country to be by 2020? What issues do you feel are most important, and how do those compare with your peers? Learners tackle questions regarding the evolving national and global culture of the twenty-first century...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 5
If you've ever wished you could respond to an author's message, a lesson plan that connects three poems with the same concept will appeal to you. Based on the first few lessons' focus on Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepard to...
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Lesson on Register
The classroom might not be the best place for informal language, but it's a great place to teach middle and high schoolers how to identify the correct language register for their audience. A short lesson on formal and informal language...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing Stop and Frisk Through Personal Stories and Infographics
How much can you learn about an important topic from a single image? High schoolers analyze an infographic that represents the number of stops performed during the Stop and Frisk police procedure. After building background information...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Rosa Parks: 1 Day Lesson
You've heard of the historical moment when Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, but did you know that some historical accounts disagree on where she sat? Investigate this query with your young historians, and practice...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
4 Lessons From Robots about Being Human
Who would have thought that inanimate robotics could actually teach us so much about being human? As Ken Goldberg describes his fascinating work and advancements in robotics, he simultaneously offers four valuable character lessons....
17 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Attack on Syria- What Would You Do?
Has United States military intervention in the conflicts of other countries always been warranted? After reviewing a brief background on contemporary US conflicts and reading articles describing the civil war in Syria, your learners...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Do You Decide Where to Go in a Zombie Apocalypse
The world of zombies is a hot trend these days in the media and in the minds of adolescents. So why not use this craze to get your classes interested in geography? Though not an in-depth instructional video, this resource would be a...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
St. Patricks Day Lesson: The Real Story of St. Patrick
Fun St. Patrick's Day facts abound. The lesson plan tells the story of the most famous icons associated with the holiday: the shamrock, snakes, Celtic religion, Irish history, and St. Patrick himself.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable