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Why Do People Follow the Crowd?

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
From peer pressure to societal expectations, explore why humans often choose to follow the crowd by reading about one behavioral scientist's various social experiments.
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Motherhood: Then and Now

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss the similarities and differences between motherhood in the past and motherhood in the present day. In this social science lesson, 6th graders observe and discuss various pictures with mothers and daughters in them....
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A Lesson Before Dying: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use a discussion on themes of A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines to inspire your class's writing. After addressing the themes of racism, commitment, and manhood, kids use historical references and evidence from the text to answer...
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The Joy Luck Club: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discuss two possible themes from Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club in the ninth of ten lessons in a novel unit. Having finished the book, readers engage in a discussion about the themes of fate, memory, and transformation, and answer questions...
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God presents three strong central themes: a woman's voice, race, and religion. After finishing the novel for homework the night before, kids address these themes in a discussion and writing...
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The Call of the Wild: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Jack London includes a great deal about the relationship between nature and civilization in his book The Call of the Wild. Ask your class members to examine this theme through discussion and writing. The resource includes quotes to focus...
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A Wizard of Earthsea: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Building off the homework assignment from the previous lesson in this series, class members explore themes in Ursula K. Le Guin's novel A Wizard of Earthsea through discussion and a writing activity. Pupils share their homework and...
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The Grapes of Wrath: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"And this you can know—fear the time when Manself will not suffer and die for a concept, for this one quality is man, distinctive in the universe." What is The Grapes of Wrath all about? Class members are asked to identify what they...
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Bless Me, Ultima: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does Bless Me, Ultima have to say about innocence and knowledge? About our relation to the natural world? About language and identity? Session nine, of a 10-lesson unit study asks readers to consider the thematic levels of Rudolfo...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 4

For Teachers 11th Standards
The intricate craft of narrative writing can make a happy story feel exuberant, or it can make a sad story feel devastating. With 42 extensive lessons that include poignant discussion questions, standards-aligned self-reflections,...
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The Great Gatsby: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After a discussion of the major themes of The Great Gatsby, individuals are asked to craft an essay in which they identify what they believe is the most important theme and whether the topic still has meaning for today's readers.
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Themes of the Novel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can literacy combat prejudice and provide justice? Readers are asked to identify five themes in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Included in the list of suggested responses are race, justice, literacy/illiteracy, and gender....
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The Things They Carried: Themes of the Book

For Teachers 9th - 12th
“A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior." How do you tell a true war story? Is The Things They Carried a true war story? Does it have a moral? A theme?...
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Catherine, Called Birdy: April and May

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create an etiquette book for women of Medieval times.  In this Catherine, Called Birdy lesson, students discuss the setting and work in small groups to list things expected of women in the 1200s.  Students then compare the...
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"Dreaming of Success" Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers recognize the importance of planning for the future. They think about and project themselves into the future. Students become aware that everyone encounters challenges in life and that they can be met and obstacles can be...
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Sustainable Development

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss reasons to buy certain brands of technology equipment. They discuss the "Energy Guide Label" (link provided) and its purpose. From a list, 8th graders select a problem, and research a solution for that problem. A...
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Women in India: Tradition vs. Modernity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore cultural aspects such as gender roles and their impact on Indian culture and compare and contrast issues associated with those roles in America through literature.
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Female Poets Speak For Themselves

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Student examine selected works of twentieth-century female poets that speak to the stereotypes about women inherent in Western culture. Individually, students explore these stereotypes and their experience with them. Students create a...
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Sustainable Development

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine how sustainable development affects issues in the economy and environment.  For this sustainable development lesson students answer questions and discuss the social and environmental issues. 
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Analyzing The Research Of The Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the concept of technology. They are taught about various science applications and how the technology is used in the disciplines. Students pick a subject to research and then indicate the technologies related to...

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