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Research Project Embedded with Media Literacy
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a phenomenal language arts lesson on media literacy for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners produce a research product in the form of a public service announcement (PSA). First, they view examples of these PSA's to...
Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources
9th - 12th
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...
Research Skills: Information Retrieval and Evaluation
7th - 12th
Focus on research skills, specifically identifying key words and concepts on a specific topic and evaluating information for relevance and authority. This is part of a multi-step lesson on Ancient Rome; however, it is useful for any...
Reading Historical Children's Letters: Persuasive letters, Industrialization, Great Depression, and Japanese Internment
8th - 10th
Students investigate the lives of American children of the past. In this historical perspectives lesson, students explore several primary sources available from the Library of Congress to conduct personal inquiry to determine...
African American History: Climbing the Wall
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Imagine the challenge of trying to trace your family genealogy if no records were kept of births and deaths. Where would you look for information? What types of documents could provide you with the information you seek? History...
Editorials: The Guiding Voice of Authority?
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How much can opinion influence a news story? A standalone resource discusses the importance of John Brown's Raid through the lens of journalism. Learners analyze two different texts, one from the perspective of the North and the other of...
Teenage Assassins and the Outbreak of the First World War
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The Shot Heard Round the World—the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand—launched the world into its first global conflict. Scholars explore where nationalism and assassination merge. Through research and role playing, one can see...
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle: KWHL
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
After completing the 11th chapter of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi, take part in a KWHL chart driven by the question,When is it appropriate and admirable to defy authority? Focusing on codes of conduct, scholars...
The Royal Seal What Can It Tell Us?
7th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Analyze the images and details of the Great Seal of Queen Elizabeth I, and discover clues that reveal how one of the greatest monarchs in the history of England wished to be seen and respected. This is a great way to discuss how even to...