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Selecting the Tap: Water Safety

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Examine water as a scarce natural resource instead of taking it for granted. Middle schoolers identify the traits of potable water, and research local water sources to determine if they are impaired or not.
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The Lightning Thief: Problematic Situation Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
In the novel, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, Percy is faced with a major decision. After reading, chapter 19, discuss the decision-making process Percy took, what he decided to do, and what your...
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This Is A Good Activity To Do Following A Unit On Short Stories

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To review for a short story unit exam, class members engage in a talk show activity where individuals adopt the persona of characters from the unit's stories, sit for an interview, and answer questions posed by the class. Ask actors to...
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Oral Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation lesson. Middle schoolers list the characteristics of a powerful speaker. They watch a video of two speakers, compare them and discuss the qualities of a good speech. Afterwards, they...
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Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Peers discuss cyberbullying and how they can defend their friends that may be bullied online and offline. They discover the value in showing empathy for those who have been cyberbullied. Class members then generate multiple solutions for...
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Identifying High-Quality Sites

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Use a Huffington Post article focused on false pictures of Hurricane Sandy to launch a discussion about the reliability of online information. Groups compare and contrast how print and broadcast media regulate data gathering with the...
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CDV, CDV, What's a CDV?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your class to the Core Democratic Values. The lesson focuses on defining the Core Democratic Values and related terms. Small groups look up terms and present a song based on the information they've found. After the...