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Satisfaction Please!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who are you going to call when you have a customer service problem? The three lessons in the “Satisfaction Please!” unit module are about understanding consumer rights. Here, young consumers research organizations, government agencies,...
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Angel Island Immigrant Journeys

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Young historians study the Angel Island Immigration Station with activities examining primary and secondary source materials, maps, and websites. The unit begins with individuals creating a map of Angel Island, labeling sites on the...
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust, Inspiring the Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection includes 11 units designed to help instructors consider the complexities of teaching about the Holocaust and other genocides. The lessons provide students with accurate information and sensitive instruction as they examine...
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Discover Water—The Role of Water in Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Make a splash with this series of engaging interactives that teach all about one of the most important substances on Earth: water. From oceans to bodies of freshwater, these fun resources investigate the water cycle and the important...
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Student Reporting Labs: Think. Create. Inform.

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is newsworthy? Who decides? How do video reports differ from printed news? What makes a good video report? What about journalism ethics? Learn all about it in this extra special collection of materials about video news production.
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The K20 Chronicle Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The four-part K20 Chronicle unit teaches young journalists how to create informative and engaging news articles. They also learn how to conduct interviews, how to include quotations and photographs, and how to credit and cite sources. A...
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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Persuasion Across Time and Space Instructional Unit

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Five lessons comprise the Persuasion Across Time and Space Instructional Unit module. Middle schoolers examine the persuasive techniques used in video and print advertisements and how ethos, pathos, and logos appeals are used in...
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"The Story of an Hour" Unit

For Teachers 8th Standards
Kate Chopin's tale, "The Story of an Hour," is the anchor text in a six-lesson Unit Module designed for ESL and ELD students. Lessons provide learners with background knowledge of the role of women in 19th-century America and the author....
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Lord of the Flies Unit

For Teachers 9th Standards
The lessons in the Lord of the Flies Unit examine the dystopian novel as a microcosm for society. Pupils listen to an interview with William Golding as he elaborates on his rationale for selecting a remote island populated with only...
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Words That Heal: Using Children's Literature to Address Bullying

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Books can create empathy. Books can build self-esteem. Books can offer insight and coping strategies. Books can encourage anti-bullying. Books can heal. The five discussion guides in the "Words That Heal: Using Children's Literature to...
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Cyberbullying: Understanding and Addressing Online Cruelty

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
Three lessons comprise the "Cyberbullying: Understanding and Addressing Online Cruelty" unit. In the first, designed for grades 2-5, youngsters practice behaviors that model good online citizenship. The second lesson, designed for middle...
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Introduction to Modernist Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A three-lesson unit introduces high schoolers to Modernist Poetry. After examining modernist poetry's historical, social, and cultural context (1890-1950), students do a close reading of Wallace Stevens's "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a...
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Looking Back Reaching Forward: Exploring the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education in Contemporary Times

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The module's six lessons in "Looking Back Reaching Forward: Exploring the Promise of Brown v. Board of Education in Contemporary Times" commemorate the historic Supreme Court decision Brown V. Board of Education. High schoolers discuss...
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Overcoming Obstacles: Service Learning Handbook

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Being asked to design and perform a service learning project may seem overwhelming to middle and high school students. The nine lessons in the Service Learning Handbook Module break the process into manageable steps and ask participants...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Looking to the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Five lessons comprise the Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Looking to the Future Module. Through a series of activities, scholars learn that change is inevitable and that accepting change with a positive attitude is key...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Resolving Conflicts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Conflicts are a part of life. It’s learning how to deal with them that’s tricky. Middle schoolers learn strategies for resolving conflicts with the help of the games and activities in the six lessons that make up the Overcoming Obstacles...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The four lessons in the “Problem Solving” Module of the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum teach middle schoolers strategies they can use to approach any problem. Participants practice these skills and strategies through a series of games...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Studying Effectively

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The activities in the seven lessons making up the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum: Studying Effectively Module teach middle schoolers the skills they need to succeed in school. Participants learn about different learning styles, the...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Goal Setting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Set a realistic goal. Break the task into manageable, stepping-stone chunks. Don’t procrastinate! Be tenacious! Persevere! The activities and games in the four lessons in the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum: Goal Setting Module teach...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The five lessons in the Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Decision Making Module teach middle schoolers a five-step decision-making process. Through a series of games and activities, participants learn how to gather...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Communication

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Focus, confirm, and respond! The games and activities in the Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Communication Module teach middle schoolers how to recognize both non-verbal and verbal communications, be assertive rather than...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Confidence Building

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The six lessons in the Confidence Building Module of the Overcoming Obstacles course are designed for Middle Schoolers. Activities and games encourage participants to consider who they are and what they value. They learn to identify...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Managing Personal Resources

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The five lessons in the Managing Personal Resources module of the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum use games and activities to teach middle schoolers the power of a positive attitude, accept responsibility for their actions, and manage...