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Lesson: Paul Chan: Alternumeric Fonts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learning to analyze language, symbols, and codes is part of becoming a deep and critical thinker. Young analysts consider their ability to see hidden messages as they analyze the work of Paul Chan. There are two fully developed...
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Holes Match 'Em Up Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders read the book Holes as a class or by themselves. In groups, they identify symbols and discuss how they are connected  among the many plots in the story. They create a timeline in which they sequence the main events to end...
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A Lesson Before Dying: Symbols

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the religious symbolism in A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines. Once your class has read through Chapter 21, lead them in a discussion about the way religious symbols make their way through the novel, and their impact on...
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The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

For Students 10th - 12th
Provided here is a packet of worksheets to accompany The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. To start, readers research words commonly associated with the time period. Then, a list of 30 tough vocabulary words are listed (including...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapters 13 & 14

For Students 8th - 9th
What a great way to study symbols in a text! Give your class some support by offering basic pictures and the page number that is associated with symbols found in To Kill a Mockingbird. Readers analyze the mockingbird, Boo Radley, and...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Campaigns and Gas Pains

For Students 9th - 12th
Even before they are driving, your scholars have heard the ups and downs of gas prices. Assess the political turmoil behind rising prices using this analysis handout, which features a political cartoon from 2006. Background information...
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The Function of Music

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore concepts of audience, purpose and symbols in this lesson from Media Smarts that asks students to consider all the functions of music. Through a series of discussions and activities, your class will brainstorm possible functions...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: 2012 Mid-Term Elections

For Students 8th - 12th
Use a political cartoon to help scholars grasp the significant turnover in Congress following the 2012 mid-term election. A Mike Keefe cartoon uses symbols and current political lingo to convey perspective on the issue, and background...
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Propaganda and World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
What was the true meaning behind WWII propaganda posters? Historians analyze images from the U.S., Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, sharing findings in small groups. A poster analysis worksheet and all posters are...
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The Meaning of Rock Art

For Teachers K - 12th
Students examine the significance of rock art. They discuss and view examples of historical rock art, and create a design on a rock that tells a story using African and American symbols.
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Tone and Purpose: The Indirect Ways That Writers Communicate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sympathetic, sarcastic, insensitive. Clarify for your learners the ways that writers use language to reveal their purpose in writing and their attitude toward their subject. Expand upon the presentation by including additional specific...
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Leprechaun Legends

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the world of leprechauns. Learners do research on the folk tales, symbols, and characters found in Ireland's traditional stories, poetry, and music. They create a large, stand-up leprechaun to illustrate their knowledge about...
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Colorful Creative Writing Rebus

For Teachers K - 6th
Students read rebus samples from various sources. They write poems about colorful places, including detailed descriptions of people, scenery, and objects. Students create small, relevant illustrations to communicate meaning using symbols...
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Countries of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars define the meaning of the word country. In this countries of the world map lesson, students identify boundaries, countries, and symbols within countries on the map. Young scholars distinguish the words country and continent.
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Symbols and the Choices we Make

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers recognize symbols that influence the choices that we make consciously or unconsciously in everyday life. They look at the symbols and choices that others make. They identify and apply knowledge of...
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Heights as Functions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students work with the composition of unknown amounts. In this heights as functions lesson, students examine the functional representation of two unknown heights and solve additional word problems.
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Communicating Feelings through

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use subjects, themes, and symbols to communicate meaning in their own works of art. They describe the origins of specific images and ideas and explain why they are of value in their artwork and in the work of others.
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Energy Crisis: Then and Now

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Using political cartoons, scholars analyze the energy crisis of the 1970s and '80s, comparing and contrasting it to current tensions with oil. Display the 6 cartoons (linked) to the class, and demonstrate analysis using the worksheet...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: China, Tibet, and the Olympics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Political tensions have surrounded the Olympics for centuries; take a look back at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics with this political cartoon analysis activity. Background information gives learners context regarding Tibetan protests...
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Compare Numbers to 100 +-4 (Q)

For Students 1st - 2nd
Let's do some number comparisons! Learners study two numbers in the 75 sets of problems. They write a greater than, less than, or equal to sign to compare the numbers.
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Fahrenheit 451 Symbol & Test Review

For Students 9th - 10th
Although the second page of this two-page sheet probably won't benefit you much (considering you won't have the materials referenced), you could still use the first page to assess your class's understanding of the symbols used in...
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Lord of the Flies-Symbols: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
Fun Trivia quizzes can be made by anyone, so you will want to closely evaluate this one on symbolism in Golding's Lord of the Flies before assigning it to your class. It includes 10 multiple choice questions and provides the score...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Gridlock in 2010 Elections

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate symbolism within a political cartoon in this critical analysis handout, which outlines issues of the 2010 election process. Background information (on the risk of gridlock in legislation and the challenges of either party...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Theme of Visions of America

For Students 9th - 12th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer questions about themes from Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.