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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can...
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Real-World Math from KQED's The Lowdown

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers explore math concepts like percentages, probability, and statistics in new and inventive ways with a collection of lessons that use videos, graphs, and activities to help them understand issues like climate change,...
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Crash Course Navigating Digital Information

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In an age when so much information is delivered online, media literacy skills are essential. John Green's Crash Course on Navigating Digital Information provides 21st-century learners with the skills they need to help them evaluate the...
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Data Squares

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers examine how data squares organize and sort information and data sets. They discuss examples of data squares, complete a data square about themselves, organize the data squares for the class together, and compile...
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Algebra I: Interpret Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A data-intensive performance task provides information on the cost, area, year built, number of bedrooms, and number of bathrooms for 30 houses. Scholars create five scatter plots using the data and analyze lines of best fit.
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Types of Data Representation: Baby Due Date Histogram

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Histograms are likely to give birth to a variety of conclusions. Given the likelihood a woman is to give birth after a certain number of weeks, pupils create a histogram. The scholars use the histogram to analyze the data and answer...
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Poetry Analysis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gain greater insight into poems using a poetry analysis learning exercise. Here, scholars follow steps and answer questions to dissect any poem. Topics include the poem's meaning, theme, technique, and structure, as well as personal...
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The View From Saturday: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Design your unit on The View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg with a concept and vocabulary analysis resource. It outlines the plot, literary elements, vocabulary issues, and any possible considerations for planning a differentiated...
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Graphing Historical Data

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young data collectors research and explore population growth of a North Carolina county. After collecting data and researching historical events, students organize the information and figure the percent of change. In addition, they...
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Running Out of Time: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Tap into the information included in this in-depth analysis of Running Out of Time when planning your unit. The document includes a plot summary, analysis of the literary elements in the novel, implications for various student groups,...
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The Metamorphosis: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Historically, Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis has been difficult for many readers to grasp. From the difficult translation issues to the complex plot and themes, the novel's message and story can be lost when learners can't get their...
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Carbon Dioxide and Global Warming: What is the Evidence?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
China, the United States, Russia, India, and Japan each emit more than billion tons of carbon dioxide very year. The first installment in a series of five lessons investigates a myriad of data to relate carbon dioxide levels and global...
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Data Summary and Presentation: Chart for Grouping Data

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Get social! Create a display of social media use for a class. Pupils use provided information about the time spent on social media to construct a histogram. Using the histogram, learners interpret the data to answer questions.
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Line Graphs to Display Data Over Time: Strawberry Competition

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Take the tediousness out of graphing. Using the interactive tool, learners can efficiently create a line graph from a set of data. They then use the graph to answer questions about specific trends in the data.
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Graphs that Represent Data Sets

For Students 3rd - 5th
Use these pre-made data sets to introduce kids to bar graphs and data analysis, and then have them take surveys on their own. There are 10 survey scenarios written out here, and scholars synthesize the results of each into a bar graph....
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Analysis Frame: Persuasion

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Examine a persuasive piece with a series of categorized analysis questions. You can start out with the basic questions provided at the top of the page, and move on to the more complex questions listed below. The questions cover content,...
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Analyzing Poetry

For Students 10th - 12th
Use this poetry analysis worksheet to help your learners understand a poem of their or your choosing. This resource asks class members to summarize the poem and analyze it by looking at voice, word choice, imagery, and theme. The...
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Ethics Activity: Issue Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars analyze environmental health issues with respect to the players, their positions, and associated values, after being introduced to the concepts of events, problems, and issues. They apply the skills of issue analysis to...
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Picturing a Story: Photo Essay about a Community, Event or Issue

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Picture this. Class members follow in the footsteps of W. Eugene Smith, Dorothea Lange, James Nachtwey, and Lewis Hine by creating their own photo essay about a local event or issue.
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Fitting Lines to Data

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Scatter the TV sales over weeks. Pupils create a scatter plot to display the number of TV sales over a period of several weeks. The interactive allows class members to create two lines of best fit. Then they determine which line fits...
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Graphs for Discrete and for Continuous Data: Discrete vs. Continuous Data

For Students 7th - 12th
Not all data is the same. Using the interactive, pupils compare data represented in two different ways. The learners develop an understanding of the difference between discrete and continuous data and the different ways to represent each...
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The Martian Chronicles: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you're planning on including Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles in your science fiction unit, use a concept analysis guide to frame your instruction. It covers literary elements such as setting, narrative voice, and theme, as well...
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My Antonia: Concept Analysis

For Students 9th - 12th
Use this analysis of My Antonia to help inform your instruction and prepare your pupils for the project and enrichment ideas listed at the end of the resource. The analysis covers big questions related to the text, themes, plot elements,...