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Jewish Immigration, Popular Culture, and the Birth of the Comic Book
9th - 12th
Students examine Jewish immigration of the late ninteenth century and analyze Jewish contributions to popular American culture. They explore primary sources to study the Jewish immigration experience and analyze the birth of the comic book.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
7th - 12th
Upper graders view the animated short, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" and analyze how the music score was chosen to express the scene. They create an animation as they listen to a classical recording to experience the connection between...
Music and Animation: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
7th - 12th
Music has been used to convey thoughts, feelings, and the human condition for thousands of years. Your class will analyze several songs hear in the animated classic, "Charlie Brown." They will listen to several jazz pieces from the show,...
The Psychology of Listicles
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAre listicles a satisfying intellectual treat? Or do they ruin the capacity of the mind? While learners may enjoy lists that run the gamut from politics to cute animals, experts unpack the psychology of what makes these tidbits of...
Locating Archetypes in Pop Culture, Literature, and Life
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Archetypes help readers connect literature to the world around them. A lesson plan uses elements of pop culture to teach about archetypal traits of common characters and discuss issues of perception and other literary devices. At the...
The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Pupils explore the meaning of the ancient Greek word aretê and the place of virtue in historical athletic competition and modern sports. They begin by reading an informational text on the goal of sports in education, and then evaluate...
Student Opinion: Are You Popular, Quirky or Conformist?
7th - 12th
Approach the topic of popularity with this resource from the New York Times and their Learning Network series. The article is about Alexandra Robbins' "Quirk Theory." Learners respond to the article excerpt either on paper or online....