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World War II through the Radio Waves

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Young historians channel the very medium used to convey news during World War I. They create and present a five-minute radio broadcast on a particular topic from the war, such as the roles of African Americans and women, war bonds,...
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The Broadcast Project

For Teachers K - 8th
As part of a unit on media studies, kids are asked to chart their viewing habits, observe the advertising that sponsors their favorite shows, and then to imagine what they would broadcast if given a block of airtime.
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"War of the Worlds": A Broadcast Re-Creation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why did Orson Welles' 1938 Broadcast of a adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds cause such a panic? To answer this question, class members listen to the original broadcast and research the panic that resulted. They then engage...
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Radio Waves and Electromagnetic Fields

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Radio waves can travel through concrete, wood, and bricks — that's power! Watch as radio waves are broadcast by moving an electron manually or by having it move on its own. Learners see how radio waves travel in waves and can manipulate...
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Radio Transmission

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Radio waves are all around us! How do they transmit sound? Using an interactive, scholars examine how songs travel through the air. The resource explains the process from the radio station, to signal towers, to the radio unit. A look at...
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WWII Radio Broadcast : History, Media, Technology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use various primary source recordings of speeches, advertisements and period music to produce a radio show that is set in Britain during WWII.
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The Martians Are Coming!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
As part of a study of the power of mass media, class members use a documentary about Orson Welles' radio broadcast of an adaptation of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds to launch an investigation of how media networks spread rumor and...
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The Major Conferences of World War II

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Young historians create a 1940s news radio broadcast on the five major World War II conferences, including the Atlantic, Casablanca, Tehran, Yalta, and Potsdam.
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Jumping Off the Bandwagon

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Teach your class to be critical consumers by studying persuasion in advertising.
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Orchestrated Hell

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate a radio broadcast by correspondent Edward R. Murrow as a primary historic source. The broadcast, popularly known as "Orchestrated Hell" recounts Murrow's experiences with a Royal Air Force bomber crew on a raid over...
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Finding Story Ideas

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Pitch your best news story to your news team, or the peers in your journalism class, with a lesson about finding, reporting, and presenting a story. After watching clips of different examples, as well as strategies for finding the best...
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Radio Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and assess the impact of unions on workers, management, and community. They listen to radio stories, students are asked what can they conclude about the impact of unions on the lives of the workers, management, and...
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Radio News

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Part of a larger unit from the Media Awareness Network on media literacy, this particular lesson plan focuses on the medium of news radio. Small groups participate in discussions on their radio listening habits as well as the...
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Food Insecurity

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Food insecurity, whether as a result of food scarcity or a lack of nutritious food, is a growing and serious problem in the world today. After discussing the concept of food insecurity, learners listen to an NPR radio broadcast on the...
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Back to the Past

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the Untied States like in 1938? What were the concerns of Americans in the post World War I era? What were their fears? What were their sources of news and entertainment? To understand the reaction to Orson Welles' radio...
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How Communication Technologies Affect People

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders complete a worksheet, first with known information, and then with researched information. They create a PowerPoint, video, or radio broadcast to convey the results of their research. They learn to use a graphic organizer to...
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Radio Broadcasting Before Television

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students compare the radio to other forms of mass communication. In this Radio Broadcasting Before Television lesson, students learn the different types of radio shows in the 1920s and 30s. Students write and perform radio scripts...
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ESL English Grammar Lesson: The Royal Wedding

For Teachers 9th
Have your ESL learners practice their written and oral English grammar skills, with this highly engaging ESL Lesson. Budding grammarians mingle across the room discovering what they each know about the Royal Wedding between Kate and...
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Hands Up, Don't Shoot!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it so difficult to develop a clear understanding of the events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer? To answer this question class members listen to a NPR discussion of the findings of...
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Power and Impact of Radio as a Broadcast Medium

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare radio coverage of news events with coverage of 21st century new stories. They analyze various forms of media as they relate to news coverage. They write an essay comparing the impact of radio versus that of television
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Webquest: Eradicating Guinea Worm Disease in Ghana

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the impact of Guinea Worm Disease. For this world issues lesson, students take on the roles of Peace Corps Volunteers. Students will apply their knowledge of the Guinea worm life cycle to create a plan for eradicating...
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Free Press Makes Democracy Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A unit study of the importance of a free press in a democracy begins with class members listening to a podcast featuring two journalists, one from a United States public radio station and one from Capetown, South Africa. The lesson,...
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Using the Commentaries in Class

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine language and communication by listening to a commentary radio show.  In this communications lesson plan, students listen to Michael Josephson's radio broadcast using the Internet and analyze his words and their meaning....
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Design Project: Radio Transmitter

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this electrical circuit worksheet, students research the Federal Communication Commission to determine the regulations for a non-license radio transmitter. They will answer a series of another 3 questions to show an understanding of...
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Every Day Edit - National Public Radio

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the National Public Radio. The errors range from capitalization, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
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Understanding Mass Media News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In an age of fake news and photoshopped images, it is vital that 21st century learners development the skills they need to evaluate mass media and assess its validity. A great way to launch such a study is with a carefully crafted lesson...
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Fundamentals of Radio Communication

For Students 12th
Twelfth graders explain the role of electromagnetic waves and antenna in radio communication. In this lesson, 12th graders examine circuit diagrams and solve wave related problems. They also calculate theoretical antenna length for...
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Short-wave Radio in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the world with the aid of short-wave radio. In this world history lesson, students listen to short-wave radio throughout the world in order to learn about culture. Students write letters to short-wave radio stations to...
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American Veterans: Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Research groups present an audio report on modern veteran issues in a radio show format.
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World War II

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read Under the Blood Red Sun (UBRS), V is for Victory (V), and Number the Stars(NS). They examine WWII through the eyes of Japanese, Danish, and American students and complete at least two projects: a radio broadcast and a...
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Comparing the Satellite and Broadcast Radio Landscapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the development of satellite technology over the last 50 years students explain how the enactment of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 changed the rules for corporate ownership of multiple media outlets.
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Broadcasting World War II

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to several broadcasts from the WWII era. They research, write and perform simulated radio broadcasts concerning topics related to American society in World War II.
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BBC Learning English -working abroad: listening

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this listening worksheet, students will complete a chart identifying which of 5 speakers communicated each of the 18 statements. The corresponding radio broadcast can be found...
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Mining Mass Media

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the attributes of electronic media. In this journalism instructional activity, students compare and contrast electronic and print versions of the same news stories. Students then write their one broadcast...
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create a presentation in which they retell the events of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. In this A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court lesson, students are introduced to Mark Twain in a PowerPoint, then...
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Television News

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Different media sources portray news in a variety of ways. In groups of three, learners look at different news sources, bringing in all the findings the next day. Three handouts help scholars compare sources, define specific terms used...
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A New Kind of News

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Newspapers and broadcast news. Social media, blogs, and blogospheres. Class members generate a list of news sources they use to get information about events. The big idea here is to introduce the necessary vocabulary and to establish a...
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The War of the Worlds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the concept of media based on literature. In this War of the Worlds lesson, students read the novel The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells and listen to the 1938 radio broadcast adaptation by Orson Welles. Students then...
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Becoming familiar with National Public Radio

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students listen to a National Public Radio program. They summarize the program, and write a script from a controversial newspaper article that could be a part of the NPR program they listened to.
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All About Poe

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars use an online database to research the life and words of Edgar Allan Poe. Using the information they collect, they write a newspaper article or obituary about the famous writer. In groups, they work together to develop a...
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Communication In U.S. Society; Radio In America

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students see how radio began the modern consumer society, shaped societal views on peoples and cultures and changed family home life forever. Radio shrank the world by bringing far-away places, events, and individuals into peoples living...
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President FDR and the New Deal

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore the New Deal and President FDR. For this Great Depression lesson, students listen to an FDR Broadcast (Fireside Chat) and read sections in their textbooks. Then, in small groups students design and create a broadcast to...
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News

For Teachers 5th - 10th
How does broadcast news differ from accounts reported in newspapers? On the radio? Through the Internet? Middle schoolers discuss the news and speak about the differences between news in print and broadcast news. Given a list of six...
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Boombox Classroom: Joe Trio

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this music instructional activity, students listen to the Boombox Classroom radio broadcast. Students then answer a question about the piano trio.
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Live From Your Kitchen!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify cooking sounds and share opinions about their associations. After reading an article, they discover the growth of radio cooking shows. They prepare an outline and script for a cooking program and present their...
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Describing Trends

For Students 4th - 6th
In this describing trends worksheet, students read information about broadcast TV plus cable and satellite TV, observe an annual use of the media graph and describe the trends. Students also read a text about advertising, interpret a...
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New Year's Eve: 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How was December 31, 1959 different than December 31, 2009? Young historians explore the political, social, and musical forces in the world made New Year's Eve a different experience during each decade of the 20th century. After groups...
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Media Arts: Creating Great Audio for Video

For Teachers All
Students learn the basic concepts necessary to produce broadcast quality audio recordings of human speech, which can then be used in professional radio or television productions.
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The Electric Experience

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the effects of television and radio on culture. In this journalism lesson plan, students consider how electronic media has shaped journalism as they create timelines that feature the changes and compare and contrast...
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Radio Waves

For Students 9th - 12th
For this radio waves worksheet, students read about how broadcasting uses radio waves to deliver sound and how radio signals are received. Then students complete 3 short answer questions.
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Simplified MRI

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Cancerous tissues contain more water than normal tissue, which causes the cancerous tissue to resonate longer on the screen and be seen. High school learners can see how MRIs detect tumors in someone's head. Radio transmitters emit their...
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Study Guide to Mere Christianity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Delve into the arguments central to Christianity as C.S. Lewis in Mere Christianity creates a rational case for his religion. Although slightly preachy in its format, this resource fully outlines, in two different sets, the essential...
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Geography

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students, after hearing a radio broadcast on 'A Day in School Abroad,' explore and study the lives and experiences of children in a variety of places. They assess the advantages and disadvantages of living on a small island, find out...
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A Movie in Your Mind: Persuasive Text

For Teachers Pre-K - 9th
Students listen to a broadcast of War of the Worlds and illustrate what they hear. In this persuasive text lesson students prepare for making a movie poster intended to persuade a director to make a film based on a short story.
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FDR's New Deal

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore the facets of the New Deal. In this Great Depression lesson, students research the New Deal and then create radio broadcasts that explain the New Deal to the American public.
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Can You Hear My Now?: Getting the Message Across

For Students 9th - 12th
In this power transmittance worksheet, students read about sources that transmit power and are given a chart with the distance and the power transmitted by each device. Students determine the intensity in watts of the power for each...
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News Coverage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast methods of media coverage. In this media awareness instructional activity, students keep track of news regarding a world or national issue for the period of 1 week. Students collaborate to describe the type...
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Worship in Early Times

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students listen to and discuss three radio broadcasts that deal with worship in early times. They investigate a wide range of historical sources and piece together evidence of the past, Celtic beliefs and how early people worshiped...
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Should we believe everything we read? Becoming a discerning consumer of media

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Class members investigate the role media should play in a healthy democracy. As part of this study, groups analyze political advertising, use FactCheck to assess not only the veracity of but the persuasions techniques used in candidates'...
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Reporting in Letters

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate the cultures and politics of different countries and write radio letters to listeners in those countries modeled after Alistair Cooke's "Letter from America."
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What's the Weather Forecast?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create a radio announcement based on the book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. In this radio announcement lesson plan, students discuss the type of language used in other announcements and create their own.
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Critical Review for Radio

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students will produce a short radio feature about a favorite entertainer or group, consisting of 45 seconds to one minute of copy and one-to-two minutes of music "clips." In writing this copy, they will use a modified prewriting...
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The Viking Legends - In the Beginning

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students listen to a broadcast with two stories on a radio that deals with Viking legends: The Building of the Wall and a creation story similar to Genesis. They discuss each story, write a short scene from one of the stories and then...
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Lessons to be Learned: The Importance of Attribution, Accuracy, and Honesty

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students investigate real world examples of media law issues. In this media law instructional activity, students read Janet Cooke’s feature and respond to the writing. Students read articles by Stephen Glass to highlight facts in need of...
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Current Events Research

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students monitor current events using on-line and traditional resources. They explore issues such as what trends they see developing in specific news issues over time and how different news stories might be interrelated.
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Fact Finders—The Media During Times of Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice finding reputable facts. In this media awareness instructional activity, students review a handout regarding tips for evaluating media and then discover the SMART method which they use to analyze news sources and media.
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Learning Lesson: AM in the PM

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students discover how AM radio signals can travel at night. They listen for a radio station not in their immediate area and log the call sign and the location of the station. They discuss the difference in transmissions during the night...
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Words In The News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers brainstorm through playing a guessing game to determine the person they will be researching is Fidel castro. They review his background then hear a radio presentation from Castro then answer and discuss a given set of...
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Natural Inquirer Podcast

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars create science podcasts. For this biology lesson, students read a Natural inquirer article and then summarize the article. Young scholars create radio podcasts based in the articles they read.
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Woodrow Wilson: Prophet of Peace

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students read and discuss various speeches by Woodrow Wilson, and write and present a brief radio address that will persuade the nation to return to world peace. Students analyze current events and discuss whether the world has upheld...
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World War II: Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine World War II as it pertains to Pearl Harbor and explore how conflict and cooperation among social groups and organizations affected world history. For this World War II lesson, 6th graders discover chronological...
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Radio Program #14-The Back to the Land Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the impact of the "Back to the Land" movement on the Appalachian area. They interview people who have moved back or know someone who has moved back to the Appalachian area. Students graph out profiles of "typical"...
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Telemetry

For Students 9th - 11th
In this telemetry learning exercise, students will read about how telemetry works and the different ways that scientist use telemetry to gather data. Students complete 2 short answer questions based on the reading.
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Learning to Be: Discerning Global Citizens

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners write a letter in which they express their opinion on a social issues. In this global citizenship instructional activity, students read and analyze editorials, interpret editorial cartoons, distinguish fact from opinion, and...
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Interdisciplinary Unit On Wellness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a portfolio throughout their middle school years on wellness. Students explore their awareness of the connections between health, physical education, and family and consumer sciences with particular emphasis on the areas...
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News Flash!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Extra, extra, read all about it! Scholars research information on endangered species and produce a news report to share their findings with the rest of the class. In groups, they then consider engineering solutions to problems on habitat...
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Spelling Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Review basic spelling rules with your elementary schoolers. Focus in on the spelling of words with a specific prefix. In this spelling lesson plan, learners use an interactive whiteboard lesson plan to learn prefixes such as de, sub, re,...
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Waves: Sound and Light

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A few definitions related to waves open this slide show. Note that the information only covers light waves even though the title mentions sound. Correct the title before using this resource. Another mention is a set of photos of a class...
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D-Day Normandy 1944

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
No study of World War II would be complete without an in-depth examination of the events of June 6, 1944. Pascal Vuong's D-Day Normandy:1944, is the perfect vehicle to convey the sheer magnitude of the events that have been called the...
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Understanding the Basics of Advertising

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Commercial breaks are a time to get up, stretch, and get a snack—but not so fast! Those advertisements are full of rhetorical devices, persuasive arguments, and media messages. Instead of fast-forwarding through the commercials this...
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Science Fiction Fun

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students read a science fiction book and write a report. Students follow the 6 guidelines and answer the questions to complete this report.
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Freedom by the Fireside: The Legacy of FDR's "Four Freedoms" Speech

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read and analyze Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 1941 State of the Union Address. They listen to recordings of speeches by F.D.R., answer discussion questions, and participate in a debate.
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Oxford Compiles Top 10 Irritating Phrases

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore well-known expressions that are frequently used. Middle schoolers read an article with the author's opinion of the most annoying phrases. Afterward, they complete numerous activities that check their reading comprehension. Some...
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Tornado in a Bottle

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Studying the science of tornadoes? Make a tornado in a bottle to demonstrate how vortexes are formed in tornadoes. The activity should be used as a way to demonstrate what pupils already know about tornadoes. 
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Global Issues

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders look deeper into a controversial or global issue. They complete five "Level 3" activities. Students complete three "Level 2" activities and complete one "Level 1" activity. They must complete a title page and table of...
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English Exercises: Reading Exercises - Snakebite Initiative

For Students Pre-K - 6th
In this reading comprehension interactive worksheet, students read a news article entitled, "The Global Snakebite Initiative Is Working to Improve Treatment for Victims." They answer 5 multiple choice questions based on the reading. They...
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Play: It's Not Just For Kids

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students realize that play is an important part of life and in the effort to staying healthy. They explore the role of play in society. In addition, they illustrate listening and speaking strategies for different purposes that pertain to...
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Forecasting Severe Weather to Communities Helps Them Prepare

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Here comes the sun. Or at least the weatherman predicts there is a 90% chance the day will be sunny. While the forecast for a sunny day isn't a cause of concern for most people, predicting severe weather accurately certainly is essential...
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The Second Continental Congress

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U.S. government worksheet, students respond to 1 essay and 5 short answer questions about the Second Continental Congress.
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Why I Serve

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students consider and share the importance of volunteering. High schoolers participate in a service learning project and reflect on it.
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Creating War Propaganda

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students analyze propaganda techniques using posters, speeches, and other examples of this type of persuasion. They use this information to design their own examples of propaganda. They focus on propaganda techniques used during war.
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Ways to Share Books

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this book report idea sheet, students are given a list of 20 possibilities for creating a non-traditional book report (e.g., making a diorama; making a poster).
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5th Grade Songs: God Bless America

For Students 4th - 6th
In this song lyrics worksheet, students read the history of the song "God Bless America." The song lyrics for "God Bless America", "Danny Boy", and "The Happy Wanderer" are provided here but there are no questions to answer.
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Create a Greener Place- Adventures in Podcasting

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students create a podcast. In this environment instructional activity, students learn what a podcast is and why it is used. Students make a podcast about making the world a greener place.
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Lomax the Songhunter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers write in their journals about the role of music in their lives. They discuss the media's use of music and watch a video clip about someone who prohibited the use of music. They create an illustration to show the folklife...
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The Legacy of FDR's Four Freedoms of Speech

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine some of the nuances, vagaries, and ambiguities inherent in the rhetorical use of "freedom." The objective is to encourage students to glimpse the broad range of hopes and aspirations that are expressed in the call of-and...
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"Mambo" from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students encounter and study "Mambo" from "West Side Story," by Leonard Bernstein. They practice utilizing musical elements (instrumentation, tempo, and dynamics) to create a certain mood for a scene with music. Each student interprets...
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The Legacy of FDR's “Four Freedoms” Speech

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" speech. In this American history lesson, students analyze FDR's 1941 State of the Union Address in order to examine the scope and meaning of freedom.
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Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein

For Students 4th - 5th
For this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to Overture to Candide by Leonard Bernstein. Students read about the composer and the history and structure of the piece. Students then answer 5 questions and unscramble the names of...
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Breaking News English: Podcast is 2005 Word of the Year

For Students 5th - 10th
For this English worksheet, students read "Podcast is 2005 Word of the Year," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Looking Upwards: Greenroofing & Rooftop Gardening

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the role of green roofing and rooftop gardening in contemporary architectural design. They then conduct collaborative research to learn about the history, process, science, and environmental impact of green roofing....
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Horses

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore caring for animals. They explore some of the key features of animal care and discuss the various events that horses can compete in. Students discuss the skills and preparation that is required when preparing horses for...
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Today and Yesterday: The Praties They are Small

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the tragic circumstances of the Great Famine of 1845-1849. They watch a program that explores the causes and consequences of the famine. Students discuss the causes of the famine. They identify the effects and...
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Eco-Warrior

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students recognize that a man's actions in changing his environment can have drastic results for their world. They discuss the use of energy conservation and the use of recycling materials to improve our environment.
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Holidays: New Year's Eve/New Year's Day

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this foreign language worksheet, students read nine sentences about New Year's traditions. They are given two choices for each of the 13 blanks.
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Spelling crossword puzzle

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this spelling worksheet, students answer questions about their spelling words and put them into a crossword puzzle. Students answer 20 questions.
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Promoting Fluency and Accuracy Through Planning, Telling, Transcribing and Noticing

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students promote fluency through planning and noticing language through transcribing and correcting recorded anecdotes. They provide opportunities for long turns in speaking and give intensive listening practice.
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Weather Watchers - Meteorologists At Work

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders engage in a activity wiith Weather Watchers. It establishes the class as meteorologists at work, collecting, graphing, and reporting school weather conditions to their younger kindergarten buddies.
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King's Dream Revisited

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. They complete a Webquest, listen to an excerpt from a speech, take an online quiz, answer discussion questions, and read newspaper articles about current...
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What is News?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover elements that make a story newsworthy. They play an online game about newsworthy stories and complete a worksheet with partners. They also examine the difference between facts and opinions.
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Playwriting: Getting Ideas

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore ideas for a short play. Ideas are generated through improvisation, articles, quotes, writing exercises, and current events. As playwrights, 10th graders discover the techniques used to develop complex characters...
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White House Celebrations

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss the principle of separation of church and state. They examine how this applies to White House holiday traditions by completing a survey. After researching separation of church and state on websites or in books, students...
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Apollo 13 Review Guide

For Students 5th - 12th
In this "Apollo 13" worksheet, students watch the movie and respond to 25 short answer questions pertaining to the plot of the movie.
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Media Bias

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Students analyze mass media to analyze media bias. In this media bias lesson, students read example situations and definitions about media bias. Students read and discuss how to be aware of media bias.
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The First Televised War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view a film about the role of the media in the Vietnam War. They discuss the risks journalists face when covering a war and how the television changed how people at home saw the war. They answer questions to complete the lesson...
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Imus Struggling to Retain Sway as a Franchise

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students will perform research and reflect upon a newspaper article. The lesson will help them to refine reading and cognitive skills of forming a personal opinion. The learners will ultimately learn and grow into a greater understanding...
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Fireside Chats of Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view a film about Franklin D. Roosevelt and his fireside chats. THey identify political inferences in his speeches and how the media played an important role in the war. They answer questions to complete the lesson.
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Breaking News English: BBC to Put Programs Online

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "BBC to Put Programs Online," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Writing News Interviews

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students write ten facts for a topic of choice. They describe why they chose that topic and begin to research it. They complete a handout on note taking that is used to draft questions for interviews.
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Surveying Society's Attitudes About Crime

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate how crime reporters do their jobs and how the news of crime gets reported.
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Math 044 Metric Exploration

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Algebra I/Algebra II instructional activity, students find ten uses of metric measures from newspapers, magazines, or packaging and identify the basic metric family unit and what is being measured.   The one page instructional...
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A Panel of Survivors

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students role-play real-life survivors in a panel discussion. They read a mini-biography about a survivor.
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Civil liberties: Fundamental freedoms

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore civil liberties. They list and describe the fundamental freedoms guaranteed to Canadians. Students illustrate how Charter rights are applies. They examine current issues and suggest how the courts might apply Charter...
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Be Part of the World's Largest Concert

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students are exposed to the songs that will be part of this year's concert. They rehearse a minimum of two songs. They participate via TV or audio hookup in the global event. They write essays on "What Music Means to Me".
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Ordering News Reports Lesson 5

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students create a news program with several reports. They examine the newsorthiness of the reports. They include different types of reports in their news program. They consider how the different reports appeal to audiences.

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