Common Core Aligned Resources for SL.8.2
Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind its presentation.
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Looking and Learning in the Art Museum — Lesson 3
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Curator, artist, art handler, archivist, conservator-restorer, guide. Who would have thought there were so many different kinds of museum professionals? After a visit to an art museum, class members reflect on the role of the museum in...
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum — Lesson 2
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is there a difference between examining an original work of art and viewing a reproduction? Class members are asked to reflect on this question after researching a piece, study a reproduction of it, and the examining the original in an...
Identifying Types of Irony Using "The Gift of the Magi"
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" is the classic example of irony in literature. Teach young writers about the ways irony can engage their readers with an activity in which they write scripts using dramatic irony, situational irony, and...
Lesson One: Characterizing Philanthropic People
6th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Familiarize your class with philanthropy and involve individuals in philanthropic activities. First, determine the traits of philanthropic people. Class members attach sticky notes with character traits written on them to each side of at...
A Lesson on the Supply and Demand of Toy Fads
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Let's all Hula Hoop! Scholars research the supply and demand side of toy fads in the United States. They analyze video clips and news articles to complete graphs on how the supply curve slope works in concert with the demand for products...
Privacy and Digital Footprints: Top Secret
7th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Students research child safety by participating in an on-line tutorial activity. In this digital privacy lesson, students read a role-playing scenario regarding two students who make bad decisions about their on-line safety. Students...
Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
3rd - 8th CCSS: Designed
Why doesn't the government provide all goods and services if we pay taxes? Pupils investigate the difference between public and private services. They analyze their communities together with an interactive classroom model and...
Would you really buy that? Persuasive techniques in advertising
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Discover what persuasive techniques are commonly used in advertisements to convince consumers to buy their products. After discussing and analyzing the ads as a class, small groups label their own print advertisement with post-it notes....