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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of...
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Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
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Did Ancient Troy Really Exist?

For Students 8th - 12th
Because the monsters Scylla, Charybdis, and Polyphemus in Homer's Odyssey are fictional, scholars may assume the Iliad is also entirely fictional. A carefully researched video describes Heinrich Schliemann's discovery of the historical...
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Sonar & Echolocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to...
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Teaching "Gone with the Wind" in High School: Ideas & Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Plan on using Gone with the Wind as a reading selection? Here's a packet of prompts for activities and assessments.
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Personal Travel Guide to a Chinese City

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Scholars become travel guides in this group research project to investigate a Chinese city or region for a presentation. Heavily based on Internet research, the activity requires participants to jigsaw the final project, so each team...
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Mondrian: Rectangles, Squares, & Balance, Oh My!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the art of Piet Mondrian. They conduct Internet research, discuss Mondrian's artwork, play a computer game, and create an original work of art using Appleworks 6.
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Human Timelines

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a human timeline by lining up according to their birthdate. In this timeline lesson plan, students write their birthdates on index cards and then line themselves up from youngest to oldest in order to visually perceive a...
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Module: Self Awareness

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What are your high school students interested in? This college and career readiness resource gives them a chance to consider their choices based on interest. The CHOICES Planner link takes kids to a home page where they must create an...
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Brain Anatomy & Function & Misfunction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the six major areas of the brain and their functions.  In this brain anatomy lessons students research brain dysfunction and how it effects humans then present their information to the class. 
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Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What is a hate symbol, and what role did racism and anti-Semitism play in the Holocaust? Your young historians will answer these questions through a series of engaging and interactive activities, as well as discover how Jews were...
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Budgeting Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the world of budgeting as it relates to a monthly income. In this budgeting lesson, students are given a monthly income they apply to a budgeting exercise. Students search the newspaper and internet  to find an apartment...
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Ecology: “Who Lives Where & Why?”

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore biomes and ecosystems. In this ecology lesson, 6th graders research various biomes in order to explain the factors (biotic & abiotic and human activity) that help the various plants and animals that exist in the...
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Fahrenheit 451- The Granger Experiment

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students read the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. They then conduct research on British and American literature from 1800 to the present and select a book that they believe is important and should survive in the event that all...
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Confucianism: Have Respect

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore human psychology by researching the teachings of Confucius. In this philosophical ideals lesson, students read quotes and stories based around the life of the famous Chinese leader. Students answer discussion questions...
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Understanding Tiananmen Square

For Teachers 7th - 12th
William Bell's Forbidden City is used as the basis of a study of China, Chinese culture and government, and especially of the events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Class members select a topic for Internet research and then prepare a...
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Mondrian: Rectangles, Squares, & Balance, Oh My!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover through guided, online research the life and works of Piet Mondrian in this technology-based Art lesson for the 2nd and 3rd grades. Emphasis is placed on the student creation of "Mondrian"-like drawings using Appleworks 6.
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South Africa Story: Apartheid, Diamonds & Gold

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the internet to research the history, culture and political issues in South Africa. Using writing activities, they discover more characteristics of the country. They write how the natural resources found in the area affect...
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The Future of the Amazon Conference

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Debate is a wonderful way to get kids interested in building strong arguments, answering with evidence and intent, as well as fostering an understanding of a specific topic. Learners are given the task of debating the future of the...
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The Journey of the Spirit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss Scholastic Art Magazine issue on 'Artists Today' . They participate in a class discussion & watch a demonstration on the use of 'found objects' and ordinary materials (i.e. paper towels, leaves) to create surface...
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From Genomes of Species

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate genomic research being done and its potential for understanding, treating, and possibly curing human genetic conditions. The potential of proteomic research as a companion to the work being done with genomics is...
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Paul Robeson: 20th-Century Renaissance Man, Hero In Any Century

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore several themes relevant to the life of Paul Robeson and the social, artistic, & political realities of the first half of the 20th century, identify and interview heroes in their communities, and publish profiles on...
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Heat Islands

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging environmentalists examine microclimates throughout the school campus. Applying the scientific method, they try to discover which areas are the hottest and coolest, and whether the presence of plants affects the microclimate. The...

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