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Speaking & Listening: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Resources that promote speaking and listening, comprehension and collaboration, and the presentation of knowledge and ideas are featured in this collection. All the resources address grade 11-12 Speaking and Listening Common Core standards.
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Reading Literature: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The materials in this collect of resources are designed to address all the Common Core reading literature standards for 9th and 10th graders.  Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the specific standard addressed.
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Speaking and Listening: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh graders practice important discussion skills, adapt their language to suit the situation, and prepare well-structured presentations with multimedia elements. Use a collection of Common Core-designed lessons and activities to work...
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2020 Election Lesson Plans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
With all the hyperbole of an election year, it can be difficult to find the facts, just the facts about candidates, issues, and ballot measures. Young political scientists, with the help of 21 resources from a nonpartisan, information...
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Alexis de Tocqueville on the Tyranny of the Majority

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The writings of a French diplomat and political philosopher, Alexis de Tocqueville, offer young scholars much to think about. In the three-lesson unit, class members examine Tocqueville’s arguments about the power of the majority and...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Socrative

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
What do you think two apps that interact with one another can do for you? Find out in this explanatory video about Socrative. Rich and Jennifer take on the role of student and teacher to show you just how the Socrative apps can increase...
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Socrates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"�I only know that I know nothing.�" Although he could neither read nor write, this short video introduces scholars to Socrates, still regarded as one of the greatest moral philosophers.
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Why Socrates Hated Democracy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What would our country look like if only the educated could vote? Modern democracy is not an intellectual democracy, but a democracy by birthright — much to the chagrin of Socrates. An informative video briefly discusses the...
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Classical Greek Philosophy

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Divided into three different slideshows, this presentation first introduces Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. The second set of slides deepens the analysis of the philosophers and their ideas, and the third section compares each school of...
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Argument in an Athenian Jail: Socrates and the Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how Socrates might have responded to extenuating circumstances: for example, if his sentence had been imposed by a tyrant rather than in a trial, or if it had been influenced by prejudice.
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Philosophy in Ancient Athens

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Here you'll find all the images and primary information points you'll need to construct your own PowerPoint presentation on the three most famous philosophers of Ancient Greece: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.
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Reading Blog Log

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring technology to your novel unit with this lesson, which prompts readers to analyze a book they are reading in a Socratic discussion with their classmates. They create a live blog online in which they can give their opinions and...
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A Trip Back In Time

For Teachers 2nd
Students develop an understanding of Ancient Greek life. Students explore cultural, political, and social processes that shape different city-states. Students discover people such as Socrates and Alexander the Great.
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Ancient Athens Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The History ChannelÕs celebration of Greek World History Week begins with a look at Athens. Burned by invading Persians and reconstructed by Pericles, the animated reconstructions let viewers tour this most famous city of the ancient...
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Great Greeks With Animoto

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are paired up, and are assigned a famous person from ancient Greece. They utilize the program Animoto in order to create a presentation on their famous person from the past. Pericles, Homer, Socrates, and Artistotle are a...
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Ancient Greece

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Ancient Greece worksheet, students read a 3 page article on Ancient Greece, answer 3 facts about Ancient Greek with multiple choice answers, answer 4 statements as true or false and answer 4 fill in the blank facts about Ancient...
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Boys Will Be Boys...Right?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Through this exercise, high schoolers identify character traits present in Romeo and Juliet. They listen to an excerpt from "The Office of Christian Parents: Showing How Children Are to be Governed" and participate in a Socratic...
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When Does SSA Work to Determine Triangle Congruence?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Your learners will make good use of the Socratic method in a collaborative task that begins with an assumed solution and ends with deeper understanding of the idea of determining two triangles congruent.
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"Socrates and the Three Little Pigs" by Mitsumasa Anno

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students gain an understanding of probability and make reasonable estimations.
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Greek Philosophers

For Students 6th - 10th
For this philosophy worksheet, students identify some of the most famous Greek Philosophers. They complete a chart that identifies the dates in which they were alive and the philosophical beliefs they shared. There are five Greek...
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Greece and Iran: 1000-30 BCE

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Cover 900 years of ancient law, wisdom, society, and conflict with this presentation on the development of Greece and Iran. Topics covered include Persian Empire, Imperial ideology, Persian Religion, Ancient Greek society, Polis, Athens,...
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Heavy Boots: Group Discussion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Jonathan Safran Foer's phrase, "heavy boots," becomes the focus of a class discussion of grief and sadness. During the reading of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, individuals place examples of their own experiences with these topics...
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The Psychology Teacher's Resource Guide

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The activities in a comprehensive teacher's resource guide provides budding psychologists with opportunities to design experiments to study behavior, apply their knowledge of research variables, critique online behavior surveys, and much...
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Dangers of Labeling and Stereotyping

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The content of this lesson is intended for a mature group. Participants imagine that they must decide which eight of fourteen people on a doomed cruise ship will be allowed to board the only life boat and survive. A list of passengers...

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