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Unit 15: Launching Liberty - Democracy in Liberia

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
While Liberia is named after "liberty," the nation has struggled with political turmoil. It was founded by free African Americans in the 1820s, but has been plagued by civil war and violence in recent decades. Various activities,...
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Unit 12: A New Deal in Georgia

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
How much money do you need to survive in your city? Individuals try to answer the question using an economic simulation and primary source analysis. After they create their budgets—and handle some of life's curve balls—young historians...
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Unit 8: Political Peanuts - Cartoons Inspired by President Carter

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Your scholars may be familiar with the Marvel universe, but do they know how to read political cartoons? Comics aren't just for kids ... they often convey sophisticated political ideas, and reading them takes practice. A wealth of...
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Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Find out just how much your pupils know about simple sentences, subjects and predicates, sentence fragments, coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, compound sentences, complex sentences, and more! This review page includes...
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Looking North Of The Greek World: The Slavic Folk Poetry of The Balkans

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Showing how folk poetry keeps alive national heritage is the stated goal of this proposal for a unit on the poetry of the Balkans.
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Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Here’s a short video that models for viewers how to use independent and dependent clauses to enrich their writing. With the help of FANBOYS, coordinating conjunctions, (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So) and the proper punctuation, writers...
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Centers of the Storm: The Lyceum and the Circle at the University of Mississippi

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Greek Revival architecture and the Civil Rights Movement? Sure! Examine how the Lyceum and Circle, two historic buildings located on the campus of the University of Mississippi, relate to integration and the 1962 riot on the university...
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Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Parallelism pitfalls are the focus of a short video that models for viewers how to craft parallel constructions using coordinating and correlative conjunctions. The transcript, as well as a short quiz to check for understanding, are...
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What Are Personal Pronouns?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Us, you, them. Personal pronouns are featured in a short video that models how these handy parts of speech improve the flow of sentences.  Also included in the resource are a short quiz and a complete transcript of the presentation. The...
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Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Gary, the grammar gorilla, graciously introduces viewers to a variety of pronouns and models how relative, reflexive, and interrogative pronouns operate in a sentence. This presentation is more complex than the other resources in the...
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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
If you're completely lost on what grammar you should cover for Common Core skill L.9-10.1, look here! You will find some ideas and examples on what to include, making sure your learners can master the skill. The multiple choice quiz is...
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Sell It with Propaganda

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Augment a unit on propaganda by prompting class members to create propaganda. Using Frames software, groups demonstrate their understanding of propaganda techniques by designing a new product, creating a commercial to sell their product,...