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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

MyTube: Changing the World With Video Public Service Announcements

This assignment will go viral with students as they think about the meanings of words and images in public service announcements from YouTube before creating a PSA of their own.


Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

In Literature, Interpretation is the Thing

Students consider Shakespearean literature to be or not to be useful in a modern context when they analyze the relationship between text and reader interpretation.


Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

The Big, Bad Wolf...Is This a Fact?

Reading is revamped in this lesson in which students use a multimedia approach to study the books by Seymour Simon.


Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Building Vietnam War Scavenger Hunts through Web-Based Inquiry

Students research the effects of the Vietnam war on a specific group of people who were involved. They then create Internet scavenger hunts to share with the class.


Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Argument, Persuasion, or Propaganda? Analyzing World War II Posters

Students analyze World War II posters, as a group and then independently, to explore how argument, persuasion and propaganda differ.


Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan

A Genre Study of Letters With The Jolly Postman

Students read The Jolly Postman, in which a postman delivers letters to storybook characters. They explore different types of mail and categorize letters from the book and their own mail.