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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

What Are My Rights? Exploring and Writing About the Constitution

Students speak up in this lesson about rights, examining the Constitution in the context of issues that affect their everyday lives.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Critical Literacy in Action: Multimodal Texts on Global Warming

Students will really warm up to this lesson about global warming as they study multimedia materials and use a variety of comprehension strategies.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Using Picture Books to Explore Identity, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

Students analyze the concepts of identity, stereotyping, and discrimination by reading picture books; identify how these concepts are dealt with in each book; and discuss concrete actions to stop discrimination.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan

Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing

Students investigate issues of plagiarism, fair use, and paraphrasing using KWL charts, discussion, and practice.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

What Did George Post Today? Learning About People of the American Revolution Through Facebook

After researching famous people of the American Revolution, students create Facebook-like PowerPoint presentations to share their knowledge with classmates.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan

Paying Attention to Technology: Exploring a Fictional Technology

Students complete a short survey to establish their beliefs about technology. They compare their opinions to the ideas in a novel that depicts technology (such as 1984 or Fahrenheit 451).