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11th Grade Language Arts: Growing Up Digital - Lesson 1
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In lesson 1 of this unit, students will explore what it means to be connected to other people with and without digital technology. They'll also start to consider the ways that their digital connections shape who they are.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
OER Commons
Author:
Pearson
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Ben Franklin's Teaching Guide
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A teaching resource for actiities, research assignments, writing prompts and cooperative activities for Ben Franklin including Poor Richard's Almanac.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PBS
Author:
PBS
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Big Business Monkey Business
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In this lesson, students work in cooperative groups to prepare presentations on business organization and Big Business during the second part of the Industrial Revolution (1860-1910) in the United States.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Beacon Learning Center
Date Added:
03/31/2017
Book Report Alternative: Creating Reading Excitement with Book Trailers
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After reading books, students share book talks through digital storytelling. First, students plan scripts and then find images to illustrate their scripts. They also add text, narration, music as well as pan and zoom effects. Finally, the joy of reading is prompted through the sharing of the students' digital stories.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Kathy Wickline
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Book Report Alternative: Rewind the Plot!
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By mimicking popular websites that relate the plot of movies, television shows, and real life events in reverse, students have the opportunity to review the plot in a more creative and challenging fashion. Using a snowclone (a verbal formula that is changed for reuse), students complete the phrase "If you read ____ backwards, it's about ____" to comment on the plots of novels.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Kathy Wickline
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Chromosomal Abnormality Investigation
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In this lesson, students will research a variety of chromosomal abnormalities and resulting syndromes to determine risk factors and contributors of the abnormality, and characteristics of the syndromes.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Date Added:
01/11/2017
A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I
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This lesson explains how World War I led to significant advances in science and technology. Students will review a series of primary photographs and artifacts that will illustrate new aspects of warfare. Their ultimate goal is to write an essay that will explain how warfare changed from a technical perspective.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
nhd.org
Date Added:
06/19/2017
Create Your Own Inferno
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In this activity, students create their own personal inferno journeys that reflects a real-life situation they may have faced or might face, that highlights a time where guidance might be needed to reach a better understanding.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Storyboard That
Author:
Storyboard That
Date Added:
02/26/2019
ELA - Using a Graphic Novel to Create a Narrative
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 As the culmination of our study of Macbeth through John McDonald’s graphic novel, students will create their own original graphic narrative using the Book Creator app for iPads or Chrome.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Carrie Robledo
Date Added:
09/28/2020
Exploring Energy Conservation With Rulers and Cars
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In this lab, students will investigate the law of conservation of energy. Student teams must develop and carry out a lab procedure to achieve the stated goal of finding the maximum conversion of potential energy to kinetic energy. Using a ruler and a toy car, students will work collaboratively to design a lab that will demonstrate the change from one form of energy to another based upon the law of conservation of energy. Teams will then develop a hypothesis for maximizing the amount of energy transfer and create a procedure for proving the hypothesis. Once they run their lab, students will work independently to create formal lab reports that summarize the activity.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Science
Physical Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
OER
Author:
Stephen Schaack, Minnesota Science Teachers Education Project
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Exploring the Prologue to the Canterbury Tales Using Wikis
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This follow-up assignment to the reading of Chaucer's General Prologue gives students the opportunity to work in a collaborative setting with technology while explicating text and researching historical infromation. Aditionally students will work as a team to create group wikis.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Kathy Stanger Nichols
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Feudalism in  Medieval Europe
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Students will explore the world of Medieval Europe. They will learn the way the people lived and how Phragmites was part of this world. Students will then be assigned a social class role in the system of feudalism and research information about their character's privileges and disadvantages. Students will experience the feudal system through activities and presentations to relay what they learned to their class. Students may choose a variety of creative outlets to express their character's life in their own creative way with a group or separately.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
University of Georgia
Author:
Louise Wootton
Date Added:
02/26/2019
GOAT Template for Student Project Management
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This template should be used in a manner similar to a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis in project management. This template will allow the project group to analyze different areas that are critical to the success of their activity completion. Students will have an opportunity to make real world connections, use technology and collaborate in order to complete the project objectives.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
MARQUIS GRANT
Date Added:
11/24/2019
Hieroglyphs and Communication
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The focus of this lesson is on the use of hieroglyphs as a form of communication, record keeping, and as a means for preserving and passing down history. Students will learn basic information about the alphabet, common Egyptian words, and how to read hieroglyphic messages. Students will also practice using hieroglyphs to create messages of their own.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
World History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PBS
Author:
Lisa Prososki
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rosseau on Government
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This study of Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau is designed to give students an understanding of the ideas of these four philosophers and is also an opportunity for them to reflect on humanity's need for order and efforts to create stability within the social community. In the first part of the unit, activities focus student awareness on the nature of government itself and then progress to close reading and writing centered on the specifics of each philosopher's views. Large-group and small-group discussion as well as textual evidence are emphasized throughout. In the second part of the unit, students are asked to engage in creative writing that has research as its foundation. Collaboration, role-playing, and a panel discussion
are fundamental parts of the culminating activity. Options for further writing activities and assessments close the unit.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Constitutional Rights Foundation
Date Added:
01/27/2017
I Don't Think So: Writing Effective Counterarguments
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Students analyze the work of winners of the Learning Network's 2014 Student Editorial Contest as well as professional models from the Times editorial pages to learn how writers effectively introduce and respond to counterarguments. Then they write their own position pieces, incorporating counterarguments to strengthen their claims.

Provider:
New York Times
Author:
Amanda Christy Brown
Date Added:
06/24/2019