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Letter Writing for Human Rights Students will be able to identify which human rights are being violated in a given case summary and explain how those rights are being violated. Students will be able to clearly and formally express arguments and concerns regarding human rights violations. This lesson is designed to address two essential questions: What are human rights? How can ordinary people defend human rights? 1 year 24 weeks ago
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egartley
Genres: Let’s Make Comparisons Students compare poetry, folk tales and fables in respect to their genre characteristics. The essential question framing this unit is: What genre similarities can be found in poetry, folk tales and fables? 1 year 31 weeks ago
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zoegirl98
Pourquoi Tales Unit Focus: What purpose do Pourquoi tales serve in the understanding of early peoples about the natural world in which they lived? Essential question for this lesson: Can students identify the unique features that distinguish a Pourquoi tale to enable them to write their own tale? 1 year 43 weeks ago
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Jensen_Cyndi
Passport Through the Library Students will use the pictorial chart to learn about the 300’s nonfiction section. These pictorial clues will aid students in decoding topic names and encourage practice in number recognition. Students will identify, locate, and evaluate items in the 300’s section of the library for personal interest. The essential questions are: Am I able to locate my topics of personal interest in the 300’s section of the library? Am I able to evaluate my personal choices? 1 year 43 weeks ago
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lum_mary
Wolves: Using more than one source This lesson takes place prior to second grade students’ embarking on their science unit about Alaskan animals. They will work in groups of three to answer two questions about wolves. Each member in the group will use one of the three types of sources to answer the two questions. Then, they will share their answers with each other and each group will share a statement of their conclusions. 1 year 43 weeks ago
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lhowlett
Researching a Favorite Author A student wishes to share and expand upon information synthesized in an English I research assignment. In particular, the student wishes to exchange information with others interested in the same topic/author. 1 year 44 weeks ago
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cbartow
Examining World Cultures Through Their Folktales Juniors and seniors in a world literature class examine world cultures through the lens of a culture’s folktales. The essential question is: How do folktales reflect a country’s culture? In particular, the students (1) analyze how folktales convey a society’s morals and values, and (2) apply their knowledge by creating a literary piece in the folktale genre that reflects aspects of the culture. 1 year 44 weeks ago
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cassandrabarnett
Alternative Energy Sources As part of a science unit on conservation, sixth grade students will research alternative energy sources and communicate their knowledge by participating in a panel discussion on mock alternative energy solutions. An essential question framing their inquiry is: Which alternative energy sources will sustain a healthier and cleaner environment? 1 year 44 weeks ago
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fglick
Global Warming Portfolio Project Eighth grade students will synthesize learning in Science, Mathematics and Language Arts to present accurate, relevant, authoritative and current information about global warming using digital tools and information processing strategies. The essential questions are: Has the climate of our world changed in the last fifty years because of human activity? How can you justify your response? 1 year 44 weeks ago
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cbartow
Comparing Data Tenth grade students in algebra class examine and manipulate various types of graphs to determine the appropriateness of different graphs in relation to the data. 1 year 44 weeks ago
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cassandrabarnett