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Mental Health issues in YA Literature The lesson is designed to address three concepts, 1) The mental health issues in the South Carolina Health curriculum, 2)Locating and selecting high quality resources, 3) Synthesizing information by drawing comparisons between a fiction representations and good quality journal articles and reference texts. The essential question is "What are the real-life implications of mental health issues and how is that demonstrated in YA literature?" 10 weeks 2 days ago
Mathematical Magnitude: Research Using Print Sources This lesson is designed to teach students to use a print source to locate and use information about his/her career choice in order to answer the essential question: How are mathematics used in real life? 2 years 22 weeks ago
Literary Text vs. Informational Text The librarian will use the SmartBoard and books to actively engage students individually, in pairs, and in a large group setting. Esssential Questions: What is literary text? What is informational text? 1 year 48 weeks ago
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 23 weeks ago
Learning Life Lessons through Fables This lesson will address the following essential questions: How are fables different from other kinds of stories? What can we learn from fables? Why should we read fables? Students will come to realize that fables can become a part of their reading life, and that they are available in several sections of the library. 32 weeks 4 days ago
Juvenile Justice Students will follow the research process to locate information to be used as evidence in a comparative research paper. Essential questions: What is justice? How do non-traditional (alternative)juvenile justice systems differ from traditional juvenile justice systems? What would be the most effective juvenile justice system? 1 year 48 weeks ago
It's Debatable Eighth graders will be able to articulate connections between selected historical and current issues. Students will be able to explain at least two sides of an issue. This lesson is designed to help students answer two essential questions. Is history relevant to modern issues? Do issues have clear wrongs and rights? 2 years 43 weeks ago
It's all Greek to me! Students will apply the research process in 3-4 class periods while in the library. They will have a choice of a variety of Ancient Greek related topics (as identified by their teacher and listed in the attachments). They will come to the library already having formulated questions of interest on their chosen topic and then seeking out answers using a variety of sources. 1 year 51 weeks ago
Introduction to Research Essential Question: What sources will help me complete my research paper? What are my strengths and weaknesses when doing research? Students will see many sources are available to them in different formats. They will explore these during the unit. How do you find books using the Dewey Decimal System? The main source for this lesson is non-fiction books. 2 years 48 weeks ago
Michele L Kuhar
Introduction to Cyberbullying The lesson is designed to teach students to recognize cyberbulling in all its forms (email, chat, text and website); to respond to cyberbullies; to prevent being the victim of a cyberbully; and when to inform an adult of cyberbullying. 1 year 49 weeks ago