Student groups have created ads for the new village/state they are creating to entice others to join them. Read one of the ads and work backwards through a series of prompts to determine the ad's audience, purpose, genre and theme.
Read two pieces of authentic student writing before and after revision. Notice the highlighted areas in each draft and identify how they reflect specific revision strategies the students have learned and applied.
Political parties have platforms that describe their principles and issue stances in areas such as taxes, education and immigration. Answer the questions to see which party (Democratic, Republican, Green and Libertarian) is your best fit.
Government, Political Science, Social Studies and History
Examine how multiple light sources produce shadows of differing darkness and length. Move a player (with four light sources) around the field until your image matches the five other images on the page so you can identify where the player is on the field.
Plans are underway for three large building projects near Milehigh Volcano. You must examine soil samples at each site, decide whether or not it’s safe to build and then go to the press conference to report your findings
You are working for candidate Fletcher. Read his political profile, view the demographic profile of the city, and decide which random sample increment to use when you conduct your first telephone poll of Republican women.
Mathematics, Political Science, Social Studies and History, Statistics
What happened to bring about the collapse of Copán, once a thriving center of Maya civilization? Study evidence of its monuments, soil and plants, homes, farms and archaeological remains and use your Copan journal to record important clues.
Area Studies/Geography, Cultural Studies, Social Studies and History, World History