Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Students learn the conditional tense in French while discussing different communities.
Simulate the writing of a constitution for the hypothetical country of Permistan.
Conduct an opinion poll on-racial profiling. Physically engage students by having them move around from “Agree” to “Disagree” to “Undecided” positions during discussion.
Apply what you have learned so far in this unit to create, critique, and revise a multi-arts performance piece.
Visit a cultural center to see artifacts and hear first-person accounts of the victimization of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Help students understand the political underpinnings of Abiodun Oyewole's spoken word poetry and learn how to express their own political beliefs.
Make connections between newspaper articles and issues Butler raises in the book. Encourage students to involve themselves politically by writing letters that call for social justice.
Discuss the Chinese practice of footbinding and then explore how contemporary American women suffer to make themselves conform to society's standards of beauty.
Provide students with a window into the culture of Chiapas, and enable them to understand how the texts are related using the bilingual picture book "The Story of Colors /La Historia de los Colores."
Compare trickster figures in this poem with the same type of character in other literature.
Use family photographs to contextualize the familial experience of Momaday's work, and to respond through creative writing.
Immerse students in Asian American culture with a class trip to Chinatown in Los Angeles. Create Japanese renga poems to describe the experience.
Manipulatives visually represent the steps taken to obtain the solution to an algebraic equation.
Learn about current events, develop opinions about them, and then express and support those opinions in writing.
The class learns about basic recursion by exploring patterns in the data they generate from two simple probability-based experiments.
Weigh amounts of baking soda and vinegar then mix them together. Weigh them again afterwards. Try this with open and then closed containers.
Compare a sugar cube and an equivalent amount of granulated sugar, each dropped in an equal volume of water. Mix granulated sugar with cold and warm water.
Simulate the wave movement caused by earthquakes with a Slinky®, use Silly Putty® to show the qualities of both liquids and solids and illustrate convection currents with a specially designed fluid.
Prior to the 2002 mayoral election in Newark, New Jersey, students study the candidates’ positions on issues they have chosen to track.
Rub a clear plastic tube with different kinds of cloth to see how many Styrofoam chips can be picked up or moved around.
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