This resource is designed for struggling learners to understand how to compare and contrast simple music videos as a gateway to ultimately compare and contrast pieces of informational and literature text. Â
Students will use the Scratch Jr. app to create, compare and contrast characters. This introductory lesson will include the foundational skills students will need to begin using Scratch Jr., so it makes a great "first project" with students.Pre-requisites-Have a device available for each student (Note: instructions are written for iPad, but the app is available on Android and ChromeOS devices as well).-Ensure that the app "Scratch Jr." is installed on all of the devices. This is a free app in the iOS App Store, Google Play Store, or Chrome Web Store.-Read through this lesson plan. The teacher will be directing students through each step along the way, so familiarize yourself with the end product.
Students will draw a Minion in Google Drawing and in Microsoft Paint 3D. Afterwards students will create a Venn Diagram to compare the two programs.
Students identify the main events that take place in a classic children's picture book. Students will then compare and contrast the book to the film using specific events from both. Students will analyze the choices the director makes in recreating the events from the book. Lastly, students will write a movie review based on the analysis of the events.
This lesson requires student to evaluate various types of texts including video, visuals, etc. and to communicate their learning in multiple ways (discussions and writing). Large emphasis on utlizing mutliple reading strategies.
This guide provides teachers with background information and classroom activities to extend the viewing experience of the film "Muslims." The classroom exercises are designed for teachers who have a working knowledge of the difference between stereotypes and facts about Islam. You may want to use the background information in this guide to familiarize yourself with Islam prior to doing any of these activities. If you are not comfortable in your own knowledge, some of these exercises could perpetuate stereotypes about Muslims rather than correct them.
This segment from The Jewish Americans shows how in the 19th century Jews and other groups were sometimes not welcomed when they immigrated to the United States.