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Censorship in the Classroom: Understanding Controversial Issues
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The lesson and activities teach students to recognize and explore bias and media stereotyping and be able to identify and analyze propaganda techniques in magazine and//or TV advertising.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
English Language Arts
Information and Technology Literacy
Social Studies
Material Type:
Curriculum Map
Diagram/Illustration
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
12/28/2015
Cutting Antony's Speeches: Close Reading Monologues and Speeches
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Students will perform a close reading of Mark Antony's monologue by cutting the text by 50%. Students will evaluate use of tone within the speech and choose appropriate tone words for the monologue. Students will perform the monologue for the class.
This activity could be used with other monologues as well as speeches.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Folger Shakespeare Library
Date Added:
11/03/2015
Emily Dickinson:Simplicity of Language--A Life in Isolation
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Objective:
Interpret figures of speech through drawing inferences from Emily Dickinson's diction.
Big Idea:
Literal meaning and implied meaning can create confusion in readers; Dickinson's poetic descriptions of common things illustrate this to provide understanding for students.
Students will utilize speaking, listening, reading, writing, and audio-visual medium, and then synthesize sources to demonstrate understanding of figures of speech through a homework writing assignment.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
betterlesson.com
Date Added:
06/16/2015
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Field Trips for Career Exploration
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Students use research and observation data (field trip) to objectively rank potential career opportunities to help guide their individual career choice and pathway.

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After completing this unit, students should be able to utilize an objective method for evaluating potential careers. Students will determine what career types and opportunities are best suited to themselves personally and defend their choices.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Author:
Dave Brasier
Date Added:
10/03/2019
Global Studies Course Proposal (Standards Mapped)
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Use this resource to review a possible curriculum for a high school level Global Studies course aligned to the English-Language Arts Common Core State Standards and Wisconsin Social Studies Standards. The goal of this course is to ensure that students are purposeful, motivated readers who make meaning from what they read to be democratic citizens now and in the future. Throughout this course, students will become independent learners that understand the value of reading and writing in today’s global community. This course will foster the 21st Century skills of creativity, collaboration, problem solving, critical thinking, communication, productivity, and innovation within a context that uses standards from both the Wisconsin Social Studies Standards and the Common Core State Standards for English-language Arts (CCSS ELA). Moving throughout the year, students will focus on the five strands of social studies aligned by the Wisconsin Standards:

Geography: People, Places, and Environment

History: Time, Continuity, and Change

Political Science and Citizenship: Power, Authority, Governance, and Responsibility

Economics: Production, Distribution, Exchange, and Consumption

The Behavior Sciences: Individuals, Institutions, and Cultures

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Curriculum Map
Author:
Meghan Retallick
Date Added:
08/02/2019
Grade 10 ELA Module 1
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In Module 10.1, students engage with literature and nonfiction texts and explore how complex characters develop through their interactions with each other, and how these interactions develop central ideas such as parental and communal expectations, self-perception and performance, and competition and learning from mistakes.

Subject:
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
02/04/2014
Grade 10 ELA Module 4
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In this module, students read, discuss, and analyze nonfiction and dramatic texts, focusing on how the authors convey and develop central ideas concerning imbalance, disorder, tragedy, mortality, and fate.

Subject:
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
07/09/2014
Grade 9 ELA Module 2
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In this module, students engage with literature and nonfiction texts that develop central ideas of guilt, obsession, and madness, among others. Building on work with evidence-based analysis and debate in Module 1, students will produce evidence-based claims to analyze the development of central ideas and text structure. Students will develop and strengthen their writing by revising and editing, and refine their speaking and listening skills through discussion-based assessments.

Subject:
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Date Added:
04/01/2013
Investigate Africa
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This webfolio is a follow-up assignment to an Honors English unit on Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achiebe. In this webfolio, students will take on the role of social scientists interested in learning more about the life of Africans in different parts of the continent. They will each have different aspects of African culture and life to research.The webfolio format emphasizes the power of teamwork and the Internet to learn all about an area of Africa. Each team will learn about one region of the continent, and then they will come together to get a better understanding of Africa as a whole by participating in and observing classroom presentations. The culminating project combines individual research and informational genre format into a first-person travel diary, imagining an actual trip through each region of Africa.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Learning Task
Reading
Rubric/Scoring Guide
Unit of Study
Provider:
Weebly
Date Added:
01/18/2017
Julius Caesar Research Project
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You will work in groups of 4-5 people; each group will be responsible for researching and presenting their information pertaining to the times of Julius Caesar to the class through a PowerPoint presentation. Make sure you go in depth and truly analyze your topic—you are responsible for teaching the class your information. Do not simply read from your slides—you want to SHOW us you understand your topic through the information you present. Your PowerPoint should be an overview of your topic—you should have information [notecards] with you to help you teach more information to the class. Topics and partners will be assigned to you.  Each person in the group is responsible for speaking during the presentation; make sure you organize PRIOR to the presentation who will be doing what. There will be responsibilities of the group, in order to earn the group grade, and responsibilities of you as an individual, to earn an individual grade. Everyone will be quizzed on the material at the end.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Information and Technology Literacy
Material Type:
Alternate Assessment
Assessment Item
Interactive
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Rubric/Scoring Guide
Self Assessment
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Jennifer Young
Date Added:
06/16/2015
Research of Company Profiles
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Working collaboratively students pick a company to research to learn more about the history and success of the organization. The group needs to find the following pieces of information:
Company NameList of Products ProducedCompany HistoryCompany Future Outlook/Current Company NewsProduct AdvertisementsProfit/Loss Information (listed and compared to another company)CEO and Other Important Figures ListedCurrent Stock Price (graph)Five Other Pieces of Pertinent Information

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Curriculum Map
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Katie Grassel
Author:
Katie Grassel
Date Added:
03/28/2018
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What are Employers Looking For? Lesson Plan
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This lesson plan will identify what employability/essential skills the employers in the area are looking for in their employees. Students will interview human resource managers at local businesses and ask questions to identify these skills. After they have identified the desired skills, the students will create and deliver a presentation on one of the skills and describe what it means and what it looks like in industry.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Lynn Aprill
Robert Schoen
Date Added:
09/20/2019
What's Going On In This Picture?
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Students discuss a photograph and decide on an appropriate caption, using the Claim, Evidence, Reasoning strategy. Activity focuses on improving discussion skills among students and close reading skills. Using a photograph makes this activity accessible to students at all levels of language learning.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Elizabeth Gravelle
Angela Schardt
Kathleen Lemberger
Tammy O'Connor
Date Added:
08/01/2018
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Writing Using Research:  The Odyssey, Careers , and Heroes
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After reading The Odyssey and discussing the hero journey, students will move into this career research unit. First, students will choose a career that they are interested in exploring and researching. They will create a project/presentation to share the information about their career with their classmates. Then, they will choose a "hero" who made great strides in their chosen career as an inventor, business person, manufacturer, personality, etc. Students will review using MLA style in-text citations and works cited, paraphrasing and summarizing, and writing research as they write a research paper about their career hero.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Marcy Siolka
Date Added:
08/31/2019