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Subject:
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Math
Science
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
K20 Learn
University of Oklahoma
Date Added:
03/26/2019
1900 America: Primary Sources and Epic Poetry
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No Strings Attached
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This interdisciplinary lesson integrates analyzing historical primary resources with literary analysis. Students work in groups and express themselves creatively through a multi-media epic poem.

Subject:
Arts Education
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
03/26/2019
2019 Sun West Collaboration High School 10-12
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Sun West Collaboration High School Grade 10-12 Guidebook- please use the table of contents to navigate the guidebook. Also, we invite you to share resources you think would be suitable for this guidebook with any of the author's of this guidebook.

Subject:
Arts Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Courtney McDonald
Terry Epp
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Rebekka Burton
Stephen Hadden
Doug Klassen
Elaina Guilmette
Brianne Denning
Crystal Johnson
Paul Stinson
Aaron Moore
Karen McConnell
Date Added:
12/14/2018
3-2-1 Vocabulary: Learning Filmmaking Vocabulary by Making Films
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Read the Fine Print
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Bring the vocabulary of film to life through the processes of filmmaking. Students learn terminology and techniques simultaneously as they plan, film, and edit a short video.

Subject:
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Unit of Study
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
4 Super Easy Budget Friendly Projects for Your Makerspace
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"Here’s some of my favorite budget friendly projects for makerspaces. Note that while I am in a middle school, I’ve seen all four of these projects done at both the elementary and high school levels. It might take some scaffolding and adjustment, but they can definitely be done at any level." - Diana Rendina

Subject:
Arts Education
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Diana Rendina
Date Added:
10/15/2018
ADMIT SLIP - Learning Strategy
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This is an individual learning strategy which is used to help students access prior knowledge and introduce a new topic by completing a type of ‘ticket’ which admits them to class. Includes student graphic organizer.

Why use it?
- To establish a purpose for reading
- To access and activate prior knowledge and readiness
- To introduce a new topic of study or discussion
- To provide an effective and efficient way of formatively assessing students

Subject:
Arts Education
Career & Work Exploration
Education
English Language Arts
Health Education
Math
Practical & Applied Arts
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
CurioCity
Date Added:
02/07/2019
ANTICIPATION GUIDE - Learning Strategy
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This is an individual strategy in which students are presented with a list of statements that are related to the topic(s) presented in a text/video that will be read or viewed. While some of the statements may be clearly true or false, a good anticipation guide includes statements that provoke disagreement and challenge students’ beliefs about the topic. Includes student graphic organizer.

Why use it?
- To access and activate prior knowledge of the topic of a piece of written text or video
- To introduce a new topic from reading an article on the topic or viewing a video
- To build a student’s personal interest in the subject he/she will be reading about or seeing
- To establish a purpose for reading text/viewing a video (students read to gather information that will either confirm or dispute their initial beliefs and cause them to rethink their beliefs)
- To develop critical-thinking skills

Subject:
Arts Education
Career & Work Exploration
Education
English Language Arts
Health Education
Practical & Applied Arts
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Let's Talk Science
Author:
CurioCity
Date Added:
02/07/2019
Abstract Expressionism Pollock's One: Number 31, 1950
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
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This art history video discussion examines Jackson Pollock's "One: Number 31", 1950, Oil and enamel paint on unprimed canvas, 1950 (MoMA).

Subject:
Arts Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris
Steven Zucker
Date Added:
10/10/2018
Accountable Book Clubs: Focused Discussions
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Students form literature circles, read "Esperanza Rising" or "Becoming Naomi Leon" by Pam MuĐoz Ryan, use a Critical Thinking Map to discuss social issues, and use a class wiki.

Subject:
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Unit of Study
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
Adapting a Musical
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This lesson explores the implications of developing a musical from a literary text or an historical event, and includes suggestions for immersing students into the creative process of building a musical.

Subject:
Arts Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jayne Karsten
Date Added:
10/10/2010
African-American Identity in the Gilded Age
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Examine the tension experienced by African-Americans as they struggled to establish a vibrant and meaningful identity based on the promises of liberty and equality in the midst of a society that was ambivalent towards them and sought to impose an inferior definition upon them. The primary sources used are drawn from a time of great change that begins after Reconstruction's brief promise of full citizenship and ends with the First World War's Great Migration, when many African-Americans sought greater freedoms and opportunities by leaving the South for booming industrial cities elsewhere in the nation. The central question posed by these primary sources is how African-Americans were able to form a meaningful identity for themselves, reject the inferior images fastened upon them, and still maintain the strength to keep "from being torn asunder." Using the primary sources presented here, look for answers that bring your ideas together in ways that reflect the richness of the African-American experience.

Subject:
Arts Education
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Author:
Pat Adams-Caskie
Scott Culclasure
Date Added:
03/26/2019
After Reconstruction: Problems of African Americans in the South
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The collection African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907, contains pamphlets and other materials, most of which were written by African American authors about pressing issues of the day. In this lesson, students use the collection's Timeline of African American History, 1852-1925 to identify problems and issues facing African Americans immediately after Reconstruction. Working in small groups on assigned issues, students search the collection for documents that describe the problem and consider opposing points of view, and suggest a remedy for the problem. Students then present the results of their research in a simulated African American Congress, modeled on a congress documented in the collection's special presentation, Progress of a People.

Subject:
Arts Education
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
03/26/2019
After Reconstruction: Studying the Problems of African-Americans in the South
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This lesson encourages students to identify problems facing African Americans immediately after Reconstruction. Students then work in small groups to identify documents describing a particular problem, consider opposing points of view, and suggest a solution and present their research findings.

Subject:
Arts Education
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Library of Congress
Provider Set:
LOC Teachers
Date Added:
07/07/2000