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Listenwise (formerly Listen Current) makes it easy to bring current events, authentic voices and engaging non-fiction stories to the classroom. Listenwise curates the best of public radio to keep teaching connected to the real world and build student listening skills at the same time. Non-fiction storytelling works for science, social students and ELA. The curated public radio stories are carefully chosen for relevance to your curriculum and relevance to your students. We offer robust lesson plans to go with the public radio that are Common Core from the ground up. Our in-depth lesson plans include a listening guide, vocabulary, class activities and additional resources. Listenwise Premium gives you the power to assign students logins and create custom online assignments for your class. Premium also provides enhanced language support with our interactive transcripts. Listenwise.com

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:50am
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
As plants and animals reproduce over time they are able to change and adapt to ensure or improve their chances of survival. The evolutionary goal of...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:21am
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS
Common Core
A new source of energy is being developed by using Michigan's industrial foodwaste. Using existing technology for converting manure into electricity...
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:39am
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
Ice is an essential component of the ecosystem of the Bering Sea region. For example, sea ice cover can dramatically affect the levels of...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:26am
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Students will know and be able to describe how being an undocumented immigrant hurts parents and their American-born children; Explain what benefits...

National Archives Archeological Site [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:59am
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  • World History
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
Audio story, lesson plan and student activities related to the issues, causes, and impact of Japanese internment following Pearl Harbor.
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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:03am
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Includes: free full lesson plan, captivating audio story, vocabulary, listening comprehension questions, listening guide, worksheets/activites
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:37am
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
Common Core
Essential Question: Why does the novel 1984 influence how people feel about modern-day electronic surveillance by the federal government?
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:46am
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Essential question: How do individuals adapt their native culture to cope with change? Includes: full lesson, engaging audio, listening comprehension...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:55am
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  • English Language Arts
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
The Giver is about a world without memory. This public radio story talks with author Lois Lowry and how she came up with the idea to write the book...
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:58am
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  • English Language Arts
  • MS, HS
Common Core
In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby James “Jimmy” Gatz becomes Jay Gatsby. Gatz creates a false identity for himself to enter the...