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Media Literacy: Making Sense of the 24-7 News Cycle
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • HS, PD
A free press is essential to the success of a democracy. As the media has evolved over time to include radio, television, internet and now smart...
LESSON PLAN:  AMERICANS AT THE MOVIES, FEATURING CHARLIE CHAPLIN’S THE IMMIGRANT
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS, PD
In the first decades of the 20th century, Americans embraced a revolutionary new technology—motion pictures. This lesson, which features Charlie...
Density Lesson 3: Relationship Between Mass and Density
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
NGSS
Overview: Compare the density of blocks that vary in mass. Volume held constant. Learning Targets Students can: Use a digital simulation to collect...
Tweetstakes: Spelling on Twitter (Spanish)
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These last years I’ve been compiling a collection of linguistic mistakes I happened to read on Twitter. These tweets have been great real examples...
Lesson Plan: Reading Archival Footage - MLK's "The Other America"
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students screen and discuss archival footage of a 1967 speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Stanford University. Thanks to...
Lesson Plan: Empathy, Movies, and the Common Good, Part 1
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, HS
Movies have a powerful ability to create empathy through the stories they tell. With selected scenes from the 1999 animated film "The Iron Giant,"...
Lesson Plan: Empathy, Movies, and the Common Good, Part 2
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
What is historical empathy? How do movies personalize the political? In this lesson, through selected scenes from Steven Spielberg's film, "Lincoln...
6th Grade math mini-lessons aligned with Khan Academy skills for an entire year!
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
Great for distance learning! Complement your use of Khan Academy with 159 mini-lessons that are aligned with the Khan Academy 6th Grade Math mission...
7th Grade math mini-lessons aligned with Khan Academy skills for an entire year!
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Common Core
Great for distance learning! Complement your use of Khan Academy with 148 mini-lessons that are aligned with the Khan Academy 7th Grade Math mission...
ELA Module 10.2.2 Julia Alvarez’s “A Genetics of Justice”
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  • Key Ideas and Details
  • High School
Common Core
PPTX presentations and worksheets for Julia Alvarez’s “A Genetics of Justice” In this unit, students engage with Julia Alvarez’s autobiographical...