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Becoming An Upstander
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  • Mental, Emotional and Social Health
  • Middle School
Students will be able to: Describe the short and long-term consequences of violence on perpetrators, victims and bystanders; Explain the role of...
The Giver and Memory
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2018
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  • Reading Standards for Fiction
  • 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...
A Real Life Gatsby
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2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
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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...
A Wrinkle in Time Continues its Journey
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  • Reading Standards for Fiction
  • MS, HS
A Wrinkle in Time is the hit novel that author Madeleine L’Engle is best known for, but the first dozen people who read it hated it. No publisher...
A Friendship Between Greats: Lewis and Tolkien
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  • Reading Standards for Fiction
  • MS, HS
Two famous authors, CS Lewis and JRR Tolkein, had a deep friendship. CS Lewis helped JRR Tolkien get published, but Tolkien admitted he didn’t even...
Afghanistan: Its Geography and Development
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
In 1992 a civil war in Afghanistan turned the country upside down. It also littered the country with landmines. In this public radio story we hear...
Julius Baby of the World
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Submitted to the EQuIP Review Panel by the Chicago Public Schools. This four day lesson falls within a larger unit. All information on the lesson...
How Great was Alexander the Great
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Submitted to the EQuIP Review Panel by Idaho State Department of Education. This lesson plan incorporates the primary components of Universal Design...
Ancient Greek in Modern Day Culture
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Common Core
We owe a lot to Ancient Greek civilization. Everything from architecture to medicine to music, is based on Greek culture. This public radio story...
Animal Emotions in Literature
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Common Core
From Shiloh to Lassie and Old Yeller, young adult literature is full of stories about friendship between people and man’s best friend - dogs. People...