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  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
California DOE
The following is a two week unit plan developed to cover the Trans-Saharan trade as outlined in the common core curriculum and California State...
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  • English Language Arts
  • 3-5, MS, HS
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...
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Sandra Cisneros writes about working class Latino life in America and has won many awards for her writing. She is best known for her book, “The House...
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  • English Language Arts
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Conversations with Evan Robb features interviews with Educators from around the world discussing innovative approaches that can be implement into...
Listenwise
Updated: 
2018
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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...
Listenwise
Updated: 
2018
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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...
Students at a computer
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this lesson, students learn how to use multiple Google applications to create, plan and organize an event. They can use it to create fictional...
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Common Core
Pam Munoz Ryan’s novel “Esperanza Rising” tells the story of a family who leaves a life of privilege in Mexico for a migrant worker camp in...
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  • English Language Arts
  • 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...
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  • English Language Arts
  • 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...