SL.9-10.1b

Work with peers to set rules for collegial discussions and decision-making (e.g., informal consensus, taking votes on key issues, presentation of alternate views), clear goals and deadlines, and individual roles as needed.

 
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Mock Trial Preparation: Friar Lawrence stands trial for the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Crossing Boundaries: Romeo and Juliet
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Crossing Boundaries: Romeo and Juliet
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Working in differentiated groups to defend, prosecute, or research for the mock trial

 
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Spaghetti Bridge Lab

High School Physics » Unit: Introduction to Physics and Graphing
High School Physics » Unit: Introduction to Physics and Graphing
Anna Meyer
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students' first guided inquiry lab! They determine relationships between variables.

 
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spaghetti bridge
   

"Mockingbird" Logistics: Creative Project Introduction and Forming Literature Circle Groups

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "To Kill A Mockingbird" Collaborative Study
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Meet and greet; students get to know their literature circle groups for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

 
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to kill a mockingbird
   

Elements of Life in Harlem During the 1920's and 1930's: Analyzing Poems to Discover Harlem Renaissance Poets’ Point of view and Purpose

9th Grade ELA » Unit: An Introduction to Harlem Renaissance Writers: Critical and Creative Reading and Writing
9th Grade ELA » Unit: An Introduction to Harlem Renaissance Writers: Critical and Creative Reading and Writing
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How did life in Harlem affect Harlem Renaissance poets?

 
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beach fruit
   

Dune Buggy Lab

High School Physics » Unit: Constant Velocity Motion
High School Physics » Unit: Constant Velocity Motion
Anna Meyer
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Dune buggies teach students what it means to travel at constant velocity.

 
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dune buggy
   

Debate: Is Summer Vacation Necessary?

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Narratives: This is the Story of My Life
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will make inferences and cite evidence to determine their response to the following question -- Summer vacation: intellectual growth or intellectual drop zone?

 
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rollercoaster
   

Getting to Know Your Lab Partner

High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
High School Biology » Unit: Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

It is crucial that students feel safe and confident in their classroom before they begin to explore the Biology curriculum. This lesson will require students to actively engage in an interview and present their lab partner to the rest of the class.

 
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student interview
   

Board Game Project: Introduction and Planning

10th Grade English » Unit: Collaborative Speaking & Listening: Designing Identity in "The Catcher in the Rye" Boardgame
10th Grade English » Unit: Collaborative Speaking & Listening: Designing Identity in "The Catcher in the Rye" Boardgame
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality." -Walt Disney

 
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Considering the Power of Hatred and Revenge in Act 3, Scene 1

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 3: Analysis of Character Development and Film to Text Comparisions
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Romeo and Juliet Act 3: Analysis of Character Development and Film to Text Comparisions
Allyson McHugh
Waltham, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Is revenge ever okay?

 
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fightscene
   

Character Analysis: Introducing the Antigone Fever Chart (1 of 3)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Character and Conflict Analysis in Antigone
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Character and Conflict Analysis in Antigone
Lindsay Thompson
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do a character's quotes explain the character's personality?

 
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fever chart example 1
   

First Day in a Cooperative Physics Classroom

High School Physics » Unit: Introduction to Physics and Graphing
High School Physics » Unit: Introduction to Physics and Graphing
Anna Meyer
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students meet Physics 1. Physics 1 meet new students.

 
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respect looks like sounds like
   

Responses to Industrialism: Close Reading of The Communist Manifesto (Day 1 of 3)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text: Craft and Structure Analysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text: Craft and Structure Analysis
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Marx lays out his argument in a very logical way. Today's task is to figure out how and why he does this.

 
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karl marx
   

Analysis and Discussion of "The Praise Paradox"

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Constructive Controversy -- Oral and Written Argumentation
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What motivates you, praise or criticism?

 
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teaching criticism praise
   

Answer: A game that helps students remember literary terms. Question: What is Jeopardy?

9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Assessing skills from "The Scarlet Ibis" and Analyzing "A Voice"
9th Grade ELA » Unit: The Search for Identity: Assessing skills from "The Scarlet Ibis" and Analyzing "A Voice"
Paula Stanton
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Teams "duke it out" for the winning title in a literary terms Jeopardy game.

 
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Create Your Own Utopia (Day 1 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Dystopian Fiction Literature Circles
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Dystopian Fiction Literature Circles
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

To understand dystopia, we must first understand the idealism of utopia.

 
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groupworktime
Common Core ELA
 
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