SL.9-10.2

Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.

 
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"Rich Girls Don't Marry Poor Boys": The Connection Between Author and Text

10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
10th Grade English » Unit: Literacy: "The Great Gatsby" Characterization, Style, and Visual Literacy
Christopher Arnett
Geneva, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The events of the life and characteristics of the style of F. Scott Fitzgerald are linked in his writing; today students are introduced to both.

 
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fitzgerald postage stamp
   

Maus Chapter 3 and 4: Juxtaposition of a Character Soldier vs. POW (Day 1 of 3)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Impact of History on Identity and Culture
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Impact of History on Identity and Culture
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Student grapple with Vladek's strengths and weakness to determine who is the strongest Vladek: the soldier or the POW.

 
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working together
   

Building Culture: What are the relevant components of culture?

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Language, heritage, innovation, relationships, artistic expression, food...culture is unlimited!

 
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innovation
   

Analyzing Sources for Credibility and Bias: The C.R.R.A.A.P. Test

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Persuasive Speaking and Rhetorical Anlaysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Persuasive Speaking and Rhetorical Anlaysis
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do you know a source is good? Put it up against the C.R.R.A.A.P. test and find out!

 
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computerlabclass
   

Art vs Lit: Antigone in two mediums

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:

Can artwork lead students to a deeper understanding of a text? Yes! Here is how.

 
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Connecting with our Ancestors Through Reading and Writing

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Identity and Culture: Identifying the Central Idea and Evaluating Evidence in Informational Texts
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Where did we come from and why are we still here? Students examine how ancestors connect people to locations and migration in the Southern United States

 
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home place
   

Google Drive Magic - Genetic Disorder Research Project (Day 2 of 3)

High School Biology » Unit: Introduction to Genetics
High School Biology » Unit: Introduction to Genetics
Ashley Cooper
Thousand Oaks, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Time to make the magic happen! Students will evaluate the data from their research, synthesize it as a collaborative group, and create an informative and entertaining Google Drive presentation to share with their peers.

 
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google drive project
   

Othello Act III (Day 1 of 2)

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Study of Character Development in Shakespeare's Othello
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary: Study of Character Development in Shakespeare's Othello
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"These pretzels are making me thirsty"--who knew there were so many ways to say this!

 
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pretzel
   

Classification and Phylogeny: Creating our Biological Family Tree

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 9: Energy, Ecology, & Classification
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 9: Energy, Ecology, & Classification
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Support student learning through this engaging independent exploration activity that asks students to create their own visual aid to learn the classification of organisms. EDIT

 
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tree of life
   

Using Technology to Deepen Student Learning of Ecology Themes

High School Biology » Unit: Unit 9: Energy, Ecology, & Classification
High School Biology » Unit: Unit 9: Energy, Ecology, & Classification
Maria Laws
Walnut Creek, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Have students use a great tech tool to create interactive webpages about the ecology of each biome!

 
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9th Grade ELA » Unit: Expressive Writing
SiriNam Khalsa
Springfield, MA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How to inspire urban students to write meaningful "I Am" poetry.

 
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i am just a man
   

Supporting Claims With Credible Evidence: Library Research Time

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Cultural Visions: Researching Responses to Essential Questions
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Cultural Visions: Researching Responses to Essential Questions
Elizabeth  Slaine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Bias Beware! Students use the resources at their disposal to find evidence to support their claims and counterclaims and evaluate their evidence for bias.

 
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evaluting proposals
   

Creating an Annotated Bibliography

10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Persuasive Speaking and Rhetorical Anlaysis
10th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument: Persuasive Speaking and Rhetorical Anlaysis
Jessica Keigan
Thornton, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So you have a topic in mind. Now what? Better make sure there is information to back up your ideas!

 
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question book svg
   

The Spicy Aroma of Pakora and Nihari: Approaching Afghan culture through language in The Kite Runner (day 2 of 2)

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Extending Literary Reading in the Middle Chapters of The Kite Runner
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Extending Literary Reading in the Middle Chapters of The Kite Runner
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As students taste Afghan culture, they explore contrasts with mainstream American culture.

 
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800px nihari
   

What we now know about Afghanistan: Students Present Their Research (Day 1 of 2)

9th Grade ELA » Unit: Amazing Afghanistan: PBL, Inquiry-Based Investigation into The Kite Runner
9th Grade ELA » Unit: Amazing Afghanistan: PBL, Inquiry-Based Investigation into The Kite Runner
Tim  Pappageorge
Park Ridge, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

I am looking for transfer of knowledge: now the STUDENTS should tell ME about Afghanistan's history. I will hold myself to offering connecting comments, leaving the content to them!

 
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800px map of afghanistan during the safavid and moghul empire copy
Common Core ELA
 
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