SL.11-12.4

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range or formal and informal tasks.

 
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Introduction for Course Literature: Hero's Journey and Archetypes, Day 1 of 2

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction and Background for Course Literature
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction and Background for Course Literature
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Life is a struggle and requires courage.

 
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star wars the legacy
   

The Big Bang

Earth Science » Unit: Astronomy
Earth Science » Unit: Astronomy
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students identify the two main pieces of evidence to support the Big Bang, as well as holistically exploring the Big Bang as a cosmological theory of the beginning of the universe

 
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Students Teaching Rhetorical Strategies (6 Days)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Rhetorical Review: Politics and the Environment
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Rhetorical Review: Politics and the Environment
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

A great way to deeply learn a topic is to prepare to teach it. . . and then teach it.

 
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paulo freire quote
   

The Legend of King Arthur Day 3 of 3

12th Grade ELA » Unit: The King Arthur Legend
12th Grade ELA » Unit: The King Arthur Legend
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor." --- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 
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king arthur a e
   

Reviewing "Winter Dreams" & Embarking on The Great Gatsby

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Is Gatsby Really so "Great"?
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Is Gatsby Really so "Great"?
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If only Fitzgerald’s leading men had “bros” to sit them down to say, “Hey man, don’t be a psycho & lose yourself--she’s crazy.” #golddiggers

 
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nick carraway visual character map
   
12th Grade ELA » Unit: BEOWULF
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom." -Bob Dylan

 
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grendelmother
   

Reviewing Reading Logs & Exploring the Devices (and Dashes!) of Poetry

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Romanticism & Transcendentalism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

A poetry lesson that results in a spontaneous rap session? Longfellow would be proud, though Dickinson would still be obsessed with death...

 
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oh how dashing
   

Population ecology

Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Populations
Environmental Stewardship by Design » Unit: Populations
Daniel Babauta
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Population ecologists study the factors that regulate population abundance and distribution. How might we develop a working knowledge of the central ideas of population ecology in order to assess the characteristics of a population?

 
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population ecology
   

A Literary Tour: The Harlem Renaissance

11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Renewed Focus on Modernism
11th Grade ELA » Unit: A Renewed Focus on Modernism
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Conceptualize the themes of the Harlem Renaissance with this small group activity focusing on the talented, iconic poets of the movement.

 
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langston hughes
   

BEOWULF: Debriefing and Wrap-Up

12th Grade ELA » Unit: BEOWULF
12th Grade ELA » Unit: BEOWULF
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The hero's journey reflects the human experience.

 
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groupcollab
   

Tableau Vivant: Living Pictures in "Macbeth"

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Oh, Horror! Horror! Horror! "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Oh, Horror! Horror! Horror! "The Tragedy of Macbeth"
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Shakespeare's language is full of imagery that translates from the page to the stage as living pictures, a.k.a. tableau vivant.

 
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house of cards allusion to
   

Introduction for Course Literature: Hero's Journey and Archetypes, Day 2 of 2

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction and Background for Course Literature
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction and Background for Course Literature
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Life is a struggle and requires courage.

 
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Reflections (1)
admitslip
   

Tides

Earth Science » Unit: Astronomy
Earth Science » Unit: Astronomy
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students create a graph of tidal ranges in New York City to explore how tides change as a result of the Moon's gravity

 
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lesson
   

Narrowing a Thesis & Unpacking Steinbeck's Structure & Characters

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Multitasking with Modernism & Research Skills
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Submitting final thesis proposals & answering tough questions in Of Mice & Men: Is George a jerk? Is Lennie a bear? Is this a play or a novel?

 
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salinas valley
   
12th Grade ELA » Unit: MACBETH
Dr. Elizabeth Watts Bromery
Pembroke Pines, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." Abraham Lincoln

 
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picture macbeth
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