SL.11-12.5

Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

 
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What's Your Sentence? "Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow"? Introducing "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare

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:

"Tomorrow creeps in...from day to day," so we need a sentence to guide us into the future.

 
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Introduction to the Rock Cycle

Earth Science » Unit: Rocks & Minerals
Earth Science » Unit: Rocks & Minerals
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students complete an online "tour" of the rock cycle in this introductory lesson.

 
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Prevailing Winds & The Jet Stream

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

This lesson incorporates some videos, in addition to an image used in their Earth Science Reference tables, to have them analyze the major wind belts that form as a result of the uneven heating of the Earth and the Coriolis Effect

 
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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
   

"The Determined Heart and Resolved Will": Frankenstein Scavenger Hunt

12th Grade ELA » Unit: What Makes a Monster?: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus"
12th Grade ELA » Unit: What Makes a Monster?: "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus"
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

"In a scientific pursuit there is continual food for discovery and wonder." --Mary Shelley

 
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scavenger hunt
   

Wind

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

In this lesson, students first identify the instrumentation used to measure wind speed and direction, and then analyze what wind really is - a derivative of air pressure normalization on Earth's surface

 
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Rhetorical Analysis of Pop Music Day 2: Group Analysis

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Thematic Unit: Popular Culture
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Thematic Unit: Popular Culture
Erik Sussbauer, Ed. D.
Shelburne Falls, MA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Pop music writers use a variety of rhetorical tools in creating catchy songs.

 
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pop music 2
   

Presenting Pecha Kucha: Introducing the Senior Project and Presentation Research Unit

12th Grade ELA » Unit: Making Discoveries: Research-Based Writing
12th Grade ELA » Unit: Making Discoveries: Research-Based Writing
Glenda Funk
Pocatello, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Pecha Kucha presentations add form and function to a traditional research presentation.

 
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the collected works of billy the kid by michael
   

Recognizing Elements of Performance Literature: A Streetcar Named Desire

11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Elements of Drama: A Streetcar Named Desire
11th Grade ELA » Unit: The Elements of Drama: A Streetcar Named Desire
Julie Ferreira
Taunton, MA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Stella's groove moves in Tennessee Williams' classic.

 
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street
   

Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 3 of 3)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Make an argument immersive by adding an oral component. It layers reading, writing, and speaking skills, and it's WAY easier to grade. Win!

 
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Layers of the Earth II

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

Students give oral presentations on their completed layers of the Earth project in this lesson.

 
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Utilizing Effective Peer Reviews & Crafting Intros and Conclusions

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Drafting & Revising the Argumentative Research Paper
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Rejuvenate peer reviews, return relevance to conclusions, & banish the "I am going to tell you about…" introduction from your life FOREVER!

 
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bookends
   

Humidity

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

Students discover that as air heats up, it can hold more water vapor, and that dew point is the temperature at which the air is fully saturated. Students also learn about how changes in air temperature cause humidity (and dew point) to increase or decrease

 
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Stream Features

Earth Science » Unit: Landscapes & Mapping
Earth Science » Unit: Landscapes & Mapping
Kane Koller
New York, NY
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

A watershed is a drainage basin that collects all the water falling into a specific area, and there are very specific factors that affect the rate at which water collects in streams, as well as the formation of stream features

 
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Who Are You Calling Disobedient? Mini-Research Project (Day 2 of 3)

11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
11th Grade ELA » Unit: Arguing with the Transcendentalists Mini-Unit
Cassy McCoy Carey
Rochester, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

So if 65% of the population learns visually, we should probably create a pretty awesome presentation to support our argument, right?

 
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