This is a writing prompt for the second day of a College Composition course with an “American Dream” theme. This prompt asks students to write a brief in-class essay response to two related questions about the “American Dream.” Classroom tested at one U.S. institution of higher education.
Imagine if you could have dinner with Washington, or Lincoln, or Dr.Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., or Frederick Douglass. What would you ask them?
•Students will plan and execute a dinner party for eight very important historical figures.
•Conduct research on each member of the party.
This assignment begins with fun as students use a Website to take a free version of the Briggs-Myers personality assessment. After reading about their personality types and discussing how accurate they think it is, students are encouraged to delve beyond themselves by considering whether American c
This is a great study to help student think about America as a society, and the idea of the American dream. Students work independently or in groups to put together a brochure or website to guide new immigrants through a certain aspect of American society: justice, religion, poverty, education, mili
Hey, Jack! It was a scandal that blew the nation out of the water. Millions of people stopped to weigh in on this controversial clan - and millions of people are still watching... Turn this "fowl" situation from popular culture into a teachable moment in your classroom with this highly interesting
The school newspaper: what a wonderful avenue to promote student engagement, build a link between school and home, teach students about types of writing, study these and practice and perfect these, especially expository or writing for the purpose of teaching or informing! Expository writing is ess
Take the class on a field trip and use pokestops to educate students when you return to the class room. We have a great lesson plan to help you as you take your class on a tour outside of the school. One of our funnest lesson plans for students.
"Cápsula cultural, escolar y social" es una tarea que promueve al estudiante a pensar y a investigar. incluye una rúbrica detallada para que el estudiante sepa qué tiene que hacer y cómo será evaluado su trabajo escrito y su presentación oral. Consta de ocho páginas en las que se presenta un problem
This is a short writing piece to be used on September 11. It can also be used any day you need a quick writing piece!
On September 11, 1791, the Hope Diamond was stolen from the King of France. This assignment contains a short paragraph explaining the history of the Hope Diamond. The student is th
This is a short writing piece to be used on October 2. It can also be used any day you need a quick writing piece!
On October 2, 1950, the comic strip Peanuts was first published. This assignment contains a short paragraph about the comic strip Peanuts and the main character, Charlie Brown. Studen
This project includes 3 different blank sugar skulls for students to choose from. After choosing their skull they decorate in such a way that it represents themselves. This download also includes 2 writing papers (1 scaffolded and 1 final draft style) that prompts kids to write about how they decora
Provide your students with an opportunity to research and write about celebrations and events around the Spanish speaking world using a 5-part form letter with sentence starters. The introductory letter-writing provides practice that can include or be independent of the research and presentations.