Working in pairs, students create two op-ed writing pieces based on an issue. The new Ontario social studies curriculum provides students with a chance to be reflective thinkers- this task is perfect as a culmination to the end of the unit.
Space is infinite- your lesson planning should not be! In this activity students select, research and present their findings on any celestial body. Presentations are created on two powerpoint slides.
I recommend showing a few graphic post-cards