In Gretchen Rubin's book, The Four Tendencies, she suggests ways to flash test students. I complied some of her suggestions into this document including an answer key.
You will need a copy of the book in order to implement this with your students.
In pairs, students will research a current topic for the purpose of understanding both sides of an argument. They will research both sides and create a poster which they will present to the class on their topic. Lesson includes check list for
English Language Arts, Civics, Library Skills
9th, 11th, 12th
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Internet Activities
I love the concept of magnetic poetry, so I turned it into an art project. Download this word list and print out copies for your students. While it can be a little messy, students enjoy using glue and scissors to create their poems.
I give students the opportunity to have a class job. I pay in tickets - those raffle type tickets that are stamped so students don't make their own. Many students remark that they haven't had a class job since elementary school, but most of them