Lesson Plan Topic: Presidential Inauguration

Lesson Plan Topic: Presidential Inauguration Objective: Students will research the history of Presidential Inaugurations and then study President Obama’s 2008 Inaugural address to identify and evaluate points made in the 2008 address. Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2 **Standards retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org Preface/Teacher Notes: With another eventful election season behind us, the nation looks ahead to a new […]

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Lesson Plan Topic: Martin Luther King Jr.

Lesson Plan Topic: Martin Luther King Jr. Objective: Students will research the life and background of Martin Luther King Jr. and gain a deep understanding of his impact on Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2 **Standards retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org Preface/Teacher Notes: A pioneer in the Civil Rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr. undoubtedly left his mark not only […]

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Lesson Plan Topic: Citations

Lesson Plan Topic: Citations Objective: Students will use the information literacy tool to evaluate sources to determine whether or not they are credible; Students will cite credible sources using the citation tool. Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3 **Standards retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org Preface/Teacher Notes: There is so much information out there today. Students no longer need to […]

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Lesson Plan Topic: Fake News

Lesson Plan Topic: Fake News Objective: Students will evaluate news resources in order to properly identify reliable sources of information. Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3 **Standards retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org Preface/Teacher Notes: Fake news has been a hot button issue for the last few weeks, when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg came under fire for, in the opinion […]

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Lesson Plan Topic: Thanksgiving

Lesson Plan Topic: Thanksgiving. Objective: Students will research the history and traditions of Thanksgiving; Students will be able to present their findings to the class and compare/contrast early Thanksgiving traditions to their own family traditions. Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3 **Standards retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org Preface/Teacher Notes: Teachers! We need the help of your students! Visitors from […]

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United States presidential election, 2016

Lesson Plan Topic: 2016 Election

Lesson Plan Topic: 2016 Election. Objective: Students will research presidential candidates and their policies; Students will be able to identify where each candidate stands on certain issues; Students will present findings in a mock campaign to the class. Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.8; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.1.b; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.2.d; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.8 **Standards retrieved from http://www.corestandards.org Preface/Teacher Notes: With only days to […]

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