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Students in a 10th grade ELA classroom, will use Skype to connect with an author of a book they have all ready read.

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All students will use classification systems to describe groups of living things; compare and contrast differences in the life cycles of living things; investigate and explain how living things obtain and use energy; and analyze how parts of living things are adapted to carry out specific functions.  

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The purpose of this unit is for students to learn and understand how to compare and contrast. In the opening of the lesson a video will be shown to engage learners on the definition of compare and contrast. The students will see a visual of using a venn diagram. Throughout the unit, learners will have an opportunity to use online venn diagram and create their own.

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With some 250 ethnic groups and over 450 linguistic groups, Nigeria can be a challenging country to understand. By dividing the country into three broad cultural regions, however, students can make generalizations about the diverse physical environment, ethnic groups, culture and economy of Nigeria.

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Students will become familiar with terms, arguments and case studies involving globalization.

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Students will use Skype to connect with individuals that work in the IT industry. Students will research related career fields to gain a basic understanding to guide their conversations. Students will chat with industry members and create a blog that highlights what they have learned.

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The goal of this assignment is for students to write an editorial, either by themselves or with a partner. This topic will be something they are interested in or passionate about and hold a particular opinion that they wish to share with others. The learning cycle will focus on students exploring topics and finding one they hold an opinion about.

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This unit follows a general introduction of Athens and Sparta including historical context, geographical location, demographics, etc. This unit will begin with teaching about the people of Athens and Sparta and the competition between the two. Students will learn about the Persian Wars and the Peloponnesian Wars, focusing on the involvement of Athens and Sparta.

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This 1-2 day lesson plan is created to be used in a blended learning 1:1 environment. Students will learn vocabulary for clothes, they will learn how to describe them (color, size, style) and buy them in a store.

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This unit begins with the introduction lesson to The Great Gatsby. This lesson is made in a google doc, but can be converted to other resources.

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