Submitted by rdevries on Tue, 12/15/2015 - 2:45pm.
This lesson will ask the students to take a couple of online surveys that will ask them a series of questions about governmental policies and at the end the site will inform them of which party they would most closely align with. This will give the students an opportunity to reflect on their policy choices and why they ended up matching the party they did.
Submitted by rdevries on Tue, 12/15/2015 - 2:34pm.
This learning object will have your students reading the resource ' Founding Father's Library' online and realize that the ideas embodied in the Constitution didn't come from a vacuum. The Founding Fathers leaned on the writings of these earlier thinkers that are quoted in the attached resource.
Submitted by rdevries on Tue, 12/15/2015 - 2:30pm.
This learning object will give your students an opportunity to think critically about the bill of rights in real life situations and leverage technology in such a way that they can learn in a fun and engaging way. The students will begin by studying the Bill of Rights at the link below, then the class will play the Kahoot Quiz online using any digital device with an internet connection.
Submitted by rdevries on Tue, 12/15/2015 - 2:06pm.
This lesson will guide your students into a deeper understanding of how the three main branches of the American government check and balance each other. This activity can be utilized ideally in a classroom setting but could also conceivably be moved online in the form of a google plus or skype exercise.
Submitted by rdevries on Tue, 12/15/2015 - 1:59pm.
This lesson will require students to glean all the purposes that the founding fathers embedded into the preamble, and then by contemplating upon what life is like in America today, grade our country on the completion of these goals. The lesson can be conducted in class, or online in the LMS of your choosing.
Submitted by matjaski on Sun, 12/06/2015 - 2:32pm.
This blended unit explores how our sun works, how it affects us on earth, and how we are studying and monitoring it today. Parts of it take place in the classroom, while others utilize a computer lab. Formative assessments are included, as well as a student-created formal assessment.
Submitted by Mchammout on Mon, 08/31/2015 - 6:49pm.
These are two lessons from a larger unit on WWII, each lesson could take up to 2 weeks. The first lesson is about events leading to WWII and the second one is about WWII propaganda and war strategies. These lessons incorporate a variety of face-to-face as well online activities.
Submitted by Sader727 on Thu, 08/13/2015 - 1:22pm.
This unit planner shows key lessons in teaching concepts of genetics. Students discover how cellular information passes from one generation to another. They first explore why cells must divide as they grow larger. Tools to grasp vocabulary are provided. The work of Gregor Mendel is included and students get to practice using Punnett Squares and are introduced to dihybrid crosses.