Lesson Ideas

Reality TV Application

In this lesson, students will analyze characters within a text, considering how the character develops throughout the text, interacts with others,...

Build Your Mt. Rushmore

This lesson challenges students to compare historical figures within a given set of criteria, evaluate who best fits the criteria, and defend their...

Engineering Process Upcycling

Applying the Engineering Design Process, students will upcycle unwanted materials into a new product that solves a problem or meets an identified...

Artifact Proposal

Students will build context about a historical period by analyzing and comparing primary source artifacts. Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Subject Area:...

Visual Notetaking

To develop a deeper comprehension of complex nonfiction, informational text, students will interact with the text proficiently and independently in...

Health-Enhancing Messages

Using valid information, students will create health-enhancing messages for an authentic audience, encouraging others to adopt healthy behavior....

Social Media Influencer

In this lesson, students will demonstrate their knowledge of person or character covered in your content by role-playing as that individual and...

BookSnaps

This lesson focuses on a visual approach to learning inspired by the popular app Snapchat. Students will engage with a text by annotating pages using...

Digital Book Tasting

In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to sample or “taste” a variety of selected texts to expand on their reading horizons.Grade...

Living Biographies

This lesson allows students to explore factual information about famous people past and present and gives them a creative option to present their...

Dream House Design

This lesson allows students to explore math concepts such as area and perimeter through a creative design process when planning a digital blueprint...

Habitat Diorama Makeover

This lesson will allow students to investigate and explore animal habitats, ecosystem relationships, and animal adaptations while simultaneously...

Questioning with Conjugated Verbs

In this lesson, students create real-world questions using conjugated verbs in the target language. Those questions will then be answered by their...

Animate a Conversation

This lesson challenges students to create a “greeting” conversation in the target language between two characters, then animate this conversation...

Retell a Fable

Students will read the fable The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind and sequence the events of the story. Then, they will orally retell the story...

Metaphors for a Movement

Students will identify the metaphors in Let Freedom Sing by Vanessa Newton, then create a new metaphor they identify with the Civil Rights movement...

Describe 2D and 3D Shapes

Students will identify real-world examples of two dimensional and three dimensional shapes, and create shape riddles for their peers to solve.Grade...

Compare and Contrast Characters in a Story

Students will compare and contrast the lives of two cousins in the book Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Duncan Tonatiuh. They will then relate...

Party Plan

In this lesson, students will use mathematical thinking to solve a hypothetical real-world problem.  Grade Level: K-2, 3-5Subject Area: MathFor a...

Digital Citizenship Jigsaw

Using a research-based collaborative learning technique, students will work together to create a website focused on basic issues related to...