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Primary Source Exemplar: Life on the Move
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In this unit, students will explore the different forms of transportation over time—from the New World and early America, to present day—and their impact on society and the environment (Change and Continuity). They will explore the impact of the different forms of transportation on economics, migration, and geography (where people live and how they adapt their environment to their transportation need), as well as how to become critical readers by gathering information from a variety of primary and secondary sources to understand the impact of transportation on history.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Social Science
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Primary Source
Unit of Study
Author:
brent sackris
Mitzie Higa
Connie Williams
Rachel Hull
Kitty Rutherford
Primary Source Exemplar: Nutrition and Human Rights
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In this unit, students examine the question: How does access to a specific diet (nutrition) impact human rights? As students explore biological information on how the human body uses food as a source of energy, they will explore the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) document, to examine the crucial question of how access to a proper diet is related to a person’s rights.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Life Science
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Joanna Schimizzi
Primary Source Exemplar: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Social Science Unit
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This document describes a series of lessons in the Social Sciences, all of which are tied to the exploration of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a Primary Source Document. They are designed to be given to 9th or 10th grade students in a World History, Cultural Geography, or similar social science class. They are specifically designed to teach the Common Core Standards for Literacy in the Social Sciences, and to engage higher order thinking skills.

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Arts and Humanities
Social Science
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Unit of Study
Author:
Wassim Absood
Making Evidence-Based Claims (Grade 8): Ain't I a Woman?, Sojourner Truth; Equal Rights for Women, Shirley Chisholm; and Wimbledon Has Sent Me a Message: I'm Only a Second-Class Champion, Venus Williams
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This unit develops students' abilities to make evidence-based claims through activities based on a close reading of three texts: Ain't I a Woman?, by Sojourner Truth; Equal Rights for Women, by Shirley Chisholm; and Wimbledon Has Sent Me a Message: I'm Only a Second-Class Champion, by Venus Williams.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education
Common Core Curriculum Grade 6 ELA - Making Evidence-Based Claims
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Making Evidence-Based Claims ELA/Literacy Units empower students with a critical reading and writing skill at the heart of the Common Core: making evidence-based claims about complex texts. These units are part of the Developing Core Proficiencies Program. This unit develops students' €abilities to make evidence-based claims through activities based on a close reading of the Commencement Address Steve Jobs delivered at Stanford University on June, 2005.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Making Evidence-Based Claims: Cesar Chavez's 1984 California Commonwealth Club Address (Grade 7)
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This unit develops students' abilities to make evidence-based claims through activities based on a close reading of Cesar Chavez's 1984 California Commonwealth Club Address.

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Arts and Humanities
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Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education
Primary Source Exemplar: The Moon
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Through a study of the moon, students will be guided through an inquiry process using primary sources to learn how we shape our understanding of the past (history). They will also learn how new discoveries and observations change our perceptions over time, as each succeeding generation creates knowledge and adds new technology. Students will then pose their own questions to wonder how future discoveries or new technology might change our understanding of the world and our universe.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Mathematics
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
brent sackris
Mitzie Higa
Connie Williams
Rachel Hull
Kitty Rutherford
Common Core Curriculum Grade 2 ELA: Listening and Learning Strand
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The Listening and Learning Strand consists of a series of read_alouds organized by topics (called domains), many of which are informational in nature. The goal of the Listening and Learning Strand is for students to acquire language competence through listening, specifically building a rich vocabulary, and broad knowledge in history and science by being exposed to carefully selected, sequenced, and coherent read_alouds. The 9 units (or domains) provide lessons (including images and texts), as well as instructional objectives, core vocabulary, and assessment materials. The domain topics include: Fighting for a Cause; Fairy Tales and Tall Tales; Cycles in Nature; Insects; Ancient Greek Civilizations; Greek Myths; Charlotte's Web; and Immigration.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Making EBC About Literacy Technique: Grade 10: Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost
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This unit develops students‰' abilities to make evidence-based claims about literary technique through activities based on a close reading of Emily Dickinson‰'s ‰"Because I could not stop for Death‰" and Robert Frost‰'s ‰"Home Burial.‰"

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education
Making Evidence-Based Claims: Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address
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This unit develops students' abilities to make evidence-based claims through activities based on a close reading of the Commencement Address Steve Jobs delivered at Stanford University on June, 2005.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education
Making Evidence-Based Claims: Nobel Peace Prize Speeches of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Barack Obama
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This unit develops students' abilities to make evidence-based claims through activities based on a close reading of the Nobel Peace Prize Speeches of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and President Barack Obama.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education
ELA Curriculum Development: Text Selection Guidelines for Teaching and Assessing CCSS ELA (Grades 3-8)
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These Text Selection Guidelines offer educators guidance on selecting appropriate texts for teaching and assessing specific ELA standards and bundles of standards for Grades 3-8.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Odell Education
Common Core Curriculum Grade 3  (Module 1): Becoming a Close Reader and Writing to Learn - My Librarian Is a Camel: Bringing Books to Children around the World
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This module uses literature and informational text such as "My Librarian Is a Camel" to introduce students to the power of literacy and how people around the world access books. This module is intentionally designed to encourage students to embrace a love of literacy and reading. There are 3 units in this module. Unit 1 explores the question ĺづWhy do people seek the power of reading?ĺăĺ In unit 2 students explore their own ĺづpowers of readingĺăĺ that help them access text. And unit 3 explores how geography impacts readersĺăĚă access to books.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Informational Text
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Making EBC About Literacy Technique: Grade 9: Ernest Hemingway
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This unit develops studentsĺ䁥_ abilities to make evidence-based claims about literary technique through activities based on a close reading of Ernest Hemingwayĺ䁥_s ĺ䁥€_The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber.ĺ䁥ĺ

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education
Reading Closely: We Had to Learn English
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This unit develops students' abilities to read closely for textual details and compare authors' perspectives through an examination of a series of texts about immigration through Ellis Island. Authors of the short readings include Jacob Riis, Edward Steiner, H. G. Wells, Mary Antin, Marie Ganz, Nat Ferber, Frederick Douglass, Emma Lazarus, and Claude McKay.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
U.S. History
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Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Provider:
Odell Education
Common Core Curriculum: Kindergarten ELA: Listening and Learning Strand
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The goal of the Listening and Learning Strand is for students to acquire language competence through listening, specifically building a rich vocabulary, and broad knowledge in history and science by being exposed to carefully selected, sequenced, and coherent read_alouds. The 9 units (or domains) provide lessons (including images and texts), as well as instructional objectives, core vocabulary, and assessment materials. The domain topics include: Nursery Rhymes and Fables; Five Senses; Stories; Plants; Farms; Kings and Queens; Seasons and Weather; Colonial Towns; and Taking Care of the Earth.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Ecology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Common Core Curriculum Grade 4 Module 1 Overview: Becoming a Close Reader and Writing to Learn - Native Americans in New York
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This module ensures that students read, write, listen and speak to learn the history and contributions of Native Americans in New York State, particularly the Iroquois Confederacy. It focuses on reading and listening to primary and secondary sources to gather specific details and determine central ideas, and to reinforce reading fluency and paragraph writing. Students will read literature to develop an understanding of setting, characterization and theme, and informational writing.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
New York State Education Department
Provider Set:
EngageNY
Primary Source Exemplar:  Human Rights, Conflict and Social Change
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The lessons in this unit are designed for an ELA class. They are intended to be used, if possible, in a collaborative unit with a history teacher using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Catherine Hart
Reading Closely: Brain Gain
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This unit develops students' abilities to read closely for textual details and compare authors' perspectives through an examination of a series of texts about US education. Authors of the short readings include Hellen Keller, Ken Robinson, Colin Powell, Maria Montessori, Eleanor Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Arne Duncan, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Horace Mann.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education
Reading Closely: Life Steps Almost Straight
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This unit develops students' abilities to read closely for textual details and compare authors' perspectives through an examination of a series of texts about human nature. Authors of the short readings include Charles Schultz, Viktor Frankl, Buddha, Emily Dickinson, Cornel West, Friedrich Nietzsche, Rene Descartes, Rainer Maria Rilke, Jean and Jacques Rousseau.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Philosophy
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Odell Education