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Mountain Creation: A Drama Exploration
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After examining a poem about mountain creation from a Native American perspective ...

After examining a poem about mountain creation from a Native American perspective and watching a scientifically-accurate film about mountain formation, students will write their own mountain-creation legend and use dramatization to demonstrate their understanding of one of the three ways a mountain can be formed. Additionally, they will create a mountain-shaped poem to conclude the lesson.

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Arts and Humanities
Geology
Science and Technology
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Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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Author:
Carol Parenzan Smalley
Mary Beth Bauernschub
New War
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How does war, with today's technology, differ from the wars in the ...

How does war, with today's technology, differ from the wars in the past where soldiers fought another face-to-face? ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Social Sciences
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Video Lectures
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PBS
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Nose Ring
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Video shows tribal people removing their nose ring and prompts students to ...

Video shows tribal people removing their nose ring and prompts students to think about fads and how they know where the line is between fads that are fun and those that are dangerous. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
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Video Lectures
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Oceans: A Sensory Haiku
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After exploring a virtual ocean with their five senses, students capture the ...

After exploring a virtual ocean with their five senses, students capture the sensory experience by writing haiku, bringing science and creative writing together as one.

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Arts and Humanities
Science and Technology
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Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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ARTSEDGE
Author:
Carol Parenzan Smalley
Mary Beth Bauernschub
Page to Stage
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Taking a musical from words on a page to songs on a ...

Taking a musical from words on a page to songs on a stage: in this series, follow along as talented playwrights, designers and directors at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts transform classic works of literature into original theatrical productions.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Performing Arts
Film and Music Production
Material Type:
Audio Lectures
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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ARTSEDGE
A Passage to India, by Walt Whitman
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In this video segment from Poetry Everywhere, the playwright Tony Kushner reads ...

In this video segment from Poetry Everywhere, the playwright Tony Kushner reads an excerpt from A Passage to India, celebrating the 1869 opening of the Suez Canal and the opportunity it presented to connect civilizations. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
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Playing
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Playing shows kids playing jump rope and asks your students to create ...

Playing shows kids playing jump rope and asks your students to create their own jump rope rhyme. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
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Video Lectures
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PBS
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Plotting the Story
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Students examine plot as a significant element of fiction. They distinguish plot ...

Students examine plot as a significant element of fiction. They distinguish plot from narrative to gain a firm understanding of a plot's function within a story.

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Arts and Humanities
Literature
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Lesson Plans
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Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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ARTSEDGE
Author:
Andria Cole
Kathy Cook
Poverty
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Poverty shows children in unclean conditions and asks your student to write ...

Poverty shows children in unclean conditions and asks your student to write a description of what they think life is like for these children. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Social Sciences
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Video Lectures
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PBS
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Practice Makes Perfect
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As we all know, practice makes perfect. This clip highlights several children ...

As we all know, practice makes perfect. This clip highlights several children playing musical instruments and challenges the students to write about a time when they felt proud of themselves for working hard at something. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
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PBS
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Rhythm & Improv: Jazz & Poetry
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The musicality of words is an important element of poetry, and many ...

The musicality of words is an important element of poetry, and many poets carefully consider the sound of the words on the page. Students will listen to and analyze jazz music

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Assessments
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Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
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ARTSEDGE
Author:
Jen Westmoreland Bouchard
Theresa Sotto
Right to Life?
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This clip asks students to respond to the question about what animals ...

This clip asks students to respond to the question about what animals are to us and should human needs outweigh their need for habitat. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Video Lectures
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Rock Concert
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This clip asks students to place themselves in the parents shoes and ...

This clip asks students to place themselves in the parents shoes and respond to their teenager's request to attend a rock concert and to think about the concerns parents have when making their decisions. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media.

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Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
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PBS
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