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25 Things
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This lesson will allow students to select and share what details are important on a topic.  Groups of students will research a topic and then discuss and determine the top 25 important things someone should know about the topic.

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
07/07/2020
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25 Things about the Sacraments
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This lesson will allow students to select and share what details are important on a topic.  Groups of students will research a topic and then discuss and determine the top 25 important things someone should know about the topic.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Jan Crowe
Date Added:
07/20/2021
Analyzing Images
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Images can be a useful component in any subject.  This lesson will guide students through an analysis of an image.  Students will use critical thinksing skills to interpret an image. Students will then generate a hypothesis about the source and construct questions for further investigation. 

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Art History
English Language Arts
History
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
07/07/2020
Biography Research
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Students will discuss the definition of a biography and determine what elements it contains.  They will research a famous person and create a web graphic organizer with key achievements and personal information from their life. Peer feedback will be given on the web creation and then an oral presentation will be given.

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Career and Technical Education
English Language Arts
History
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
07/14/2020
Building Bridges
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Students will learn about the different types of bridges and how they work.  The lesson also includes a maker component where the students build a bridge. 

Subject:
Applied Science
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Graphic Arts
Communication
Career and Technical Education
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
07/14/2020
Examining Primary Sources from the Civil War
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Primary sources provide firsthand evidence and perspectives of historical events by the person writing them.  Students will read various types of correspondence (letters, diaries, and postcards) and analyze their content.  Students will then take on the role of a citizen and write a letter as if they were part of a major event of the Civil War. 

Subject:
Communication
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
History
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
07/14/2020
Newspapers Past and Present
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Students learn how newspapers got started, what components are necessary for creating a good newspaper, and what is included in the basic structure of a news article.  They will examine historical newspapers from several eras and then compare them to today's newspapers.  Students will then take on the role of a journalist and write a news article about a hot topic or current event. 

Subject:
Business and Communication
Journalism
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Informational Text
History
Life Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
07/08/2020
Open Educational Resources and OER Commons
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This lesson plan walks students through the copyright licenses and open educational resources.  Students will learn how to author resources using the OER Commons platform, align them to standards, and evaluate them using the Achieve Rubrics.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
06/29/2020
Pros and Cons
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Students will formulate pro or con arguments on an important topic by using the Power Library resources.  Students will present a written summary of their arguments and identify which side of the argument they are learning toward.  The Philosophical Chairs strategy will then be used to debate the issue.  Once the debate has concluded, students will reflect on how their viewpoint was strengthened, weakened, or changed altogether. 

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Business and Communication
Career and Technical Education
Education
English Language Arts
History
Law
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Lynn Ann Wiscount
Vince Mariner
Erin Halovanic
Date Added:
07/07/2020
Remix
Saint Biography
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CC BY
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Students will discuss the definition of a biography and determine what elements it contains.  They will research a saint and create a web graphic organizer with key achievements and personal information from their life. Peer feedback will be given on the web creation and then an oral presentation may be given.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
History
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Jan Crowe
Date Added:
07/11/2021