ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: English Language Arts (11), or English Language Arts (11), or Social Studies (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: Holocaust Research Project
Description: Students will create a slide presentation in cooperative learning groups proving that the Holocaust did indeed occur.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Language Arts
Title: Comic Makeovers: Examining Race, Class, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Media
Description: Students explore stereotypes in the media and representations of race, class, ethnicity, and gender by analyzing comics over a two-week period and then re-envisioning them with a '' comic character makeover.''
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12
ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Vote for tweet
Digital Tool: Twitter and tweet deck
Digital Tool Description: Twitter is a social network tool that limits responses to 140 characters. Tweetchat is a way to filter twitter results to a particulars discussion.
Points of View Reference Center
This tutorial is an introduction to the main components of Points of View Reference Center and how to navigate within the database.
This is an excellent resource for finding out current details about most of the countries in the world. The main page contains statistical data about the nations and allows the visitors to create their own graphs in order to compare different nations. Additionally, the site has links to national profiles. This site would be very helpful for students who are looking for basic statistics about different countries.
Do you know your news? CNN Student News
Students view school-appropriate news clips. They respond through writing, discussion, or projects.