ALEX Lesson Plans
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Language Arts
Title: Today is World Hello Day!
Description: Students study a letter written by a famous author to determine purpose, and words and phrases that make the letter meaningful. They can use the Letter Generator to write their own letter promoting peace.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Subject: Social Studies - Geography - Social Studies - World History
Title: Through the Eyes of a Refugee
Description: This Xpeditions lesson asks students to analyze National Geographic's Afghanistan: Land in Crisis map (available in print and online) to determine how the physical geography of this region affects the lifestyles of the individuals who live there. Students are asked to consider how, particularly in a time of conflict, topography influences the locations of refugee camps and the paths refugees might take to leave the area.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12