ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or Health (5), or Technology Education (K - 5)
Title: Bullying is Whack...Get on the Right Track!
Description: In this lesson, students will research several prevention and intervention techniques of bullying. By using the information gained through an interactive game on ways to prevent bullying, an interactive bullying book app, and various websites, students will create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to share this information with others.
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: I’m "Thumbody"
Description: Through the activity of making a thumb print and drawing a picture of themselves around it, students will identify differences between themselves and others in the class.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Subject: Language Arts
Title: The Barbie doll was unveiled in 1959.
Description: Students explore body image and advertising through an activity where they bring in pictures from magazines that they read and discuss gender representations in the media.
Thinkfinity Partner: ReadWriteThink
Grade Span: 7,8,9,10,11,12
Subject: Arts - Photography - Social Studies - Geography - Social Studies - Human Behavior
Title: Jimmy Chin Sees Adventure: What Do You See?
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, students begin to explore how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions. They explore photographs taken by National Geographic Emerging Explorer Jimmy Chin and examine how their own perceptions influence how they see the photograph.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: K,1,2