Title: Expressionism: What’s the deal with these strange colors?
The students will gain a good understanding of the history of Expressionism painting and its use of color and paint application to establish an “emotional feel”. They will use this knowledge to create their own expressionistic oil painting.
Standard(s): [ARTS] VISAA (9-12) 3:
Title: African Americans After World War I: Had Race Relations Changed?
This lesson, from EDSITEment, explores the state of race relations in the U.S. before, during, and after World War I. Students consider the discrimination African-American volunteers faced at home and in the military and, after conducting research using an online database, they take a stand on the state of race relations at this time.
Standard(s): [SS2010] US11 (11) 5:
Title: Reader Response in Hypertext: Making Personal Connections to Literature
Students write a narrative of place, a character sketch, an extended metaphor poem and a persuasive essay then link all four texts to quotations they have selected from a novel.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 11:
Title: Credit where credit is due. Creative Commons Licenses
Created by Honor Moorman, this is a 4 minute video designed to introduce the basics of Creative Commons licenses.
Standard(s): [DLIT] (9-12) 22:
Title: Heart Transplant
This E-sheet, from a Science NetLinks lesson, guides students through a series of online activities related to the human heart, heart disease, and substitute hearts.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 13:
Title: The prototype for the World Wide Web was created in 1990.
Students look at pictures from the past using the WayBack Machine and brainstorm a few websites to explore to think about how they have changed over the years.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (5) 39:
Title: Mister Rogers' Neighborhood premiered in 1967.
After thinking about TV shows, books, and movies from their childhood, students write about what they remember and revisit how they feel about it at an older age.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (8) 23: