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Subject: Social Studies (6), English Language Arts (6)
Title: What Do You See? The Bombing That Rocked Birmingham
Description: This activity will introduce the study of Alabama's Civil Rights movement. The students will analyze a photograph of the church interior after the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. The juxtaposition of the blown-out window and debris-littered pew will encourage students to observe, infer, and make predictions.   This activity results from the ALEX Resource Gap Project.


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Subject: English Language Arts (6), Information Literacy (K - 12), Social Studies (6)
Title: The Ellis Island Experience: Portal to Progress
Description: Mindomo is a highly versatile mind-mapping tool. In this learning asset Mindomo is used as a resource for analyzing the steps immigrants went through in order to successfully gain entrance to America.


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Subject: English Language Arts (6)
Title: Biography Blips
Description: After reading a biography or autobiography, the student can use this digital tool to summarize the main ideas of the person's life. The Bio Cube limits their information to what will fit on six sides of a small cube. The activity helps children learn how to identify and summarize key ideas.


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