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Adverbs of Time

  • 25 May 2018
  • Posted by: schantelle tonny
  • Number of views: 5023
Adverbs of Time
Students’ age range: 10-12
Main subject: Language arts and literature
Topic: Adverbs
Description: Step 1- Students go into groups of threes.
Step 2- They decide who will be the spoke person for the group to hold up the flash cards.
Step 3- Explain how adverbs are able to be identified.
Step 4- Analyze and answer questions relating to topic.

The treatment of Racism in text To Kill A Mockingbird

  • 25 May 2018
  • Posted by: Teri Ann Paisley
  • Number of views: 4496
The treatment of Racism in text To Kill A Mockingbird
Students’ age range: 14-16
Main subject: Language arts and literature
Topic: How Writer Develops Theme of Racism
Description: Step 1
Students will watch a clip of a popular trial involving a black man and a white woman. Students will discuss what impact the race of the defendant and victim had on the outcome of the trial. Students will be asked to compare the issue on the video clip to the situation described in the novel To Kill A Mockingbird.

Step 2
Students will in pairs discuss how racism is shown (a) in 2018 and (b) in 1950 and discuss which era was better/worse and give reasons for their response. Students will be told to google search 'Black lives matter' and explain the reason behind the movement.

Step 3
Students will use graphic organizer to detail the steps that lead up to selected characters being treated unfairly because of their race. Students will listen as a section of the text is read and discuss how the think the character should have responded.

Step 4
Students will listen to clips of various civil rights advocates using their smartphones to identify them and make comments on the ways in which those people would have responded to the situation faced by the characters in the text. Students will identify specific examples of racism and the response of selected characters and give reasons for their responses.

Time to write

  • 25 April 2018
  • Posted by: Flora M. Zibas Page
  • Number of views: 3169
Time to write
Students’ age range: 16-18
Main subject: Foreign languages
Topic: Writing creativity
Description: • Research or write out, on your own, an interesting beginning to a text. One of the sentences must be incomplete. For example:
“In a town far away from any medical service, there once lived a small community. Most of its people were descendants from an old tribe and lived very happily with one another. Most people, in this community, had fallen ill with cholera due to their contaminated water system. All the doctors and voyagers feared to come near this place. One day, … “
• The text must be written on wallpapers. Depending on the number of groups. Each group should have a wallpaper.
• Divide the class into groups of 4.
• Handout a wallpaper (with the chosen beginning) to each group.
• Handout a marker to each group. Each group must have a different color.
• Tell students that they will write as fast as possible on a topic for 2 minutes without worrying about correct language or punctuation. Writing as quickly as possible, if they cannot think of a word they leave a space or write it in their own language. The important thing is to keep writing. Later this text is revised. Working together in groups, students can share ideas.
• When the 2 minutes are up they switch papers and they continue writing on the other group´s paper. The other 2 minutes are up and they switch papers again. It continues this way until all the groups have written on each paper.
• Once you have gathered all the markers and all the students are back in their place, all the papers are read and discussed with the whole class.

Resolving Conflicts

  • 24 April 2018
  • Posted by: Khadene Sharpe
  • Number of views: 6871
Resolving Conflicts
Students’ age range: 14-16
Main subject: Life skills
Topic: Using conflict resolution skills to solve problems
Description: Students would have previously received the article to read to familiarize themselves with the content.
- Students will be invited to share what the article was about.
- Students will arrange desk an chairs in a circle and the teacher will ask the first open-ended question, "what causes conflicts to occur?"
- Students will respond to this question and will continue the conversation supporting their points.