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Ethos, Logos, Pathos

Persuading Your Audience

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 11th

In this lesson, students become familiar with identifying, locating, and analyzing persuasive techniques in writing and multimodal compositions, including their own, by examining the ways in which commercials and infomercials employ these techniques. Using their new knowledge, students will write a... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Ethos, Logos, Pathos

Persuading Your Audience

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 11th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 10.3.R.5, 10.4.W.2, 10.7.R.1, 11.4.W.2
More 180 minutes
Time Frame 3-4 class period(s)
Chicken Truck

Writing Algebraic Expressions

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th - 8th

Chicken trucks are known to transport thousands of live chickens. Students will use mathematical reasoning to calculate the number of chickens in a truck of known dimensions, given a photograph, which was taken while travelling I-40 in Oklahoma. Students will extend their understanding by writing a... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Chicken Truck

Writing Algebraic Expressions

Course Course

  • Middle School Mathematics

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th - 8th

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 7.GM.1, 7.GM.1.1, 7.GM.1.2, PA.GM.2.1
More 70 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
Why So Blue?

Recessive Gene Inheritance

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Centered on the phenomenon of the Blue Fugates, students will explore how recessive traits increase in a population using a Punnett square activity, genotype/phenotype ratios and allele frequency calculations, and pedigree analysis. By the end of the lesson they will be able to explain how social, genetic,... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Why So Blue?

Recessive Gene Inheritance

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Science

Course Course

  • Biology I

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • HS-LS3-3, B.LS3.3
More 2-3 class period(s)
Time Frame 120 minutes
You Are My Sunshine

Photosynthesis

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 12th

In this lesson, students explore energy conservation based on how energy from the sun is captured and used to make chemical energy. Students also review how solar energy and the concept of photosynthesis have been used to engineer technology that could be beneficial to humans. This lesson can be used... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
You Are My Sunshine

Photosynthesis

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Science

Course Course

  • Biology I, Environmental Science

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • HS-PS3, HS-LS1-5, PS.PS3, CH.PS3, PH.PS3, B.LS1.1.2
More 2-3 class periods
Time Frame 100 minutes
Awesometh Degree of a Function

Polynomials

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 12th

This lesson is an introduction to polynomials. Solving polynomials is not included in this lesson, and would be the next lesson after this one. Academic language as well as patterns in polynomial family functions is explored. Prerequisite knowledge would be an understanding of functions and exponents... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 10th - 12th

Course Course

  • Algebra 2

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • A2.A.1.4
More 90 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
Active Shakespeare

Making Shakespeare Accessible

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Students will be introduced to Shakespeare's language through a hands-on approach. First, students will read the prologue of "Romeo and Juliet" and translate the text into their own words. Then, students will connect with Shakespeare's words in the prologue by thinking of present-day examples of art... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Active Shakespeare

Making Shakespeare Accessible

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Course Course

  • A.P. Literature and Composition, British Literature

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.4.R.1, 9.4.R.2, 9.4.R.3
More 1-3 class period(s)
Time Frame 100 minutes
Transformers Part 1 - Absolute Value and Quadratic Functions

Function Transformations

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

Students will use a graphing tool to analyze basic transformations on a variety of parent graphs in order to create general rules about function transformation. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

Course Course

  • Algebra 1, Algebra 2

Subject Subject

  • Mathematics

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • A1.F.2.2
More 120 minutes
Time Frame 2-3 class period(s)
Timmy Made Mistakes

lab safety

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 12th

Students will identify common lab mistakes via simulated lab stations. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Timmy Made Mistakes

lab safety

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Science

Course Course

  • Biology I, Biology II, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • ,
More 60 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
The Best of the Best

Darwinian Fitness

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 6th - 12th

This lesson is intended to be either an introduction or a refresher of Darwinian fitness. Students think about what it means to be 'fit' and the impact humans have had on this natural mechanism. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
The Best of the Best

Darwinian Fitness

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 6th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Science

Course Course

  • Biology I

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • MS-LS4-4, HS-LS4-2, 8.LS3.2.2, B.LS3.2
More 90 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
How Powerful is too Powerful?

The New deal

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th Grade

This lesson will focus on the impact of the New Deal in addressing the hardships of the Great Depression. Guiding this lesson is an essential question focused on debating the level of government intervention in a crisis situation and when that intervention becomes too powerful. Students will be able... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th Grade

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.4.3, USH.4.3B
More 120 minutes
Time Frame 2-3 class period(s)