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What Is FAFSA?

Standard 7: Paying for college

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Students will learn about the FAFSA process and complete their own demo FAFSA application. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
What Is FAFSA?

Standard 7: Paying for college

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Personal Financial Literacy

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • PFL.7.1
More 120 minutes
Time Frame 2-3 class period(s)
To Be Or Not To Be? That's a Career Question!

College and Career Readiness

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

What does it mean to have a plan for a post-secondary college or career? This lesson encourages students to explore their career choices and develop a plan to achieve their career goals. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
To Be Or Not To Be? That's a Career Question!

College and Career Readiness

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts, ICAP

Course Course

  • A.P. Language and Composition, A.P. Literature and Composition, American Literature, British Literature, World Literature

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 6, 6.W, 9.6.W.1
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Time Frame 4 -5 class periods

This Authenticity and Chromebooks professional development session focuses on the relationship of authentic instruction and technology implementation in the classroom. Participants will identify, analyze, and apply components of authenticity in lessons and activities to further their pedagogical knowledge. Read more »

Professional Learning

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, New Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year

User Group Group Size

  • Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group (at least 4)
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Time Frame 180 minutes
Observe and Report

The Foundations of Sociology

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

In this lesson, students will explore different research methods used by sociologists. Students will work in groups to analyze different readings and summarize what they have read. To extend their learning, students will create visual representations of the different research methods to display across... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Observe and Report

The Foundations of Sociology

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Sociology

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • S.1, S.1.3
More 180
Time Frame 2-3 class periods
Oklahoma and Segregation

Oklahoma history

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

This lesson explores the role of segregation in Oklahoma's laws as well as the role Oklahoma played in the desegregation of the United States. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Oklahoma and Segregation

Oklahoma history

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History, U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USH.7.1B2, USH.7.1B3, USH.7.1B4, USH.7.1B5, USH.7.1B7
More 90 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)
Show Me Your Credentials: Voting in America

Post-Reconstruction America

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

This lesson explores the use of literacy tests during elections following Reconstruction. Students must understand the First, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments prior to this activity. This lesson will allow students to investigate the purpose of literacy tests while also allowing students... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Show Me Your Credentials: Voting in America

Post-Reconstruction America

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 11th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • U.S. Government, U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USG.5, USG.5.1, USH.1.2B
More 100 minutes
Time Frame 1-2 class period(s)

This activity will dive deep into encouraging inquiry and implementing inquiry-focused instructional strategies in the classroom. Participants will be actively engaged in a variety of strategies as facilitators model the implementation of these strategies. Read more »

Professional Learning

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, New Teachers, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year

User Group Group Size

  • Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10)

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement, Increase Teacher "Toolbox"
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Time Frame 60-90 minute(s)
We Want a Reformation!

Global Age

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

In this lesson, students reflect on the diversity of the churches in their community before exploring the causes and key figures of the Protestant Reformation and making connections to how the Reformation affected what they see in their community today. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Subject Subject

  • ICAP, Social Studies

Course Course

  • World History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade
More 180 minutes
Time Frame 2-3 class period(s)
Comte Tell Me What You Know

The Foundations of Sociology

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Understanding the contributions of sociological theorists can provide insight into the field of sociology. This lesson explores the contributions of eight key figures and enables students to dive deep into research to learn more. This lesson should be taught after students have a working knowledge of... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Comte Tell Me What You Know

The Foundations of Sociology

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • S.1, S.1.2
More 180
Time Frame 2-3
My Love Is Like Figurative Language

Romeo and Juliet

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

Is love really like a red, red rose? Or is that just a way to describe how someone feels about love? This lesson explores different types of figurative language used by Shakespeare in "Romeo and Juliet." Students will play a short game to identify types of figurative language, develop their own definitions... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Course Course

  • British Literature, World Literature

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th Grade

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.3.R.4
More 180 minutes
Time Frame 3-4 class period(s)