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Move, Flip, and Slide!

Building Relationships & Community in the Classroom

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Be ready to move! Classroom practices that engage and maintain student interest while promoting student-centered learning and real-world connections are highlighted in this lesson. Students use Flipgrid technology to gain opportunities to communicate in a new and exciting manner. Students experience... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Move, Flip, and Slide!

Building Relationships & Community in the Classroom

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.1.R.1, 9.1.R.2, 9.1.R.3
More 1 period
Time Frame 60 minutes
Hall of Injustice, Part Two

 Guided Inquiry Research

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 9th

This lesson builds on the inquiry questions that students developed in the lesson "Hall of Injustice, Part One." Students will use their inquiry questions based on the Tulsa Race Massacre to write an informative research paper, focusing on how remembering history impacts the present. Students will explore... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Hall of Injustice, Part Two

 Guided Inquiry Research

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts, Social Studies

Course Course

  • Composition, Oklahoma History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 8th - 9th

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.6.R.1, 9.6.W.1, 9.6.W.3, 9.7.W.2, OKH.5.2, OKH.5.2E, OKH.5.2F
More 200 minutes
Time Frame 4-5 class period(s)
Hall of Injustice, Part One

Guided Inquiry Research

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th - 9th

This lesson focuses on comparing and contrasting fiction and nonfiction, writing a researchable inquiry question, and developing justice-based research questions. Students will familiarize themselves with the Tulsa Race Massacre and then read an excerpt from the novel "Dreamland Burning," followed by... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Hall of Injustice, Part One

Guided Inquiry Research

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts, Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 7th - 9th

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.3.R.1, 9.3.R.7, 9.6.W.2, OKH.5.2, OKH.5.2E, OKH.5.2F
More 200 minutes
Time Frame 4-5 class period(s)
The Interlopers: Are You Ready to Rumble?

Conflict, Motivation, and Setting

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

Students will read and analyze the short story "The Interlopers." They will determine multiple themes throughout the story, compare character motivation, and evaluate the effects of setting on the story. Using a similar format, students will research a popular “feud” in contemporary culture or history... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
The Interlopers: Are You Ready to Rumble?

Conflict, Motivation, and Setting

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

Subject Subject

  • English/Language Arts

Course Course

  • A.P. Literature and Composition, World Literature

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.3.R.3, 9.3.W.5
More 3-4
Time Frame 180-200 minutes
Equally Unequal—Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut

Equality, Fairness, and the Amendments

Students will read and analyze the short story, "Harrison Bergeron," by American writer Kurt Vonnegut. Students will consider how the amendments to the constitution promote equality. They will discuss different claims, which support the amendments, and discuss evidence or lack of evidence to explain... Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson
Equally Unequal—Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut

Equality, Fairness, and the Amendments

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • 9.3.R.5, 9.7.W.1, 9.7.W.2
More 4
Time Frame 200