Lesson Ideas

Lesson Idea: Reality TV Application

In this lesson, students will analyze characters within a text, considering how the character develops throughout the text, interacts with others,...

Lesson Idea: Build Your Mt. Rushmore

This lesson challenges students to compare historical figures within a given set of criteria, evaluate who best fits the criteria, and defend their...

Lesson Idea: Engineering Process Upcycling

Applying the Engineering Design Process, students will upcycle unwanted materials into a new product that solves a problem or meets an identified...

Lesson Idea: Artifact Proposal

Students will build context about a historical period by analyzing and comparing primary source artifacts. Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Subject Area:...

Lesson Idea: Visual Notetaking

To develop a deeper comprehension of complex nonfiction, informational text, students will interact with the text proficiently and independently in...

Lesson Idea: Health-Enhancing Messages

Using valid information, students will create health-enhancing messages for an authentic audience, encouraging others to adopt healthy behavior....

Lesson Idea: Social Media Influencer

In this lesson, students will demonstrate their knowledge of person or character covered in your content by role-playing as that individual and...

Lesson Idea: BookSnaps

This lesson focuses on a visual approach to learning inspired by the popular app Snapchat. Students will engage with a text by annotating pages using...

Lesson Idea: Digital Book Tasting

In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to sample or “taste” a variety of selected texts to expand on their reading horizons.Grade...

Lesson Idea: Living Biographies

This lesson allows students to explore factual information about famous people past and present and gives them a creative option to present their...

Lesson Idea: Dream House Design

This lesson allows students to explore math concepts such as area and perimeter through a creative design process when planning a digital blueprint...

Lesson Idea: Habitat Diorama Makeover

This lesson will allow students to investigate and explore animal habitats, ecosystem relationships, and animal adaptations while simultaneously...

Lesson Idea: Questioning with Conjugated Verbs

In this lesson, students create real-world questions using conjugated verbs in the target language. Those questions will then be answered by their...

Lesson Idea: Animate a Conversation

This lesson challenges students to create a “greeting” conversation in the target language between two characters, then animate this conversation...

Lesson Idea: Retell a Fable

Students will read the fable The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind and sequence the events of the story. Then, they will orally retell the story...

Lesson Idea: Metaphors for a Movement

Students will identify the metaphors in Let Freedom Sing by Vanessa Newton, then create a new metaphor they identify with the Civil Rights movement...

Lesson Idea: Describe 2D and 3D Shapes

Students will identify real-world examples of two dimensional and three dimensional shapes, and create shape riddles for their peers to solve.Grade...

Lesson Idea: Compare and Contrast Characters in a Story

Students will compare and contrast the lives of two cousins in the book Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Duncan Tonatiuh. They will then relate...

Lesson Idea: Party Plan

In this lesson, students will use mathematical thinking to solve a hypothetical real-world problem.  Grade Level: K-2, 3-5Subject Area: MathFor a...

Lesson Idea: Digital Citizenship Jigsaw

Using a research-based collaborative learning technique, students will work together to create a website focused on basic issues related to...