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Leadership at the March through music and speeches – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Besides Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there were several civil rights’ leaders who spoke and organized the March on Washington. Students will examine these individuals as well as the goals of the March as they pertained to jobs and freedom. Continue reading

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What 2016 news stories will your students remember? – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

For a fun end-of-year activity, students will create an online magazine of their top 10 news stories from 2016 to share with classmates and family members. Continue reading

A young man sits high atop a hill reading a book on a park beach as the clouds pass overhead in San Marco, California March 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Blake        TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTR4UJWT

Exploring identity and intersectionality in poetry – Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Douglas Ray Main lesson plan Subject English Estimated Time One class period, plus extension activities Grade Level 10 – 12 Materials Computer and Internet access Poem…read more

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ sequel coming this summer

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Acclaimed novelist Harper Lee, whose 1960 book “To Kill a Mockingbird” is a cornerstone of American literature, will release a second book this summer. Continue reading

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What happens when a language dies?

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Experts predict more than 3,000 languages will disappear by the end of the century. Continue reading

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