English & Language Arts

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

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

‘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

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

How U.S. laws on maternity leave impact new parents

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The United States and the island nation of Papua New Guinea are unique as the only two countries that do not guarantee paid time off for new moms to care for their infants. Continue reading

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