Available Lessons

"Diary of Anne Frank:" A Podcast

Language Arts

Students create a podcast surrounding historical events of Anne Frank and the Secret Annex.

Language Arts

Students will view multiple advertisements. After a brief lesson, students will be able to categorize the techniques used to influence consumers to make a purchase. In addition, students will create a magazine advertisement utilizing one of the techniques.

Ain't I a Woman - Sojourner Truth

Language Arts

This lesson works to compare the struggles of the Abolition movement with those of the Women's Reform movement by studying Ain't I A Woman by the prominant abolitionist of her time - Sojourner Truth.

All About Me: Journalism Ice Breaker

Language Arts

In the lesson, students are asked to create a presentation (PowerPoint or Keynote) introducing themselves and their roles in the Journalism class to other students. This lesson can be used at the beginning of the course as a culture-building activity.

Alphabet Mystery

Language Arts

In this lesson, the student will prove whether a text is fact or fiction, discuss the main idea in the story Alphabet Mystery by Audrey Wood and complete a snake alphabet worksheet.

Bench Press Math: Mean, Median and Mode

Mathematics, Physical Education

Using reps and max of weightlifting, students will create a frequency table and compute the mean, median and mode.

Data Analysis of a Survey

Mathematics

This lesson is a 3.5-day culminating lesson for a chapter on Data Analysis. Students will collect, organize, display, and interpret data in order to solve a problem.

Dream Vacation: A Math Analysis

Mathematics

Students are given the opportunity to select a dream vacation and are give a set amount of money and must plan and execute their trip without going over their allotted funds.

Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart:" A different perspective

Language Arts

After planning using storyboards, students will act out the action of the story from different characters' points of view. Students must be sure to include the element of mood in their actions to show the audience the feeling the story portrays during the action. Students will film their portrayals so that they are viewed by other students.

Florida During the Civil War

Language Arts

Students will explore the role Florida played during the Civil War. Students will explore a document detailing Florida's role and be able to identify key battles that took place on Florida soil. Students will be able to explain how Florida helped the Confederacy during the war.

History Through Words: Frederick Douglass

Language Arts

Students will perform a picture analysis. Afterwards, a passage will be read from a narrative in Frederick Douglassâ€™ My Bondage and My Freedom and then complete the Pick-a-Pair worksheet.

Mollie Gabe: A Former Slave's Perspective

Language Arts

This short, stand-alone lesson seeks to give students a perspective of life as a slave from a former slave's perspective. Although this is but one view, it is a view nonetheless. Students will also be asked to use and improve their reading skills by the associated worksheet.