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Evaluating Web Sites for Bias

Students use a checklist to evaluate Web content about Martin Luther King Jr. for bias.

Christmas Spirit?

In this lesson, students reflect on how they greet the holiday season and participate in a fishbowl discussion to explore the ongoing debate on how best to celebrate the holidays.

Poets of Christmas Past

In this lesson, students consider the meanings of Christmas by reading an op-ed and reflect on the meanings of the Christmas holiday

Wellness Wonders

Students incorporate listening skills, expository writing, graphing skills, and surveys to learn about wellness strategies and health information. Students then use what they have learned to create individual action plans and record progress towards personal goals

Data, Detectives and Decisions

Data, Detectives and Decisions involves students in mathematical problem-solving processes. Faced with the dilemma, ?How much time should the average fifth-grade student spend on homework to make good grades??