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Modern Day Shakespeare – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop English students’ understanding of Shakespeare and English literature. Instructional Objective: Students will read and interpret Shakespeare plays in order to recreate and perform an act with modern day language. Step 1: Students will use the app Swipespeare to find an act in a Shakespeare play to read and analyze Shakespeare’s writing to understand his tone and ...

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Out of this World! – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop upper elementary school students’ knowledge of the solar system and space. Instructional Objective: Students will learn about and explore the solar system before demonstrating their knowledge of it by creating a presentation. Step 1: Students will develop their background knowledge related to the solar system and space using the Galaxies by KIDS DISCOVER app. Step 2: Students ...

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Organisms & Environment Video Posters – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ understanding of how animals grow, live, and interact with their environments. Instructional Objective: Students will research information about animals and create informational videos on how these animals interact with their environment, posting their videos to an interactive poster. Step 1: Students will read an article from Science Today on an animal. Step 2: Students ...

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Aligning America – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary students’ knowledge on the battles of the Revolutionary War and the rise of the American Government. Instructional Objective: Students will learn about the important events and laws of the American Revolution in chronological order. Students will also learn about the important figures of the Revolution and the geography of the 13 colonies. Step 1: Students will ...

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Storytelling with a Twist – App Lesson

Description: This app lesson will develop elementary students’ abilities to create a story (fiction or non-fiction), constructively criticize a classmate’s story, and create a book with illustrations for their story. Instructional Objective: Students will learn how to write a cohesive story using an event sequence, transitional words, and imagery. Step 1: Students will use the Mad Libs app to generate ideas for ...

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