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    • Thumb image for Vidal's History--and Yours?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Vidal's History--and Yours?

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this lesson plan, from the PBS American Masters Web site, students apply the Guided Reading approach to Gore Vidal s writin...
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      The Junk Mail Explosion: Why You Buy and How Ads Persuade

      Grades: 7 to 10
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from the Columbia Education Center, is designed to increase student awareness of persuasion tactics used in junk m...
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      Cycling Through Controversy: Debating Values and Viewpoints

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Oral Presentations, Science, Life Sciences
      This lesson, found on the Journey North Web site, focuses on debating skills. While students track a selected migration in the p...
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    • Thumb image for Trivial Pursuits: Playing with Internet Information: A Lesson in Fact-CheckingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Trivial Pursuits: Playing with Internet Information: A Lesson in Fact-Checking

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, students reflect on the difference between trivia and other types of information and examine how the Internet ha...
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    • Thumb image for Black, White and Digitized All Over: Examining the Pros and Cons of Print Newspapers and Online News SitesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Black, White and Digitized All Over: Examining the Pros and Cons of Print Newspapers and Online News Sites

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, English-Language Arts, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Writing Strategies and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the pros and cons of getting news from print newspape...
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    • Thumb image for Whose Peace?: Analyzing Perspectives on the Israeli Palestinian Peace Process  Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Whose Peace?: Analyzing Perspectives on the Israeli Palestinian Peace Process

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the perspectives of different groups of people involv...
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    • Thumb image for What's in a Name?: Exploring the Relationship Between Places and the People After Whom They Are NamedResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What's in a Name?: Exploring the Relationship Between Places and the People After Whom They Are Named

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Geography, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, World History
      In this lesson, students explore the connection between places and the people after whom they are named. Students investigate pe...
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    • Thumb image for Digestible Computers: Exploring the Future of Embedded ComputingResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Digestible Computers: Exploring the Future of Embedded Computing

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the pros and cons of "embedded computing" in the fiel...
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    • Thumb image for Every Picture Tells a Story: Photojournalism and the Elián González StoryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Every Picture Tells a Story: Photojournalism and the Elián González Story

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Career & Technical Ed, English-Language Arts, Arts, Media, & Entertainment
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider controversial photos of Elián González and decide ho...
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    • Thumb image for Exhibiting Tools of the Trade: A Lesson on Museums for the Language Arts and Social Studies ClassroomResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Exhibiting Tools of the Trade: A Lesson on Museums for the Language Arts and Social Studies Classroom

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Electives
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students design "mini museums" that exhibit both historic and current ...
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    • Thumb image for Found in the Translation: Exploring Multilingual Communication on the InternetResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Found in the Translation: Exploring Multilingual Communication on the Internet

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Foreign Languages, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the quirks of machine translation and explore the bar...
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    • Thumb image for Appliances with Minds of Their Own: Exploring and Inventing Appliances That ThinkResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Appliances with Minds of Their Own: Exploring and Inventing Appliances That Think

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine how everyday appliances might soon possess the capaci...
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    • Thumb image for Babes in Electronic Toyland: Exploring the Use of New Handheld Technologies in SchoolResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Babes in Electronic Toyland: Exploring the Use of New Handheld Technologies in School

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Technology, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, students explore the use of new handheld electronic devices in schools and investigate, through surveys and essa...
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    • Thumb image for Data Processing: Exploring the Application of Geographic Information Systems in a Variety of FieldsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Data Processing: Exploring the Application of Geographic Information Systems in a Variety of Fields

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Geography, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Economics
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore the application of Geographic Information Systems, or...
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    • Thumb image for The Scoop on Local Business: Exploring the Importance of Local Businesses in Supporting Regional Economies  Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Scoop on Local Business: Exploring the Importance of Local Businesses in Supporting Regional Economies

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Geography, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, Economics
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students explore how local businesses support their state or regional ...
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    • Thumb image for Altered Genes: Exploring the Economic Implications of Consumers' Worries About Genetically Engineered FoodsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Altered Genes: Exploring the Economic Implications of Consumers' Worries About Genetically Engineered Foods

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Career & Technical Ed, History-Social Science and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate the controversy surrounding the use of gene-alter...
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    • Thumb image for World Consumption: Unequal Slices of the Pie--Evaluating Facts from the 1998 United Nations Human Development ReportResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      World Consumption: Unequal Slices of the Pie--Evaluating Facts from the 1998 United Nations Human Development Report

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn how to interpret the United Nations Human Development R...
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    • Thumb image for Food's Altered Ego: Understanding International Positions on the Use of Genetically Modified FoodsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Food's Altered Ego: Understanding International Positions on the Use of Genetically Modified Foods

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Geography, Reading Comprehension and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students investigate various countries' positions on genetically modif...
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    • Thumb image for Voices in Verse: Exploring Middle Eastern Interpretations of Palestinian PoetryResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Voices in Verse: Exploring Middle Eastern Interpretations of Palestinian Poetry

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Literary Analysis, English-Language Arts, Geography, Reading Comprehension and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine Arabic poetry and how it is interpreted by people of ...
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    • Thumb image for Can We Talk? Exploring the History of Telecommunications TechnologyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Can We Talk? Exploring the History of Telecommunications Technology

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students research the history and technology of telecommunications. Th...
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