Flocabulary - What is Figurative Language? Our figurative language video covers 11 common types of figurative language, from metaphor and simile to juxtaposition and onomatopoeia. This lesson plan uses the song as a jumping off point to help students become skilled at using figurative language.
Flocabulary - Teach about Characterization. Our Much Ado About Nothing rap brings you something you’ve probably never seen before: Shakespeare–the man himself–rapping. Use the song and this lesson plan to help students analyze Shakespeare’s characterization in Much Ado About Nothing.
Flocabulary - Scientific Knowledge & Responsibility. Though Frankenstein is a work of fiction, it brings up very real, crucial questions about ethical responsibility in scientific study. Are potentially harmful scientific experiments ever justified for the sake of new knowledge and discovery? How big of a role should ethics play in the decisions made by scientists? The following lesson addresses these questions, and requires students to examine the role of ethics in modern science.
Flocabulary - Examine the Three Branches' Powers Using Current Events. Use this lesson plan to explore the separation of powers between the legislative, executive and judicial branches and how the branches check and balance one another.
Flocabulary - The Changing Lives of American Workers. In this lesson, students will look at events, inventions and policies that shaped the lives and rights of American workers during the Industrial Revolution and the Gilded Age. Students will synthesize their learning by writing a journal entry from the perspective of a worker.
Flocabulary - Native American Heritage. In this lesson, students will learn about westward expansion, adding nuance and depth to their understanding of American history and honing their critical thinking skills.
Flocabulary - Understanding and Comparing the Platforms. Our Political Party video and lesson plan are a great way to introduce political platforms to your class. Complete with a graphic organizer to compare the Democratic and Republican parties, this lesson can also be used to review topics discussed in political debates.