This fiction reading response choice board is perfect for literature circles, Interactive Student Notebooks, and book reports. Students choose 3 activities to complete making a tic-tac-toe, and then cut out the corresponding cards to glue into their reading notebook.
First Day of School Student Resume: This is a great activity to do with your middle or high school class on the first day of school. Students complete a resume-like form that gives their personal and academic information. They are also given space to write about their achievements.
Letter from Birmingham Jail Nonviolent Protest Activity
Letter from Birmingham Jail Nonviolent Protest Activity: What better way to really understand Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision than for students to “walk in his shoes” and create their own protest demonstration on an issue they feel passionate about. #lessons
This pyramid shows the effectiveness of certain teaching methods and student retention. Lecture at the lowest, 5 percent retention and teaching others as the highest with 90%. No more lecturing students, they are only holding onto 5% of the lessons you teach! Include more student led instruction where students learn on their own and allow students to teach other students.
March for the Dream: A Martin Luther King, Jr. Math Lesson
March for the Dream: A Martin Luther King, Jr. Math Lesson. Students use a scaled drawing of the National Mall to determine its actual area. Appropriate for both middle and high school classes. Addresses four Common Core Standards.