By Teachers, For Teachers
6-8: A Lesson in Losing
Of the 64 teams in the tournament, all the teams will lose a game except the tournament champion. Do you learn more from winning or losing? Why?
After viewing the clip with your students, ask them to complete the following writing exercises, which are designed to enhance both their writing and critical thinking skills.
The new film Tiger Eyes provides weighty subject matter for this Video Writing Prompt and is designed to enhance students' writing and critical thinking skills.
This Video Writing Prompt provides students with some background information on Brown v. Board of Education. After viewing the video, have students complete the following exercises, designed to improve their critical thinking skills.
The animated film Epic inspires today's Video Writing Prompt. After viewing the trailer, have students complete the exercises, designed to improve their writing and critical thinking skills.
This Video Writing Prompt is designed to get students thinking about their long-term goals and the roles mentors play in helping them reach those goals.
The new film “42” chronicles Jackie Robinson’s rise through Major League Baseball and depicts the turbulent, racially charged environment he had to play in. Watch the film's trailer with your class, and ask them to draw on their personal...
This Video Writing Prompt requires students to watch a video of community residents working together to clean up litter and plant trees. Have your students watch the video and then ask them to complete the writing exercise.
This video writing prompt will help students learn more about different types of poetry, discover the country’s poet laureate, and improve their writing skills.
This Video Writing Prompt helps students explore the history of women's rights in the United States, and challenges them to better understand historical texts.