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Introduction to Character Foils
During this lesson, students will view video clips and read texts that have character foils examples. Students will complete a graphic organizer with evidence that supports their identification of foil characters. Once complete, students will use the information from the graphic organizer to discuss character foils.
Metacognitive Approaches to Student-based Learning
In this lesson, students will learn how to make complex inferences and draw conclusions about a work of literary fiction using a combination of text evidence and background knowledge. Using a graphic organizer and a short story, students will record both text evidence and their prior knowledge, and combine these elements to make an inference about the character.
Una Reseña de un Restaurante
Students describe a restaurant in restaurant review form using simple phrases and sentences. As they write, students focus on noun-adjective agreement and sentence structure.
Escribir una carta persuasiva
This lesson was intended to be delivered in a face-to-face classroom environment. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, this lesson has been modified from its original design to be executed in a virtual setting.
This virtual lesson was designed to prepare students to communicate familiar topics in the presentational writing mode in the target language. Students will act as a college advisor and respond to a prospective student’s email regarding housing options. Students will then peer evaluate each other’s writing and provide meaningful feedback using a rubric.
Uncovering Tone in Poetry
Students will interpret the tone of a poem, cite text evidence to justify their response, and research a synonym for the word they chose to expand their understanding of Tier 2 vocabulary.
Linguistic Roots and Affixes (English 8 Reading)
You will be able to recognize linguistic roots and affixes to use in determining the meanings of academic English words and in other content areas.
Denotation and Connotation (English I Reading)
You will be able to distinguish between the denotative (dictionary) meaning of a word and its connotative (emotions or associations that are implied rather than literal) meaning.
Make Connections Between and Across Literary Texts (English 7 Reading)
You will learn how to make connections between and across texts, including other media (e.g., film, play), and provide textual evidence.
6.01 Probability and the Law of Large Numbers
In this video, students are introduced to the concept of probability using the Law of Large Numbers.
6.02 Probability Terminology
In this video, students learn key terminology associated with probability.
6.03 Venn Diagrams
In this video, students represent and calculate probabilities using Venn diagrams.
6.04 Independent and Mutually Exclusive Events
In this video, students calculate probabilities for independent events and mutually exclusive events.
6.05 Contingency Tables
In this video, students calculate probabilities using a two-way contingency table.
6.06 Tree Diagrams
In this video, students calculate conditional probabilities using a tree diagram.
6.07 Discrete Random Variables
In this video, students are introduced to discrete random variables.
6.08 The Binomial Distribution
In this videos, students use the binomial distribution to find the expected value, variance, and probabilities associated with a binomial random variable.
6.09 Binomial Approximation
In this videos, students approximate the binomial distribution with the normal distribution for large samples.
4.01 Frequency Tables
In this video, we introduce frequency and relative frequency tables.
4.02 Cumulative Frequency Tables
In this video, students will construct cumulative frequency tables.
4.03 Dot Plots and Comparing Distributions
In this video, we construct our first visual beyond listing data: dot plots. We also begin our discussion of center, shape, spread, and outliers, and compare dot plots.