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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Sharon K. Thurman
Angie Howard
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Science
3, 4
Elementary (K-5)

While learning about the basic needs, adaptations, and ecosystems of animals, students will determine whether zoos are beneficial or harmful. 

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Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
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English / Language Arts
7, 8
Middle (6-8)

In this module middle school students analyze Daniel Keyes' short story, "Flowers for Algernon".

This module acts as a springboard into literary analysis by having students study how an author reveals a character's persona over the course of the text. Further, it provides an opportunity...

Curriculum Embedded Task
Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Ashley Gore
0
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English / Language Arts
11
High (9-12)

The Puritans centered their way of life and laws on the Bible. From that, Hester should be judged based on the Bibical passage of Proverbs 31.

Looking at the evidence, is Hester Prynne a virtuous woman or not? 

Retelling Corduroy

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Merry Pannia
Cathy Feldman
5
Average: 5 (2 votes)
English / Language Arts
K
Elementary (K-5)

In this module, students will learn how to retell key events of a story in chronological order. This module could be implemented in the middle of the fall semester following instruction on identifying characters, setting, and events in a story.

This module targets and explicitly teaches...

Data Collection

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Complex Project
Summit Public Schools
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Mathematics
Statistics
11, 12
High (9-12)

This project will introduce students to their first time writing a statistical analysis paper and collecting their own data.

First, students will practice sampling using a random number generator to understand sampling methods and how to choose the best methods.

Second, students...

Rethinking Ophelia

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Curriculum Embedded Task
Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
Kimba Rael
0
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English / Language Arts
11, 12
High (9-12)

The purpose of the module is to examine the role of Ophelia in Hamlet based upon the social perceptions found in the readings. The unit is taught during the second quarter following work on multiple perspectives. 

This unit begins with a reading of Hamlet through the...