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Unit TitleAuthor


African American Hair, Freedom, and Civil Rights: Using Film, Media, and African American Hair Styles to Analyze Civil Rights

Aisha Al-Muid
Keywords: African American, cinema, civil rights, film, freedom, Hair, Media

Police Free City: Writing Emancipatory Visionary Fiction

Charlie McGeehan
Keywords: Black Lives Matter, dark fantastic cycle, fantasy, fiction, Literature, Reading, science fiction, social studies, the Hunger Games, writing


This is the Story of a River

Chelsea Trainor
Keywords: environment, interdisciplinary, reading skills, self contained, writing skills


Everyone’s a Critic: Asking Meaningful Research Questions through Film

Keeler Park
Keywords: Cinematography, Creative Writing, developing research questions, Entertainment industry, essay, film, film in the classroom, Media, outline, Pop culture, public speaking, Reading, Research, research project, student choice, writing

Philosophy and Literature Unit Plan

Kimberly Sweeney
Keywords: ELA activity, ethics, philosophy

“Who Am I? An Exploration of Personal Identity Through Philosophy and Literature”

Jessica Waber
Keywords: Critical thinking, Making connections, Morality, Personal Identity, philosophy, Questioning, social justice

Critical Thinkers Are World Changers

Charlette Walker
Keywords: Analyzing arguments, character development, Critical thinking, ELA activity, empowerment, ethical responsibility, ethics, Morality, Personal Identity, philosophical chairs, philosophy, social justice


Creating Life!

Nicole Flores
Keywords: astronomy, Earth Science, Science, Space Science

The Music of New Orleans and How It Shaped Its Culture

Chanelle Harley
Keywords: History, Reading, social studies, writing


A Brave New World?

Nicole Flores
Keywords: literacy, literacy skills, Parable of the Sower, Reading, science fiction, The Giver

You Lookin’ For Me?

Glenza Lowman
Keywords: Black history, Black History month, writing


Bearing Witness through Narration

Karen J. Burrell
Keywords: Holocaust, literacy, Literature, narration, stories, writing

We All Have A Story to Tell…

Nicole Flores
Keywords: fiction, Holocaust, journals, nonfiction, religion, religious beliefs, writing


The Art of the Poem in Poems of Art: Using Visuals and Close Readings to Aid Creative Writing

Sydney Hunt Coffin
Keywords: Art, Creative Writing, modern art, poetry

50 Years and Beyond:Philadelphia after the Emancipation Proclamation

Terry Anne Wildman
Keywords: English, History, language arts, literacy, Pennsylvania History, social studies

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, But How Many Pictures is a Word Worth?

Femi-Ama K. Johnson
Keywords: English, language arts, literacy, writing

Poetry Out Loud: Reading, Reciting, and Responding to Poetry

Stacia Parker
Keywords: close reading, English, High School, out loud, poetry, spoken word

The Color of Beauty in the Darkness – Using Poetry and Art to Create a Visual Picture of Your World

Michelle Todd
Keywords: English, figurative language, Langston Hughes, Middle School, poetry, segregation

Statistics for First Grade, What Do You Mean?

Catherine Cmiel
Keywords: elementary, first graders, Math, Probability / Statistics, Statistics

Want to be a Better Reader? Then Read!

Jessica Ramos
Keywords: Book logs, English, graphing, Increased reading ability, Literature, Middle, Probability / Statistics