Lesson Plans

  • Understanding Plagiarism with Some Help from Dr. Seuss

    Political Parties Project

    The problem of pupils plagiarizing papers plagues professors pervasively. While students express comprehension, their product is often transgression.

    In this plagiarism prevention lesson, we use a passage from Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham" (Geisel, 1960) to illustrate plagiarism and paraphrasing in an effort to convey how best to avoid gross and subtle violations, including how and why minor manipulation of sentence structure is not adequate paraphrasing.

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  • Political Parties Project

    Political Parties Project

    This class activity helps students learn about different political parties by identifying the name of the party, the year it was founded, the mission statement, and identifying and explaining views and issues that they agree and disagree with.

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  • What Do You Want to Do with Your Life

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    Research what your passion is and calculate what it is going to take to obtain it. Calculate the amount of education, financial costs, and how much discipline and work ethic it will take to achieve it. Weigh the what ifs of life to envision what could delay or prevent you from achieving your dream occupation.

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  • Juxtaposition Essay

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    This assignment is for a brief proposition paper with 2-3 hypotheses, and 5 relevant scholarly journal citations. The assignment includes an example and template.

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  • Independent Novel Study and Presentation

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    Students select a novel to read independently from a provided "suggested reading" list, then create a reading log and two creative, authentic representations of their novel analysis to share with the class. Designed for Honors level grade 9 students, could be adapted to fit any secondary level students.

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  • Total Quality Management (TQM)

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    This course plan on Total Quality Management highlights what can be covered in a 27 session course and is divided in to three primary sections: (1) The intellectual foundations of TQM; (2) Quality improvement techniques; (3) Quality assurance techniques.

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  • Natural Disasters and their forms of Energy

    Political Parties Project

    Define and explain Force/Motion and the different forms of energy (potential, kinetic, thermal, electric, chemical). Afterwards we go over the answers with the entire class. I provide picture examples to help support the findings with a visual representation. Compare this with current weather threats and how to take proper precautions when storms approach.

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  • Right Based Approach for Human Development

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    Many Developing countries cannot realize the potential of their development because budgetary resources allocated for human development are not fully utilized. T his happens due to weak organization and capacities of beneficiary communities to demand their right for seeking full utilization of allocated budget. In a nutshell it shows how accumulation of social capital can lead to most effective form of utilization of other forms of capital and optimal performance of a developing economy.

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