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Insanity Plea: "The Tell Tale Heart," by Edgar Allan Poe

Insanity Plea: "The Tell Tale Heart," by Edgar Allan Poe | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Free for the month of October: a lesson plan directing students to analyze Poe's classic short story, "The Tell-Tale Heart." The activity involves using logical evidence and reason in persuasive writing and speech.

 

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Fun Activities and Facts about the Presidential Inauguration

Fun Activities and Facts about the Presidential Inauguration | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Facts about Presidential inaugurations.
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Roald Dahl’s ‘gobblefunk’ words get their own dictionary

Roald Dahl’s ‘gobblefunk’ words get their own dictionary | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Thousands of words used or created by Roald Dahl are being brought together in a new dictionary — as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the writer's birth.
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7 Important Ways That the Web Has Changed Writing Skill Requirements

7 Important Ways That the Web Has Changed Writing Skill Requirements | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

The Skills Students Need to Write is Changing in this Web-Influenced World.

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Founding Principles: American Governance in Action

Founding Principles: American Governance in Action | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Free video lectures, narrated by Bowdoin College Government Professor Andrew Rudalevige. The Founding Principles series provides an introductory overview of American government.

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Ten of the Most Successful Presidential Campaign Ads Ever Made (with Lesson Plan)

Ten of the Most Successful Presidential Campaign Ads Ever Made (with Lesson Plan) | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Analyze and evaluate the use of tone, language, images, sound and emotion in various famous political TV ads.

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PBS Election Central

PBS Election Central | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
PBS Education has partnered with EXPLO and the Commission on Presidential Debates to create the enclosed debate tool kit for classroom use.
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The National Eclipse is Coming!

The National Eclipse is Coming! | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
NationalEclipse.com is your one-stop source of information on the total solar eclipse coming to America on August 21, 2017.
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The science behind the Olympic sport of fencing

The science behind the Olympic sport of fencing | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
In foil, epee and sabre, Olympic fencers must have exceedingly rapid reactions. This academic (and fencer) is researching the sport.
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Campaign 2016 

Campaign 2016  | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Provides explanations of the various aspects of the election process for candidates vying to become the next President of the United States. Separated into 10 main areas, each topic is supplemented with related video clips, discussion questions, handouts, and culminating activities.
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The Best Resources For Using “Object Lessons” In History

The Best Resources For Using “Object Lessons” In History | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

“Object lessons” have become fairly popular in studying history, and they’re great to use in class. 

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Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are 43 Links to Help via @cybrarian77

Can Your Students Spot Fake News? Here are 43 Links to Help via @cybrarian77 | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
It's all around us. It's permeated Facebook, Twitter, all social media and the Internet. Yet I have seen adults fall for these hoaxe

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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The ability to discern bias in the news, and the incorrect usage of statistics are other important skills.
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RESENTICE's curator insight, January 4, 5:00 AM

Des liens utiles pour aider les élèves à trier l'information collectée sur les réseaux sociaux et internet et à détecter les fausses nouvelles et les rumeurs

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, January 4, 6:18 AM
Very good article about a relevant issue we must not neglect... part of the literacy we are all trying to teach our children and youth!
Marijke Trienekens's curator insight, January 11, 10:56 AM
Zie onderaan de uitgebreide lijst met links naar artikelen over nepnieuws!
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The Zombie Autopsies | The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie

The Zombie Autopsies | The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Learn about the brain with these series of lessons for grades 8 and up. 

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12 U.S. election resources to use with students now

12 U.S. election resources to use with students now | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
The presidential elections are a hot topic. These activities, sites and games will engage and inform your students.
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The Martian: Classroom Edition—Information and Resources for Educators

The Martian: Classroom Edition—Information and Resources for Educators | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Teachers guide and resources for The Martian.

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Lesson: How Labor Got Its Day | Econedlink

Lesson: How Labor Got Its Day | Econedlink | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Learn why we celebrate Labor Day on the first Monday in September, and why workers organize labor unions.
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128 Ways to Avoid the Word 'Very' [Infographic]

128 Ways to Avoid the Word 'Very' [Infographic] | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
The word 'very' has lost all power through overuse. Here are 128 words to use instead! Check out this infographic; it will make your writing sparkle
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Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities | Tech Learning

Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities | Tech Learning | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
Students can learn about sports, current events, STEM, history, geography, and foreign policy while enjoying the Olympics. Students will also learn about different cultures and traditions by following the Olympics online through videos, articles, images, social media and infographics.
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12 incredible women you've never heard of who changed science forever

12 incredible women you've never heard of who changed science forever | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
For every female scientist whose work has been recognized and celebrated, there are thousands who have been accidentally or purposefully forgotten.
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Four STEM Tools to Get Kids Learning and Exploring Outdoors

Four STEM Tools to Get Kids Learning and Exploring Outdoors | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Four STEM apps get kids moving in different ways, whether by looking up at the sky, analyzing how their own bodies move, discovering unique objects to photograph, or getting muddy at their local watershed.

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How Does a Canyon Become Grand? - And Other Lessons on the Shaping of North America

How Does a Canyon Become Grand? - And Other Lessons on the Shaping of North America | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it
How Does a Canyon Become Grand? - And Other Lessons on the Shaping of North America https://t.co/vcmxu8cinR
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DoHistory 

DoHistory  | Homeschooling High School | Scoop.it

Study excerpts from the diary of Martha Ballard, a midwife who kept a journal from 1785 to 1812. Site includes information for planning lessons for middle and high school students as they learn about midwifery and herbal medicine, and how to use primary sources.

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