The following speech by character of John Galt in Atlas Shrugged is a scaled down version of the book’s actual speech crafted by Dr. David Kelley.
Written over 50 years ago, our country is facing many of the scenarios described in Ayn Rands novel. This discussion is meant to be a jumping off point for classroom discussion of Atlas Shrugged.
Websites for Teacher Resources on the Holocaust and the Warsaw Ghetto
Study the Holocaust in Warsaw Ghetto life through the eyes of The Pianist
Eleanor Roosevelt’s work in the area of human rights has spawned numerous organizations dedicated to carrying on the work that she started.
In With Honors, Brendan Frasier plays a Harvard student, Monty, that receives an education from an unlikely teacher, Simon Wilder played by Joe Pesci. The lessons learned along the way change the outlook of Monty and his friends and teach them more about the U.S. Constitution…
The McCarthy era was a dark time in the history of our country for the rights afforded us by our Constitution. Take a look at the needed limitations on government on individual freedom with this unique lesson plan.
This excellent teaching guide for National Treasure is courtesy of Disney.®
Show how much creativity Harry Potter fans can muster. Write down things associated with Hogwarts in this acronym activity. You can create a themed worksheet, or get really creative and create a Hogwarts poem.
J. K. Rowling has brought us Harry Potter & The Sorcererï¿½s Stone, The Chamber of Secrets, The Prisoner of Azkaban, The Goblet of Fire, and now The Order of the Phoenix. This writing prompt crosses lines between all of the books for your general thoughts on all things Harry Potter.
You’ve just become a student at Hogwarts, and you need to make some basic decisions about school life in the world of wizards. Use these writing prompts to write in your journal this week…
This is your quick reference page for official and unofficial Harry Potter websites. There are even some sites that are designed especially for the little guys so they can have fun too.
While browsing through one of our Harry Potter Writing Prompts (and catching a typo . . . thanks!) Cristela, one of our ClassBrain fans, was kind enough to send us some information about Platform 9-3/4, as well as a picture.
Were you sorted into the house of Gryffindor? Write down things associated with your house in this acronym activity.
Were you sorted into the house of Hufflepuff? Write down things associated with your house in this acronym activity.
Were you sorted into the house of Slytherin? Write down things associated with your house in this acronym activity.
Were you sorted into the house of Ravenclaw? Write down things associated with your house in this acronym activity.
Explore worldwide geographical location seen in the film National Treasure.
Learn more about this unusual city of Venice, Italy that is slowly sinking into the marshy lagoon.
Feel free to adjust these permission slips to fit your school policies, and be sure to get them approved by your administration before you use them.