Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.

Community in Crisis Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans, provided by our partner Read to Lead, support your student before, during, and after playing the game Community in Crisis. On the Job Training: What Does it Take to...

After the Storm Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans, provided by our partner Read to Lead, support your student before, during, and after playing the game After the Storm. On the Job Training: What Does it Take to be ...

On the Job Training: After the Storm Introductory Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans provided by our partner Classroom, will prepare your students for playing the game After the Storm. ...

After the Storm Game Episode: Emergency Management, Morning

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Editors must decide how best to get vital news and information out to the struggling community while managing a staff who are also dealing with the effects of the storm....

Community in Crisis Enrichment Project: Make a Service Plan for Your Community!

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This project consists of a series of lesson plans, provided by our partner Classroom, Inc.,  to develop students' understanding of community service.  Working collaboratively, students will create a visual display to engage and inform an audience about a specific type of community service....

On the Job Training: Vital Signs Introductory Lesson Plan Collection

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This collection of lesson plans provided by our partner Classroom, Inc. will prepare your students for playing the game Vital Signs. What Does it Take to Be the Boss?  (related worksheets) Lesson ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: High Anxiety

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Sofia Reyes believes she has an obscure disorder she read about on the Internet, but Marianne thinks that Sofia suffers from anxiety and recommends counseling. The medical director must decide whether to fully investigate Sofia’s physical factors or urge her to enter counseling. ...

Vital Signs Game Episode: Dad Genes

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Tahmid’s father is suffering from severe stomach pain, but refuses to come to the clinic. The medical director must find the best way to convince him to put his health first, even if that means referring him to another clinician....

Vital Signs Game Episode: Act Up

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Episode Summary:  Fog Hollow, one of Port Douglas' poorest neighborhoods, is in trouble since the power plant reopened. Austin is planning a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to raise awareness but Br...

Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Digital Compass

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, features the innovative game Digital Compass, in which players explore how decisions they make in their digital lives affect other aspects of their lives. ...