Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.

Mission US: Up from the Dust Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12,  centers around the simulation Mission US: Up from the Dust, which provides young people with an experiential understanding of the enormous hardships facin...

Soybean Plant Lesson Plan: Build-a-Plant Interactive

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use the interactive drag-and-drop game Build-a-Plant: Soybean to explore the structures and substructures of a soybean plant. Working in pairs ...

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Lesson Plan: The Quandary Game

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This problem-solving lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, centers around an online gamed called Quandary that engages students in making ethical decisions about a society they are helping to shape....

U.S. History Lesson Plan: Exploring Cause and Effect

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In this U.S. History lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students select two topics in U.S. history and use BrainPOP resources to explore the relationship between those topics. Students w...

Natural Disasters Lesson Plan: Cause and Effect

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In this natural disasters lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to identify and explore various types of natural disasters. Students will explain whether natu...