The lessons in this unit teach seven main structures of the brain and their functions. In addition, the content helps to build a positive learning environment, where students feel safe collaborating and taking risks. All lessons are aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and College and Career Readiness (CCR) anchor standards in English Language Arts.
Kickstarting Your Classroom Community is a six-lesson, brain-compatible, CCSS and 21st century skills aligned unit designed to help you hook your middle-school kids into your classroom community and engage them in the school year. Our detailed lesson plans and PowerPoint help you support your kids in four major areas:
The unit uses learning partners and teams, real-life performance tasks, videos, informational texts, visual texts, interactive journal, scenarios, and academic choices to help students make sense of new information and apply it to their own lives.
All six lessons in this unit:
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