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High School Literacy

Explore lessons that teach skills such as determining central idea in informational text, literature and literary nonfiction. In addition, find lessons for literacy in science and social studies.

Literacy Lessons in Science

turtleIn this collection of science-themed literacy lessons, students read primary and secondary texts on science topics to learn and practice literacy standards.


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Literacy Lessons in Social Studies

USS Arizona burning at Pearl Harbor, 1941In this collection of history-themed literacy lessons, students read primary and secondary historical texts to learn and practice literacy standards.


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Researching With Reliable Web Sources

In this lesson, students in 10th grade learn essential skills needed to research a topic, which in this activity prepares them to read "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe. (Lexile level: 1250-1335)

Research Simulation Task

In this lesson, students in grades 9-10 are given sources about bullying and asked tiered analytical questions. (Lexile level: 950)

Searching for Identity

Students use fiction and nonfiction resources, art, videos and interactives to write a narrative about an event that had an impact on who they are now and who they may become in the future.