Engaging diverse audiences through respectful dialogue using print and digital media appropriately.
- Develops coherent ideas
- Assesses audience needs
- Uses multiple media technologies
- Listens actively
- Students talking with each other; conversations
- Students listening to speakers and each other
- Giving and receiving feedback
- Using appropriate vocabulary
- Using appropriate voice levels (examples: speaking with a neighbor vs. speaking to the class)
- Writing, speaking, body language, listening appropriately
- Students using multimedia tools
- Sentence Stems
- Think, Pair, Share
- Writing portfolios
- Public presentations
- Socratic Circles
Algebra 2 students travel to their former elementary schools to read Christmas stories (based on math) that they wrote.
Night at the Museum
History students design tepees, costumes, tri-folds, etc. to give younger students and community members a living history experience.
Anatomy students research the potential dangers of vaping, educate other students, and create a "No Vaping" pledge for them to sign.
Students write and perform a play for the class based on a given conflict. They also create costumes, props, and set.
Third graders use writing to communicate their opinions about ants.
First grade students communicate during their recycling PBL, presenting their ideas for recycling collected goods.
First Grade Projects
First grade students share their animal project presentations.
First graders teach second graders about kindness.
The first grade newscast promotes their Bubblegum Bazaar.
Eighth grade students share passion projects with their peers.
Our Town Scene
Middle School students interpreted a scene from "Our Town" into a modern day event and performed the scene they created.