Assign this text to deeply engage your students!

Actively Learn provides free ELA, science, and social studies digital content—short stories, primary sources, textbook sections, science articles, novels, videos, and more—and embeds them with standards-aligned assignments to assign immediately or customize for your students.

Whether you’re looking for “The Tell-Tale Heart,” The Hate U Give, “The Gettysburg Address,” or current science articles and simulations, Actively Learn is the free go-to source to help you guide your students' growth in critical thinking all year.

Teaching Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists

Revolutionary Art & Trailblazing Artists

This Knowledge Set celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and explores how the arts can be used to foster cultural identity and promote social change. The instruction in this set focuses on author’s craft and guides students to analyze elements of text structure, word choice, and tone. As students progress through the texts they will learn about Mexican artists who have used their craft -- acting, music, dance, and drawing -- to break down barriers in their field, unite their communities, and bring attention to political and social issues.

Various
Actively Learn

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.5 - Text Structure, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.7 - Diverse Media, RI.9 - Compare Texts

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
Assign this text to your students for free!