CONTENT SPOTLIGHT

Research season is here! Utilize our Search Like a Pro Searching Skills Activity to help students develop their resource searching skills.

SOCIAL STUDIES UPDATES

  • Looking to incorporate more Primary Sources? Take a look at our Primary Source Lesson Plan Collection for full, ready to go lessons.
  • Enhance your Financial Literacy curriculum with our on demand webinars, activities, and scavenger hunts. Take a Look.
  • April is Arab American Heritage Month. Access our elementary, middle, and high school activities on our Theme Page.

ELA UPDATES

  • Gale In Context can help your students engage critically with literary works. Take a look at our Blog Post to learn how.
  • Start collecting content to support National Poetry Month by using the Poetry and Poetry Terms Topic Pages within Gale In Context: Literature.
  • Help students with CER (Claim Evidence Reasoning) writing. Check out our recorded Webinar and pre-made Activity for ideas.

STEAM UPDATES

  • Preparing for the solar eclipse? Use the Gale In Context: Science Eclipse Topic Page to find content (including a few experiments) to support your lessons.
  • Gale In Context: Science includes Experiments and Simulations. Check out this Flyer.
  • Want to teach your students about famous scientists? Gale In Context: Science has a huge collection of Biographical Topic Pages to get you started.

ELEMENTARY UPDATES

  • Gale In Context: Elementary has updated many of its Geography Topic Pages including Continental Divides, Coral Reefs, Dead Sea, and more.
  • Engage your students this National Poetry Month with our Parts of Poetry Escape Room.
  • Noticed any weird weather lately? We have! Help your students understand their surroundings with the Weather and Climate sub-section found in the Science category of Gale In Context: Elementary.

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  • February 2024

    CONTENT SPOTLIGHT

    What do other countries think about current events? What actions are they taking to fight climate change or spread vaccine availability and awareness? Gale In Context: Global Issues can help answer those questions for your students. Check out this Blog Post to learn how.


    SOCIAL STUDIES UPDATES

    • Gale In Context resources are perfect for your students’ National History Day projects. Take a look at this Tip Sheet to see which resources are their best bets.
    • Utilize our Content Specific Materials to celebrate Women’s History Month. Engage even more with this Blog Post.
    • Coming soon to Gale In Context: For Educators- African American Studies and Latin American Studies high school lesson plans and topic trees. Expect to see these starting in January and adding until April.

    ELA UPDATES

    • Coming soon to Gale In Context: Literature-new topic pages including “Dracula”, Colson Whitehead, and “Firekeeper’s Daughter”.

    • Use Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints to teach argumentative writing with this Lesson Plan.

    • Gale In Context: For Educators now has a World Literature topic tree.


    STEAM UPDATES

    • Gale In Context: Science has new and updated technology-focused topic pages including Cryptocurrency, Metaverse, and ChatGPT.
    • Gale In Context: Environmental Studies has new interactive infographics to better engage students with relevant data.
    • We support Middle School science too! Utilize this Weather and Climate 5E Lesson Plan designed for grades 6-8 utilizing Gale In Context: Science.

    ELEMENTARY UPDATES

    • Want to add some pop culture into your classroom? Take a look at this Blog reviewing how you can find materials within Gale In Context: Elementary.
    • New to Gale In Context: Elementary? Join our Gale 101 Webinar on February 29th to learn the ins and outs!
    • Bring poetry to life for your students with our Gale In Context: Elementary Parts of Poetry Escape Room.
  • January 2024

    CONTENT SPOTLIGHT

    New York’s Pearl River School District is successfully bridging the library-curriculum gap utilizing their Gale resources. Read about their strategy in our Blog Post.

     

    SOCIAL STUDIES UPDATES

    • Gale In Context: Global Issues supports a deeper understanding of the Russia Ukraine Conflict with a new Topic Page. Learn More.
    • Utilize our Content Specific Materials to celebrate Black History Month. Classroom materials support learning about Black Artists, Mathematicians, and Hidden Figures.
    • Gale In Context: Middle School has new topics pages to explore including: Charles III, King of the United Kingdom, Fast Fashion, Freedom of Religion, Plessy V. Ferguson, and Yom Kippur.

     

    ELA UPDATES

    • New to Gale In Context: Literature? Take a look at our 1-3 minute Tutorials highlighting the unique and valuable tools and content available to you!

    • What better time to talk about love in literature than Valentine’s Day? Take a look at our Student Activities developed with Gale In Context: Literature.

    • Engage your students with our Novel Studies! You’ll find classics like The Catcher In the Rye and more contemporary works like The Hate U Give.

     

    STEAM UPDATES

    • Galileo Galilei’s 460th birthday is February 15th. Teach your students about his life and discoveries with Gale In Context: Science. Learn More.
    • Support Science instruction with Gale In Context: Middle School! New Topic Pages include Extreme Weather, Food Safety, Patterns of Extinction, and Telescopes.
    • Want to bring real-world environmental issues in your state or province to your students? Gale In Context: Environmental Studies contains dedicated state and province Topic Pages.

     

    ELEMENTARY UPDATES

    • Our pre-built Graphic Organizers are great to help students understand Text Structure. Find a document within Gale In Context: Elementary and allow them to organize their thoughts.
    • Help students explore space with our Solar System Trading Cards activity.
    • Looking for a complete Lesson Plan? Check out our Fairy Tales and Fables Lesson Plan for a fun way for students to identify, compare, and contrast fairy tales.