Polka Dot Lesson Plans: Social Studies Menu - will need to adapt and clarify for students.but I really do like the idea of letting them choose how they want to present their project. Especially in social studies content.
Turn historical figures into Wanted Figures. This can especially effective if you have students take the point of view of one side of a war or battle. Why would the English put George Washington on a Wanted Poster? Individual, with large paper grade)
Routines and Transitions alternatives to traditional homework Even at the college level, these homework alternatives make a lot of sense in a language classroom. I am beginning to really re-think all my ideas about homework.