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Social Studies: Art of the Revolution
Fifth graders view a slide presentation of Revolutionary period paintings and engravings and list them on a timeline of the American Revolution. They conduct Internet research on various artists. Students apply 18th century art techniques to pencil sketches of available engravings and paintings.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Late 17th Century and 18th Century American Society (1)
In this online interactive American history activity, students answer 11 multiple choice questions regarding late 17th and 18th century America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
A Day at Mount Vernon
Learners discover daily life on George Washington's plantation, Mount Vernon. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students examine the life styles at four distinct sites at Mount Vernon to become familiar with the people, places, and objects that were part of 18th century life.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Atlantic Slave Trade
This presentation offers an overview of the Atlantic slave trade, taking care to give the subject its due diligence and explain the origins of slavery, the types of products slaves were forced to harvest, the most common importers of slaves in the Caribbean and Brazil, how Europeans acquired slaves through trading, etc.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tea, Taxes, and the American Revolution
Rather than simply summarizing the events that led to the American Revolution, have your learners listen as John Green offers some interesting points to be used as discussion or writing prompts in your review of the war. Green details early American colonies as self-governing entities, brings to light some hypocrisies of the War for Independence, and concludes by discussing the influence of the Enlightenment.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Relocation of the Cherokee in North Carolina
Considering a study of the Trail of Tears? Check out this resource before you begin. Class members use maps to chart the movement of the Cherokee from the 18th through the 19th centuries. They consult primary and secondary sources to develop an understanding of how these Native Americans were perceived by the early settlers and the clash of cultures that lead to the wars that took place.
6th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
To Go West or Not to Go West, That is the Question
Students answer the question,"To go West or not to go West?". In this nonfiction lesson students read a piece of nonfiction about going West during the 18th century. Students use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast the pros and cons.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Vanished Occupations: Life on an Iron Plantation
Young scholars analyze photographs of iron plantations to infer what life was like in these 18th century Pennsylvania villages. They then divide into small groups to research primary documents that explain the types of jobs performed on the iron plantations.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
T H E P O W E R O F A R C H I T E C T U R E
Students arecognize the architecture of another culture, how the architecture of a people records their history, explore artistic elements, explore and use geometric concepts of shape, pattern, and symmetry.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
European Antisemitism in the 15th - 18th Centuries
Students gather information on the Holocaust. Using document-based questions, they evaluate the different perspectives of primary sources. They are introduced to the topic of antisemitism and its role throughout the 15th through 18th centuries.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn
This resource is rich with primary and secondary source material regarding major events in the Atlantic world during the Age of Revolution. While there are suggested classroom activities toward the beginning of the resource, its true value lies in the reproductions of such major historical documents as the United States Declaration of Independence, the Haitian Declaration of Independence, and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 140 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Kingdom of Benin
Discover the society of Benin through analysis of several artifacts and rich primary source materials. Here you'll find worksheets on topics as the work of Benin craftsmen, the influence of the all-powerful Oba, explanations for the great wealth and power of the kingdom, and the structure of the city itself.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A New Bedford Voyage!
A thorough set of activities, articles, and reference material can enlighten your class about the history of whaling in New England. Kids travel back to a time when whale products were valuable and hunting whales was a way to help the blooming American economy.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mao's China
Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Playing with Parachutes
This lesson certainly will not be a drag! Little engineers design parachutes that make use of air resistance and, as a result, slow the descent of the payload as much as possible. It is an opportunity to teach about many motion concepts: air resistance, drag, gravity, Newton's laws of motion, etc.
3rd - 12th Science 54 Views 71 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis, group reading and discussion, and a final group project whereby learners contribute to a creative class mural reflecting what they have learned.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 75 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Potters with some experience will enjoy trying their hand at using marbled slipware techniques on their hand-built plates. The step-by-step directions are illustrated, and tips and cautions are included in the resource. The packet also includes a bit of history of the process, a materials list, and biographical information about the potter.
9th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Lessons for Hight School Music Classes: Lesson 1
The phrase, "You sold out" has been thrown around among musicians that have lent their talents to the corporate world. Here, the class engages in an interesting discussion on how musicians make a living and the influence of commercialism and marketing in today's society.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 39 Downloads