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Nureyev: The Unconquerable Will
Students consider the development of dance across cultures. In this dance genre instructional activity, students study the history of Russia and the Mongol Tatars. Students research how classical ballet made its way to Russia and create collaborative projects to share their findings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 15 Downloads
Shoe Making in Essex County before the Industrial Revolution
Students investigate the business of shoes in the 18th century. In this occupations lesson, students investigate New England in the 18th and 19th century and the shoe business that many women found themselves working in. Students discover the materials and patterns used to create footwear and write a letter to a deceased shoe maker from the past.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Referencing the Classical Past
Students explore the concept of myths conveyed through art. In this art history lesson, students examine "Three Goddesses" and discuss the state of the world at the time that Nollekens created the sculptures as they analyze the pieces.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 30 Downloads
A Cold Reception: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in the United States
Students compare anti-immigration movements in United States history. In this immigration lesson plan, students participate in classroom activities that require them to analyze music, images, and videos that reveal the immigration debates of the 18th and 20th centuries.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 30 Views 96 Downloads
Sacred Places: California Missions from Different Perspectives
Students create a project poster displaying photos, drawings, and journal writings that incorporate the major themes of California's missions, and use perspective and point of view both visually and in writing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 32 Downloads
Hey Kid, Want To Buy A Bridge?
Young scholars study the building of the Brooklyn Bridge and the inventions of Thomas Alva Edison. They design an infomercial to sell a product or a service for an invention. They create an invention that improves the world and write an article or news release.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 51 Downloads
"We, the People": New Voices in the Constitutional Debates
Students study the goals set out for the Constitution. They examine the resolutions arrived at to resolve three major conflicts which arose during the writing of the Constitution. They discuss or write down a one-sentence summary of what goals the Preamble sets out for the Constitution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 55 Downloads
Planning an Escape
Students plan their escape as though they were an 18th century slave. In this slavery history lesson, students use the Internet to research runaway slaves, then create a plan for escape in the form of a short story or journal entry.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Constitutional Convention Simulation
Students explore the accomplishments at the Constitutional Convention. In this U. S. Constitution instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation on the convention prior to participating in a simulation of the event.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 20 Views 67 Downloads
George Washington and Slavery: The 1799 Census of Slaves
Students discover details about the slave community at Mt. Vernon. For this George Washington lesson, students examine Washington's 1799 Slave Census in order to determine what life was like for slaves of the first president. An analysis sheet is included.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
George Washington Stood Here… On the Issue of Slavery
High schoolers research George Washington's stance on slavery. In this slavery lesson, students examine primary documents that reveal the relationship between Washington and his slaves at Mount Vernon.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The History of Sexuality: An Introduction, Volume 1 by Michel Foucault
In this online interactive psychology activity, students respond to 24 multiple choice questions about Foucault's The History of Sexuality: An Introduction. Students submit their answers to be scored.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Why is there a Cod hanging in the Massachusetts Statehouse?
Students discover the purpose of the sacred cod carving in New England. In this New England history lesson, students read the story A Cod's Tale, and analyze photographs of Cod including their uses and size. Students utilize the Internet to further research the financial opportunities New England fisherman gained from harvesting a plentiful cod population.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
How Did Slavery Impact Our Nation?
Fifth graders closely examine the effects of slavery on American society giving special emphasis to the issue of social injustice, the life of Harriet Tubman, the underground railroad and the achievements of Abraham Lincoln during this month long unit.
5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 95 Downloads
Politics! Politics! The Emergence of Political Parties in the U.S.
Students are split into six small groups which focus on one of six websites, that tell the story of the emergence of the Federalist and Democratic-Republican parties at the end of the 18th century. They compile a chronological list of people and events from their research and create an annotated timeline from their material.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 14 Downloads
Breaking the Chains, Rising Out of Circumstances
Students develop an understanding of art and history. In this lesson about sculpture and creating a mood, students will gain an understanding of a moment in history by observing art. Students observe busts, and paintings from the certain times.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Evolution of Mediums of Exchange
Fifth graders investigate currencies of the 17th and 18th century English colonists. In this currency lesson, 5th graders make connections between unit of account and the medium of exchange. Students create their own money using images from their school.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads