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Give Me Liberty
Tenth graders determine how the colonial experience led to the thirst for American independence. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders explore the effects of colonial self-government on rebelling from British control. Articles and critical thinking exercises are included.
10th Social Studies & History
How Many Ships?
A fun lesson in cross-curricular division has learners exploring 18th century ships as well as dividing even numbers by 2. The class takes on the role of the Royal Navy, protecting merchant ships from pirates. They must count the masts on the horizon to determine how many two-masted ships they see coming.
2nd - 4th Math
Homes Then and Now
Before reading a book or text describing life in the 18th or 19th century, you might want to preview vocabulary. Each slide provides a description and image of technology common to household use prior to the 20th century, and compares it with items used today.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Nureyev: The Unconquerable Will
Young scholars consider the development of dance across cultures. In this dance genre lesson, students study the history of Russia and the Mongol Tatars. Young scholars research how classical ballet made its way to Russia and create collaborative projects to share their findings.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Shoe Making in Essex County before the Industrial Revolution
Students investigate the business of shoes in the 18th century. For 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
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
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
George Washington and Slavery: The 1799 Census of Slaves
Students discover details about the slave community at Mt. Vernon. In this George Washington instructional activity, students examine Washington's 1799 Slave Census in order to determine what life was like for slaves of the first president.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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 English Language Arts
Hey Kid, Want To Buy A Bridge?
Students 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
"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
The History of Sexuality: An Introduction, Volume 1 by Michel Foucault
For this online interactive psychology worksheet, learners 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
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
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