17th Century Exploration Teacher Resources
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New Review Ag Adventure Lesson Plan: Hands High, Live Horses & Pony Express
What's the difference between a pony and miniature horse? Young farmers explore this and other horse-related questions as they learn all about the history of horse management, measurement, and breeds. They learn about using hands to...
2nd - 4th Science
Figures of Speech: A Midsummer Night's Dream
High school readers analyze figures of speech in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream with support from a two-page worksheet. They respond to four multi-step questions regarding the use of metaphors, similes, hyperbole, and irony in...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Encountering Very Different Ways of Life
High schoolers consider cultural conflict. In this Peace Corps lesson, students read "Help! My Father is Coming!" and "The Visit to the Vijay's," of Jim Toner's Serendib. High schoolers discuss the literary elements of the pieces as well...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Who was affected by North American Colonization and How?
Conduct research on various aspects of American Colonization and explore how different groups were affected, including those involved in the Salem Witch Trials. Your class will read books, write journals, participate in class discussion,...
5th Social Studies & History
Breaching the Gulf Between Cultures
Students explore the dynamics, the challenges, and the rewards of adjusting to a new culture through the reading of "Help! My Father is Coming" and "The Visit to Vijay's". In this social culture lesson, students carousel brainstorm about...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Trade in the Indian Ocean: Should China End Zheng He's Treasure Voyages?
Young scholars examine the amount of trade that occurs in the Indian Ocean. Using China as an example, they discuss the reasons why it ended its treasure voyages in the area and predict what would have happened if the voyages continued....
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Figurative Language in Toni Morrison's "A Mercy"
In order to read and respond to Toni Morrison's A Mercy in this figurative-language lesson plan, students discuss the differences between a literal and a figurative interpretation of a text. They explore figures of speech using a Visual...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Fish Tales: William Merritt Chase's Still Life with Fish
Students investigate the anatomy of fish by observing a painting and listening to a fish story. In this oceanography lesson, students examine the themes of the painting Still Life with Fish by William Merritt Chase, and the story The...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts
What's in a Picture? An Introduction to Subject in the Visual Art
Learners discuss the subject and meaning of examples of visual art. They analyze various paintings found on the Metropolitan Museum of Art website, answer discussion questions, complete online interactive activities, and write an essay.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
East Timor: The World's Newest Country
This isn't just a hand-out or a reading passage; it's more like a mini book on the history, colonization, independence, and culture of the South East Asian country of Timor. There are extensive readings and discussion questions for...
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
How the Iroquois wars impacted the people of Wisconsin
Students examine how relocation affected competition for resources They analyze a map to see population patterns and examine how previous events affected the location of current populations. They explore how the Iroquois were able to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History