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Roots of the Cold War
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry involves detailed analysis of primary and secondary source material, supporting learners as they develop an answer to the resource's guiding question.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the Holocaust
What is a hate symbol, and what role did racism and anti-Semitism play in the Holocaust? Your young historians will answer these questions through a series of engaging and interactive activities, as well as discover how Jews were restricted from everyday activities as a result of Nazi regulations.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository, narrative, and literary response), and each category comes with a general rubric and a set of sample essays.
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Cold War Lesson Plan
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions and a PowerPoint presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
TIME: Hillary Rodham Clinton
Work on biographies and nonfiction text with this TIME Magazine article on Hillary Rodham Clinton. The article is short; at only five paragraphs, it could be a great reading comprehension activity or a model for a biography project. Six comprehension questions and a timeline allow young readers to delve into the subject more thoroughly.
7th - 10th English Language Arts
The Geography & Peoples of Europe
Extremely throrough and informative, this presentation details many aspects of European geography and demographics, including natural resources, climate, topography, and population distribution. This slideshow would be an excellent companion to a unit about Europe, either in relevant pieces or in its entirety.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Night Study Questions
Elie Wiesel is the author of 57 books, but he is most known for his Holocaust remembrance novel, Night. Provided here are over 60 study questions for the first nine chapters of the novel. While most of the questions focus on reading comprehension, you could easily add questions that focus on inferencing, connecting, etc.
8th - 9th English Language Arts
Sixth and seventh graders investigate the concept of negative numbers. The instructional activity begins with a review of positive numbers and progresses to the various operations with negative numbers. The instructional activity includes dialogue for the teacher to use during direct instruction.
6th - 7th Math
Find The Capital Cities in the Crossword
Here is a challenging word search which requires pupils to find 33 capital cities of countries thoughout the world, then write down the name of the country next to its capital city. These two tasks would keep anyone busy for quite a while!
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Intro to Cold War
Eleventh graders are introduced to the events between the years 1949 and 1989. They list and explain key events and people that contributed to the development of the Cold War. Students are asked "what do you think Billy Joel meant by 'We didn't start the fire', and why do you think this has historical relevance, or does it?
11th Social Studies & History
The Chemistry of Bigger Bubbles
Fourth graders explore properties of bubbles. In this lesson about bubbles, 4th graders perform an experiment. Students analyze the properties of bubble making substances and surface tension. Students create a square bubble. Students experience frozen bubbles through the aid of dry ice.
Immigration Picture Dictionary
Second graders create an immigration picture dictionary. In this immigration lesson, 2nd graders visit Pier 21 and discuss how it has changed Canada. Students also discuss how the lives of the immigrants have changed. Students create a picture dictionary of new vocabulary words.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts