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President Calvin Coolidge
In this President Calvin Coolidge activity, students read a 4 page description of the life and presidency of President Calvin Coolidge. This reading discusses his upbringing, career, family and death. Students then answer 8 multiple choice questions about the information they just read.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 48 Downloads
1920s Policies of American Presidents
Eleventh graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this 1920's America lesson, 11th graders compare and contrast the policies of Presidents Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover. Students create charts that feature their findings.
11th Social Studies & History 15 Views 29 Downloads
Helpful Animals and Compassionate Humans in Folklore
Young scholars define elements of stories from around the world that include helpful animals. They explore animal character motivations and use graphic organizers to compare and contrast animal stories from different cultures.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 13 Views 30 Downloads
The Hyper-Partisan Politics of Prohibition
A full and thoughtful lesson includes links, handouts, guided viewing worksheets, and great extension activities. Upper graders will examine extreme politics, propaganda, hyper-partisanship, and the 1928 presidential election. They engage in class discussion and create a presentation based on what they learned from viewing the related videos.
7th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 77 Downloads
The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close reading and discussion, and also includes a video seminar illustrating what high-level discourse regarding the text looks like.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the characters, story structure, and themes of the text.
9th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Equality
What if society sought equality by handicapping the gifted and dispelling any traces of diversity? Kurt Vonnegut Jr. offers one possible answer to this question through his incredibly engaging and thought-provoking satirical story, "Harrison Bergeron".
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a "culture war" between these two ideals in the early stages of the new nation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes as citizenship and national identity using the engaging discussion questions and prompts in this resource, and use the included videos to present an example of high-level discourse.
9th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review F.D.R. and the New Deal
Your young historians will discover how President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to alleviate hardships of the Great Depression by analyzing the words of his inaugural address and exploring the various New Deal programs he would later implement.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 26 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
In this Father's Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities on Father's Day.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Roaring Twenties
If you really want to cover the flavor of the Roaring Twenties, use this presentation. The 1920s are categorized into politics, culture, music, policy, and social issues that divided the nation. Each main header contains several subsequent slides full of great information and hyperlinks.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 72 Views 100 Downloads
The Presidents Song
Remember learning to spell “encyclopedia” by singing along with Jiminy Cricket? How about using a singing exercise to learn the names of the presidents? “The Presidents Song,” includes the names, in order, from Washington to Coolidge. Have class groups compose lyrics to include all the presidents, up to the current head of state.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 56 Downloads
Real Life Challenge
Youngsters create a museum display. Using historically accurate designs, they are asked to design and build a museum display for a local museum (pretend letter). Then research, and build a display to submit for viewing at the 'museum'. This project can be adapted to many different scenarios.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Real World Washington D.C.
Students evaluate presidencies. In this presidential history lesson, students research the lives and accomplishments of presidents in order to participate in a simulation that requires them to imagine how they might act as contestants on MTV"s "Real World.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
How and Why Has the White House Changed?
Learners examine changes the White House has undergone in the past two centuries. They view and discuss online images and designs, compare diagrams, read information from various websites, and answer discussion questions.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Science: The Great Tree Hunt
Sixth graders participate in an online, cooperative project researching trees in their local environments for use in an online knowledge game. They take digital pictures of the trees, bark, and leaves. After completing their research, 6th graders submit their findings to a Website where their information is placed on a resource database.
6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Great Depression: 1930s through WWII
Here is an oddly formated presentation that does have some great information and neat ideas. It includes images and text describing the causes and effects of the Great Depression, FDR, Herbert Hoover, and Eleanor Roosevelt. It also includes a helpful timeline and three related project ideas.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 26 Downloads