Canada and World War I Teacher Resources
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Hoboes on Harvest
Students study the role Oklahoma's wheat fields played in the history of labor movements in the US. They write imaginary letters describing their experiences on a wheat harvest. They research on the internet or in encyclopedias to find out how hobo sandwiches got their name.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Fifth graders participate in a two weeks of activities as they study the Civil War. For this Civil War lesson set, 5th graders read a portion of their text-book, participate in jigsaw activity and a mock debate. They use the Internet as they research information about the Union, the Confederacy, and the Slave.
5th English Language Development 22 Views 104 Downloads
Nous Nous Souvenons: French-Canadians
Students research the French-Canadian influence in northern New York. They interview families of French-Canadian descent, research immigration history, visit a French restaurant, write narratives about their experiences interviewing informants and prepare a PowerPoint presentation documenting the experience.
9th - Higher Ed Languages 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Source of Knowledge
Students explore their impressions of several countries and the sources of information that informed those impressions. They examine the changing attitudes of South Koreans toward North Korean by reading and discussing "New Craze in South Korea: The N
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 21 Downloads
The Frozen Gridiron
Students conduct research for this lesson plan is based on viewing the Historica Footprints, Normie Kwong, Russ Jackson, Ron Lancaster and Angelo Mosca. The first Grey Cup game was played on a cold, blustery day in December 1909. The 1950 Grey Cup-The Mud Bowl-was such a mess at one point that a referee mistakenly thought a Winnipeg player was drowning in a puddle.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Historical Consciousness: Infusing Identity and Citizenship
Students examine the effects of national and family identities. In this Canadian history lesson, students investigate their family histories against the backdrop of the nation's history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Underground Railroad - Secondary
This is a one-day activity to explore the Underground Railroad and its impact on Canadian immigration. Class members explore the government's immigration policies in the past and present. It requires viewing a short video clip and responding to a series of discussion questions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 8 Downloads
Hoboes on Harvest
Students discover details about the involvement of labor unions in organizing hoboes. For this Great Wheat Harvest Migration lesson, students read the Hoboes on Harvest handout and respond to the provided discussion questions based on the article.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
1988 Summer Olypmics
Students research the Olympic Games and focus on the 1988 summer Olympics in Korea. For this Olympic Games lesson, students make a collage of sports pictures and a web of sports in the summer Olympics. Students complete related worksheets for the 1988 summer Olympic games and discuss how they would feel if the games were in their town.
5th - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
The History and Poetry of In Flanders Fields
High schoolers examine the inspiration for the John Mc Crae's poem, In Flanders Field. They study sonnets and the use of tetrameter before discussing is considered to be a sonnet although it does not follow the pattern. They discuss the meaning of poppies to VFW volunteers and why they give them out when they receive a donation.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 13 Downloads
The British Empire – Where the Sun Never Set
Learners read an article on the British Empire. In this ESL instructional activity, students explore the British Empire from the 1600's, then work in small groups to complete several activities that reinforce the information learned in the reading.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 7 Downloads
Piecewise Modeling with Multiple Functions: Federal Debt
Students analyze data on debt and write an equation. In this statistics lesson, students are given data from different time periods, and are asked to graph and analyze the data. They work in groups, and are assigned different parts of the data.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Foreign Policy: War
What is the difference between foreign and domestic policy? What are the primary differences in what the United States hopes to accomplish through foreign aid, the military, and the creation of treaties? Your class members will examine these questions through reading materials and worksheets, and will also consider the distinct responsibilities of the president and Congress in regard to foreign policy.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Scrutinizing Stand-Ins: Working With Nouns and Pronouns
Use the Schoolhouse Rock episode, "Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla," to introduce a study of pronouns. Learners consider antecedents, cases (nominative, objective and possessive), as well as types of pronouns, and then craft sentences using various forms of this part of speech.
6th - 8th Language Arts 56 Views 145 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Never To Forget
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust.
10th Social Studies & History 64 Views 157 Downloads
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 132 Views 711 Downloads