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1988 Summer Olypmics
Students research the Olympic Games and focus on the 1988 summer Olympics in Korea. In 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
Students 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
Students read an article on the British Empire. In this ESL lesson, 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 6 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
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 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 67 Views 160 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 140 Views 717 Downloads
Seventh graders explore the geography of Eastern and Western Europe. They compare and constrast the culture of Jewish people from Eastern and Western Europe. They analyze deportation and confinement in concentration camps, using personal testimonies.
7th Social Studies & History 31 Views 94 Downloads
Artifact Creation Activity
Creating an artifact that is representative of a specific time period provides an opportunity for amateur historians to understand the importance of primary sources. This resource describes the process for students to explore original or replica artifacts before researching and creating one from the era they are studying.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 13 Downloads
America's Wars, 1898-1945
Students examine the wars the United States was involved in between 1898 and 1945. In groups, they determine the causes and effects of each war and how each war changed the way the United States handled their foreign affairs. As a class, they debate American imperialism and how we have used it to our advantage in each war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 Downloads
The Insights of American Blacks During the 19th and 20th Centuries in New Haven, Connecticut
Students examine the contributions of African Americans in New Haven, Connecticut in the 19th and 20th centuries. After being introduced to new vocabulary, they review the elements of autobiographies and read excerpts of African American authors.
7th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
Eleventh graders trace the history of intolerance in American history and familiarize themselves with the actions of the United States towards the Holocaust. They explore present day Holocaust denial and Neo-Nazism in the United States.
11th Social Studies & History 18 Views 40 Downloads
The Voices Within Theirs and Mine
Students create new words to convey their thoughts. They find, list and discuss the poetic devices used by the poet in creating his or her war poem and create their own war poems. They use sensory perception words and memory in creating a poem.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
An Issue of Loyalty: Exploring the Treatment of Japanese Americans During World War II
Students consider the meaning of loyalty. They explore the history of Japanese in the United States. and consider the meaning of citizenship. They create a presentation for the class. It can be a poster, Power Point or other computer-generated presentation.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Movement Beyond Martin
Students investigate the context, issues, important people, and outcomes of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. They attempt to answer the essential question, "Would the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's have happened if Martin Luther King, Jr.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 83 Downloads
Seven Famous African-American Masters of American Art
Students examine seven different African-American artists. In groups, they use the internet to identify their contribution and techniques to the art world and examine the time period in which the artwork was produced. To end the lesson, they use the knowledge they have gathered to write a play or story.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 31 Downloads