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Marrakesh, Casablanca, Tangier. Sand dunes and wadis, souks and kasbahs, World Heritage sites and modern cities. Experience Morocco—for free! Take a virtual tour of this fascinating country, gain an understanding of its people, art, and the architecture, or use the thousands of photos in this tool and the map function to plan your own trek.
Students examine how the author's world view expanded by living in another culture. They discover the three lessons Storti learned as a Volunteer and find out how he learned them and reflect on the enduring understanding: "Living and serving in another culture can teach important life lessons-if one is open to learning"
Students probe their own histories to record how they have had to expand their world views. They determine "Everyone has a culture. It influences how we see the world, ourselves, and others." The explain the concept of cultural differences-differences among deeply held beliefs about what is expected of us in behavior, thought, music, art, dress, and the like.
To completely follow this outline, you will need to order a poster ahead of time about the Aztec nation. The lesson can be taught, however, without the poster. Middle schoolers discuss where the Aztecs lived and apply the five themes of geography. Discussion questions are listed, along with helpful details to guide the class. Afterwards, they color the included map of Mexico, answer theme-related questions, and more! Many resources in the pdf document make this a valuable addition to your social studies curriculum.
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What were Harry Truman's motivations for using the Atomic Bomb against Japan in World War II?" Note: This extensive slideshow will require at least an hour to get through with lecture and discussion.
Young scholars examine the Muslim culture in Morocco. In this global studies instructional activity, students read Three Lessons by Craig Storti. Young scholars compare the culture of Morocco to their own as they write stories pertaining to lessons they have learned in their lifetimes.
Eleventh graders use the internet to read primary source documents from the World War II era. In groups, they research the role of the USO during this time period and watch a recent film. They role play different roles in the USO and write journal entries from the point of view of someone who worked in the USO itself. To end the lesson, they develop proper interview questions to ask someone who did this work and share their responses with the class.
Students determine the best habitat for spiders. In this spider lesson plan, students listen to a reading of Eric Carle's, The Very Busy Spider. They discuss the spider's habitat before visiting the schoolyard to look for spiders in their natural habitat. They work in groups to develop a poster that shows the four elements of a habitat which include food, water, location and danger prevention.
Students discover the benefits of recycling by participating in a group activity. In this environmental care lesson plan, students analyze trash bins and discover new uses for items to be thrown away. Students read the book What Happens to Trash, and compete in groups to utilize the highest number of recyclable items from a mock trash dump.