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Iran’s 2009 Voter Uprising
Young historians discover how thousands of Iranian citizens risked their lives in 2009 to protest what they believed to be fraudulent election results. The resource includes a fantastic warmup, PowerPoint presentation, video, reading handouts, and the opportunity for learners to further examine the election through a graphic novel, political cartoons, and photographs.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Joy Luck Club: Themes of the Novel
Discuss two possible themes from Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club in the ninth of ten lessons in a novel unit. Having finished the book, readers engage in a discussion about the themes of fate, memory, and transformation, and answer questions about different characters and their experiences through the lens of each theme.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War
In this episode of Crash Course World History, John Green does an excellent job summarizing the reasons behind the ideological clash between the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Covering early features of the war such as the Marshall Plan and the policy of containment, Green goes on to explore US efforts around the globe to stop the spread of communism, and the lasting implications of those endeavors.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Trip Around the World
How do the rights of citizens in other countries, such as India, Germany, Brazil, and Iran, compare to those of Americans? Take a closer look at the provisions of various foreign constitutions, and compare and contrast the protections and responsibilities of citizens around the world.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Breaking News English: Google Ends Censorship On Its China Site
In this English worksheet, students read "Google Ends Censorship On Its China Site," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Harry Wu: Forced Labor
Over the course of two class periods, young historians explore human rights issues; specifically, forced labor in China. This resource provides everything you need, including relevant vocabulary, an anticipatory activity, and a small-group project.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Who Was More American: Japanese-Americans Who Dissented Against Internment or Those that Supported the War Effort?
Was the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II constitutional? Who was more American: Japanese-Americans who dissented against the internment or those who supported the war effort? Class members do a close reading of primary and secondary source materials to prepare for a Socratic seminar on these questions.
8th - 12th Language Arts 59 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Wrinkle in Time: The Board Game
Tackle some big questions about A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle with a board game project. As learners brainstorm for and complete their board games, they consider what helps and hinders Meg on her journey and why she succeeds in the end.
5th - 8th Language Arts 79 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Express Yourself Lesson Seed 3
If you're looking to set your class up for writing effective arguments, try out this idea. While originally created with freedom as a guiding idea, the activity could easily be adapted for other themes. As a class, create a chart of argument characteristics.
6th Language Arts 14 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Call of the Wild: Themes of the Novel
Jack London includes a great deal about the relationship between nature and civilization in his book The Call of the Wild. Ask your class members to examine this theme through discussion and writing. The resource includes quotes to focus on and questions to answer as your class moves through an exploration of theme in the novel.
7th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Wizard of Earthsea: Themes of the Novel
Building off the homework assignment from the previous lesson plan in this series, class members explore themes in Ursula K. Le Guin's novel A Wizard of Earthsea through discussion and a writing activity. Pupils share their homework and discuss the listed subjects before writing a quick overview of how they would teach the novel.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mao's China
Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Symbols and Words of Hate
“Learning to discuss. . . controversial topics in an open and respectful way is a key to ensuring a healthy classroom, school, and community.” Guided by this principle, this resource is structured with a series of exercises that asks class members to explore hate symbols and hate speech.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 55 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students and Freedom of Expression
Should schools restrict students' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a position on the topic and citing evidence from the documents.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 59 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Collective Memory and the Re-imagining of Monuments
Using the variety of videos, articles, and other materials provided here, class members explore the importance of monuments, historical narratives, and shared memory. After reading and participating in a Socratic seminar, pupils choose a monument to research, write a paper about, and re-represent either with description or an actual physical product.
10th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Grapes of Wrath: Themes of the Novel
"And this you can know—fear the time when Manself will not suffer and die for a concept, for this one quality is man, distinctive in the universe." What is The Grapes of Wrath all about? Class members are asked to identify what they believe is one of Steinbeck's big ideas and support their assertion with evidence from the text.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ancient China: Introduction, Map
What a great resource for introducing your youngsters to the world of ancient China and the earliest stages of its timeline. Included are creative ideas for organizing your room, as well as an engaging lesson, anticipatory set, and map assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
By the People, For the People
Young scholars define what they consider to be key elements of democracy, particularly relating those elements to the cancellation of Iraq's first general election for mayor and related issues of censorship. They participate in a round-table discussion and then develop collages that reflect general themes arising from the discussion.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 22 Downloads