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To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Learners 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 activity.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 155 Views 724 Downloads
The Lives of the People: To Understand the People is to Understand the Times
Students examine the time period of the Great Depression. Using primary source documents, they read excerpts of interviews done by author Studs Terkel for one of his books. They practice interviewing their partner in front of the class and discover what defines an average person during the Great Depression.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
The Hispanic Migration into Iowa
Sixth graders examine the positive and negative effects of the migration of people of Hispanic descent in the state of Iowa. They examine and interpret census data using maps before comparing the positives and negatives. They read primary source documents in the form of diaries before role playing as members of the families that are involved in the diaries.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, August 13, 2008
In this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 68 Downloads
Life Rules for Nonviolence
Scholars apply the basic ideas of Mohandis Gandhi and their application in global change. They generate original definitions of violence and nonviolence. They then create their own set of basic rules that they can apply in real life.
10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads
California-Becoming an Agricultural and Insustrial Power
Fourth graders explain how California became an agricultural and industrial power. They trace the transformation of the California economy in its political and cultural development since the 1850's.
4th Social Studies & History 18 Views 57 Downloads
Put Your Hands in Mine: King Day
Middle schoolers examine the concepts of human and civil rights. In this philanthropy lesson, students watch The Mighty Times: The Children March. Middle schoolers discuss concepts relating to civil rights and change.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 25 Views 13 Downloads
Traveling Through Time, Wetland Style
Students create a timeline on the development of the Pajaro Valley Area. In this social science lesson, students discuss the changes that took place in the area over the past 300 years. They draw a pictures of how the area has changed during particular time periods.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
In Strawberry Fields
Students discuss the origin of strawberries and employees involved with picking strawberries. In this algebra lesson, students discuss how much a worker who picks strawberry makes based on their flats. They create a table with the workers name and total flats they fill per day.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 31 Downloads
Students discuss philanthropy. In this fair trade lesson, students discover the meaning of fair trade. They are given the definition and work in small groups to read further on the topic and answer questions. This lesson includes resource links and an idea for an extension assignment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads
To Buy or Not to Buy
Students examine how boycotts have promoted economic, social, and political change in U.S. history. They research current boycott targets, create promotional flyers, and analyze economic and non-economic factors that influence the efficacy of a boycott.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
Children in the Fields
Fourth graders research Hispanic child labor in California's agricultural period. They create dioramas reflecting the lives of migrant farm workers and political cartoons as produce crate labels, They illustrate farm scenes and hold a gallery tour.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads
Second graders study the talents and interests that have helped people to "make the world better." They begin by reading a story about 5 individuals who have "made a difference." This webquest extends this exploration by guiding the students in a determination of the personal ATTRIBUTES that we find in these people who make a difference.
2nd Social Studies & History 4 Views 25 Downloads