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Learning Guide to Thirteen Days
While Thirteen Days is a fantastic film to use in the classroom in reference to the Cold War and the Cuban missile crisis, it is important to take care to effectively and properly incorporate its contents into your curriculum. This website guides a teacher through a description of the film and its historical accuracy, offers discussion questions and possible student responses, and provides a variety of supplemental readings and resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
“In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life of a classical or Keysnesian economist, such as Adam Smith or John Hicks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Cold War Lesson Plan
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions and a PowerPoint presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Create Your Own Country Project
Young scholars demonstrate their knowledge of geography with this fun, collaborative social studies project. Working in small groups, students develop their very own countries, writing descriptions of their physical location, social system, economy, and culture as well as creating a map of the nation and a picture of it's flag.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you need to support learners and they move step-by-step through the writing process.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pope John Paul II: Triumph Over Communism
High schoolers discover the background of Pope John Paul II. In this modern history lesson, students research the life of Karol Joseph Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) in order to understand how his past paralleled his papacy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
"It was my view then, and still is, that you don't make war without knowing why." Remembering Vietnam is a powerful resource. The essential questions, the activities, the readings, the materials examined all seek to provide learners with the information Tim O'Brien refers to in The Things they Carried.
11th Social Studies & History 87 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing Political Campaign Commercials
Imagine a lesson that models for learners how to separate facts from opinions. How to detect bias. How to evaluate a source of information. How to identify propaganda. Although designed for middle schoolers, the activities in this packet teach skills all voters should develop.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Budgeting: Finding Personal Financial Success
What a comprehensive, engaging set of activities for learners to gain a firm foundation of financial knowledge, practice budgeting for after they have completed their education, and consider the unexpected turns that life may throw their way.
9th - 12th Math 41 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Conflict & Cooperation
Considering such conflicts as the Vietnam War and the war in Afghanistan, what motivates nations to cooperate? Your class members will analyze past and current international events in order to understand the types of conditions and objectives that prompt interactions between foreign nations.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
To: Comrade Lenin - From: Policy Leader
For this communist economic policy worksheet, students pretend they are a policy leader under Comrade Lenin. They advise Lenin on several aspects of economic policy. Students demonstrate their understanding of this policy by completing unfinished statements.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
History: Declaration of Conscience Political Cartoons
Students examine political cartoons depicting opinions about Margaret Chase Smith's Declaration of conscience. After examining the cartoons, they create their own political cartoons about the speech. As an ongoing activity, students collect political cartoons as a record of the year in history.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The African-American Struggle for Equality in the World War II Era
Students respect and appreciate the challenges people faced during World War II. They develop the different perspectives on race during WWII. Students develop that the nation's actions may not exemplify a nation's stated ideals. Students focus on the historical interpretation and the change over time.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Roles & Powers of the President
Here is a fantastic, comprehensive resource on the roles and powers assigned to the president of the United States. It includes several critical thinking exercises and engaging activities, from cartoon analysis and the opportunity to design a classified newspaper ad seeking a new president to a rousing game of Two Truths and a Lie!
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the Cold War
Students examine the domino theory. In this cold war activity, students watch a video about dominos and then get into groups that represent different nations. Students will then act out a mock simulation of the containment and domino theory.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 30 Views 148 Downloads
Ninth graders investigate the symbols and historical figures of the five main religions of the world. They participate in a class discussion, listen to a lecture and take notes, and write five Haikus, one about each major religion of the world.
9th Social Studies & History 22 Views 126 Downloads
U.S. History: The Vietnam Conflict
Students investigate the reasons for American military involvement in Vietnam. Among topics covered are the Domino Theory and the Cold War with the USSR. In small groups, students critically examine photographs from the war and complete photo analysis worksheets.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 Downloads