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East Asia Country Project
Get your young historians thinking about East Asian culture and history during this partner research project, in which they analyze a variety of East Asian aspects to prepare for a presentation. After an initial "what do we already know" discussion, partners are assigned a country in the region and given a handout to guide their research (included).
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 76 Downloads
French Speaking Countries Project
How much do your learners know about Francophone countries? Invite pupils to research different countries and teach one another about the different regions though a brochure and presentation. French language learners can work together or with a partner to research a country, put together a brochure with images and words, and present the information to the whole class.
6th - 12th Languages 31 Views 22 Downloads
Diversity of Spanish Speaking Countries
A database activity will introduce and compare Spanish-speaking countries to the United States. Compare the two regions' resources, populations, literacy, poverty, and more. Note: Word document files are provided.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 67 Downloads
Before turning young researchers lose on a country research project, create a Pathfinder and list a number of websites appropriate for your pupils to use in their research. Next, have class members examine a variety of travel brochures and analyze the characteristics of these brochures.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 60 Downloads
New Review The Continental Congress
Here is a fantastic video highlighting the role of Thomas Jefferson at the Continental Congress, focusing on the language of the Declaration of Independence and its listing of grievances against the British government.
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Comparative Systems Worksheet
Here is an excellent worksheet for analyzing economic systems and comparing those that exist today in such countries as the United States, China, and Cuba. Learners begin by hypothesizing which economic system would provide for greater industrialization and available resources.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes as citizenship and national identity using the engaging discussion questions and prompts in this resource, and use the included videos to present an example of high-level discourse.
9th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fourth graders discover the country of Iceland. They investigate Iceland's history, culture, and geography using hands-on materials. They engage in a multi-day lesson plan. Each day focuses on a different aspect of Iceland. A most-impressive lesson plan which has everything you need to successfully-implement it.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
Your learners will be eager to take on the real-world task of planning a trip to a foreign country with this rich, interdisciplinary project! Your class members will develop practical consumer skills, as well as gain extensive and relevant insight into the culture and economy of another country.
7th - 10th Math 25 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse: Level F
Fluency helps readers understand the text they read. In this fluency and comprehension instructional activity, students read fluently and produce a summary of the story The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse. They also make written connections.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Introduction to the European Union
What is the purpose of the European Union, and what institutions and countries comprise it? Check out this resource in which class members participate in a student-led WebQuest activity designed to offer an overview of the European Union. They will then work in groups to design travel brochures on assigned countries from the European Union.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
EU Movement Role Play
Using role play, a graphic organizer, and discussion, your class members will compare and contrast the movement of people and goods between countries in the European Union before and after the organization was established. This is a great way to associate your learners with the European Union and to discuss the impact of free trade, security, and immigration in movement between foreign countries.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparative Government Project
Within these guidelines for a comparative government project, you'll find some very useful worksheets that support learners in breaking down demographic, economic, and political information regarding each of their chosen countries and respective governments.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Drafting Board: Military Intervention
Should countries use their militaries to stop humanitarian crises in other countries? Learners make claims, organize their reasoning, and provide evidence for their arguments with this rich resource.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
World War I Causes Project
After completing this detailed and well-designed project, your young historians will be well-versed in their explanations of the reasons that various countries joined World War I! Learners design a picture book covering seven primary causes for joining the war effort, from nationalism and alliances to unrestricted submarine warfare and the Zimmerman telegram.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Soccer Fever: Learning About the World Cup in Brazil
What an incredible collection of ideas for teaching about the 2014 World Cup in Brazil! This resource is packed with news articles and instructional activities on a wide variety of topics, from the global popularity of soccer and the economic and geographic makeup of Brazil, to researching the aerodynamic properties of the World Cup soccer ball or how the country is handling preparations for this major event.
6th - 12th Science 32 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Global You
Illustrate the meaning and importance of global citizenship using this resource, through which class members will compare how an activity involving global ocean currents and building a dam actually illustrates how countries across the planet can be affected by the decisions of just one nation.
6th - 12th Science 15 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Revolution in Tunisia
How much do your pupils really know about the revolution in Tunisia? In order to inform your class and spark discussion, first create a country profile, comparing and contrasting Tunisia with the United States. Learners then analyze the data and determine what brought about political revolution.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable