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- Camden Wyoming, DE
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Students explain how the basic human needs of a large group of people can be met. They describe and evaluate alternative methods for providing water and food, producing electricity, handling wastes, and transporting goods and people. Lesson plan contains adaptations for all levels.
Students explain how the basic human needs of a large group of people can be met. They describe and evaluate alternative methods for providing water and food, producing electricity, handling wastes, and transporting goods and people. Lesson has adaptations for all levels.
Eighth graders examine the condition of the world from 1880 until the start of World War I. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, they discuss the causes and effects of the war and complete a study guide with a partner. To end the lesson, they create their own webpage and brochure on the major events of World War I.
Students compare and contrast Easter traditions from around the world. For this holiday lesson, students research Easter traditions from other countries and fill out a fact chart using their information. Students perform Easter songs using the website www.kiddyhouse.com.
Students compare and contrast Independence Day traditions from around the world. In this holiday lesson, students are assigned one country and research how this country celebrates their Independence Day. Students compare and contrast other countries' traditions to the traditions of the United States.
Students explore Europe and Russia. In this primary source analysis lesson, students locate documents and images about the continent and the country from a mystery box created by their instructor using sources from the Library of Congress. Students use the information to preview the geographic and cultural features of the regions.
Sixth graders practice four different cultural or traditional (folk) dances and participate in whole-class and small-group discussions that invite critical thinking to draw inferences. Students choose specific countries or regions to research, examining their histories, geographies, climates, governments, economics, cultures and arts.
Students use maps to locate the countries of Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. In groups, they compare and contrast the three countries in regard to their culture, morals and values. They read various examples of folktales and write their own response to it using new vocabulary.
Learners use the internet to research the geography of the Renaissance. Using maps of Europe, they identify at least three key cities during the time period and discuss the main types of transportation. They research the various customs and traditions and examine the types of art that came out during the Renaissance.
Students explore the culture of Puerto Rico. They create maps of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. They work in small groups to research a decade in history and add drawings and pictures to a timeline of their decade. They practice Spanish words and read folktales of Puerto Rico.