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The Legend of Jack-O'-Lantern
Students examine various Halloween traditions and the legend of the Jack O'Lantern. They listen to the story "Pumpkin Pumpkin," examine a map and locate the origins of pumpkins, weigh and measure a pumpkin and graph the results, and prepare and taste test pumpkin recipes.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
Worship in Early Times
Students listen to and discuss three radio broadcasts that deal with worship in early times. They investigate a wide range of historical sources and piece together evidence of the past, Celtic beliefs and how early people worshiped differently.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
Witchcraft & Sorcery
Give learners a chance to understand the practices and beliefs associated with witchcraft through an anthropological lens. Like any other belief system, witchcraft stems from specific sociological needs. This practice is well-defined in anthropological terms.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Early Christian Ireland: The Arrival of Christianity from AD 400 onwards
Tour the green hills and misty skies of Ireland in this presentation, which discusses the arrival and integration of Christianity. Some slides have a large block of text, which could be remedied with some editing. Representing the landscape, ancient buildings, and historical manuscripts, the slides attempt to bring the Emerald Isle to your classroom.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Cajuns: Natives with a Difference!
Students examine the immigrant experiences of various culture groups. Using this information, they work together to compare and contrast these experiences with those of the Cajuns. As a class, they define ethnic group and research the food, clothing, dance and holidays of the Cajuns.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
From the History of England
In order to investigate the history of England, pupils complete sentences, fill in the blanks, answer short-answer questions, choose correct words, and more. There are eight exercises filled with clever ways to get your kids learning about the England's history.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Students use prior knowledge to develop a survey on their peers' habits and preferences regarding video games and online gaming. They examine the social aspect of online gaming by discussing "Where Warriors and Ogres Lock Arms Instead of Swords.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Social Studies: St. Patrick - Symbol of Irishness
Students examine the history of St. Patrick's Day by creating characters and dialog reflecting Irish culture. A major part of the instructional activity is the construction of a float for a St. Patrick's Day parade. Also, students research and answer questions about Irish immigration to the United States and describe the origin and importance of Irish symbols.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Celebration Symbols And Their Meaning
Students are introduced to the history and origins of many common symbols used in celebrations. They explore symbols in group centers, identify a symbol that has special meaning to them and design a symbol to represent the classroom.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
Students listen to a verbal explanation of the function of deductive reasoning and problem solving. They read one of Donald Sobol's 'Two-Minute Mysteries' and complete a worksheet requiring them to write out the information which is prior knowledge and the informational clues provided by the culprit.
7th - 12th English Language Arts