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Renaissance Festival: Classroom Study Guide
This resource incorporates a variety of worksheets on the Renaissance, from crossword puzzles and timelines to an activity designing a family coat of arms. If you are considering hosting a Renaissance fair in your class or you're searching for activities that offer a broad overview of the period, then this is a good resource to get you started.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 49 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
And We Were All in One Place: Youth Culture and the Rock Festival
Students explore historical youth culture events. In this youth culture lesson, students discover details regarding the Altamont, Woodstock, and Monterey concerts. Students conduct research that regarding the rock festivals and analyze audience reactions as they watch video segments.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 24 Downloads
Fourth graders research some of the diverse festivals that are held in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. They publish their research by creating a "Festival Cube." They share their research with other students as they rotate through a group.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Coachella Festival
A New York Time article on a major music and arts event can be a good way to get kids interested in the daily news. They read an article about Coachella, and then answer eight comprehension questions, in either blog or print form. Note: Blog posts are short, poorly written, and have no capitals.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
New Review Inside India
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this resource.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 28 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creative Writing - Research and Letters
Here's a fresh approach that combines research, business and personal letter writing, and creative story telling. Student groups research different decades in the life of a famous Japanese astronomer. They then craft a decade fact sheet, business and personal letters, and a character sketch.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Louisiana Festival Brochure
Students investigate the technology concepts used to create a brochure for a Louisiana festival. They use Microsoft Publisher WIzard to design it and conduct research using online information to add to the brochure. The assessment is the brochure and directions are included in the lesson plan.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 17 Downloads
Writing to Publicize an Event--The Cultural Day Festival on Sapelo Island
Learners create a poster advertising the Gullah Geechee Cultural Festival on Sapelo Island. In this Gullah Geechee culture instructional activity, students watch a video called "Gullah Music" and discuss the music and traditions of the slaves from Sapelo Island.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social studies, and art.
1st - 6th 21st Century Skills 58 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare to study the Day of the Dead with your class.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sundiata, Mali’s Lion King
Students investigate the history of Mali. In this African cultures lesson, students research the impact of Sundiata Keita as king of Mali, recognize the significance of historical Malian festivals, and create character masks to be worn in their own Sundiata festival.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 43 Downloads
Translating Short Stories into Original Short Films
Students review the elements of the short story, create a script and storyboard based on a short story. They create a video of the story to present during a class film festival using both the Internet and software programs.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 47 Downloads