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Hot Dog Day
For this Hot Dog Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities for Hot Dog Day.
Brown Recluse and Black Widow Spiders
Students identify the brown recluse and black widow spiders. For this arachnid lesson, students research the two types of spiders on the Internet and record facts about each of them. Students play a memory matching game at http://senckenberg.uni-frankfurt.de/games/MEM1/MEM1E.htm.
In this comparisons worksheet, students match opposites of words, fill in the blanks to sentences, and more using comparing words. Students complete 6 exercises.
Designing for the Future
Learners analyze the architecture of the United Architects and Ken Yeang. For this architecture analysis lesson, students explore architecture design for its sustainability, safety, and purpose. Learners write an article about one of the buildings from the lesson.
Exploring The Promise of Brown V. Board of Education 50 Years Later
Students read and analyze Justice Felix Frankfurter's 1955 Draft Decree to enforce "Brown" to explore the significance of the phrase, "with all deliberate speed." students examine photos and timelines and discuss barriers that existed.
Students create itineraries for a one-week journey. They design and create itineraries for a journey to three cities in their target language country. They write a report and research the Internet and other resources for their information.
Is the Death Penalty Constitutional?
Is the death penalty constitutional? To prepare for a Structured Academic Controversy (SAC) activity on this topic, partners brainstorm questions and read primary source documents to find answers to their questions. Groups are then assigned a position and argue for or against the legality of the death penalty. At the conclusion of the SAC, individuals craft their own position statement, supporting their argument with evidence drawn from the discussion and the source materials
Bus and Car
Would you go by bus or car on the autobahn? Here, learners use distance, time, and average speeds to investigate the fastest way to get from Berlin to Frankfort for a soccer game. It might be fun to start with a discussion or short video about the autobahn to catch students' attention before beginning.
Understanding the Stock Market
Stock market vocabulary 101! You'll find all the terms you'll ever need to teach or prepare your class for learning about the stock market. The slide show is split into four sections: indicators for investors, buying and selling stocks, stock market terminology, and investing in common stocks. Each section includes clear definitions of related economic terms and concepts. A great way to start a unit about stocks!
The Revolutions of 1848
1848 was a hot year for Europe, which endured political tumult and upheaval after years of tension buildup. This presentation details the circumstances surrounding revolutions in France, Austria-Hungary, Romania, Italy, Prussia, and Germany. The final slides detail the aftermath that led directly into the events of the upcoming 20th century.
What is the Correct Interpretation of the 1st Amendment’s Establishment Clause?
Are Northwest Florida schools violating the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution by allowing students or members of the clergy to recite prayers over the public address systems before football games? Class members tackle the Establishment Clause in a series of AP-style Free Response Questions (FRQ) activities. Groups examine three Supreme Court rulings on this issue of separation of church and state, and respond with majority and minority opinions. Assuming the role of justices, they then rule on the question and write their opinion.
Immigrants Who Built America
Students research the lives of ten famous immigrant Americans. They conduct research, and match names with the accomplishments of famous immigrants on a worksheet.
Buying and Selling Stocks
Introduce kids to the exciting world of buying and selling stocks. They'll learn about the different types of stock orders, stock exchanges, and stock brokers. Slides are well-organized and provide basic information on the topic. Tip: Have the class role-play as if their buyers and sellers at the New York Stock Exchange.
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980. Extensive, complete, and well worth your time.
Development of Federal Civil Rights Acts : 1950's - Present
Students use the Internet to research one of five cases associated with Brown v. Board of Education and then join a group with people who researched the other four.
Reisen Macht Spa??!
Students research European countries. They assess websites related to individual cities/regions in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland. They create a visual detailing what they did during a simulated two or three day visit there.
The Dip Felt Around the World
Students share their opinions about a story about a sudden decline in China's stock markets. After reading an article, they identify the global impact of China's falling stock markets. They create a cause and effect map about the fall of the markets and prepare an oral presentation about one aspect of interest to them dealing with this topic.
Never To Forget
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust. Materials to complete this unit are included.
Magna Carta: Cornerstone of the U.S. Constitution
Young scholars use the Internet to read a brief description of Magna Carta (link provided). They "walk through" the document with the teacher, identifying four major themes. Students read and discuss "The Rhetoric of Rights: Americans are 'Englishmen' and Englishmen Have Constitutional Rights." They complete a chart comparing/contrasting the Magna Carta, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.