Historic Landmarks and Memorials Teacher Resources
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New Review Learn the Food Groups Memory Game
Help youngsters sharpen their memories and learn the food groups with this classic matching activity! Learners take turns flipping over cards with fun images of different fruits, vegetables, dairy products, and proteins until they can find a match.
K - 1st Health 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Personal Narratives
Encourage your pupils to write about personal experiences with regard to participating in activities that don't involve media. Start off by reading several of the included poems and modeling how to write about a memory. Class members can then compose freestyle drafts about various memories, weekend activities, and their reflections on the "Take the Challenge" media reduction program.
6th - 7th Language Arts 71 Views 153 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review What Happens When You Remove the Hippocampus?
Imagine not being able to remember what day it is or what food you had for breakfast this morning. This nightmare was a reality for Henry Molaison, whose life story is the focus of this video explaining how different parts of the brain are responsible for creating and recalling short-term and long-term memories.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What Famous Landmarks Have You Visited?
Responding to blog posts can increase written communication skills, critical thinking skills, and the use of social media as a means for discussion. Kids will compose a blog post in response to the provided article related to famous landmarks, particularly the Hollywood sign.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
They say it's best to write about what you know. Scholars will write memory stories about the thing they know best, themselves. They share photographs and read the New York Times article, "Out of a Packing Box, Not Stuff, but Souls" to get inspired and then get to work.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Lesson: Dongducheon: A Walk to Remember, A Walk to Envision: Interpreting History, Memory, and Identity
Cultural discourse can start through a variety of venues. Learners begin to think about how our minds, memories, and identities shape our attitudes toward culture and history. They analyze seven pieces from the Dongducheon art exhibit and compose a narrative based on personal research.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
Collective Memory and the Re-imagining of Monuments
Using the variety of videos, articles, and other materials provided here, class members explore the importance of monuments, historical narratives, and shared memory. After reading and participating in a Socratic seminar, pupils choose a monument to research, write a paper about, and re-represent either with description or an actual physical product.
10th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Researchers say that we need to hear and see new language 12 times before we remember it! Here's a plan that details a series of games that can be used as memory exercises. Bingo, Noughts and Crosses, Pelmanism, and repetitive speaking are but a few of the games, exercises, and memory techniques included.
5th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 21 Downloads
Mem Fox’s Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge provides the labels for a graphing activity. Class members create an illustration of a memory item brought from home, and place their illustration in the proper column of a graph. When the graph is complete, the class evaluates the data collected.
K - 2nd Math 9 Views 25 Downloads
Historical Landmark Project
Close a unit or the year with a five-step research project. Class members choose a US landmark, research the landmark, compose a report about it, build a model of it, and present their model and findings to the class. Each step is described in detail on this assignment page.
4th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 9 Downloads
Leapin' Landmarks: Locating 10 man-made landmarks around the world
Third graders engage in a lesson which addresses their curiosity about some of the outstanding people-made landmarks of the world. They explore the geographical themes of location and place through literature.
3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
What is a memorial and what should it look like? Learners will choose what they believe is important to remember about September 11 and how it should be displayed. They work in groups and brainstorm details about the memorial and present their proposals to the class.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 29 Downloads
Use the dictionary and the thesaurus to find and use new words to use in paragraphs. Memory makers write messages about their experiences during the school year, illustrating their entries, and type their thoughts using Microsoft Word.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 128 Downloads
Sight Word Memory Game
Practice learning sight words with this memory game. Learners will make a memory game and then play it with their classmates. First, they make word cards, and then they use them to play. Word cards can also be used as a pocket chart for small groups.
K - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 59 Downloads
New Review Public Christmas Displays and Lynch v. Donnelly
Does a Christmas display on government property violate the Constitution? Learners study the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and learn about the landmark Supreme Court case Lynch v. Donnelly through watching a documentary and hosting a mock community meeting on the issue.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Bill of Rights and Supreme Court Cases Project
Social media and United States history combine as your young historians design a Facebook page for two major defendants of landmark Supreme Court cases. The resource includes a detailed rubric for research and page design, as well as a sample Facebook page for Clarence Earl Gideon in the case of Gideon v.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Putting History in its Place
Examine ways in which historic places and landmarks represent significant themes and events in American history. Then create theme-based travel guides for related historic locations. This instructional activity requires informational reference materials and includes great discussion questions and extension activities.
5th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 229 Downloads
Lesson: Nikhil Chopra: Performing Memory
Film imitates life; that's what they say. Using performance theory to tie the lesson together, learners attempt to understand memory and daily rituals as seen in art, film, and life. They read two chapters from the book, watch the teacher as is s/he is a performer, and then analyze Nikhil Chopra's art in relation to performance.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads