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The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 49 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mao's China
Here is a great textbook chapter on China's establishment as a communist state in 1949 and the effects of World War II on the nation. The first page prompts learners to complete a timeline activity as they read the material, which includes several graphics, maps, and detailed information on communist China from 1920 to the modern day.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a fictional interview detailing one family's unique experience of uprooting themselves for a better life, class members brainstorm what type of questions might have been asked in the interview.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring The American Dream
What is the American Dream and how is it achieved? This activity focuses in particular on the rise of the American Dream during the 1950s and includes a variety of primary sources for class members to interact with as they explore this idea and prepare for a Socratic seminar and a quick essay response.
10th - 12th Language Arts 59 Views 76 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions
In this episode of Crash Course History, John Green whips through the evolution of communism in twentieth-century China. He covers topics from Sun Yat Sen's founding of the Republic of China to Mao Zedong's democratic dictatorship and cultural revolution.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The People Behind the Statistics
Invite your class to experience human rights situations first hand. Following an introduction to human rights, class members read statements and categorize them as a whole class. They then work in small groups to prepare a role play as well as solutions for their role-played issue.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
What Are the Origins and Influences of Rap Music?
Engage your pupils in a high-interest topic while asking them to look closely into each source with document-based questions and a final essay. Learners explore the emergence of rap music through videos and reading selections. All of the videos and excerpts are included here.
10th - 12th Language Arts 68 Views 119 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Gulliver’s Travels Activity Book
Looking for activities to accompany a reading of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels? Here’s an activity book that includes chapter-by-chapter cloze reading, vocabulary, and grammar exercises, quizzes, crossword puzzles, and discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 15 Downloads
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
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.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 132 Views 711 Downloads
Banking and Budgeting
Middle schoolers explore personal finance. They investigate spending, saving, and budgeting. Practice writing checks, managing a checking account, and developing a personal saving plan. A great way to bring the real world into the classroom.
7th - 8th Math 42 Views 389 Downloads
Ben Franklin and the Rising Americans
Students prepare for and learn through a walking tour of Philadelphia. In this history lesson, students support their studies with a field trip. This lesson could be adapted to suit regions with other historic places or museums.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 9 Views 61 Downloads
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.
10th Social Studies & History 64 Views 157 Downloads
What is Home?
Learners discover the concept of a "home" by conducting interviews. In this community lesson plan, students discuss what the word "home" means to them as well as research Habitat for Humanity. Learners interview home renters as well as Habitat for Humanity home owners and discover what "home" means to them.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 34 Downloads
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature.
9th - 12th Science 112 Views 356 Downloads
Extra Credit: It’s No Fairy Tale
Young scholars discuss their knowledge of payday loans and credit cards. For this Economics lesson, students complete a read an article and Q&A activity in groups, and play a vocabulary bingo game and a quiz game on payday loans. Young scholars review a case study on payday loans and calculate the costs of credit usage.
9th - 12th Math 20 Views 161 Downloads
A Case Study: Gross Domestic Product - March 2002
High schoolers gain access to easily understood, timely interpretations of monthly announcements of rate of change in real GDP and the accompanying related data in the U.S. economy. They categorize items into GDP categories.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
Photography As A Documentary And Expressive Art Form
Sixth graders conduct historical research and consider the importance of photography as a data collection device. In this lesson on historical documentation, 6th graders formulate questions regarding historical documents in order to better interpret visual media as a mode for transmitting facets of history.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 62 Downloads
Savers & Borrowers: Financial Markets in the United States
Investigate the current financial market and have your class explore savings, borrowing, financial markets, mutual funds, and the stock market. This four-part instructional activity is designed to help students become knowledgeable and informed consumers.
10th - 12th Math 11 Views 142 Downloads