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To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Learners 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 activity.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 155 Views 724 Downloads
Ben Franklin and the Rising Americans
Students prepare for and learn through a walking tour of Philadelphia. In this history instructional activity, students support their studies with a field trip. This instructional activity could be adapted to suit regions with other historic places or museums.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 11 Views 62 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 68 Views 162 Downloads
What is Home?
Students discover the concept of a "home" by conducting interviews. In this community instructional activity, students discuss what the word "home" means to them as well as research Habitat for Humanity. Students interview home renters as well as Habitat for Humanity home owners and discover what "home" means to them.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 35 Downloads
A Case Study: Gross Domestic Product - March 2002
Students 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 In this lesson on historical documentation, 6th graders formulate questions regarding historical documents in order to better interpret visual media as a mode for transmitting facets of history.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
Bike-Sharing Catches On
Students discuss how people are reducing their fuel consumption, then read a news article about a new bike-sharing program in Washington, D.C. In this current events and alternative transportation lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a class discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read that news report and participate in a think-pair-share discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Common Ground: A Therapy Dog Program Between Students And Older Adults
Students handle a therapy dog and take the school therapy dog to a local nursing home several times over the course of the school year. They complete a culminating project that focuses either on the entire experience or a specific resident.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Various Types of Abuse
Eighth graders are introduced to the various types of abuse. In groups, they identify the signs for each type of abuse and discuss what to do in order to get help. They also discover ways to cope with the abuse and people they can talk to about these issues.
8th Health 9 Views 31 Downloads
What price Freedom! Civil War and Reconstruction
Fifth graders become familiar with the events of Reconstruction and the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. In this reconstruction lesson, 5th graders work in pairs where each student creates a building with blocks and draws it. Their partner then reconstructs their building.
5th Social Studies & History 25 Views 157 Downloads
Quarter 4 Week 5 : Thinking in a Critical and Systematic Way
Middle and high schoolers determine explicit and implicit information contained in text and images. In this language arts activity, pupils also complete guided notes as they listen to a passage and work on adjective and adverb clauses.
7th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 87 Downloads
We're In The Money
Learn about the history of money, as well as counterfeiting, budget vocabulary, and money management. Much of the lesson requires a Nova video; however, it also includes numerous worksheets that may be useful even without the video. Three handouts address personal finance.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 56 Downloads
Using Opening Lines as Writing Prompts
Help your writers get started with these hooks! Twenty-five opening lines from the "Lives" column in the New York Times Magazine act as prompts for creative writing. Have your learners choose one prompt and write an original essay. Scholars can write memoirs, poems, plays, etc.
9th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 77 Downloads
Running Away - Not an Option to Die For
Pupils reflect on the issues that homeless people face on a daily basis. In this homeless awareness lesson, students examine the statistics of runaway kids, explore homelessness and participate in multiple activities that center around these two topics.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
Internal Spatial Structure of Cities
Students examine the internal spatial structure of cities. In groups, they analyze patterns of functions, structure and characteristics of settlement patterns. They also identify the population densities of land value of business districts.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
No Place Like Homelessness
Students complete a unit of activities that help them understand homelessness, its causes, and ways to better the situation. In this homelessness lesson, students complete five activities that help them to define homelessness and its cause.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 26 Downloads
The American Home Front During WWII
Learners analyze World War Two era government propaganda, biographies, and historical data in order to better understand the effects on Americans at home. In this American Home Front During World War Two lesson, students compare advertisements from the World War Two era to present day.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads