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Chicago's South Side
Students discover the cultural of Chicago's South Side. In this African American History lesson plan, students examine the migration and contributions of African Americans as they moved into cities of the North. Students will explore readings, websites, and a who's who list of great African Americans.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 31 Downloads
New Perspectives On Teaching Afro-American History
Pupils examine the Great Migration of African Americans to the North from the South. After reading a primary source document, they respond to the letter given a set of questions. In groups, they research the funding for white and black schools in the South and examine the economic situations of share-croppers.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Lesson Plan IX- Hypothetical Homelessness
Students investigate resources to meet hypothetical homelessness situation based on The Harper's Misfortune. In this critical thinking lesson, students read a scenario and work collaboratively to find resources and agencies that could be used to meet the family's needs.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Mister Runtles' Bet
Students listen to a story dealing with exponential and linear growth. After reading the story, students complete a table comparing information. Using a calculator, students graph the rice and daily population of flies. They study the graphs, determine trends, estimate the fly population, and create an equation that explains the situation.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 7 Downloads
200 Years and Counting: How the U.S. Census Tracks Social Trends
Students examine the process of census taking in the United States. In this "200 Years and Counting" lesson, students examine the data collection process, look at an example of a census form, analyze data, and learn what the information is used for.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 40 Downloads
Seventh graders explore the geography of Eastern and Western Europe. They compare and constrast the culture of Jewish people from Eastern and Western Europe. They analyze deportation and confinement in concentration camps, using personal testimonies.
7th Social Studies & History 32 Views 95 Downloads
To Get the Right Answers about College: Ask the Right Questions
Learners survey college students. In this lesson, learners explore typical costs. They examine education loans. Students complete a FASFA form and write an essay describing plans for obtaining money for college expenses.
9th - 12th Math 13 Views 88 Downloads
The Movement Beyond Martin
Young scholars investigate the context, issues, important people, and outcomes of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. They attempt to answer the essential question, "Would the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's have happened if Martin Luther King, Jr.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 83 Downloads
Let the Phone Get Them Talking! Using the Yellow Pages as a Teaching Resource
Students categorize information in the Yellow Pages. In this Let the Phone Book Get Them Talking! lesson, students find pictures in the Yellow Pages and thus gain a better understanding of how the book is organized. Students locate local businesses in the Yellow Pages from a previously brainstormed list.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Building Tolerance for Poverty in Math
Students explore approximate and exact solutions. In this interdisciplinary lesson, 6th graders will be placed in 'family groups' to create a budget that is subject to random events as chosen from the 'things happen' box. This lesson involves decimal notation, practice of basic math skills, and a discussion on tolerance for poverty.
6th Math 6 Views 42 Downloads
Social Issues Facing Children
Young scholars examine the issues facing children in society. In groups, they participate in a simulation to discover the lack of connection between child-support and how it affects the children and society as a whole. To end the activity, they also examine the emotional effects on the children and how to solve the problem.
6th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 25 Downloads
Millennium Development Goals - To eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Students study what it is like to be poor. In this poverty lesson plan, students research and complete activities on poverty including Alpaca farmers, living on 50 pesos per day, and how to help those in need.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink
Students discuss the importance of taking care of their water supply so not only they can use it but generations in the future. In groups, they examine a real pollution scenario in which a sewer overflowed into the ground water. They use the Internet to research how water is tested and what they can do to conserve the amount of water they use each day.
5th - 6th Science 6 Views 45 Downloads