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Middle schoolers complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a timeline of Dr. King's life, create a travel brochure for the King Center, design a commercial starring Jesse Owens, design a baseball card for Jackie Robinson, and create a poster illustrating an African American woman's accomplishments.
Students discover how influential the Chinese were in many things that affect their every day lives. In this Chinese inventions lesson plan, students gain an understanding of the influence of the Chinese as they conduct research in order to compose an essay and present their findings to their peers.
Students identify inventors and their inventions. In this technology lesson, students review a biographical sketch of Thomas Edison and brainstorm other inventions. Students use the Internet to search who invented specific inventions and their countries of origin. Students complete a journal entry.
Fourth graders discover the impact of Chinese inventions on America’s inventions. In this Chinese inventions lesson plan, 4th graders recognize the important inventions from the Chinese Golden Age as they compare and contrast timelines from Chinese inventions to U.S. inventions.