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Who Invented Writing?
Cuneiforms and characters, hieroglyphics and cartouches, Morse code and Pig Latin. Who invented writing? Why, the Sumerians and the Chinese, of course. Viewers watch as the video narrator details the development of writing from art,...
4 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fortune Cookies - More Than a Mouthful!
Fourth graders engage in a series of lessons on ancient China, and the contributions that civilization made that are still being used today. This cross-curicullar unit of study engages learners in tasks that should lead to a new...
4th Social Studies & History
Billie Holiday's Song "Strange Fruit"
Pupils analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Korean War and Its Aftermath
Set the stage for your next lesson on the Korean War with handouts packed with information on the country's history and major events leading up to and following the war. The resource includes three worksheets that provide a historical...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Inventors and Trailblazers
Students explore the concept of inventors and trailblazers. In this inventors and trailblazers lesson plan, students discover what ten African American inventors created and went through in order to create their invention. Students then...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
English Historical Newsletter Project
Twelfth graders write a research paper on British history. They are assigned a particular decade in British history and conduct research covering several indicated topics. They reference and cite multiple resources in their research.
12th Social Studies & History