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New Review The Right to Workers in United States
"There are more people in slavery now that at any other time in human history." To raise awareness and understanding of modern-day slavery, class groups research the various forms of slavery, including human trafficking, read and reflect on case studies, and design a plan of action for their community.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Learners get involved in a unique collaboration that enhances their knowledge of architecture and design. Develop organizer resources with others. They are engulfed into a world of architects and museum specialists to facilitate the appreciation of the demands and potential of technology.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Badges of Pride
Fifth graders investigate jobs and how people identify with their job. In this labor lesson, 5th graders create a book from illustrations of various jobs. Students read an article about labor and answer questions about the article. Students act out a skit about the labor force.
5th Social Studies & History
Art as Advocacy for Social Change
“Humanscape No.65” by Melesia Casas and Ester Hernandez’s “Sun Maid Raisins” launch a study of how works of art can advocate for social change. After examining these two works and discussing the human rights issues raised, class members are encouraged to create their own advocacy graphic.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Exploring European Countries
Your class members will each explore a European country of their choice and report back to the class using a creative PowerPoint or Prezi. They will not only include a basic introduction to the country, but also what they discovered about the country's culture, customs, people, and major landmarks.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Le Tour de France
Students explore French geography, history and culture. They imagine that they are a tour company that is trying to promote the trip to prospective customers. In addition, they make travel arrangements in French, practice computer skills, and present information orally and in writing.
9th - 12th Languages
Make Connections: The Barn Quilt Project
Early readers need help identifying key information and making connections to stories. This worksheet provides a short passage about how Iowans brought more visitors to their state, and includes 4 multiple choice reading comprehension questions.
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Take your ecology aces out in the field to practice population counts and model the benefits of camouflage. Though not particularly exciting, these activites and the assessments that are also included are practical and applicable to your general ecology or environmental science course.
7th - 9th Science
Arthur and His Pals
Arthur, the main character in Marc Brown’s books, is the star of this lesson. Pairs of researchers select one character from the Arthur series and use the internet to access Brown’s web site and learn more about their chosen character. After printing a coloring picture of the character, pairs write a character profile from the information they have found.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Toward a Sustainable Agriculture
Read about sustainable agriculture and complete related Internet activities. After reading background information about the economics of sustainable agriculture and the problems with the industrial food system, your students click on links to complete related Internet activities.
9th - 12th Science