Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources
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Students examine the concept of 'nation building,' focusing on outcomes of U.S. involvement in nation building efforts in Afghanistan, past and present attempts at nation building and how the U.S. should proceed in the war against terrorism.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
WWI and Twenties & Thirties
Students study economics and timelines of events to understand changes in America. In this Twenties and Thirties lesson, students navigate Internet sites to research famous reformers. Students recognize the economic changes through time. Students investigate information about the Great Depression.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 32 Downloads
Using The Percent of Change to Measure NC Growth
Students analyze the pattern and growth of a population. In this statistics lesson, students collect data on population growth and plot their findings on a graph. They analyze the pattern for increase and decrease of population.
9th - 10th Math 5 Views 2 Downloads
The Age of Exploration
Students apply computer skills to gain further insight into early exploration. They analyze the role of each explorer and evaluate their importance. Students comprehend the Chronology of Discovery and Trade of early explorers. They investigate the problems associated with exploration.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 187 Downloads
Gridding A Site
Young scholars use a map and the Cartesian coordinate system to establish a grid system over an archaeological site, labeling each grid unit. They also determine the location of artifacts within each grid unit and construct a scientific inquiry concerning the location of artifacts on the site.
4th - 8th Science 11 Views 30 Downloads
Eco-Kids: How Students Can Help Save the World
Fourth graders identify the different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. In this ecology lesson, 4th graders create models of wind mills and hydropower. They discuss the pros and cons of using alternative forms of energy.
4th Science 8 Views 55 Downloads
America the Beautiful
Seventh graders analyze the physical geography of the United States and how we have adapted to or altered the land to create the country we know today. Students complete maps with physical features, states and cities of interest.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Antisemitism in Early America
Eleventh graders explore the rise of antisemitism in the United States in the early 20th century. After reading a passage concerning one man's ordeal, 11th graders discuss how the civil rights of minority groups has been viewed in America.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Other Voices - Latino and Chicano Literature and Identity in America
Twelfth graders analyze "Dedication" and "Child of the Americas" using a double-journal format. They compare responses and infer meaning from the connotations of select images in the poems write a paragraph describing the importance of language in the poets self-identity.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Traveling Around the World
Eighth graders work together in groups to create a travel brochure to a particular city in South American, Europe, or Asia. They use the provided library cart to learn more about the culture, foods, environment, history, and special celebrations of their chosen city.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Ralph McGill: the "Conscience of the South"
Students view a film, "Dawn's Early Light: Ralph McGill and the Segregated South." As groups of students observe the movie, they list key dates, significant persons interviewed, and cultural characteristics. Upon completion of the movie, students create a timeline of McGills life, a timeline the Civil Rights movement, and write a biographical sketch of important people.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students read an article about protestors against Bush during his visit in Brazil. As a class, they discuss the reasons behind a new tariff on ethanol. They role-play the role of advisor to President Bush and develop proposals to help him accomplish his goals.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Day of the Dead
Students explore Day of the Dead, also called "Dia de los Muertos," which is a holiday (or festival) celebrated in Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, and other areas in Central and South America populated with the Latino ethnic background.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 45 Downloads
New Review Australia, Antarctica, and Oceana
Go on a traveling adventure throughout Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica! This textbook excerpt offers a full unit of study that can easily be supplemented by extra projects or research materials. Learners study maps, read about native plants and animals, consider unique geographic features, and use inference skills while reading country fact charts.
4th - 9th Science 9 Views 10 Downloads
The Harlem Renaissance Births a Black Culture
Young scholars examine the men and women who were a part of the Harlem Renaissance. Individually, they recreate their favorite pieces of art from the time period and create their own original works after reading poem from the movement. In groups, they discuss the conditions of Harlem that made it possible for the Harlem Renaissance to occur.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 155 Downloads
Teaching Reading Comprehension through Social Studies Readings
Examine how immigrants have changed the environment of the United States. Individually, middle schoolers will take a pre- and post-test to assess their reading comprehension. In groups, they compare and contrast the religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam while they practice reading a page aloud to the class.
6th - 8th Language Arts 103 Views 464 Downloads