Major Cities of South America Teacher Resources
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Puerto Rico . . . Its Land, History, Culture, and Literature
Students examine Puerto Rico's location and from its geographic location, reflect on its culture and people. They also read a play by a Puerto Rican author. This is an excellent cross-curricular unit, including history, geography, and literature.
5th - 7th Language Arts 15 Views 39 Downloads
Immigration and Photography: The Case of Lewis Hine
Students are introduced to the characteristics of documentary photography. Individually, they cut out a paper frame and view their classroom through the "lens" and at different angles. After veiwing photographs, they practice identifying the mood and determine what they can about the various experiences from immigration and share them with the class.
6th - 8th English Language Development 6 Views 16 Downloads
The Journey of Slaves Toward Freedom
Middle schoolers determine how slavery threatened America's guarantee of liberty. In this slavery lesson plan, students analyze primary documents and write essays about their roles in the slavery debate in the United States.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 55 Downloads
The Civil War: A Nation Divided
Young scholars examine the clash between the North and the South. In this Civil War lesson plan, students watch segments of the Discovery video "The Civil War: A Nation Divided". Young scholars conduct further research pertaining to the economies and other regional differences of the North and the South.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 31 Views 112 Downloads
American Families: Portraits of African-American Families
Students develop a greater understanding and appreciation for their families. They increase personal self-esteem and pride as a result of studying about families through literature. They assess the importance of family values and traditions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 42 Downloads
The AME Church in U.S. History
Ninth graders explore the history of the African Methodist Church in the United States. For this African American history lesson, 9th graders discover why the church was founded and research its history and noteworthy members. Students read some primary source archives and discuss historic preservation.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Students investigate America during the the 1800s. In this Social Studies lesson, students examine the Industrial Revolution, Westward Expansion, and other historical events that happened during the 1800s. Students compare and contrast locations and events of that time.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 30 Views 88 Downloads
The Columbian Exchange
Tenth graders examine the consequences of Spanish exploration of the New World on animals, humans, and plants. They read and discuss an informational handout, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a Venn Diagram with Old World and New World contributions.
10th Social Studies & History 19 Views 110 Downloads
The Columbian Exchange
Eleventh graders examine the significant consequences of Spanish exploration and settlement of the New World on animals, humans, and plants. They read and discuss an informational handout, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a Venn Diagram comparing the Old World and New World contributions.
11th Social Studies & History 21 Views 101 Downloads
Reading: The Mayans 1
In this reading comprehension with glossary worksheet, students read a passage about the Mayan civilization and the accompanying glossary and illustrations, and then identify true statements from the reading and by inference. Students answer 15 true or false statements.
4th - 5th Language Arts 41 Views 439 Downloads
Slavery: How did the Abolition Acts Affect the Slave Trade?
Students investigate the abolition of slavery by examining historical documents. In this U.S. history lesson, students view photographs of East African residents who were forced into slavery. Students write about the information they decipher in the photographs and historic court records.
4th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 75 Downloads
Words In The News Latin American Migrant Money
Students explore the life of a migrant worker. They compare the life of those living in the United States with a poorer country such as Mexico or Latin America. After looking up the definitions of vocabulary words, groups of students read about the plight of migrant workers.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 31 Downloads
The Adventure Begins: "Boys I Believe I have Found a Gold Mine"
Young scholars explore the California Gold Rush. In this U.S. history Gold Rush lesson, students view and analyze a number of authentic documents that originated during the California Gold Rush. Young scholars identify images that reflect the Gold Rush culture in a watercolor, discuss spelling and grammar errors in a letter written during that period, and infer historical information by discussing the content of a number of documents.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 77 Downloads
In this Alaska worksheet, students complete 6 pages of readings and questions about the state of Alaska. Included are general facts, First Nation groups, European arrival, industry and people. Each page has a short text and 6 multiple choice questions.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 32 Downloads