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A map depicts all four of Earth's hemispheres and a compass rose. Young geographers answer six questions about which hemispheres different continents and cities are located. This serves as a simple accompaniment to your lesson on the hemispheres.
Learners discuss the history of trading slaves. In this history instructional activity, students read about slave trade and discuss it. They work in groups and use the NoteFolio.
Students examine the fall of the Roman Empire and the Armenian tragedy. In this world history lesson, students read handouts about both world history events and create presentations that feature the events.
Pupils discuss the history of humans.  In this human history instructional activity, students describe how the placement of the continents changed and where the humans began and traveled to. They discuss interaction with Neanderthals and dogs. 
Students explain why carnivals and Mardi Gras became a famous celebration. They reproduce some of the traditions and customs related to Mardi Gras. They write a persuasive paper on why or why not we should continue to celebrate Mardi Gras.
Students recognize that different groups of people have celebrations unique to them. They identify countries on a map where Islam is a dominant religion. They demonstrate their understanding of fasting and abstinence.
Students examine the art of Anime and note its characteristics. Using scenes, they identify the plots, characters and themes trying to be portrayed. In groups, they compare and contrast the animation in America to that of Anime and practice drawing their own Anime scenes.
Young scholars discover where the food they eat comes from. Using maps, they identify the agricultural areas of the United States and the products that are grown in each area. Using the internet, they research how food gets to America from other countries. To end the lesson plan, they analyze how food additives and pollution affect the food supply.
Sixth graders research a country in the Western Hemisphere. They write a research paper and present a five-minute presentation on the country. They use PowerPoint to give their presentations to the class.
Students discuss the events and philosophies that led to Texas Secession and the role South Texas played in the Civil War. Then further research is done to give students more knowledge of the time.
Fifth graders create a class virtual travel brochure. Roles include: researchers who find information using Web sites chosen by the teacher, a recorder who sets down the information found by the researchers, illustrators who locate online photos, or create illustrations researched by the group, reporters who share the information with the class in oral and written reports, and web designers who place the textual information and graphics onto a site for the virtual brochure.
Learners explore the effects of culture through the story Running by Peter Hessler. In this geography and cultural instructional activity, students act as newspaper reporters covering the story of the race. Learners write newspaper articles as reporters from either America or China.
Third graders read the story The Stolen Smell, and complete language arts activities based on the book. In this The Stolen Smell lesson plan, 3rd graders complete activities such as discussion, reading, researching, drawing, role playing, public speaking, and vocabulary work.
In this online interactive history instructional activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about European history between 1815 and 1848. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Seventh graders examine the Tennessee River to see why it is still a major transportation artery in lieu of the age of modern transportation such as interstate highways, air cargo, and elaborate railway systems.
Students explore U.S. geography by completing a coloring activity in class. In this Texas history lesson, students utilize the web to locate Texas on a map of the U.S. Students view a PowerPoint presentation which showcases the state symbols of Texas and state song.
Fifth graders identify one way of dividing the US into geographical regions and then consider alternate ways of doing the same. They locate each of the fifty states and their capitals on a map. They research the Gulf Stream region.
Seventh graders research the six European "postage stamp" (small) countries and research interesting facts about them. In groups, they are assigned to one of the six countries of Andorra, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco, San Marino, or Vatican City. On poster board, 7th graders create a postage stamp for their country.
Third graders complete activities in which they discover powder magazines and the history of South Carolina. They practice using new vocabulary and complete a worksheet after visiting the museum. They examine how families and communities worked together in the past.
Sixth graders examine oral history traditions. They interview family members about their childhoods and compare them to their own. Students use the collected information to make posters, letters, essays, or poems about their research.