Making Generalizations Teacher Resources
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Photographs as History
Imagine being a war photographer embedded in World War I. How do you see your role? How might your photos influence that study of the war? Of history? Class members select a photograph, adopt the perspective of the photographer, and...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Native Myths and Legends–The Art of Storytelling (Aboriginal)
Students examine several stories of the North American Aboriginal people. In this cross curricular history and langauge arts instructional activity, students read and discuss Aboriginal legends. They then examine the legends for the four...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Civil Disobedience During the Civil Rights Movvement
Tenth graders evaluate the role and consequences of civil disobedience compared to other forms of protest in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. They use Henry David Thoreau's essay, "Civil Disobedience," to delvelop their knowledge...
10th Social Studies & History
Open for Business: Get Ready for HS Internships
Twelfth graders at the Institute for Collaborative Education, a small 6-12th grade NYC public school go on internships during their final 2 cycles (February - June) in High School. The Senior Interns work four days a week in real world...
12th Social Studies & History
Details, Details: How Choices Reveal Character, Setting, Tone, and Theme. (Analyzing and Interpreting, Making Inferences)
Students respond to works of art. In this art interpretation lesson, students examine images of art while using concepts they learned as they read literary pieces. They detail the setting, characters, and the mood and theme of the works...
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
"I Have a Dream" Presentation Speeches
Learners write their own speech about their hopes and dreams and deliver it to the class. In this "I Have a Dream" lesson, students create a speech using the Martin Luther King, Jr. speech as a model and for inspiration. Learners...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Design Your Perfect Career
Students incorporate the design process to create their own perfect job or career. In this career design lesson, students develop questions to research for a future career choice. Students brainstorm about their personal skills to use in...
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills