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Sports and Politics: Making Statements
Learners examine the actions of Tommie Smith, John Carlos, and Muhammad Ali. In this United States history activity, students explore primary and secondary sources regarding acts of political activism. Learners participate in speed debating regarding the topic and then create visual depictions of their opinions regarding political activism.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Influential People Taking A Stand
Seventh graders explore how influential people have taken a stand on difficult issues and the consequences that followed. This lesson connect American studens with students in England who present their own person for exploration.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King
Young scholars research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience lesson, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the war. Young scholars debate nonviolent action and write a response to Ali's violent/nonviolent nature in his life and draft resistance.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 13 Views 62 Downloads
Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism
What really constitutes nationalism? The video's narrator reviews this concept in detail and covers a range of topics in the nineteenth century, from the creation of the Ottoman Empire to the Opium Wars of the mid-1800s. He spends great deal of time focusing on Japan as a case study, including information on the daimyo, the restoration of the imperial throne, and the country's rise as a modern nation-state.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick-start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative timeline activity, your class members will break into groups and read and research the biographical and historical information of such noteworthy figures as Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, and Dr.
6th - 12th Language Arts 161 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits: Grades 3-5
Students explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. For this African American history lesson, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in efforts to analyze the images and make inferences prior to discovering their individual contributions.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 26 Downloads
Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits
Students explore the contributions of African Americans of the 20th century. In this African American history lesson plan, students examine portraits of Muhammad Ali, Romare Bearden, Lorraine Hansberry, Judith Jamison, and Leontyne Price in efforts to analyze the images and make inferences prior to discovering their individual contributions.
6th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 11 Downloads
Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant
This presentation's narrator follows the process of decolonization across nations throughout Afro-Eurasia. First highlighting Gandhi's efforts for independence in British-ruled India, learners are then quickly taken through a series of examples of decolonization, such as in Egypt, Indonesia, the Congo.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Africa, India, and the new British Empire: 1750-1870
Colonization, imperialism, invasion, and the expansion of the British Empire into Africa, India, and Asia are all covered here. This presentation highlights major events, rebellions, and cultural changes that came from British colonization.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 53 Downloads
Empathy and the Vietnam War
Students explore the implications of the draft during the Vietnam War. In this Vietnam lesson, students analyze the lyrics of songs that explore differents opinions of the Vietnam draft. Students particpate in a role-play activity that requires them to consider the amnesty of the men who fled to Canada to dodge the draft and then write culminating essays.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 43 Downloads
Islam: History, Values, and Culture
Providing a thorough outline in the first few slides, this presentation takes viewers through the history and characteristics of Islam. Especially helpful are the slides that clear up common misconceptions about Islam, such as the meaning of "jihad" and the Qu'ran's true message on the conduct of war.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 39 Views 36 Downloads
Zoomorphic Calligraphy and Virtuous Qualities
Explore the wonders of Turkish calligraphy, where the Arabic alphabet is transformed into animal shapes. Learners examine Islamic laws as they pertain to art as well as the zoomorphic calligraphy commonly practiced during the Ottoman Empire.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting instructional activity! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject.
5th - 8th Language Arts 23 Views 275 Downloads
Fill-In - October Event in History
A lot has happened in the month of October in the past 100 years or so. Kids fill in the blank for 31 events, each of which occurred on a day in October. Each event can be found in a New York Times article from the past 100+ years. Pupils use the 31 events, names, and dates at the bottom of the page to finish each headline.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 45 Downloads