Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Browse by Subject
Northwest Territories Teacher Resources
Find teacher approved Northwest Territories educational resource ideas and activities
Students are paired in teams with an eighth grader leading a fourth grader to better comprehend a historical document. They should both studying the Northwest Territory at the same time, but the fourth graders should not be able to analyze the historical document alone. Students work together in pairs to help one another read and decipher the document.
Explore the lives of American Indians and early settlers in the state of Ohio. Young native Ohioans (or members of another state) research primary and secondary multimedia sources that detail the history between American Indians and Ohio settlers. Then they produce a talk show where they role-play the history between the two groups. As a cumulative activity, they make a timeline of significant events from that time period.
Learners go on a Web quest to learn about the origins and formation of the Constitution of the United States. They search for "A Roadmap to the Constitution of the United States and answer the questions included in the instructional activity. Finally, students create a quiz from their assigned questions to share with the class.
Eighth graders participate in a role-playing game to discover the difficulties facing developing nations. Through the game, an adaptation of "Risk," they explore themes dealing with global poverty, humanitarian assistance, international development, and the Millennium Development Goals.