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Reporting News About Rosa Parks
Young scholars investigate racism by completing a writing assignment. In this civil rights instructional activity, students research facts about Rosa Parks in order to write a newspaper article about her. Young scholars utilize the...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Montgomery Bus Boycott & Rosa Parks Day 5
Students study the Montgomery Bus Boycott. In this American Civil Rights lesson plan, students listen to a lecture about segregation, Rosa Parks, and the bus boycott. Students discuss passive resistance and its effectiveness.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Walt Disney- Mini Biography
What can collaboration, attention to detail, and a love of drawing lead to? Discover the background of cartoonist, filmmaker, and innovator Walt Disney, and recall the wide breadth of influence the Disney company has had over the past...
4 mins 4th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Justin Hayward: The Art of Landscape
Landscapes by Justin Hayward (not the singer, songwriter, guitarist of the Moody Blues but the Wyoming landscape artist) are featured in a watercolor lesson that models how artists are able to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Joy Luck Club: Culture and History
Explore San Francisco's Chinatown in a lesson plan about the first few chapters of The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Kids research Chinatown on the Internet and create a virtual tour of the neighborhood, including the foods, cultural events,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Have Nonconformists Contributed to Society?
"Whoso would be a man, must be a noncomformist." Or so said Ralph Waldo Emerson in his "Self-Reliance" essay. Class members are encouraged to explore the goodness of a nonconformist and decide for themselves if this person deserves...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks
Students research accounts on Rosa Parks and look for differences between the modern form and an older report on Parks. They discuss why information about race and nationality are collected on these and other forms.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts