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Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2006, #1
Practice makes perfect when it comes to standardized testing! For this United States history and government standardized practice test, scholars respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 8 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 55 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2006, #2
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 123 Downloads
Police Action: The Korean War, 1950-1953
Students explore why the United States became involved in the war in Korea. They discuss the confict between Truman and MacArthur, culminating in the latter's dismissal from command. They identify on a world map foreign countires associated with the Korean War.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
How Was the Korean War a "Flashpoint" of the Cold War?
Students examine the causes and the Korean War. In this Cold War lesson, students discover how the United States became involved in the Korean War and determine how it became a "flashpoint" in the Cold War. Students complete a worksheet activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 160 Downloads
Remembering the Forgotten War
Ninth graders examine the major events and significance of the Korean War, including U.S. involvement in the war. In this World History lesson plan, 9th graders read primary source materials to understand the political, social, emotional and cultural costs of the Korean War.
9th Social Studies & History 21 Views 59 Downloads
Who Done It?
Pick and choose which activities to include in this crime scene investigation. Junior detectives can examine fingerprints, DNA, blood samples, or bone structure. The plan suggests you have teams solve a mystery, but it does not give you a specific mystery for them to solve.
9th - 12th Science 27 Views 86 Downloads
Blacking Out Regulations
Students reflect on the role of electrical energy in their daily lives. They consider ways in which they might prepare for a blackout. They examine role of energy deregulation in the August 2003 blackout. Finally, they present this information on posters and illustrated timelines.
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
African-Americans and the New Deal's Civilian Conservation Corps
Students discover the responsibilities of the Civilian Conservation Corps. In this New Deal lesson, students analyze the impact that the inclusion of African Americans in the Civilian Conservation Corps made on race relations in the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Why People Trade
Students explore the role of government in the economy market. In this economics activity, students analyze the decision making and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish.
8th - 10th Math 7 Views 13 Downloads
America's Future Culture
Seventh graders research the past and present policies in the United States regarding immigration. As a class, they read "Immigration Timeline" to examine the various groups who came to America for a better life. To end the lesson plan, they participate in a debate over the issue of bilingual education and whether it should be allowed in schools.
7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 18 Downloads
The Panic of 1837 And the Presidency of Martin Van Buren
Students analyze period political cartoons as they study the causes of the Panic of 1837. They use primary sources to evaluate President VanBuren's response to the panic and public opinion of the results of his policies. Then they stage a debate using one of the editorial cartoons as a focus.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Oklahoma Wheat on the World Market
Sixth graders explore profit and loss in the wheat trading market. In this sixth grade mathematics lesson/social studies lesson, 6th graders play a “Wheat Market Trading Game” in order to investigate the concept of supply and demand and it’s affect on the price of wheat.
6th Math 5 Views 8 Downloads
James Welch's Fools Crow
Learners explore the history of Montana's Native Americans by reading James Welch's Fools Crow. Set shortly after the Civil War, the novel focuses on a young Blackfoot Indian and his tribe. Over the course of several weeks, class members respond to study questions and complete different projects designed for each chapter.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 9 Downloads