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Students write an argumentative research paper. In this refuting arguments lesson, students read passages and identify argumentative elements. Students choose a local, national, or international issue as a subject for a research paper in which they use argumentative elements.
9th - 11th Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
The Notables Network
Eighth graders investigate the qualities, characteristics, and skills that effective leaders possess. In this leadership qualities lesson, 8th graders research the backgrounds and contributions of world leaders and assess the significance of their accomplishments.
8th Language Arts 4 Views 22 Downloads
Eleanor Roosevelt: Changing Role of the First Lady
High schoolers explore the role of the First Lady. In this Eleanor Roosevelt lesson, students analyze letters written to Roosevelt in order to determine her influence in the nation. High schoolers discuss their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Vocations: Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Students review virtues lived by the saints. They listen as the teacher describes the process by which a person is named a saint. Students generate a list of gifts and talents, and ways a person could use those talents in a positive, Christian way as well as in a negative way.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Pupils illustrate examples of people who discerned and followed God's call for their lives, becoming saints. They recognize that God calls all of us to a vocation, but not all to the same vocation. They determine that regardless of our specific vocation, we are all called to be saints.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Death Penalty -- Background and Quiz
Learners participate in an activity about the death penalty. In groups, they research the history of corporal punishment and take notes on interesting facts. They identify and discuss the arguments for and against the use of it and develop their own position on the issue.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 20 Downloads
TNN: The Notables Network
Seventh graders investigate the qualities, characteristics and skills that effective leaders possess and use. They research the backgrounds and contributions of world leaders (past and present) and then assess the significance of their accomplishments.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography, 2005
In this global history and geography standardized test practice worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 27 Downloads
New World, Old Evils: Latin America and the Holocaust
Students examine how Latin America was affected by the Holocaust in Europe. In groups, they research topics related to Latin America and World War II. They interview survivors if possible and discover how entire nations were effected by this time in history.
11th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 55 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 140 Views 717 Downloads
Students discover the Medieval reformation. In this ethics lesson, students simulate council and government bodies to determine responses to various opinions regarding religion and ethics. They determine what postilions to take and why based on their understanding of the period.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 19 Views 127 Downloads
Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts
High schoolers examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover more about their daily life.
9th - 12th Science 16 Views 30 Downloads
Intro to Cold War
Eleventh graders are introduced to the events between the years 1949 and 1989. They list and explain key events and people that contributed to the development of the Cold War. Students are asked "what do you think Billy Joel meant by 'We didn't start the fire', and why do you think this has historical relevance, or does it?
11th Social Studies & History 36 Views 164 Downloads