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Students define the term legacy and examine how newspapers relay the notion of legacy. After reading an article, they explore the beliefts and accomplishments of Cardinal John O'Conner. They research different aspects of his career and the effects of his legacy on others. They identify their own vision of legacy and create a written representation of them.
Young scholars will compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression associated with specific groups of people, geographic regions, or time periods. Investigate processes and beliefs used by various cultures and institutions, past and present, to create works of art -- Describe how artists use materials, tools, images, and ideas to create works of art.
What a great way to incorporate current social trends and a historical research project. The class completes to win the title of "American History Idol." They each choose a historical figure from a list of 100, research, evaluate informational text resources, and create a skit they will perform for the class. Each skit will be voted on and the winner receives an "American Historical Idol" t-shirt. Sounds like a blast.
Lech Walesa, named in an article by Timothy Garton Ash as one of Time Magazine’s Most Important People of the Century, is the subject of a short reading passage used in a comprehension quiz. Readers must draw directly and indirectly from the passage, and access provided links, to correctly respond to the prompts. An answer key is provided.
Present key facts about the significance and controversy surrounding the scientific revolution. It defines terms and discusses people and politics in a comprehensive way. This slide show also includes a flow chart outlining what students will do during a scientific experiment of their own.
Discover the natural resources in Iowa by studying it's history. In this environmental activity, your students will observe a topographical map of Iowa and identify where its most valuable resources are. They complete an Iowa name matching game and other activities based on the state's history.