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Korean War Timeline and Journaling
Explore significant events of the Korean War. High school learners conduct research of primary source materials from the war. They use their research findings to write reflective journal entries about the significant war events they study and then create a classroom wiki that includes articles the learners have written about the war.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Artists Teach Us to See the World through Visual Symbols
Tenth graders analyze a biographical piece of art by Raymond Saunders. They identify shapes, symbols, and lines that are used, and how the piece relates to the artist's life and modern society. They design and create an original piece of art that uses contemporary symbols to address current social and political issues.
10th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 5 Downloads
Four Immigrant Groups: Their Lives and Music
Fourth graders examine the experiences of four immigrant groups. In groups, they brainstorm a list of misconceptions of those groups and discuss if they are still present today. Using maps, they locate the countries of Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Cuba and research why they left their home country.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 48 Downloads
Declaration of Independence and Acts of Courage
Students examine the trait of courage. In this Declaration of Independence lesson, students discuss what it means to be courageous and identify the courageous acts the signers of the Declaration showed. Students research the contributions of other courageous Americans.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
International Scripture: The Impact of the Declaration of Independence
Students examine the US Declaration of Independence. They discuss the sacrifices involved in obtaining independence and explore the Civil War. In groups, students declare independence from something and write their own declaration and present it to the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Peace Movement
In this peace movement worksheet, students read about the peace movement that started in the 1960s. Students learn about the Black Panthers, the SDS, the Hippy Movement, Woodstock, and music/flower power. Students complete 4 activities for the worksheet.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 50 Downloads
Tocqueville American Cities Tour 1997-1998
Students research five cities of their choice. They investigate the history, current economic standing, and two people who helped to influence the city in some way. They use the Internet to conduct their research.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
You Don't Know What You've Got Until It's Gone:The Changing American Landscape
Students analyze the narrator's point of view as well as the historical perspective of songs and compare and contrast perspectives on changes in the American landscape identifying attitudes and reactions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
World War II Webquest
Tenth graders work with a partner to locate and follow the directions of a webquest of their choice. Using the internet, they research their topic in depth and write a paper on their findings. They are assessed by the criteria on the rubric included with the instructional activity.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review The Cold War
Take your instruction on the Cold War to the next level by having learners participate in a group role-playing exercise, working to convey pertinent information and illustrate the intense anxiety related to this time period in the United States.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Individual Rights vs. The Greater Good Within the Scope of War
When, if ever, is the government justified in restricting individual rights? When, if ever, should the "greater good" trump individual rights? To prepare to discuss this hot-button topic, class members examine primary source documents, including Abraham Lincoln's Proclamation suspending the Writ of Habeas Corpus, Supreme Court decisions, and Executive Order 9066.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 97 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Enterprise and Commerce
Using Mark Twain's The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, invite your learners to consider the concept of virtue in a democratic society devoted to gain and self-interest. This stellar resource guides your class members through a close reading and discussion, and also includes a video seminar illustrating what high-level discourse regarding the text looks like.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality
What are the strengths and weaknesses of American individualism and independence? Explore these principles through a close reading of Jack London's To Build a Fire, and engage in high-level discussion with your class by analyzing the characters, story structure, and themes of the text.
9th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Globalization I - The Upside
Invite your learners to consider how technological advancements and increased trade and travel have affected the development of our world community, and the drastic shifts in culture and lifestyle that have occurred as a result of globalization.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable