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Comprehensive Curriculum Social Studies (Grade 7)
US history from 1776 through 1877 is the focus of a comprehensive curriculum guide designed for seventh graders. Each of the seven units in the 102-page packet includes a list of guiding questions, grade-level expectations, links to...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Student?
An extremely engaging and well-designed "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"-type game awaits your class. The subject is American history, with an emphasis on questions about past presidents. The usual lifelines are built into the game, and...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
A Brief History of U.S. Money
Did you know that each US dollar used to be backed by gold? When Richard Nixon slammed the gold window shut in 1971, US dollars were literally being made out of thin air. Now that our debt is soaring higher than ever before, what can be...
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Charter of the United Nations
The Charter of the United Nations is an amazing document. Here's a resource that offers kids an opportunity to examine this international treaty, to consider its principles, and to evaluate the UN's success in its quest for peace,...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing the Language of Presidential Debates
Scholars assess how word choice and linguistic patterns affect a presidential debate. They examine candidates' words for repetition and analyze what this repetition means. Then they locate countries that fit the expression free world. In...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Watergate Scandal: United States vs. Nixon
While the break-in at Watergate in the 1970s and the subsequent resignation of President Nixon was surely scandalous, what is more noteworthy is the lasting impact such an event had on the American public. With this engaging video, your...
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Sentence Completion 21: Low-Advanced SAT Level
Learners must select the best words to complete the six sentences on a worksheet designed to test their critical thinking skills as well as their vocabulary knowledge. The included answer sheet, which details how to determine the correct...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
The Death Sentence Remains A Question
Examine the results of recent opinion polls on where people stand on the issue of the death penalty. In groups, middle schoolers examine various cases dealing with this issue and discuss the judgments. They write their own argument for...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their...
5th - 8th English Language Arts