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The 36th President: Lyndon B. Johnson, US History
Students research and analyze Lyndon B. Johnson's achievements as the 36th President focusing on his legislative program. They consider how the passage of time can influence a President's reputation.
Students analyze the impact of a global economy on the workers, business leaders and governments of China and the United States.
Young scholars use a variety of reference materials to complete a trivia-question scavenger hunt assignment. They seek answers to questions in many curriculum areas.
Imag(in)ing History Across Generations
Students find an image depicting events of September 11 or after and write a letter to their future grandchldren explaining the image and why those chose to preserve it for them.
In King's Words
Students analyze writings of Mr. Martin Luther King Jr. They read and discuss an article, and in pairs, research and analyze a written work or speech by Dr. King, create a mixed media collage to represent the text, and write an artist statement.
Exit to the Left
Students share their own thoughts about the United States' involvement in Iraq. They read an article about what the Democrats would do if they were in charge. They develop a poll for members of their community to take and analyze the results. They draft a letter to a candidate who is running for office.
United States-Japan History
Students compare the histories of Japan and the United States by creating horizontal time lines of the two countries. They conduct research via the internet and available text books to complete their time line. The class discusses the similarities and differences of the two cultures.
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 or against the death penalty and participate in a debate to end the lesson.
Tempest in a Teapot? Historic Presidential Scandals
Students, after researching and studying presidential scandals, play the role of a congress member and investigate the Teapot Dome Scandal and other presidential scandals. They assess the history, people, places, events and issues involved in each one.
United States Postal Service
In this postal service worksheet, students read a passage regarding the United States postal service and answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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 subject. Next, they research print and Internet sources for evidence of the subject's heroic actions.
Students explore the significance of presidential party conventions. In this election of 2008 lesson, students determine how political parties select their presidential and vice presidential nominees as they research Internet sites and complete handouts.
A History of Historical Perspective on the Inauguration
Explore primary sources about historical perspectives on the US presidential Inauguration. Your class views video clips, researches time-lines, and explores Internet resources concerning the Inaugural process. This lesson includes activities, worksheets, and games.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Students take a closer look at legislation passed in the 1960s. In this Great Society lesson, students research 6 key pieces of legislation signed into law by Johnson. Students use their findings to write collaborative reports.
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive philosophy quiz learning exercise, students respond to 30 multiple choice questions about Thoreau's Civil Disobedience. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Cartoons for the Classroom: Herblock at 100
In this current events activity, learners analyze political cartoons by Herb Block and respond to 3 talking point questions.
Cartoons for the Classroom: Nothing is More Patriotic Than Social Criticism
In this historical events worksheet, learners analyze political cartoons that feature social criticism. Students respond to 2 talking point questions.
Cartoons for the Classroom: Herblock at 100
In celebration of renowned cartoonist Herb Block's Library of Congress exhibition, this handout includes 2 of his famous political cartoons for scholars to analyze. Background information describes "Herblock's" career, and talking points provide hints and prompts to further analysis of two cartoons. Because many learners are already familiar with Herblock's work, consider the last prompt, which has the class explore the online exhibit, choose a cartoon, and explain the issue.
Watergate Articles of Impeachment
Eleventh graders investigate the charges brought against President Nixon. In this 20th century America lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from Articles of Impeachment and respond to the provided discussion questions about the Watergate debacle and Nixon's involvement in it.