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Witch Hunt or Red Menace? Anticommunism in Postwar America, 1945-1954
Learners investigate the goals and methods of the House Un-American Activities Committee and offer an opinion regarding whether their investigation of Hollywood was justifiable.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 15 Downloads
Sentence Completion 21: Low-Advanced SAT Level
Learners must select the best words to complete the six sentences on a activity designed to test their critical thinking skills as well as their vocabulary knowledge. The included answer sheet, which details how to determine the correct answer for each prompt, also provides comprehension strategies for test takers.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
History Repeats Itself
Twelfth graders research historical turning points, gather-data, and extrapolate possible alternate outcomes. They work individually to choose one historical event from Attachment D, Historical Turning Points. Students complete either an expository essay following the directions in Attachment H or a class presentation following the directions in Attachment I.
12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 13 Downloads
Fall of Soviet Union/Rise of Chinese Communism
Ninth graders examine the reasons for the fall of communism in the Soviet Union and the rise of communism in China. They listen to a lecture and complete slot notes, listen to and read the lyrics to the song "We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel, and discuss the meaning of the song.
9th Social Studies & History 14 Views 69 Downloads
History Repeats Itself – Grade 12
Twelfth graders determine how to change history. In this American history instructional activity, 12th graders research events in American history and analyze how they may have had outcomes that changed the course of history. Students examine the Civil War, immigration policies, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Though slightly dated (around the 2008 Presidential election), the information and discussion points in this presentation about political humor are solid. Use the slides in your language arts class in a lecture about semantics, or in a political science class about language in the media.
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Constitutional Issues: Watergate and the Constitution
Learners take and defend positions on what conditions contribute to the establishment and maintenance of a constitutional government. They debate whether or not the government should have prosecuted Nixon over the Watergate scandal.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 33 Downloads
Hey, Hey, It's the Beatles!
Young scholars study the Beatles and the contributions their music made to much of the pop music that came afterward. They synthesize complex information and the skills of "compare and contrast" in writing. They research some aspect of the Beatles' musical heritage.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 20 Views 45 Downloads
Post Civil War Reconstruction
Students analyze the process of Reconstruction after the Civil War. In this U.S. History lesson, students discuss specific details about Reconstruction with the class, then complete a worksheet with multiple activities reinforcing the ideas they shared.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 75 Views 307 Downloads
Searching for China: A Full WebQuest
Students research the six key aspects of Chinese culture. They examine problems and issues from different perspectives and look in to the nature of international relations in an interdependent world. All of this is accomplished by completing a WebQuest on China.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
Social Studies: Entrepreneurship
Learners examine the history or successful entrepreneurial ventures such as Federal Express. In groups, they research various entrepreneurs and uncover their common characteristics. Then, students apply these themes to create their own companies and write business plans for them.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads
Separation of Powers
Students examine the roles of each of the branches of U.S. government. In this checks and balances activity, students watch Discovery video segments and discuss the concept of federalism as they create a school-wide policy for government which affords specific powers to individual classrooms.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 18 Views 121 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 18 Downloads