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Germany and the European Union
Students in a German class examine the issues surrounding Germany and the European Union. As a class, they decorate their classroom with a map of Europe and listen to a German song. They are introduced to new vocabulary and use the internet to examine the role of the European Union in Germany.
10th - 12th Languages 3 Views 7 Downloads
Studies of the Ancient World
Sixth graders, after taking a pretest, write a paragraph describing the difference between Athens and Sparta and write an article about the ancient Phoenicians, describing their contributions to world history. They compare democracy in Athens and the United States.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
South Africa Lesson Robben Island: Political Prisoners Across Borders and Time
Students study political prisoners from different geographic and chronologic periods. They define similarities in the prisoners experiences and characters before conducting further research into contemporary political prisoners.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students brainstorm examples of how they have heard or seen the word "security" used. Examples might include: security blanket, Social Security, security deposit, or security guards. They create a class list of responses, then create a second list of other words that represent security to students.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
What Should You Do?
Students explore the economic conditions of Mexicans during the Great Depression. As a class, they observe photographs of Mexican migrants and examine reasons for staying or leaving. Students analyze the events contributing to the conflict between Mexicans and white Americans during the Great Depression.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads