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Changes in the New Nation
Students explore how technology has slowly changed the world, starting in the 18th Century. In this United States History lesson, students work in teams to complete numerous activities that compare and contrast life before and after technological changes started to occur, such as the invention of the plow, the cotton gin or electricity.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 25 Views 84 Downloads
New York State Testing Program English Language Arts Test Book 2-Grade 8 (2010)
Get ready for state testing with this resource, which focuses on listening and writing skills. While a complete description of the writing assignment is provided here, the listening portion is not included. You could use the graphic organizers and prompts to build your own writing assignment.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 54 Downloads
Louisiana: A Jambalaya of Nationalities II
Students describe the events that led to various immigrant groups settling in New Orleans; differentiate between the white and black Creole population; explain the results of each immigrant group's relocation; and determine the areas of religious settlers
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 9 Downloads
Trekking Across America
Learners evaluate the impact of transportation on society, the economy, communication, and travel. They complete an inquiry project about modern modes of transportation, and compare transportation of the 19th century to transportation today.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 13 Views 43 Downloads
Effects of Fur Trapping on Tribes
Fifth graders compare two timelines. In this social studies lesson on perspective, 5th graders compare a timeline of events occurring in Montana tribal life and a timeline of events occurring in the general U.S. and Montana population. Students analyze the timelines to conclude what the results of exploration, fur trapping, and trading were for Montana's native tribes.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Comparing Shakespearean Film Adaptations
Though this lesson deals specifically with Hamlet and its themes, many of the strategies and approaches here may be used with most any of Shakespeare's plays that have been adapted to film. Viewing clips of the same Shakespeare scene in different film ver
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Classroom Unity Representing a Nation of Immigrants
Investigate national unity in a month-long instructional activity. After creating "I am from" poems, 5th graders will construct accordion flip books, listing and illustrating reasons for settlement. Choosing illustrations, essays, or Powerpoint presentations, they tell their own personal immigration stories.
5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 75 Downloads
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 54 Downloads
Introducing The Cariboo Gold Rush
Students demonstrate appreciation of contributions of Aboriginal peoples, the French, and the British to the development of Canada and explain how supply and demand are affected by population and the availability of resources. They then locate and describe major physical features of Canada using topographic and thematic maps and demonstrate understanding of sustainability, stewardship, and renewable versus non-renewable natural resources.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Wild West Book List
Are you teaching a unit on the Wild West and need a good book suggestion that ties in? You've just found an extensive book list that includes titles for both juvenile and advanced readers. Each title is about some aspect of the Wild West and has won a Spur Award.
4th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads