Woodrow Wilson Teacher Resources
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Dr. Seuss Takes on Charles Lindbergh
Students study the leaders of the isolationist movement within the United States and the causes of the isolationist movement, they recognize and compare the perceptions of both the isolationists within the US and those who took a more global view.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 38 Downloads
Fossils and Lithologic Units
Practicing paleontologists map the geologic time scale, simulate the formation of sedimentary rock, and analyze fossil data. Instructions for four activities and five assessment choices are provided for the teacher. This comprehensive lesson plan thoroughly exposes learners to the stages of evolution as evidenced by the fossil record.
6th - 9th Science 36 Views 136 Downloads
The Progressive Era: The American Nation
The progressives had a lot of forward thinking social ideas that helped make America a more equitable place to live. Politics, civil and human rights, economic and tax ratifications, and the constitutional amendments that made their ideas stick are all covered.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 53 Downloads
Immigration and Prohibition
A comprehensive look at the prohibition debate through the lens of immigration gives scholars intriguing material for a debate and essay of their own. They watch four video clips (find these on the PBS website), discussing issues in small groups after each one.
8th - 12th Language Arts 24 Views 129 Downloads
The Suffragist Battle Continues
Discover the women's suffrage movement. Learners post Civil War lesson, middle schoolers use primary sources to research how women fought for and were finally given the right to vote. They will interpret artwork, view a Primary Access documentary, then write speeches based on their learning to convince people to vote in elections.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
New Review A Case Study of Presidential Inaugurations: Kennedy and Obama
How do the inauguration ceremonies of a president-elect reflect the values of that president? This is the question presented to government students as they research and compare the inaugurations of John F. Kennedy in 1961 and President Barack H.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
The Mozart Effect
Music has been said to effect short term memory. Learners test out this hypothesis, graphing how knowledge retention in a biology classroom changes when music is played in the background. In the end, a better appreciation of the dynamics of music is tied to how the brain perceives sound.
6th - 9th Science 23 Views 114 Downloads
The Way We Were: Embryological Development and Disease
Students use microscopes to study live fish embryos and animated diagrams of cell division on the Internet. They see that scientists rely on technology to enhance the gathering and manipulation of data. They create web pages on cloning.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 82 Downloads
Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day
Students are introduced to the symbolism of the flag of the United States of American. They identify flag components, history, etiquette and lore. They also use constrution paper to make a flag and discuss the Pledge of Allegiance.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 14 Views 90 Downloads
Congressional Committees and the Legislative Process
Students consider the importance and influence of congressional committees. They research congressional committee assignments, jurisdictions and responsibilities as illustrations of the basic principles of American federalism.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 28 Downloads
Lights! Cameras! Action!: Creating a Drama About the Lyme Art Colony
Discuss the lives of artists in the Lyme Art Colony in the 1900s with this resource. Young historians write and perform a short scene depicting individuals who lived in the Griswold boardinghouse, used by the colony artists. They use the Florence Griswold Museum's online resources to gather information about the people of the art colony.
4th - 7th Language Arts 7 Views 101 Downloads
History: Causes of World War I
Exploring WWI in an interesting discussion of the key events, this resource could be as a great supplement to a classroom unit on this topic. The pictures and information make this period in history come alive. Students would also benefit from reading first-hand accounts of trench warfare, or the subsequent peace agreement, to get a better idea of how this war led to WWII.
5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 60 Downloads
Twelfth graders discuss the probability of imposing a democracy in a country in which there is no history of this type of government being successful. Using the internet, they work together to research Japan's experience with democracy and the challenges it faced doing so.
12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 38 Downloads
WWI Document Based Essay
Learners read various primary source documents on World War I. After reading each document, they answer discussion questions. Using the internet, they identify the causes of World War I as layed out by President Wilson and his reasons for staying out of the war.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 34 Downloads
Why did Congress reject the League of Nations?
Students read speeches and letters and discuss why they think Congress opposed the League of Nations. In this League of Nations lesson plan, students read a letter written to President Woodrow Wilson and an address by the president addressing the situation.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Progressives and the Era of Trustbusting
Students investigate the free-market system and anti-trust laws. In this Bill of Rights lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on the details of monopolies and the progressive reform movement to establish anti-trust laws.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 62 Downloads
The Genetic Basis of Neurological Disorders
Students explore neurological disorders. They examine the presence and absence of discernible genes. Students describe neruological diseases and draw faces of affected persons. They play a human neurology disorders learning game.
9th - Higher Ed Science 5 Views 10 Downloads
Macro-DNA: Doing DNA Fingerprinting and Gel Electrophoresis
Young scholars create numbered DNA sequences by taping together the order of the sequence. They count the number of bases in their RFLP's and shade the boxes on their Gel Electrophoresis sheets that represent individual fragments. They compare their sequence to the baby DNA fingerprints to observe the differences in each other's DNA.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads