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Redwood National and State Parks: California
Use this presentation about redwood trees and parks in your ESL unit about travel and/or the outdoors. Bright photographs adorn each slide, with short descriptions of each topic. The slide show is short enough to show in one class period...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Teaching American History: Civil Rights in Film: Part 2
Did you know that Rosa Parks was the secretary for the NAACP? Her famous refusal to give up her bus seat was actually a premeditated act designed by the NAACP to draw light the growing civil rights movement. In part two, professor Melani...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Active Viewing: Eyes on the Prize "Awakenings"
Dive deeper into the Montgomery Bus Boycott with this multi-stage lesson, centered on the essential question: Why did the boycott last so long? Historians investigate the Jim Crow south through a video clip (not included), then analyze...
11th Social Studies & History
State and National Parks
In this insects activity, students 7 questions regarding state and national parks. A print out version of this activity is available, but the online version contains links to various webpages with information on the topics, so completing...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Hunting for States, Capitals, and National Parks
In this geography worksheet, students hunt for states, capitals, and national parks using a map, which is not included. They find either the state or capital, and list a national park that is found in that state. They answer bonus...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Montgomery Bus Boycott & Rosa Parks Day 5
Students study the Montgomery Bus Boycott. In this American Civil Rights instructional activity, students listen to a lecture about segregation, Rosa Parks, and the bus boycott. Students discuss passive resistance and its effectiveness.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Walt Disney- Mini Biography
What can collaboration, attention to detail, and a love of drawing lead to? Discover the background of cartoonist, filmmaker, and innovator Walt Disney, and recall the wide breadth of influence the Disney company has had over the past...
4 mins 4th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Justin Hayward: The Art of Landscape
Landscapes by Justin Hayward (not the singer, songwriter, guitarist of the Moody Blues but the Wyoming landscape artist) are featured in a watercolor instructional activity that models how artists are able to create the illusion of depth...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Joy Luck Club: Culture and History
Explore San Francisco's Chinatown in a instructional activity about the first few chapters of The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. Kids research Chinatown on the Internet and create a virtual tour of the neighborhood, including the foods,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Have Nonconformists Contributed to Society?
"Whoso would be a man, must be a noncomformist." Or so said Ralph Waldo Emerson in his "Self-Reliance" essay. Class members are encouraged to explore the goodness of a nonconformist and decide for themselves if this person deserves...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks
Students research accounts on Rosa Parks and look for differences between the modern form and an older report on Parks. They discuss why information about race and nationality are collected on these and other forms.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts