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Black History Month | All About the Holidays
2 mins K - 5th
New ReviewKick off a celebration of Black History Month with a quick video. The narrator shares the history of the holiday and sheds light on famous African Americans such as Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, George Washington Carver, and more!
A Charlie Brown Christmas Study Guide
Pre-K - 8th
New ReviewBring A Charlie Brown Christmas to social studies, language arts, math, science, and art class! Learners ponder the meaning of Christmas trees, write about Christmas during the original release of the television special, research holiday...
Martin Luther King Day | All About the Holidays
1 min K - 5th
New ReviewMartin Luther King Day, a national holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January, is the focus of a short video that introduces young learners to the civil rights leader. The video provides a brief review of King's work and...
Black History Month
K - 12th
Celebrate Black History Month with a collection that offers informative articles, lesson plans, presentations, worksheets, and a variety of activities that highlight famous African Americans. Whether you teach elementary, junior, or high school, there's something for every scholar to obtain a deep understanding of who and why we celebrate during the month of February.
Game On: Constitution Activities for Elementary through High School
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who would've guessed that a document written over 200 years ago would still have a lot to teach us today? A set of folder games incorporates parts of a newspaper to teach about the Constitution and how it still applies to life today. The...
Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950
K - 12th
The Brooklyn Bridge is not for sale but it is certainly a valuable work of art, and is certainly an American icon. Class members research the history of the bridge, examine eight works of art depicting the bridge, and then design their...
Women's History Month: Grades Pre-K-2
Pre-K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
This Women's History Month explore women who have made a positive difference in the world around us. Within a unit designed to meet the needs of scholars in preschool to second grade, you'll find lesson plans and worksheets that examine famous women including suffragettes, women of the Civil Rights Movement, and famous women scientists. Also included is a lesson on diversity in the workforce and a template for writing a biography.
Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park
1st - 6th CCSS: Designed
What would change in your daily life due to a power outage? Here, learners explore the inventions brought to us by the one and only, Thomas Edison, and imagine a day without them. Scholars take part in a grand conversation and write a...
Famous Speeches: Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream"
2nd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 1963 March on Washington, powerfully punctuated by Martin Luther King's impassioned "I Have a Dream" speech, was instrumental in passing the Civil Rights Act just one year later. A reading assignment presents the written speech...
Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Of the many roles he played, Benjamin Franklin most wanted to be remembered as B. Franklin, Printer. Learners of all ages find out more about this amazing man through the activities included in the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary Guide.
The Pilgrims: Alliance with Massasoit’s People and the First Thanksgiving
5 mins 2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the story of the First Thanksgiving actually all it's said to have been? Watch a video that sheds light on the event, who Samoset and Massasoit were, and what the First Thanksgiving was really all about.