We found 10,602 reviewed resources
Introduction and Student Inquiry
K - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewIntroduce young musicians to the history of and different styles of music with an inquiry-based learning activity that asks them to play detectives to determine the similarities and differences among the sheet music found at a series of...
Writing About Informational Text: Everybody Can Bike
4th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewA three-part assessment challenges scholars to read informational texts in order to complete three tasks. Following a brief reading, class members take part in grand conversations, complete charts, and work in small groups to research...
Nature: Friend and Foe: Challenge Activities (Theme 6)
4th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe teacher doesn't always have to be the expert in the classroom. The first in a series of three supplementary activities Nature: Friend or Foe uses hands-on research tasks and projects to enhance readers' understanding of non-fiction...
Thomas Jefferson and Monticello: An Introduction to Writing Historical Fiction
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Thomas Jefferson is one of the most recognized names and faces in America—but is there more to the third president of the United States? Upper elementary and middle schoolers conduct research on Jefferson, his famous home at Monticello,...
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.
How Did Polynesian Wayfinders Navigate the Pacific Ocean?
6 mins 3rd - 12th
Imagine sailing around the world, or even around the Pacific Ocean, in an outrigger canoe without the the aid of a GPS? Or a compass? Or even a sextant? The Polynesians did. Find out how with an engaging video that details how they used...
Changes Over Time — Microfossils in Blake’s Nose
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists study sediment cores to understand climate and life throughout the history of the Earth. An interactive lesson has scholars access research data in order to better understand to which time periods specific micro-fossils...
Sa Hi Pa Ca (Once Upon a Time): Lesson Plan 2
4th CCSS: Designed
What tools do archaeologists and anthropologist use to learned about what life was like in the past. After watching West of The West's documentary Once Upon a Time that details how scientists use artifacts to establish a history of the...
Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project
1st - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...