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Lunar New YearLesson Planet
Pre-K - 12th
Although often called Chinese New Year, Chinese people refer to this holiday as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year. People in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, South Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam also have traditions associated with this holiday. Join the fun with a collection of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, videos, and articles designed for all levels of learners.
Chinese New YearLesson Planet
Pre-K - 5th
Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! Enrich your Chinese New Year celebration with the resources in this collection. The wealth of materials include background information on the 15-day holiday, also know as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, lessons, activities, literature, art, and music sure to engage primary graders.
Halloween | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
1 min 2nd - 6th
New ReviewTrick or treat! Discover the history of Halloween with a brief, engaging video. Dating back to ancient Europe, viewers listen as a narrator details the holiday's origins and how current celebrations came to be. Themed word search and...
Extranjeros and ExpansionLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA three-part lesson gives light to the Unites States expansion from the view of Texans, New Mexicans, and Californians. Through videos and written activities, scholars work collaboratively to research specific individuals and their...
Latino Americans Share Their ExperiencesLesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThree Latino Americans are the focus of an interactive that spotlights their accomplishments. Scholars get to know Lin-Manuel Miranda, Judy Reyes, and José Hernández through short informative text and videos. Participants read, take...
More Than Words Can Say: Analyzing Visual Materials as Primary SourcesLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThe propaganda of World War II was a key factor in galvanizing the home front. Class members examine images—without their text—to consider their messages, including those around race and gender. Using pictures and discussion questions,...
The Cold War (America)Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThe Cold War—with its roots in World War II—impacts the world today. Using an extensive curriculum, scholars consider its impact through primary sources, including speeches and propaganda, as well as other skills-enhancing activities. An...
American Industrial RevolutionLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhile the Industrial Revolution may have fueled America's rise to the top of world markets, the child laborers often faced dangerous conditions. Using primary source images and other information, scholars consider what these children...
The Harlem RenaissanceLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThe Harlem Renaissance brought forth many American art forms including jazz, and the writings of Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes. Using a carefully curated set of documents from the Library of Congress, pupils see the cultural...
Harry S. Truman's Atomic Bomb Address - August 9, 1945Lesson Planet
7th - 12th
New ReviewThe United States' decision to implement the atomic bomb in 1945 is still a source of debate today. Learners listen to the audio from President Truman's speech to address the nation to better understand why the United States resorted to...
Introduction to the War in the Pacific with Historian Richard FrankLesson Planet
3 mins 7th - 12th
New ReviewLearn what it was like for World War II solders fighting in the Pacific. An informative video gives learners a quick introduction to the topic including causes and impacts of the war. This includes previous Japanese conflicts, Japanese...
Stereotypes vs. Statistics (Grades 9-12)Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
New ReviewWhat is a common stereotype people may think about you; is it true? Using a thought-provoking lesson, high schoolers analyze common stereotypes of the Latino-American population versus statistical data. Scholars review data and have the...
Digging at the Roots of Your Family TreeLesson Planet
4th - 12th
New ReviewIt's time to get back to your roots! Learners explore their own family trees as they also discover the immigration experience of Latinos in the United States. Scholars watch videos, complete worksheets, participate in discussions, and...
Communities at War: Reading Primary Sources ImaginativelyLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewUncle Sam wants you to support the troops. Learners use an engaging lesson plan to analyze primary and secondary sources to discover what life was really like for American citizens at home during WWII. Pupils complete worksheets, group...
Strategic Overview - Pacific TheaterLesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 12th
New ReviewBattleships, airplanes, and island-hopping were just a few of the United States strategies during the battle of the Pacific. Scholars learn the strategies the United States employed to contend with the Japanese military in an engaging...