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The American Home Front During WWII

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students analyze World War Two era government propaganda, biographies, and historical data in order to better understand the effects on Americans at home. In this American Home Front During World War Two lesson, students compare...
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Benjamin Franklin

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 52 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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"Pride" by Dagoberto Gilb

For Students 9th - 12th
Pride, the title of and the subject of an essay, is the focus of a series of post-reading but pre-discussion questions based on Dagoberto Gilb’s story. Readers are asked to summarize, identify the purpose, and find examples of showing...
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Designing Another Juilliard

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the characteristics for a top notch school.  In this Social Studies lesson plan, 9th graders create their own fictional school that promotes excellence in a discipline of their choice.  Students read Frank Rich's...
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World War I: The War Effort

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students consider the efforts of Americans during World War I. In this World War I lesson plan, students examine primary sources their instructors have gathered about the war on the home front. Students share their findings with their...
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Language Arts, Music, Poetry: Blues Style

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
This lesson focuses on how the blues both operates as poetry and informs the poetry of many prominent African American poets. Students consider the poetic devices and recurring themes in blues lyrics and the significance of the poetry of...
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Watching the Weather

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils examine the weather. They discover the conflict between man and nature caused by the changes in weather and the impact it has upon their lives. Students explore weather folklore. They write a report on the weather. Additional...
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A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Technology—changing lives and transforming war. Your tech-loving historians examine photographs and primary documents to explore how technology changed not only World War I, but also how it moved society forward. They apply their...
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Prisoners of war

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the theory of Prisoners of war. Students investigate various human rights issued thru the Geneva Convention. Students relate learned facts to the American troops being killed in Iraqi fighting.
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Severe Weather is Spring Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research severe weather history in their hometowns, interview local meteorologist to find out their suggestions for disaster preparedness, inquire as to local school district's emergency plan, and create poster or Public Service...
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Preparing for the Possibility of Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the terrorist threat to the United States. They examine types of possible attacks and the best way to be prepared for each. Students disseminate information to the community. They publicize the school disaster plan.
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Build a U.S. Strategy for Responding to the Crisis in Sudan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students work together in groups to discover the situation in Sudan. They discuss what problems arise from helping a foreign country. They answer questions and watch a video as well.
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Return to the Moon

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students react to statements about space exploration, then read a news article about plans to resume manned flights to the moon. For this space science and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
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Exploring Women's History Month

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Explore and celebrate the contributions of women past and present.
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Women's History Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this women's history instructional activity, learners match the names of famous women in history with their descriptions. Students complete this for 10 names.
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Portrayals of Women in World War I

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the contributions of women to the war effort. In this World War I lesson plan, students examine posters from the era that their instructor has gathered and analyze the message in each of the posters. Students then share...
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Family Disaster Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners list and locate items to include in a Family Disaster Supplies Kit. Students explain their reasons for including each item in their kit. Learners create a shopping list for their kit. Students calculate the cost of supplies for...
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General Overview History of the Panama Canal

For Students 10th - 12th
Called the Eight Wonder of the World by some and the Big Ditch by others, the Panama Canal is indeed an engineering marvel. The long, complicated, and sometimes controversial history of the canal is captured in a presentation loaded with...
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Donating Blood

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the facts of blood and discuss the different parts of blood and their function. They discover different people have different blood types and where they can go to donate blood.
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Are These Human Right Violations?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the Declaration of Human Rights and the United States Constitution as reference tools, class members examine 14 scenarios to decide if the situation represents a violation of human rights, and if these same rights are protected by...
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Women's Firsts Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this women's firsts activity, students complete a set of 10 multiple choice questions, choosing the correct woman who accomplished a given "first." A reference web site is given for additional activities.
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Be Prepared With Emergency Supplies

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify what needs to be in a Family Emergency Supplies Kit. In this safety lesson, students discuss items that are necessary to have in emergencies. Students use pictures of items and order them according to importance.
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Stitching Truth Lesson One: What is Civil Society?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders create a working definition of civil society.  For this US History lesson, 9th graders create a list of terms that help make up the term civil society.  Students examine the case study of life in Pinochet's Chile.
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Good Grapes! A Math Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
As the title says, the lesson presented focuses mostly on math; however, pupils also complete related language arts activities. Learners read about the history, domestication, and transport of grapes, and then use actual grapes to...

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