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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt Video
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Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt
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Celebrate Kwanzaa!

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Celebrated from December 26 through January 1, the Kwanzaa festival recognizes the traditions and cultural heritage of African Americans. Designed for classroom celebrations of Kwanzaa, this collection of lesson plans, activities,...
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Film Festival: Documentaries for Hispanic Heritage Month

For Students 9th - 12th
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the New York Times provides links to five short documentary films depicting Hispanic themes and culture. Learners can click on each embedded link to view the films, then answer each set of related...
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My Friend's Heritage Quilt

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of stories or items that make them proud of their heritage. Individually, they create their own quilt square design which uses a border and markers. To end the instructional activity, they sew the squares...
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On This Day: National Hispanic Heritage Month

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewFrom the rights of farm workers to food and culture, Hispanics have an indelible imprint on American culture. Using a curated set of videos, young scholars consider the rich heritage of Hispanic American history. Videos profile famous...
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Hispanic Heritage Month

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this fall by learning more about the culture of a Hispanic country! A social studies resource focuses on the geography, culture, and traditions of Hispanic countries.
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The Heritage Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a fabulous lesson around the theme of family histories. The Heritage Day project is outlined here for you. It is a chance for learners to share and celebrate their background and heritage with their classmates. There are terrific...
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Pilgrim Heritage and Ancestory

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore immigrants and immigration to the United States. They define and explain their definition of the term pilgrim. Students evaluate the goals of their ancestors as they arrived in America. Students research and design a...
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Mapping World Heritage

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
World heritage sites can be found around the globe. Many of these sites are noted for their importance in representing culture and location. Each activity included in this resource focuses on latitude/longitude, map skills, finding...
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American Heritage Themes

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Pupils define freedom, unity, progress, and responsibility in relation to American Heritage. They explore the origin of how American Heritage was developed and ways in which they can continue it today.  They also determine ways they can...
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Keep Heritage Alive

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Youngsters share ideas about cultural and/or spiritual rituals by participating in a fishbowl discussion, which explores the ways rituals have changed over time. They write reflective essays about their own cultural traditions.
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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Earnest Research

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Incorporating research and project-based learning while celebrating Native American Heritage Month.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To gain a better understanding of Hispanic heritage and culture, as well as to build informational comprehension skill, learners explore facets of Hispanic American History. They engage in a class discussion, research three facts, and...
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Explore your Culture through Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Explore the cultural heritage through of your class through reading, writing, and speaking exercises. They create illustrated mini-books that express their unique cultural and personal experiences. They share their stores with the class...
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Documenting Architectural Heritage

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine going from being one of the richest, most important cities in the world to one of the poorest. Imagine the history captured in the architecture of such a city. Imagine these same now abandoned buildings being destroyed. How would...
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The Heritage of Puerto Rico and Cuba

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the influences of the Hispanic culture in the United States. In groups, they read about the life of a slave in Cuba and identify the misconceptions are discussed. As a class, they define racism, read an essay and...
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Discovering Your Heritage

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars interview a family member about their heritage. They listen to and record part of their family's oral history. Students also create and label a family tree going back a minimum of two generations and compare and contrast...
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
An engaging video details the history behind Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Viewers discover how the holiday came to be and sheds light on diverse cultural traditions.  
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Hispanic Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
September 15th begins Hispanic Heritage Month—and presents a great opportunity to learn more about influential members of the Hispanic community! Use a short video to introduce the celebratory month to your class members.
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Native American Heritage Month | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Watch a quick video to discover why November is Native American Heritage Month. Engaging graphics and eye-catching sound effects detail facts from the origins of the holiday to how we celebrate during the month presently. 
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I Know Who I Am: My Ethnic Heritage

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine their individual ethnic heritage. In this ethnic heritage instructional activity, 1st graders from Montana look at their own ethnic heritages. They determine which clan and tribal affiliation they belong to after...
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Kindergarteners examine Hispanic culture in this lesson from Scholastic. They identify and describe things that represent Hispanic culture as part of a whole class discussion before moving to the computer to practice Spanish vocabulary...
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Who’s on First? Cultural Heritage

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners explore their own heritage as they learn more about Roger Clemente. For this social studies and music lesson plan, students study cultural heritage through a study of Puerto Rican music and instruments.
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Celebrate Native American Heritage

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine Native American heritage. They explore a museum of Native American culture and explore their food, dress, and customs. They also explore the Native Americans role in the first Thanksgiving.
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Teaching Spanish Heritage in the Context of the Ancient Mediterranean

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners identify and interpret Spanish heritage, including the Mediterranean culture, language, history, trade, and migration. Following, they began an in-depth study of Egypt, the Middle East, Greece, and Rome and were able to make...

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