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The Pilgrims: The First WinterLesson Planet
2 mins 4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
After over 66 days of sailing across the Atlantic on the Mayflower, the Pilgrims met their worst enemy: winter. Watch a video that discusses the difficulties and deaths the passengers faced once they arrived to Plymouth during the winter...
U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler’s HolocaustLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Though the Statue of Liberty welcomes political refugees to her shores, the welcoming sentiment has not always been reflected in the American citizenry. High schoolers read about the regrettable period in United States history when the...
Steamship Portland: Where's the Energy?Lesson Planet
5th - 6th
Students examine how steamships operate. They describe the necessary energy conversions. They construct a model paddlewheel ship. They use rubber bands as examples of potential and kinetic energy as they unwind and set the models in motion.
History repeats: 'Boat people' on the Afghan and the TampaLesson Planet
10th - 11th
Students investigate the Afghan incident of 1888, where a ship, the Afghan, with a load of Chinese passengers from Hong Kong was refused permission to land the passengers on Australian soil. This controversy is compared to the Tampa...
U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler's HolocaustLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students read about immigration to the U.S. during the Holocaust. In this immigration lesson, students write answers to discussion questions. Students role play members of the 1951 U.N. conference and create guidelines for an...
Thousands of Years from NowLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Predictive lit warns about unintended consequences. In his short story, "Thousands of Years from Now" Hans Christian Anderson imagines how travelers thousands of years from now will explore the great monuments and cities of the world....
Sentence Completion 11: Low-Advanced SAT LevelLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Context clues can be used to determine the meaning of unfamiliar works; likewise, they can be used to determine the correct answer on a sentence completion exercise. Using context clues is just one of the many strategies detailed in the...
Women and Children First?Lesson Planet
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Should women and children still be provided with the first chance at rescue? Yes, claims the writer of a persuasive essay. Class members read the article and analyze the viewpoint, with a particular focus on the closing argument. They...
Love in the Time of Cholera Study Questions & Essay TopicsLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Gabriel Garcia Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera. Students may check some of their answers online.
FOCUSING ON CIVIL WAR HISTORY & INFORMATION SEEKINGLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Students use a Web resource to obtain information on a specific subject; study the nature of naval warfare and commerce raiding during the Civil War; and assume the identity of a participant and viewing the events of the era from that...
Were Rivets to Blame for Titanic Sinking?Lesson Planet
2nd - 6th
Students answer questions about the Titanic, then read a news article about possible causes of the disaster. In this current events lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students...
Getting There- Do You Want To Go To California?Lesson Planet
5th - 6th
Young scholars examine the impact of the California Gold Rush. In this U.S. history lesson, students use several included documents to examine the causes and effects of the Gold Rush. Young scholars are broken up into groups and choose...
The Trip of the Speedwell and the MayflowerLesson Planet
Fourth graders investigate the hardships Pilgrims faced on the Mayflower and Speedwell. For this Pilgrim lesson, 4th graders listen to an account of the Pilgrim's voyage from Plymouth, England to present day Massachusetts. Students sit...
Getting There: "Do You Want To Go To California?"Lesson Planet
8th - 11th
Students, in groups, participate in a variety of activities regarding the rise of Anglo-American immigration in the 1840s and its impact upon California. They discuss immigration from the West and the East as it influenced the culture of...