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NYPL Biblion: World's FairLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the digital stacks of the New York Public Library. Made up of over 700 primary and secondary sources, the app opens a door directly into the past. Users will be fascinated by this archive, which documents the World of Tomorrow.
Celebrating Modernism at the A Century of Progress World's FairLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students examine aesthetic movement known as modernism, discover why organizers chose modernism as World Fair's design pattern, interpret photographs of modernist fair buildings and identify artifacts that reflect modernist ideas, and...
The World's Fair of 1893: A Tribute to Agriculture and AdvertisingLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students identify connections between agriculture, advertising, and mail order catalogues during 1890s as expressed at World's Fair of 1893. Students interpret photographic exhibit and discuss how reactions of rural fair visitors...
Life Isn’t Fair – Deal with ItLesson Planet
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Should life be fair for everyone? And what counts as fair? Invite your pupils to read an article that expresses one author's ideas about fairness. They they respond to text-based and discussion questions about the selection and the...
Every Country in the World (Part 1)Lesson Planet
16 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Can you believe there's a nation with more than 187,000 lakes? The first of two lessons on the countries of the world investigates unique qualities that set one nation apart from others. Historians take a world tour via video discovering...
Uncovering a World at WarLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Has media always had an influence on public policy? After researching and reading news articles written during World War I, learners understand the influence of communication and media. They discuss articles in small groups and as a...
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies ClassLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
Reforming the Industrial World: The Industrial Revolution leads to economic, social, and political reforms.Lesson Planet
10th - 12th
The Industrial Revolution brought many changes to American and European economy and politics. Cover the causes and effects of social reforms after the rise of Industrialization. Topics include laissez-faire, economics, socialism,...
Explore Rights Around the WorldLesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How has the American Bill of Rights influenced the rest of the world? An interactive web activity helps individuals see the similarities between countries' bills of rights. A text-to-text tool compares the American Bill of Rights to...
Creating a Cartoon of the Philippine-American WarLesson Planet
9th - 12th
During the Industrial and commercial expansion of the United States, war broke out between America and the Philippines. Explore conflict, American Imperialism, and political cartoons with this creative project. Learners view the film,...
Bring on the World: Presentation of Country ResearchLesson Planet
5th - 10th
Everyone loves the World Cup! Young scholars explore the countries vying for the World Cup. In this global studies instructional activity, pupils present information that they researched during part two of this three-part series. This...
Who Changes the World?Lesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
"Never doubt that a small group of committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead's assertion guides class members as they investigate primary and secondary sources to find evidence to...