1909: Parks, What Are They Good For?
Students examine John Nolan's document justifying the plan for a state park system. They report on this report and write an editorial for a newspaper.
4 Views 9 Downloads
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
What Makes The Good LifeLesson Planet
What makes a good life? What makes life hard? Get your class thinking about the global picture with this extensive packet. They read quotes from around the world, analyze statistical data from every continent, then read and answer...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
What Makes a Good Law?Lesson Planet
Why were laws created? Spark a group discussion on why we need laws to co-exist. Should the sale of some things be outlawed on Sundays? Read a case summary between Target and the state of Minnesota that debated this issue. Ask your...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Evaluating Wartime Posters: Were They Good Propaganda?Lesson Planet
"Back Him Up!" Scholars will analyze how World War I posters displayed, on the home front, often attempted to stir up emotions. As they examine the different ways people used propaganda posters during the war, they will create their own...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Are Governments Good For?Lesson Planet
Government is a trade-off between balancing the rights of individuals and the interests of the whole nation. Learners consider cases such as the Patriot Act and the use of closted circuit televisions (CCTV) to consider what makes good...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Capacitors: What Are They?Lesson Planet
Young scholars discover how capacitors help store data. In this computer science lesson, students investigate how capacitors can store an electronic charge, eventually helping computers store data. Young scholars create their own...
5th - 10th 21st Century Skills
Lesson: Allison Smith: What Are You Fighting For?Lesson Planet
Trench art is a nontraditional art form created by soldiers in trenches during wartime. Artist Allison Smith connects her art to the American Revolution and the question: "What are you fighting for?" Kids examine her art, how it connects...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Episode 17: Public GoodsLesson Planet
Why are some goods public and others private? Scholars compare and contrast what makes an item a rival or excludable as they listen to an enlightening podcast. They investigate everything from street lights to automobiles, placing items...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Are the Primaries and Caucuses?Lesson Planet
What are the essential differences between primaries and caucuses? As part of a study of the process by which Americans select their candidates for US president, class members examine the nominating process, the changes that have...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What Are the Effects of Opioid Addiction on Young People?Lesson Planet
Are schools doing enough to address the opioid crisis in America? One school, Hope Academy in Indianapolis, focuses its entire curriculum on recovery from substance abuse. A nine-minute video from PBS documents the school's efforts to...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable