A Brightly Colored Past
Middle schoolers read A Brightly Colored Past, choose three things they found out about Middletown's African-American history that they didn't know before, and create slide using Kid Pix Studio Deluxe to be incorporated into classwide slide show.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The “Supreme” in Supreme Court
Does a public school have the right to restrict what t-shirts students wear? Discover what happened when this question was brought to the Supreme Court, and review other major cases in United States history involving judicial review....
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Four-Color Problem: Concept and Solution
Take a walk through time, 1852 to 1994, following the mathematical history and development of the Four-Color Theorem. Learners take on the role of cartographers to study an imaginary world of countries that need to be mapped. One rule:...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Music Evokes Memories and Emotions
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
My Community: Up Close & Personal
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson plan. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 6-8
Designed for a plethora of Common Core standards, your young historians will learn about the story of Ruby Bridges and the civil rights movement through expository and persuasive writing activities, as well as by viewing and analyzing an...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Creating Scrolls Based on the Illustrated Tale of Genji
Now these are learning activities full of fun, art, and cultural exploration. Kids consider the art of storytelling through comic book images. They then look at the Tale of Genji as it was written in the 11th century. They discuss...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts