A Golden Anniversary from The Queen's Jubilee Gala: Live From Buckingham Palace
Students identify and explain the major events of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. They use a variety of print and electronic sources to gather their information. They participate in activities to express meaning.
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Civil War - Create A Living Timeline
Take your traditional timeline project on the Civil War to the next level! From the attack on Fort Sumter in 1861 to the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, your class members will research a particular event and then teach their...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
From The Code of Hammurabi
Is "an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth" a fair legal and moral code? Learners examine a selection of of laws from the Code of Hammurabi. They then discuss the issues presented by the law code as well as whether or not they can be...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Royal Seal What Can It Tell Us?
Analyze the images and details of the Great Seal of Queen Elizabeth I, and discover clues that reveal how one of the greatest monarchs in the history of England wished to be seen and respected. This is a great way to discuss how even to...
7th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Everyday Heroes from the 1800s
From Clara Barton and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Ulysses S. Grant and George Washington Carver, this research project will allow learners to gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of everyday heroes of the nineteenth century in...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
On the Road to Revolution: Creating a Living Timeline
Divided into nine topic groups, from the Proclamation of 1763 to the Battles of Lexington and Concord, your young historians will research major events on the road to the American Revolution and then create a 2-3 minute sketch explaining...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet
Would Mercutio, by an other name, be as mercurial? Did Romeo and Juliet's families make them who they are? After reading the prologue and an excerpt from Act II, scene ii of Romeo and Juliet, class members discuss the factors that may...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Aphorisms from Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac
What do Ben Franklin's aphorisms mean to you? Entice young writers to tap into their creativity by choosing from a selection of aphorisms and explaining them in their own words, complete with evidence.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Where Your Food Comes From
In this age of globalization, the foods we eat often come from countries scattered all around the world. This research-based instructional activity asks young scholars to pick two of their favorite food items and investigate the origins...
4th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Living History Timeline
As part of a living history research project, learners research a chosen historical figure that they will study and physically represent in a gallery walk. This resource includes a project description, letter to parents, rubric, and...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable