A Long Walk
Seventh graders identify ways people persevere in a difficult situation. In this character education lesson, 7th graders watch a video about a man with cerebral palsy and discuss ways he perseveres.
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Connecting Informational Text with Litearature: Building Background Knowledge About Mexican Immigration, California, and the Great Depression
Help your class transition as the setting in the novel Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, moves from Mexico to California. Beginning with prior knowledge, and moving into jigsaw research groups, class members add to and create posters...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The 2004 Tsunami: The World Responds
Learners analyze the short and long-term consequences of the 2004 South Asian tsunami. They read about ways in which students in our country responded to the tsunami, and brainstorm ways in which they can focus attention on long-term...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: North Korea To Test Long-Range Missile
In this English worksheet, students read "North Korea to Test Long-Range Missile," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Story of India - The Power of Ideas - 4/6
After great wars had passed, the Mugal Empire arose and a modern Indian civilization developed. Walk along the Ganges river and hear the story of one India's greatest emperors. This is a shorter episode in this long and highly romantic...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History