A Picture of Maine Industry
Students practice their observation skills. They select several topics in the development of Maine, such as the agricultural products, shipbuilding, or lobster industries and research pictures of that industry.
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Populism and the People’s Party
Students examine the history of the Populist Party as it relates to its reforms and economic plight. In this Populism and the People's Party lesson plan, students explore why farmers experienced financial difficulty at the end of the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Building a Skyscraper
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third instructional activity in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Old Stone House Lesson Plan
From stagecoach to railroad tracks, your class will discover how advancements in travel in the United States during the nineteenth century played an integral role in the industrialization and development of American society. The main...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review The Golden Age of Hollywood
Did movies save America during the Great Depression? Or did the Great Depression save movies? Learn more about the Golden Age of Hollywood with a video that covers the five major film studios, the colorization of big budget movies, and...
10 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Vocational: Fashion terms
Students view a Powerpoint presentation on fashion industry vocabulary and locate examples in magazines that illustrate the terms. On black construction paper, students assemble collages of the magazine pictures representing each of the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History