A Time For Flight
Students visit the Henry Ford Museum to view an exhibit on flight. They take notes using a pilot log worksheet and create a timeline. They share their timeline with the class and use the internet to gather more information.
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Simulated Air Trip to Seoul, Korea
Students become acquainted with the geography and culture of Korea. In this Korean trip instructional activity, students view a video about Korea and read about the country. Students sample snacks and possibly learn a Korean phrase as...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. And so begins your invigorating, innovative learning experience in the JFK Challenge app! Learners choose from two "missions" and...
4th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
You Are There... First Flight
What would it be like to witness a historical event? Pretending they are journalists interviewing an eyewitness to the Wright Brother's first flight, young scholars choose vocabulary and figures of speech that communicate the experience...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
The Learning Network: Fill In 2011 Commencement Speeches
Meant to be used with the article "Words of Wisdom" also available on the New York Times website, this resource contains a fill in the blank exercise where learners complete the article by supplying missing words. Use words from the word...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
The Flight of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart's accomplishments and strength of character extend beyond her status as one of the first female aviators in America. Elementary and middle schoolers learn about Earhart's early life and the historical context surrounding...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
First Contact Newspaper
Turn scholars into news reporters whose assignment is to cover the goings on in Early America. Your job as editor is to help individuals select a topic and to guide them on their writing journey. Young journalists then draft their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable