A Walk Through History
Eighth graders participate in a project that examines and presents information about various time periods. They conduct research, interview community members, take pictures, and create a multimedia presentation.
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A Walk Through The 20th Century
Young scholars review the people, places, and events of a particular decade of the 20th Century. They write a report about that decade and create a booth of memorabilia, music, dress, pictures and other artifacts representing the time...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
A Walk Through History - In Honor of Black Americans
Young scholars, in observance of Black History Month, research the lives of African Americans who have made special contributions to American life and society. They write a short biography highlighting the person's contribution.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Create a Walking Tour of San Francisco's Chinatown
Take a tour of Chinatown as it was in the 1800's. Analyzing primary source images and documents, learners will gain a better understanding of the myths and misconceptions of Chinese immigrants during the 1800's. They create a pamphlet to...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Exploring the History of Oil
Students explore the history of the oil industry. In this history of oil lesson, students reseach the history and current state of the oil industry. Students then determine whether they support the move of the oil industry into Alaska's...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Walking Down Main Street: The Changing Times of a Railroad Town
Learners explore the historic district via a scavenger hunt. In this community history lesson, students complete a scavenger hunt using historic postcards and clues as guides. Learners create a timeline demonstrating changes of the area...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History