ABC Book Publication
Students write and publish an ABC book. They conduct research, write and illustrate a page for each letter of the alphabet, and publish a final copy.
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ABC Book of Important People and Places of Nebraska
Fourth graders explore a deeper understanding about important people and places of Nebraska and develop research skills through knowledge of available databases and resources found at NebraskAccess. In this important People and Places...
4th Social Studies & History
Using Citations in a Research Paper
As a prequel to a research assignment, class members explore writing citations in the modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) formats. In pairs, or individually, researchers use books and magazines...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
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
Individuals as Instruments of Change
How does one become a catalyst for change? What are the challenges faced by those who take a stand for change? What part do the arts play in cultural change? Using primary and secondary sources from the 1920s and 1930s, class members...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Perfectly Painless Parts of Speech
Looking for grammar activities for your elementary or middle school class? Watch a video to review the parts of speech. Groups create posters, songs, or advertisements to illustrate the parts of speech and then reteach them to their...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Environmental Awareness and Children's Literature
Use an alternative setting for pregnant teens and young mothers, as well as special education children to examine environmental topics through literature. Included in this unit is a visit to neighborhood libraries to select children's...
6th - 12th Science
The Fascinating World of Islam
Students participate in viewing the PBS video series Islam: Empire of Faith. They research aspects of the world of Islam by using the internet and other research tools. They create, in groups, an ABC Book of Islam based on their research.
6th - 12th English Language Arts