Across The Centuries
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Students analyze the American Bill of Rights, compare it to the English Bill of Rights and note the differences in an essay. They access websites imbedded in this plan to do their research, then present their findings to the class.
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The Past Half Century: Achieving Equality
Learners analyze reactions to the Brown vs. Education decision of 1954. In this segregation lesson, student look at the actions that were taken in the education world as a result of the Brown decision. They watch a CD, examine political...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 1: Unit 1, Lesson 1
Can authors speak to each other across works, genres, and even centuries? Study the conversation between Christopher Marlowe in his poem "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," and the responses by Sir Walter Raleigh and William Carlos...
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The History of The Cyclorama and Moving Panorama
Here is a lesson designed to acquaint learners with two amazing forms of entertainment from the 19th century: The Cyclorama and the Moving Panorama. After seeing what these two contraptions were all about, pupils make their own version...
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New Review Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221
Clarify the history and conditions of modern-day Africa with a video by Crash Course World History. As high schoolers learn about Joseph-Desire Mobutu, the Rwandan Genocide, and the first democratic election in the Democratic Republic of...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Looking Back - An Art/English/History Interdisciplinary unit
Engage your class in art and history with projects that span multiple disciplines. For this unit, class members research twentieth century history, conduct an interview with someone 60 years old or older, write a biographical narrative,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Dashes and Dots: A Product of the 19th Century
Students investigate the advancements the Morse code made possible. In this technology instructional activity, students discover the impact that the telegraph had on communication in 19th century America. Students examine primary...
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A Timeline of Women's Right to Vote
Which countries implemented women's suffrage before the 19th amendment went into effect in the United States? Which countries still do not allow women to vote? Watch the global spread of women's rights in an interactive timeline that...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Mixing Metaphors across Current Events and Literature
Expression, current events, and art can go hand-in-hand. After analyzing a multi-media piece entitled, Trade Canoe for Don Quixote, the class explores their own expressive process. They create collages that show a current event or issue...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
This Isn't Right: Women Reform Leaders
The 20th century saw many new possibilities open up to women in America, thanks to many well-known female historical figures — and some women who are not as famous but who are equally accomplished. Learn about the women who contributed...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable