ADOPT A BUILDING
Students expand their knowledge of local history by adopting a building in their community. The study architectural aspects of historic buildings.
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The Constitutional Convention
The compromises reached during the first Constitutional Convention, including the adoption of the Bill of Rights and the formation of bicameral representation, are the focus of a brief informational packet that also includes activities...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Welcoming School and Community
The final activity in a unit study of immigration and human rights asks class members to design a project for their school that builds support for immigrant classmates. To prepare for this project, individuals use what they have learned...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Crusades: History's Most Successful Failure
Here is a truly interactive presentation that focuses on building and understanding of the effects and failures related to the Crusades. Learners will fill in the blank, make a Venn Diagram, and answer a series of critical-thinking...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Brief Encounters: Building Bridges
Students engage in a roleplaying game n order to experience what it is like to encounter people of a different culture. For this lesson on building cultural connections, students will participate in a cultural simulation which will help...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Brief Encounters (Building Bridges)
Young scholars participate in a simulation that explores how groups of two radically different cultures might interact. They, in groups, represent the different cultures and, after interacting, describe the opposite group's cultural...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History