Africa KWL Chart
In this Africa instructional activity, students complete a KWL chart, filling in what they know, what to learn and have learned about Africa.
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Let Freedom Sing: A patriotic Program for Grades 1-6
Students understand information and stories contained in patriotic songs. In this patriotic music lesson, students participate in grade appropriate lessons to understand the music and lyrics of patriotic songs. Students perform the...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduction to a Study of the Holocaust
Students research information about the Holocaust. In this World War II instructional activity, students write down facts about what they already know about the Holocaust on a KWL chart. Students listen to a brief lecture about the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Life in Ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhai
Students study the ancient African kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai. They brainstorm what they know about ancient African kingdoms before investigating the trade and barter situations, and researching one of the kingdoms for an oral...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Ancient Africa's Connection to Today
Fourth graders engage in a lesson in which ancient Africa's historical contributions are told though the eyes of a spider, Anansi, and his search calabash game. The game is accessed through a website which is embedded in this lesson plan.
4th Visual & Performing Arts
President Obama's State of the Union Address 2011
Students pretend they are journalists and have to write 10 questions to ask the President at the State of the Union Address. In this State of the Union Address lesson plan, students then watch the Address and write letters to the President.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing,...
4th Social Studies & History