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Aggressors Invade Nations
In this aggressors activity, 9th graders answer questions about a timeline, then explain how various terms and names contributed to aggression around the world.
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The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Roots of the Cold War
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I instructional activity, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the...
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
American Civil War: Conflicting Newspaper Reports
Young scholars examine the happenings at the Battle of Antietam from all sides. In this American Civil War lesson, students analyze newspapers accounts from different perspectives regarding the battle and then write their own accounts of...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Aggressors Invade Nations: WWII
What makes a World War? As it sounds, it's a war in which the world is involved. This presentation really defines the struggles, invasions, and conflicts that occurred all over the globe at the dawn of the Second World War. It describes...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Rise of Islamist Terrorist Groups
Students analyze the rise of Islamist terrorism. In this terrorism instructional activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the growth of Al Quaeda and other terror groups. Students respond to discussion...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History