Alabama Biographies of the 20th Century
Students research and examine the lives of famous people who have changed the history of Alabama. They write a short biographical summary and create a 3-D scan picture.
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Explorers of the 20th Century for 5th Graders: A Follow-up to the Unit on Explorers of the Americas
Fifth graders research the database for biographies on explorers. They practice their note-taking skills as they gather information about their explorer. They share their information with the class.
5th Social Studies & History
Henry Ford's "Fear of Change"
As the inventor of one of the most iconic inventions of our time, Henry Ford was afraid of the changes his creation would spark in the American people and the way the current transportation system would be affected. Read an article...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading a Timeline
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Life and Times: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968
The life and times of Martin Luther King Jr. are outlined in this simple-yet-informative presentation. This is an image-rich slide show depicting scenes from his personal and public life. A great resource to use with a unit on the civil...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Carl Sandburg's "Chicago": Bringing a Great City Alive
Carl Sandburg composed poetry that conveyed a time and place in American Literature and history. Learners identify the literary techniques he uses to describe the historical and cultural context of living in Chicago. They define the...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Communicating in a Technological World
Students research Internet websites to determine how 20th century technology advances have changed they way communication occurs. They interview relatives and friends about these changes. They create timelines with the information.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History