All Aboard the Freedom Train!
Learners research the life and times of Harriet Tubman. They role-play the role of a conductor on the Underground Railroad. They create a map of escape using the classoom with map legends and the directions north, south, east, and west.
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Read about the tumultuous beginning to the United States with an informational text passage about Colonial America. As young researchers peruse an article about the arrival of the Mayflower, the settlers' relationship to the neighboring...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The US and WV: In Pursuit of Independence - Lesson 3
Eighth graders examine songs and poetry that feature freedom themes. In this U.S. government instructional activity, 8th graders participate in a classroom activity that requires them to analyze the songs and poems "Yankee Doodle,"...
8th English Language Arts
How Two Decisions Led Me to Olympic Glory
Steve Mesler's decisions to confront reality and make a change led him from setback and injury to an Olympic gold medal. As you share this video with your class, emphasize the profound effects of our ability to make confident decisions,...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
John Gary Evans and the Politics of Race
Students read letters written by Evans and Gunton regarding race relations. In this Progressive Movement instructional activity, students interpret the intentions and tone of the letters to understand contemporary racial beliefs....
10th - 11th English Language Arts