An Introduction to Turkey
Students work in groups examining travel brochures, magazines, and picture books on Turkey. They write down their findings on charts and share with the class. A discussion on different aspects of Turkish culture is lead by the teacher.
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Thanksgiving is a treasured national holiday, but it can look different from table to table. Through a reading passage, real-world images, and class discussion, scholars take a look into Thanksgiving's importance to the United States of...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Arabia: Educator's Resource and Activity Guide
MacGillivray Freeman's film Arabia presents viewers with remarkable images and insights into this ancient and mysterious land. An educator's guide is designed to provided teachers with the materials they need to support a showing of the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Introduction to the Civilization of Ancient Greece
Students explore Greece. In this introduction to ancient Greece lesson plan, students locate and circle the names of the bodies of water surrounding Greece, then underline the names of important cities in Greece on a world map displayed...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Life in Old Babylonia: The Importance of Trade
Students read maps and artifacts for information indicating the existence of a trade network in Old Babylonia and beyond. They list goods imported to and exported from Babylonia. They indicate trading centers on a map of ancient...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Eu, Un, and Commonwealth: Keeping Peace
What are the UN, the EU, and Commonwealth? Have the class brainstorm all they know about these powerful international organizations. Then have them compare and contrast the ways in which different countries or political groups work. They...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History