Another First Class Quiz
In this social studies activity, students read 10 questions pertaining to the postal service in the UK and choose the correct answer from 3 choices. Students who live outside of the UK will probably not be able to complete this page.
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The “Supreme” in Supreme Court
Does a public school have the right to restrict what t-shirts students wear? Discover what happened when this question was brought to the Supreme Court, and review other major cases in United States history involving judicial review....
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Intimidating First Day of School
Help break the ice with new students by participating in a lesson that covers the nervousness they experience on the first day of school. The class enters into a discussion that follows reading The Teacher From The Black Lagoon. They...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Civil War Reader's Theater
Encourage class members to add expression and put themselves back in time during the Civil War with a reader's theater activity. The scripts include dialogue on what it was like for the Union and Confederate sides during this time.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many, One)
Researching and writing about the experiences of the 9/11 victims, rescue workers, first responders, and local citizens can be a cathartic and appropriate way to remember them. Middle schoolers draw upon their own memories of 9/11 and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Civil War Slang
Introduce a lesson on Civil War slang to your class of fresh fish. After looking at pictures from the Civil War and examining the list of slang terms, young historians write a letter to a family member as if they are a Union soldier or a...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
In what year was the Declaration of Independence signed? When did Thomas Edison successfully test the first light bulb? After your young historians quiz themselves on questions like these, they will have the opportunity to learn more...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Inauguration Day is a time-honored tradition to celebrate the transition between presidential inaugurations. How much do you know about the history of the ceremony itself? High schoolers test knowledge about Inauguration Day with an...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable