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Students conduct oral histories about water issues in their community. They plan, conduct, document, and follow up an interview with community members and record their findings on a school website or create a class oral history journal.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a activity that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The activity's...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Path of Least Resistance
Your class won't be able to resist this lesson on the path of least resistance, or rather, on conductors and insulators. Using two types of modeling dough, one that conducts and one that insulates, young electrical engineers construct...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Oral History: Park City Museum
Bring U.S. history to your language arts class with this instructional activity. Middle schoolers complete an interview for an oral history project, and discuss the importance of oral histories - and how they embellish written accounts....
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Using Historic Digital Newspapers for National History Day
Your learners will take a trip through history as they peruse through historic digitalized newspapers, reading real articles from such historical periods in the United States as the Temperance movement and passage of the Thirteenth...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Black and White in United States History: A Gray Area
Compare and contrast old and modern historical accounts of the life of Thomas Jefferson. Learners begin by evaluating the responsibilities of history textbooks in reporting historical events, people, and eras. Next, they discuss how new...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable