Be a Quilt Detective
Students examine handmade quilts. They conduct research to learn the story behind the stitches. They write a report on their research with the quilter or from Internet sources.
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Immigration Reform in the Twentieth Century
Students explore primary sources about immigration. For this research lesson, students will use passages from a variety of sources to assist them in understanding this issues or immigration. Students will engage in a class discussion...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ANALYSIS
Middle schoolers examine a variety of maps and documents to identify physical and cultural features of neighborhoods, cities, states, and countries, to explain the historical migration of people, expansion and disintegration of empires,...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Geography, Ecology, and Folklife
Students identify how do geography and ecology influence a region's folklife. Then they investigate this question and consider how an outsider might view their own region in this lesson. Students also identify how the natural world, even...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Lesson: Ginger Brooks Takahashi: Powerstich: A Forum for Community-Building
This is a great way to build community in your school, experience process-based art, and explore the critical-thinking process. While quilting as a class collectively (just like a quilting bee) pupils listen to poetry and prose of a...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts