Ben Franklin Half Dollar
Students research contributions to American culture and technological progress through Benjamin Franklin's quotes and inventions. They also analyze research in order to design a coin honoring Ben Franklin's contributions.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position
The only way that a heinous act of genocide can succeed is if citizens of surrounding groups and countries turn their backs on those suffering. A thorough language arts module addresses shared central ideas with three separate units,...
11th English Language Arts
Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Ben Franklin and the Rising Americans
Students prepare for and learn through a walking tour of Philadelphia. For this history lesson, students support their studies with a field trip. This lesson could be adapted to suit regions with other historic places or museums.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Ben Franklin and the Origins of American Diplomacy
Students study the origins of American diplomacy. In this early American history instructional activity, students research Ambassador Ben Franklin's missions to England and France on behalf of the United States. Students share their...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Benjamin Franklin: Goods and Services in Colonial America
Fifth graders examine the impact of Benjamin Franklin's ideas on the goods and services available in Colonial America as well as analyze the importance of Franklin to modern society. While listening to "How Ben Franklin Stole the...
5th Social Studies & History
The Great Depression and New Deal
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable