Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor
Students watch the movie, Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor, and participate in post-viewing activities to model their understanding of the movie.
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The American Revolution
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What is Meant by Returning to Fundamental Principles?
What did the Founding Fathers mean by the importance of continually returning to fundamental principles? Your young historians will analyze a series of quotations illustrating the fundamental ideals and principles of the United States...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ethics of Dropping the Atomic Bombs on Japan
Was the atomic bombing of Japan ethical? After crafting a personal journal response to the question, class members are assigned a position and provided with primary source documents that prepare them to engage in a "Structured Academic...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Marsh v. Chambers & the Establishment Clause
1983 Supreme Court case Marsh v. Chambers, which centers on the question of whether or not opening a legislative session with a prayer violates the Establishment Clause in the First Amendment to the US Constitution, is the focus of a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Battles of the American Revolution
Wow, now here's a presentation that tells a story! Your class can follow along the battle lines of the American Revolution to learn key players, dates, and events that marked each twist and turn in the fight for American independence....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Benedict Arnold: Triumph and Treason
Students explore Benedict Arnold, and how his name is synonymous with treason, betrayal, and defection. Why did he turn on a young nation in its defining moment? BIOGRAPHY journeys back to the days of the colonies to solve the mystery.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History