Students explore how companies use instant messaging to sell products and services. They write business plans for marketing companies using instant messaging as a medium for advertising and assess related privacy issues.
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Hope In The Hard Times - A Unit on the Great Depression
Students examine the Great Depression through the analysis of the novel, 'Bud, Not Buddy.' They analyze photos from the National Archives website, complete a character analysis, and conduct research and summarize a topic from the Great...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Kennedy Lesson Plan: Best Buddies
Learners discuss disabilities. In this "Best Buddies" lesson plan, students take a look at programs that help people with disabilities and discover what role those people play in those programs. They work in pairs to explore the "Best...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Preparing for High School and Beyond
Eighth graders might be intimidated about going to high school and they may not think they'll ever go to college. Ease those fears while making college readiness an eighth grade reality. In teams, pupils fill out several worksheets while...
8th Social Studies & History
French Invasion of Russia
The arrogance of Napoleon is finally curtailed his final and most ambitious mission. Detailing one of the "top five famous military campaigns in all history," this video describes Napoleon's unsuccessful campaign to invade Russia - and...
17 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Capitalism and Socialism
"Is capitalism competition natural and good, or should there be systems in place to check it for the sake of our collective well-being?" Explore the complexity and history behind capitalism and socialism in Crash Course World History...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Students as Consumers: The Relationships Between Communities
Pupils survey the clothing they are wearing to determine where it was made. They work in groups to locate the countries where the clothing was manufactured, develop questions about what makes a good purchase and work with a buddy class...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History