Students explore the consequences of allowing students to use cell phones and other electronic devices in schools. They draft school policy statements regulating the use of these devices.
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The Called Themselves the K.K.K.; The Birth of an American Terrorist Group
How did Ku Klux Klan develop and flourish in the US? How did the government respond to acts of terrorism conducted by the KKK following the Civil War? How does the government respond to acts of terrorism today? This resource launches a...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Freedom at Antietam
Explore how the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation affected everyday individuals in the Civil War era. Learners are given the opportunity to read and evaluate primary and secondary source material, and then to compose a writing...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Country Solutions Step 2: The News and You
Source analysis is essential when trying to determine the major issues at stake in our community. Using the second in a series of nine lesson plans, your class members will practice how to properly approach reading news articles in order...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Women Of Jamestown Lesson Plan
To better understand the role women played in early 17th century US history, class members examine the National Women's History Museum's online exhibit, Building the New World; the Women of Jamestown Settlement. After reading studying...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Using Poetry to End Name Calling
Young scholars explore language arts by participating in poetry writing activities. In this conflict management lesson, students discuss the emotions that they feel when being teased and discussed. Young scholars read a Maya Angelou poem...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Planning a Railroad Online Lesson
Students design a train route using a topographical map. In this historical and spatial thinking lesson plan, students must plan a route through the Sierra Nevada mountains that a train could physically travel. Links to printable student...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History