Can You Teach Britishness?
Students compose their own test with twenty questions about British society that can include anything they think is important. Subjects might include: politics, entertainment, sports, etc. and try the test out on each other.
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New Review Historical Source Analysis Sheet
How can you teach high schoolers to evaluate their sources? A helpful, one-page activity prompts young researchers to list the creators, arguments, and purpose of their sources as well as any questions they have about them.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Westward Expansion Vocabulary
Here is a nice set of worksheets that your kids can use while studying the fascinating period of Westward Expansion in the United States. Types of worksheets include a vocabulary quiz, acrostic poem handout, reading comprehension, word...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing Stop and Frisk Through Personal Stories and Infographics
How much can you learn about an important topic from a single image? High schoolers analyze an infographic that represents the number of stops performed during the Stop and Frisk police procedure. After building background information...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
English Constitutional Monarchy
Whether you are teaching British Literature, British History, or are simply interested in the history of English politics, this presentation takes the viewer on a journey through 600 years of England's royal and political upheavals....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Can You Solve the Temple Riddle?
Curses, foiled again! Two members of your team have been cursed and will lie to you about the path out of the temple, but you must leave. How do you figure out the correct path? Ah, the riddle of the temple requires logic and educated...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Adults Can Learn From Kids
"For better or worse, we kids aren't hampered as much when it comes to thinking about reasons why not to do things." Watch and be inspired by Adira Svitak, an amazing young girl who challenges her adult audience to learn from kids....
8 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Can You Find in the Cabinet?
Looking in the cabinet can be fascinating! Examine the various departments of the Executive Cabinet in this group research project, which jigsaws so each small group has a different department and presents to the class. Groups create...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History