Capturing the Moment
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Students create photography timelines of the Civil Rights movement and write journal entries reflecting on the capacity of photographs to evoke personal and collective historical memory.
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Their Eyes Were Watching God: Biography
Introduce your unit on Their Eyes Were Watching God with a biography lesson about the author, Zora Neale Hurston. A 16-minute audio track depicts Hurston's contribution to both the literary world and to the Harlem Renaissance, and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Advanced #1
What do Boston Harbor, the Electoral College, and Chief Powhatan have in common? They all represent vital moments in American history—and they are all clues in a thorough and challenging crossword puzzle about the United States...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
One Thousand Chestnut Trees and Myung-Ja's Memory Book
Students read Mira Stout's One Thousand Chestnut Trees and complete activities for the text. In this novel analysis lesson plan, students read the story and complete a memory book project that includes a historical news article, a news...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
From Aaliyah to Jay-Z: Captured Moments in Hip-hop History
To take "the definitive portrait of that person in that moment" is the quest of photographer and hip-hop historian Jonathan Mannion. In this short video, Mannion details his dedication to his art and the process he goes through to catch...
6 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: capture of Rodovan Karadzic
For this Rodovan Karadzic worksheet, learners read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write,...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Olympic Athletes and Moments in Time
Students examine the history of the Olympics and their athletes. In this interviewing skills lesson, students role play the parts of reporters and athletes as they conduct interviews based on research of the Olympic games and athletes.
5th - 8th English Language Arts