Changing Landscape at the Fort Vancouver Reserve
Students investigate the international background and consequences of The Louisiana Purchase, The War of 1812, and The Monroe Doctrine. The lesson helps to improve critical thinking skills about American History.
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Laura Hillenbrand's Unbroken and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston's Farewell to Manzanar
Passages from Unbroken and Farewell to Manzanar provide the context for a study of the historical themes of experiencing war, resilience during war, and understanding the lasting trauma of war. Appendices include extension activities,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
On The Road Again: Cars, Culture, and Change Along Historic U.S. Highway 67
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and analyze some of the changes brought about by the automobile revolution in Arkansas during the 1920's. The book, A Journey Through Arkansas: Historic U.S. Highway 67, is used for...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Who's Up for the Olympic Challenge?:Integrating the 5 Themes of Geography with Olympic Bids
Young scholars explore geographical themes. In this problem solving geography lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about the Vancouver/Whistler Olympic bid. Young scholars analyze Vancouver as an Olympic site looking at...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Sitting Down To Stand Up For Democracy
Boycotts and bus rides, sit-ins and speeches. The focus of this amazing resource is on those people who were willing to put themselves at risk to take a stand for their belief in equal rights for all. A must-have for your curriculum...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who are the Women of the Pacific North West: 1830-1870?
Students view a picture from the Vancouver National Historic Reserve and discuss the people in the picture. They locate Cromwell's Map and discuss the villages located close to Fort Vancouver. Students read information regarding the role...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
Earth's Warming Climate: Are We Responsible
Students examine the atmospheric data for CO2. In this web-based atmospheric lesson, student follow instructions to examine and plot on-line scientific data about the CO2 levels in our atmosphere and analyze the changes found in the data.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History