Christmas in the Philippines, Pasko Sa Aming Bayang Pilipinas
Middle schoolers examine the way in which Christmas traditions are celebrated in the Philippines. They investigate why Christmas is the most important festival while looking at the geography and history of the region.
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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
Let Freedom Sing: A patriotic Program for Grades 1-6
Learners understand information and stories contained in patriotic songs. In this patriotic music lesson, students participate in grade appropriate lessons to understand the music and lyrics of patriotic songs. Learners perform the...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Responding to Societal Problems
Students investigate society by completing worksheets and taking a quiz. In this sociology instructional activity, students read assigned texts and answer worksheet questions about everything from drugs in our community to religion in...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Creating a Power Point Presentation on a Country in Europe
Students research a country in Europe. In this geography instructional activity, students choose a European country and research the geography and culture. Students create a Powerpoint presentation about the country they researched.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Using Quantitative Measures to Describe Your Community
Scholars use Microsoft Excel to analyze data about their community and present the data in quantitative measurements. They will compose a survey and collect data about their community. Next, they insert the data into graphs and charts...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Checks and Balances in Supreme Court Nominations Lesson Plan
Learners explore the balance of power among the branches of the U.S. government. In this Supreme Court lesson plan, students analyze the checks and balances built into the Constitution as they discuss how each branch exercises authority...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History