Cities in Asia
Students create a list of different types of cities in Asia and compare and analyze those cities. They identify characteristics of cities and analyze the influence of geography on urban development.
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Personal Travel Guide to a Chinese City
Scholars become travel guides in this group research project to investigate a Chinese city or region for a presentation. Heavily based on Internet research, the activity requires participants to jigsaw the final project, so each team...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History
Southwest Asia and the Indian Ocean: 1500-1750
A lot can happen in 250 years. Cover the rise and fall of some of the worlds most interesting empires. The Ottoman, Mughal, and Muslim Empires are all covered in terms of politics, military, and trade. An amazing resource ready at a...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Asia: Tradition And Culture
Students discover Sky City. In this Asian culture and traditions lesson, students watch "Asia: Culture and Tradition," and then discuss the practicality of building Sky City. Students visit a Discovery Education Web site to research Sky...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Identifying and Using Parallelism and Balance in Literature
Analyze the use of balanced sentences and parallelism in a narrative. Included in this resource is a narrative about serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan titled, "The Train Ride Home". Middle and high schoolers review...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History