Commemoration and Choices
Students examine the idea of commemorating an event. They discuss how people make choices about what to do after a major event. They answer questions and share their answers to complete the lesson.
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West with Lewis and Clark
Students participate in a simulation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In this hands-on American history lesson, students become characters from the early 1800's and make the journey west. They write journal entries, make decisions, and...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Food Choices: A Socio-Cultural Decision
Young scholars discuss their food preferences. Using a flannel board and food models students describe what they would like to eat for dinner. Young scholars compare their selections with their classmates. Students identify the...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
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
International Dance Day: Reading and Activities for ELD
A brief passage about International Dance Day, April 29, is accompanied by an array of language activities based in sound ELD practice: cloze exercise, phrase matching, word jumble, multiple choice, sequencing, interview, group...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
Choices and Commitments: The Soldiers at Gettysburg
Young scholars investigate the Gettysburg Campaign and the major actions for each day of the battle. They read primary source documents, write a diary entry, analyze the Gettysburg Address, and write a persuasive speech regarding an...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History