Communicating Past and Present
Second graders interview people from two or three generations to explore how technology has changed the daily life and work experiences of people over time. This change focuses on communication and transportation.
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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Living History Museum - Jobs of the Past
Second graders explore historical careers of the past. They research both fiction and nonfiction books to examine the historical significance of the career. In groups, pupils use multimedia methods to create a presentation on daily...
2nd Social Studies & History
Systems of Transportation and Communication
Learners explore transportation and communication. In this multi-cultural history lesson plan, students brainstorm, then compare and contrast methods of land, air, and water transportation today and long ago. Learners work in groups to...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Living History Museum: Jobs of the Past
Second graders participate utilizing a variety of resources such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries to establish information about daily life and jobs that existed in the past. They create living...
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Communicating Through Sight and Sound - Senufo Drum from West Africa
Students research the Senufo Drum. For this drum lesson, students explore the Senufo Drum from West Africa to find its purpose, sounds and symbols. They create their own drum with symbols that reflect their life.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts