Communities at Work
Students explore how people function together in small communities to reach a common goal.
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Through an interactive, online game, your pupils will gain insight into the processes and features of local government by managing their own counties, working to adjust taxes, plan the county budget, draw in new citizens, keep citizens...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The First Communities
These documents list essential questions and foundational concepts associated with early civilizations and farming communities in the agricultural revolution. Use this as a starting point for developing specific lessons and activities...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Festivals: Learning for Life and Work
How do different communities celebrate special occasions? After researching celebrations in their countries, class members investigate other festivals like those associated with Ramadan, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Halloween, Easter,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson plan explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
What Makes Our Community Special?
Explore websites, complete research, and use technological tools to create a final multimedia presentation on what makes a community special. Learners of all ages work with a partner to research an interesting aspect of their community,...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)
Create a supportive environment. Get your young scholars to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this lesson is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
African-American Communities in the North Before the Civil War
Students examine what life was like in free African-American communities before the Civil War. They analyze maps, identify elements of everyday life in these communities, explore various websites, and complete a chart.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
How to Find the True Face of Leonardo
Illustrator Siegfried Woldhek describes how he analyzed over 700 of Leonardo's works in order to determine an image of the face of the famed Renaissance man. Try flipping the lesson and adding your own assessment and discussion questions...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable