Students determine their own and other's attitudes about the value of cooperatation in promoting improved social decision making.
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Creating a Civil War Board Game
Young historians demonstrate creativity and critical thinking skills in a project about the Civil War. Working in partners or groups, they design a board game that reviews information from the war, including causes of the war and...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Propaganda in Context
"Board Game Helps Fight Real World Ebola," a video produced by Voice of America, provides the text for a guided instructional activity that asks viewers to analyze the propaganda techniques used in the video. Groups then select a example...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Learning the Value of Rules - A Paper Clip Game
Using a game, learners discuss laws and fairness in society. In order to play the game, they line up in rows in the classroom. The teacher gives them paper clips based on their sex or other criteria. They can begin to discuss issues of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Olympic Games - Can You Measure Up?
Students complete 6 units to learn about Ancient Greece and the Olympic games through physical education activities as well as math activities. In this Ancient Greece lesson, students complete multiple activities in 6 lessons including...
5th - 6th Physical Education
Go For the Gold! For Grades 6-8
Students research the history of the Olympic Games and write a research paper on their topic. In this historical research lesson, students read articles about the history of the Olympics. They are assigned a sport to research and write...
5th - 7th English Language Arts