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Cruise the News
Learners look through a newspaper, read stories, identify spelling words, spend fake money on the ads, and more. In this newspaper lesson plan, students also design a masthead for their newspaper.
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Participating in a Public Hearing on Cardinal City’s Skate Park Controversy: “Will it be a Radical Ride or a Bogus Bust?”
Class members stage a mock public hearing on the question of whether or not Cardinal City should build a skate park. This carefully crafted resource includes complete directions, role cards for council members, proponents, opponents, and...
10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Macroeconomics
Get out of the textbook and into real economic issues with an innovative video. Crash Course Economics takes learners through a tour of macroeconomics and applies the three major factors of macroeconomics—gross domestic product,...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Were Rivets to Blame for Titanic Sinking?
Young scholars answer questions about the Titanic, then read a news article about possible causes of the disaster. For this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Lesson: Unmonumental: Yesterday's News
Upper graders are tasked with developing a social consciousness as they analyze the impact of the news media. They view a presentation depicting various media events in order to understand threshold moments in history. There are three...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Breaking News: International Coalition Attacks Libya (March 20th, 2011)
Students explore current events by completing a list of worksheet activities. In this Libyan history lesson plan, students read a news article discussing the problems with Gaddafi in Libya and the effect it is having in the Middle East....
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts