Cruise the News
Students 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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D-Day Normandy 1944
No study of World War II would be complete without an in-depth examination of the events of June 6, 1944. Pascal Vuong's D-Day Normandy:1944, is the perfect vehicle to convey the sheer magnitude of the events that have been called the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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?
Students answer questions about the Titanic, then read a news article about possible causes of the disaster. In this current events activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students...
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