Dame Schools, Summer Schools, and Female Seminaries
Students engage in a lesson that investigates the history of seminaries to focus upon their founding for the education of women. They conduct research using a variety of resources. Students use the information in order to create a timeline.
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Past School Practices
Students research the history of a school system. In this school system lesson plan, students list the grade levels and subjects taught in their school and interview their teachers and administrators. Students collect past photographs of...
4th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus,...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Peer Advocacy Guide
Teasing, mocking, and disrespect can be the hallmarks in the life of those with disabilities. Disrupt the cycle of abuse with a toolkit designed to turn peers into advocates for all those who are bullied. Everything needed to create a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Weapons in school: Protection or danger?
Students write an editorial (staff opinion) or commentary (writer's opinion) if they/he or she believe the school rules are either too strict or too lenient when addressing weapons possession. Students research past situations in their...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Summer School Rules and Procedures
Students examine the rules and procedures involved for taking summer school. They determine the consequences and rewards surrounding the compliance or non compliance with school expectations. The features of rules and expectations are...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Exploring First-Person Female Narratives Related to Sherman's March to the Sea
“First-Person Narratives of the American South,” a collection of primary source materials, offer class members a chance to compare the views of two women who experienced Major General William Tecumseh Sherman’s March to the Sea. Using...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed