Day of the Dead Letter to a Deceased Pet
Students watch a video to explore the Mexican celebration of The Day of the Dead. They compare and contrast the Mexican celebration to Halloween. Students write a letter to a deceased pet.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 66 Downloads
The Embodied Presidency Wilson
Students take a closer look at U.S. intervention in Mexico. In this 20th century history instructional activity, students examine primary documents to consider why the United States entered the Mexican War and then write DBQ essays on...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
How Two Alabamians Remembered Slavery Years Later
Designed to help readers recognize the point of view of the author of a primary source documents and analyze how that point of view influences the reliability of a text, young historians examine two personal letters, one written by...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Battle of the Bulge: America Responds to a German Surprize
After reading personal accounts and watching the video entitled, European Theater during WWII, learners write a letter. They use what they know about the Battle of the Bulge, WWII warfare, and the time period to compose a letter home in...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls
Students research information about the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), a major celebration in Mexican culture, and compare it to similar holidays in other cultures. They discover various folk arts and festive traditions associated...
1st - 12th Social Studies & History