Decades of the 20th Century Project
Learners research, classify and explain the great achievements of the 20th Century by presenting the highlights of (a decade / two decades) while working in cooperative groups.
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End of the Year Project
Looking for an engaging and informative end-of-the-year project? This resource will provide your pupils with guidelines for three solid independent research project options: family research, reviewing and illustrating a decade from the...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Roosevelts: An Intimate History—Snapshot Lessons
The Roosevelt family was one of the most influential and prominent political forces in the 20th century, leaving behind a wide-ranging legacy of conservation, progressivism, and economic growth. Learn more about President Theodore...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Walk Through The 20th Century
Students review the people, places, and events of a particular decade of the 20th Century. They write a report about that decade and create a booth of memorabilia, music, dress, pictures and other artifacts representing the time period.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Interpreting Selected Works of Art from the 20th Century African-American Experience
Learners examine pieces of art by African-American artists in the 20th Century. For each piece, they are shown slides of the artwork and others by the artist to identify the techniques used. In groups, they discuss and research the...
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Picturing America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Literature and social studies are definitely linked, and this lesson plan pulls them together to construct a great learning activity. The class will read several selections written at the turn of the 20th Century. They analyze ads from...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Paul Robeson: 20th-Century Renaissance Man, Hero In Any Century
Students explore several themes relevant to the life of Paul Robeson and the social, artistic, & political realities of the first half of the 20th century, identify and interview heroes in their communities, and publish profiles on...
7th - 12th English Language Arts