Middle schoolers demonstrate the philanthropic act of caring. In this character education lesson, students brainstorm synonyms for care or caring and think of ways to demonstrate caring qualities.
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Letter from George Washington to Martha Washington
How did George Washington feel about leading the army during the early days of the American Revolution? Learn about his feelings with an excerpt from a letter to his wife, Martha, and with careful consideration of key vocabulary words.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Caring for Others - Interview Questions
A worksheet produced by the 4-H organization challenges youngsters to consider seven questions regarding caring for others. They must choose five of the questions, then interview one of their peers by asking them the five questions. One...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Voice That Challenged a Nation
Included here are step-by-step instructions for conducting a close reading of The Voice That Challenged a Nation by Russell Freedman. After an individual and class reading, class members read carefully through the text excerpt,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Defining America's Role in the World
As the first American president to win the Nobel Peace Prize, and only one of four presidents to do so in United States history, Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy achievements and preservation of peace are often overshadowed by his...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Inside the Minds of Animals
Is it instinct and intelligence that divide animals from humans? What are they really thinking, and how do we define that? Check out this great video that discusses everything from Descartes' thoughts on the topic and Darwinian evolution...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable