Differing Views of the Great Awakening
Students explore the Great Awakening by reading articles and write summaries of them, and then evaluating the perspectives.
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Analyzing Bias and Point of View Interpreting Public Opinion of the Presidential Response to the Great Depression through Political Cartoons
Students analyze political cartoons of the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students determine how Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt led during the economic downturn as they respond to discussion questions regarding the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Lesson Before Dying: Narrative and Point of View
How can a character's point of view influence the way a story is told? Explore the intricacies of narrative with the third lesson in a unit about A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines. In a discussion about Grant Wiggins and his...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History
There are many ways to analyze a civilization's failure or success. Learn about the different perspective with which one can view Western civilization, including economics, politics, or narrative.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Patriots or Traitors - Point of View in the War for Independence
Patriots or traitors? Class members analyze images that present widely differing views of the Boston Tea Party, identifying the point of view of the image, the propaganda devices used, and the intended audience.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis
Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Great Conspiracy Against Julius Caesar
What would you do if you thought your country was on the path to tyranny, and one man was gaining too much power? This animated video will engage your young historians with a thought-provoking query as it reviews the personal and...
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable