Economics Lesson: The Real McCoy
Students research the origination of the expression "The Real McCoy." In this economics research lesson, students read the book The Real McCoy. Students examine Elijah McCoy and his invention of the oil cup and how it relates to the first patent.
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"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Real Mccoy: Who Invented It?
Young scholars research inventors and their inventions. They read the picture book 'The Real McCoy: The Life of an African American Inventor', by Wendy Towle. They study patents and complete research project about other inventors and...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Cooking Your Favorite Meal - Vocabulary and Discussion Lesson for English Students of All Ages
Here is a great idea that incorporates cooking, recipe reading, content specific vocabulary, and culture. The class defines cooking related vocabulary, discusses the food they eat, then develop a recipe of their own. This is a great way...
4th - 6th English Language Arts