Emblems of the Land I Love
Middle schoolers explore the histories of American patriotic emblems and examine ways in which patriotic artworks use these emblems to reflect the ideals that they embody.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 31 Downloads
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Let Freedom Sing: A patriotic Program for Grades 1-6
Students understand information and stories contained in patriotic songs. In this patriotic music lesson, students participate in grade appropriate lessons to understand the music and lyrics of patriotic songs. Students perform the...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Should the Colonists Have Signed the Declaration of Independence?
Explore the Declaration of Independence in this US History lesson. Middle schoolers compare and contrast viewpoints of the Loyalists and the Patriots as they discuss the issue of colonial independence from Britain. They present support...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Children of Eric the Red Explore the West: The Norsemen Encounter Indigenous People of North America
Students read about Viking exploration and complete activities based on the Indigenous people they encountered. For this Viking exploration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories, write a character sketch, and more.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review We Were Strangers Too: Learning About Refugees Through Art
Did you know that "in the largest refugee crisis since World War II, more the 64 million people have been forced from their homes"? The Anti-Defamation League presents an activity that asks class members to examine a series of artworks...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
America Established Because of Protest
Young scholars explore events and causes that led to American Revolution and examine popular pro-Patriot renderings and texts of these issues created both at that time and in later years. Students then prepare and deliver oral...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you...
8th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Music Evokes Memories and Emotions
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
lesson: Facing a Stone Situation
Can you imagine what it's like to be able to carve an animal out of stone? Kids do, as they analyze the techniques used to create the South Indian sculpture, Sacred Bull of Shiva. After a critical look at the piece, they write a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts