Expanding Our World
Students identify different regions of the classroom, school and neighborhood by creating maps with map keys indicating the regions.
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Unit 1: Cortes and the Aztecs: Different Views of the World
Students explore the Aztec culture and the Conquistadors. In this Aztec lesson, students investigate the language and culture of the Aztec civilization. Over several days and lessons, students expand their study to explore the impact of...
4th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Legacy of Pearl Harbor
Young scholars are introduced to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and asked to consider reasons why Japan might have wanted to expand its territory in the early 1940s. They read firsthand accounts of what it was like and write letters...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Sir Francis Drake: Through a Study of Maps
Pupils discover geography of our globe by researching Sir Francis Drake. For this famous explorers lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation of global maps and pinpoint the travels made by Sir Francis Drake. Pupils identify all...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Greece and Rome Architecture Reflected in Federal Buildings Thinking Routine
Compare ancient and modern architecture by asking your historians to view photographs or slides of Roman and Greek architecture. They will complete a 3 circle Venn diagram labeled "Ancient Greece," "Rome," and "Modern Day United States,"...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Gathering, Traditions, and Nutrition of Our Food
Students gain a better understanding of what it means to eat seasonally through learning about traditional hunting, gathering, and food preparation methods of Athabascan tribes. By interacting with Native American Elders and...
K - 12th English Language Arts