Eyes From The Past
Students study the Classical Victorian style of portraiture by looking a variety of examples. They analyze the characteristics of the paintings as they relate to the time period.
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Sample Test: Law, Past & Present
From the Magna Carta. Code of Hammurabi, and common law to today's special interest groups and law enforcement agencies, test your young historians on the evolution of the rule of law in society with this multiple choice assessment.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Medieval Coat of Arms/Heraldry
Students examine the history of Heraldry from medieval times in preparation for reading the novel "Freak the Mighty." They view and discuss examples of shields and discuss the color system and how shields were divided. As a culminating...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Eyes on the Prize Lesson 2: Six Steps for Nonviolent Social Change
Students explore the concept of nonviolent protest. For this Civil Rights lesson, students examine the attributes of nonviolent protest as they investigate the student protests that took place in Nashville in 1960-1961. Students reflect...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Weapons in school: Protection or danger?
Students write an editorial (staff opinion) or commentary (writer's opinion) if they/he or she believe the school rules are either too strict or too lenient when addressing weapons possession. Students research past situations in their...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
'And Maybe I Can Change That Too'
Students consider their own prejudices and stereotypes. In this social justice lesson, students monitor their own reactions to people who are different from themselves. Students watch a video featuring Toni Morrison that presents a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts