Facts About the World
Eighth graders complete an online treasure hunt to answer questions about geographic locations and concepts. They determine how to navigate from one website to another in order to find the answers.
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Can the World be a Fair and Just Place?
Introduce various perspectives of the civil rights movement to your middle schoolers by having them take on roles in groups. They read a projected excerpt describing a house (linked) from either the perspective of a real estate agent or...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
World Religions Project
This is a very well-designed comparative world religions project that offers clear guidelines, expectations, and supplemental materials to support learners in their research process. Class members are divided into groups and must then...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Extra! Extra! Read All About It?
Remember the Lusitania! As part of their study of the causes of World War I, class members examine newspaper articles and propaganda posters about the sinking of the Lusitania and then craft their own news story about the event.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Facts About North and South Korea
Students investigate North and South Korea. In this research lesson, students gather facts about North and South Korea. In groups students research using encyclopedias, the internet and other sources. Students compare and contrast the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Learning World Religions
How much do high schoolers know about the five major world religions? Enhance their religious literacy with a technological lesson that discusses the histories and beliefs of Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Hinduism.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Learning From World War II and Connecting It to the Present
Compare and contrast World War II to the modern Iraq war with this instructional activity. After watching a film, learners use supporting evidence to support their point of view of the conflicts. Using the internet, they create a...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
The Marshall Plan: The Vision of a Family of Nations
The European Recovery Act (aka the Marshall Plan) was designed to bring together and develop a spirit of cooperation among European nations after World War II. Class members examine the materials from the Marshall Plan exhibit and assess...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Hate Can Do - The Holocaust
This excellent presentation should lead to an increased understanding of what the Holocaust was all about, and why Hitler persecuted the Jewish people as he did. Some shocking photographs are incorporated into the presentation, as are...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History