Fame, Fortune and Philanthropy
Students practice using new vocabulary associated with philanthropy. They examine the history of helping others in the United States. They use the internet to research information and write a paper about their findings.
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In Remembrance of George Washington
Middle schoolers explore the contributions of George Washington. In this early American history lesson, students analyze the provided eulogy for George Washington written by Henry Lee and then write their eulogies for the first president.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
After reading excerpts from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, your pupils will draw on what they've learned about the cruelty of slavery in order to write and present an anti-slavery speech or editorial.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Impact of the Music of the Harlem Renaissance on Society
Pupils define the community of Harlem. They explain the growth of music in this area and identify important people who spearheaded this movement. They identify places where music grew in Harlem and establish a visual as well as an...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: $10 Million for Golf's 15-Year-Old Wie
In this English worksheet, students read "$10 Million for Golf's 15-Year-Old Wie," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History