Famous Asian Americans
Students conduct basic research using library and/or Internet resources and study about the contributions of Asian Americans. They use a copy of the Famous Asian Americans work sheet to use for their research.
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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
How much do your learners know about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? Set up an opportunity for kids to learn about Dr. King while practicing reading fluency with a reader's theater activity. The script is for four voices and includes...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture
Packed with a wealth of information about African-Americans of note, this packet, and the links it provides to other resources, could be used as is for a month-long study of Black history or to supplement lessons already in your curriculum.
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding.
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Asian-American History for Grades 3-5
Pupils research the Internet while in the computer lab to access American history and the Asian-American experience. They assess their experiences through firsthand accounts and biographies and investigate the immigration of Asians...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Asian American History for Grades 3-5
Young scholars discover the contributions made to our country from Asian Americans. For this U.S. history lesson, students observe May as Asian American Heritage Month and listen to important Asian Americans tell their personal stories...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Asian American History for 6th and 8th Grade
Young scholars discover the history of Asian Americans by reading personal stories. In this Asian history lesson, students utilize the Internet to read personal stories and experiences of Asian men and woman in the U.S. Young scholars...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Letters from the Japanese American Internment
Students examine letters of Japanese-American children during internment in World War II. They discover what it was like in the camps and how they were treated once they were released. They also view photographs of the camps.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Civil Rights Movement
Young scholars compare and contrast African-American, Asian-American, Chicano and Native-American movements with the civil rights movement and are exposed to the sociopolitical and economic factors involved in the rise of social movements.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History