Students explore the White House response to Richard A. Clarke's testimony and apology to the commission investigating the events of September 11, 2001.
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Presidential Decisions During the Vietnam War
To begin a study of the Vietnam War, groups assume the role of a US president, examine primary source documents, and based on this limited information, must make a decision about the United States' actions during the Vietnam War.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The “Supreme” in Supreme Court
Does a public school have the right to restrict what t-shirts young scholars wear? Discover what happened when this question was brought to the Supreme Court, and review other major cases in United States history involving judicial...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
High School Writing: Student Guide
Here's an amazing writing guide that deserves a place in your curriculum library. The 136-page packet provides focus lessons on the writing process, expository, persuasive, and timed writing, the Cornell system of note taking, and more....
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"The Battle For Congress: Midterm Elections 2010"
Don't let the date deter you from looking at this resource. Although the subject matter is the 2010 midterm elections, class members study the rhetoric candidates used and the predictions the press made about the influence of the Tea...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Energy Generating a Culture: Early American Coal Miners and Coal Mining Culture
Young scholars calculate how much coal they use based on their electric power usage. In this environmental science instructional activity, students trace the history of coal mining in US. They write a letter to USPS to encourage them to...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Your learners need to develop skills to argue effectively, and this comes by understanding the traditions that make claims valid, and what detracts from their effectiveness. Although this resource does not give advice on how to teach...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Presenting Powerful Outlines for Science Fair Reports
Students examine and reflect on the role of science reports in the larger scientific community and become familiar with one scientist's experience preparing a report. They identify key points to build a strong science report and create a...
6th - 8th Science