"For Better or For Worse": White House Wedding
Students explore the history of weddings in the White House. They see the rooms where these weddings occurred and describe the private life of White House residents. Studnets compile a list of all the weddings held inteh White House.
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The Diary of a Part-Time Indian pp 199-230
In this Diary of a Part-Time Indian comprehension check worksheet, learners respond to 23 short answer questions covering pages 199-230 of Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie in order to help them better understand the novel.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Chapter 7
In this Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry comprehension check worksheet, students respond to 19 short answer questions covering chapter 7 of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor in order to help them better understand those...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Creating a Newspaper
Get the scoop with a fun, engaging newspaper project. After analyzing the parts of a newspaper, including the headline, subtitles, and pictures or images, young journalists get to work by writing their own stories in a newspaper article...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Life in a One-Room Arkansas Schoolhouse
Students read primary source documents to examine what a typical school day was like in the early 1900s. They discover how African-American children were taught differently than whites. They compare and contrast past school days to...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
What Adults Can Learn From Kids
"For better or worse, we kids aren't hampered as much when it comes to thinking about reasons why not to do things." Watch and be inspired by Adira Svitak, an amazing young girl who challenges her adult audience to learn from kids....
8 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s
Many educators focus on the civil rights movement as it occurred after Rosa Parks incited the bus boycott. Extend the understanding of the fight for civil rights in the United States with this post-WWII lesson. Learners examine and...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History