Ford's Revolution (Differentiated by Ability)
Students explore the effects of Ford's use of the assembly line, auto financing, and increased wages to make his fortune. They complete a worksheet using the internet.
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Case Studies of American Innovation
Studnets discover how the Industrial Revolution came to be in the United States. In this technological advancements lesson, students research creations by Henry Ford, the Wright Brothers, and Thomas Edison. Students create PowerPoint...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Causes of the American Revolution
Beginning with the experience of hearing that lockers in school will be taxed, through analysis of political cartoons and informational text, and culminating in a debate between loyalists and patriots, your class members will engage in a...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What did "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" mean to John Ford?
Students explore U.S. history by researching indentured servitude. In this human rights lesson, students identify a servant from the 1700's named John Ford and his personal mission exploring the pursuit of happiness. Students write an...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Reagan Revolution
"We're going to talk about the forces that predated Reagan's presidency that led to the so-called Reagan Revolution." John Green details Ronald Reagan's conservative platform, abilities as a communicator, and implementation of trickle...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Industrial Revolution in America: Exploring the Effects of the Heat Engine on the Growth of Cities
Students research the development of the steam engines. In this US history instructional activity, students analyze the impact of this invention to civilization. They discuss the events leading to the growth and development of different...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Dream of Classic Perfection
Students look at how Greek classical art and philosophy influenced the French Revolution. In this French Revolution lesson, students use primary sources, Neoclassical art, to look at how they show what society was like during this time...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts