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In this map of France activity, students view and label a map of France with its regions, major cities and important landmarks. Students include a compass and legend to accompany their map.
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France's New Medieval Castle Takes Shape
Students explore how a dream to build a medieval castle came to reality. In this lesson, students read an article about a knight's castle that is being built in France, then complete numerous activities such as a quiz, a debate, a class...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
F.E.W. Harper: Uplifted from the Shadows
Young historians discover the life of an incredible African American woman who, as an anti-slavery lecturer prior to the Civil War, defied stereotypes of what women could accomplish. Pupils explore the concept of stereotyping, read...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: Lover of Literacy
This, the sixth in a series of 10 related resources, examines the life and works of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, an African American author, born in 1825, who advocated literacy for both free and enslaved African Americans.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Roundabout the Arc de Triomphe
Students recognize one of the most important landmarks of France and perhaps the greatest triumphal arch in the world. They demonstrate their knowledge of this famous arch by building a replica with recycled boxes and other craft materials.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Tour de Force on the Tour de France
Students explore the incredible obstacles that Lance Armstrong overcame to become the second American winner of the Tour de France. They choose a person whom they admire as the subject of a 'Man in the News' or 'Woman in the News' article.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Can't Live With 'Em, Can't Live Without 'Em
Students compare/contrast the factors that create strong relationships between countries, researching the evolving relationship between Britain and France. They create a scrapbook that documents the major events in the history of Britain...
6th - 12th Science