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
A Heritage Study: Using Information Resources to Research Family History and Traditions
Students research their family history through ethnographical study. They locate information through a variety of sources, interview people, write a report and present an oral presentation to the class.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Individuals Making a Difference
The focus of this, the third in a five-lesson unit study of human rights, is on individuals who made a difference. Billy Bowlegs, Dr. Sun Yat Sen, Fannie Lou Hamer, Michi Weglyn, and Yuri Koshiyama are some of the people class members...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Urbanization As Seen Through Late 19c - Early 20c Architecture
Incorporating the cultures, architecture, and ethnic populations of several American cities (namely Chicago and New York), this presentation displays vivid photographs of buildings and people in 19th - 20th century urban America. The...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Historic American Architecture
Students complete a unit of lessons on American Architecture. They define terms/styles of American Architecture, complete a graphic organizer, conduct Internet research, design a cake for an architect, photograph historical buildings,...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Popular Culture and Japan’s Gross National Cool
From Manga to Godzilla and Pokemon, Japanese pop culture has been taking the globe by storm. This phenomenon is called "soft power." Learners will examine the differences between hard and soft power, as well as learn the historical and...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Mankind's Fascination With Flight
Young scholars read various novels and articles about the contributions of the Wright Brothers. Individually, they are tested on their comprehension of the material and discuss. In groups, they research the role of the people in their...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
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