Students decide how much money is needed to help a family in their community. They develop a way to raise funds and follow through with the project. They identify private sources of funds in their community.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Voices of the Revolution: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)
Who was James Forten? Where is Bunker's Cove and why is it important? Secret agents, soldiers, sailors, and tea parties all come alive for fifth graders who need extra support with the concepts in the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Unit 8: Ordinary People-Extraordinary Impact
Students explore, brainstorm and assess the roles they play in their community, their rights and responsibilities as citizens, as well as the impact they can have on their local communities and globally by the choices they make. They...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Decisions That Changed Our Lives: A Look At the African American Quest for Freedom and Rights
Students are introduced to the goals of abolitionists throughout history. In groups, they use the internet to discover the purpose of the Underground Railroad and why there were bus boycotts in the 1960s. They compare and contrast the...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Makes Cents to Me: Penny Drive
St that people have wants and must find ways to get them. In this philanthropy instructional activity, students understand the ways people get things and arrange a penny drive to help others. Students arrange an artistic project to...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History