Gather 'Round And Hear My Tale
Students listen to a story about a tragic and amazing Civil War battle. They draw what they imagine the scene looking like and write a reaction paper to what they heard.
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Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Students read the novel "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry". Using the text, they gather information on how and why the Civil Rights Movement began. They use excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr's speeches to discuss the issue of equality....
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Seasonal Round and The Cycle of Life
Seventh graders recognize moments of importance in people's lives and asks them to find meaning in the stages of their own and other's lives. They are taught that all cultures have rites of passage for similar stages in the cycle of life.
7th English Language Arts
The Pilgrims: William Bradford
As a young boy, William Bradford was drawn to the Separatist idea that Christ could be with a person through prayer and worship. But soon after the Separatists arrived to Plymouth, the experiment in the New England had failed. Watch a...
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES: CAN'T WE ALL GET ALONG?
Students reflect and explore their feelings and reactions to a segregation experiment through poetry. They discuss acceptable behavior during the experiment and the next day write journal entries reflecting their experiences.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Revealing Untold Stories
Learners explore how and why various historical resources present information about slavery differently. They work in pairs to examine written texts to interpret the objectives, points of view, and depictions of slavery in these resources.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts