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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Australian Geography Unit
At the heart of this resource is a beautifully detailed PowerPoint presentation (provided in PDF form) on the overall physical geography of Australia, basic facts about the country, Aboriginal history, and Australia culture and lifestyle.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology
Here you'll find a great collection of worksheets to supplement your instruction of Greek mythology, including informational texts on the Olympian gods and goddesses, a matching quiz, graphic organizers, and myth-writing activities.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Taste of Korea: A Chemistry-Geography Adventure
Learners explore the different aspects of Korean culture. For this geography lesson, students prepare different Korean dishes in the classroom. They create a visual display of things they learned about Korean culture.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Bank Loans Money to Start Businesses
After locating Latin American countries on a world map, children read about how microbanks are loaning money to help start small businesses. Involving both current events and economics, the teacher introduces the article with a map...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Harry Wu: Forced Labor
Over the course of two class periods, young historians explore human rights issues; specifically, forced labor in China. This resource provides everything you need, including relevant vocabulary, an anticipatory activity, and a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed