Pupils compete in teams to accurately label as many specified geographic locations as possible for any given unit of social studies.
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Kiev in Chaos: Teaching About the Crisis in Ukraine
Provide a historical context for the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine that began in late 2013. Learners review their prior knowledge and chronicle new understandings with a KWL chart, watch a video explaining the Ukrainian...
3 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Submarines: A Heated Competition in a Cold War
Students discuss the concept of competition during the Cold War, identifying U.S. and former Soviet Union on a map. They discuss K-19 disaster and the role competition played, creating a log of K-19's first mission from the captain's...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water Harvesting
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
17 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Global Studies/Classroom Performance System
Tenth graders are involved in reviewing material in the lesson plan. This activity integrates fun, competition, teamwork, repetition, retrieval, spacing, and delayed feedback into the studying environment. The weakness of the lesson plan...
10th Social Studies & History
Sort It Out - Explorers of North America
Students investigate global geography by viewing images in a slide-show. In this famous explorers lesson, students observe a PowerPoint presentation showing drawings of geographical locations and the explorers who found them. Students...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts