Get Your Kicks on Route 66
Students research when and why Route 66 was started and how mom and pop businesses fit in with Route 66. Students associate what they've learned with the song.
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Credit Reports—and You Thought Your Report Card Was Important
Get the facts about credit and take a close look at what factors into a consumer credit report with this fantastic activity. Your pupils will read informational texts, read sample financial documents, and discuss the advantages and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Cold War
Take your instruction on the Cold War to the next level by having learners participate in a group role-playing exercise, working to convey pertinent information and illustrate the intense anxiety related to this time period in the United...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Route 66 And Population Patterns
Students investigate the geography located along Route 66. They research how the population patterns change in certain areas along the highway. Students use the information in order to form hypotheses about how and why the population...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Fiscal Policy and Stimulus
A country with high recessionary and inflationary gaps has several options to stimulate growth. A video focused on fiscal policy inspires young economists to explore the ways a government can influence, regulate, and stabilize (or...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Guess That Spice
From medical treatments to cooking, people have been using herbs and spices for thousands of years. Perform a blind smell test of household herbs and spices to engage students in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the history...
1st - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable