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Global Shopping Trip
Seventh graders match units of currency with corresponding countries and determine the rate of exchange per U.S. dollar. Using a spreadsheet and calculated amounts, they compute the amount of foreign currency required to purchase everyday goods.
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Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lots to See and Learn There Is
Students investigate hands-on learning opportunities. In this current events instructional activity, students visit the Star Wars exhibition, the National Gallery, or Global Leap online or in-person to discover the learning opportunities...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Learning from Objects and Memorials
Students look at who and what memorials and artifacts represent. In this memorial lesson, students examine how artifacts and memorials help tell the story of the past and keep it relevant for the future. They visit a local memorial...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History