Hamsa Wall Hanging
Students research the meaning of a hamsa, find pictures of this amulet and discover that it is a common symbol in both Islam and Judaism. They make a replica of this traditional amulet and then decorate it with authentic and creative designs.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review The United States Flag as a Symbol
Though September 11 was the most devastating attack on American soil, it was not the first. Middle schoolers discuss the symbolism of the American flag pulled from the debris at the World Trade Center, and how the flag connects to that...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
China: Land Beyond the Wall
An excellent series of five lessons on China awaits you and your young geographers. In these lessons, learners engage in hands-on activities, watch streamed video, access websites, and complete activities in cooperative groups in order...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Korean Folk Paintings - The Symbolic Tiger
Students read Korean folktale The Tiger and the Dried Persimmon, discuss story's symbolism, consider why tiger is important Korean symbol, and view variety of Korean folk paintings. Students then create their own tiger paintings,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Visual Art: Independence Days Around the World
Students research patriotic holidays from around the world. After reading about their own country's independence day, they choose another country and examine the traditions and symbols associated with it. Using cardboard, ribbon, and...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History