Health Bytes Film Festival
Students produce a public service announcement to demonstrate their knowledge of a topic. Technology enriches this experience by reinforcing the message.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Checks and Balances: Safe Harbor
Train young political analysts by following the plans outlined here. After reviewing the three branches of the government, small groups analyze the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004, identify instances of checks and balances, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Glory: Motion Picture Study Guide
This is an excellent resource for teachers to use for incorporating the motion picture Glory into the classroom! Breaking down the film into particular noteworthy and telling scenes, the guide offers important considerations for each...
7 mins 8th - 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
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Folk Tales and Fables
Pages and pages of engaging activities, worksheets, and writing projects on teaching folktales and fables await you! You don't want to miss this incredible resource that not only includes a wide range of topics and graphic organizers,...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Trail of Tears Museum Exhibit
Making a complex topic accessible is part of a teacher's job, as well as the job of museum curators and historical archivists. Eighth graders demonstrate their knowledge of the Trail of Tears with a project-based lesson plan in which...
8th Social Studies & History
Bridging the Gap by Doing Philanthropy
Turn your middle schoolers into civic-minded members of the community with this lesson. After engaging in a service learning activity, they write about it in a journal, an essay and an observation report, then complete a project...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Taking Action! Educating as a Form of Service
Students read the story Happy Hearts in Manabí by Peace Corps Volunteer Kristen Mallory to consider how educating others can be a form of service. In this health education and service lesson plan, students read the book and...
4th - Higher Ed English Language Arts