Helping Countries in Turmoil
Students discover the struggles of emerging democracies. In this service learning instructional activity, students research a non-profit agency that is assisting the people of an emerging democracy and create and advertisement.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 7 Views 3 Downloads
New Review Heroes Among Us
A hero is not always dressed in uniform. Here, scholars gain insight into traits of heroism through images and a survivor's story about the heroic actions his colleagues took to save him from the September 11th terrorist attacks. With...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
World War Two Causes
If you're searching for a range of activities and worksheets on the subject of the onset of World War II, then this is the booklet for you. Featured topics include the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's rise to power, the...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Benjamin Franklin: Goods and Services in Colonial America
Fifth graders examine the impact of Benjamin Franklin's ideas on the goods and services available in Colonial America as well as analyze the importance of Franklin to modern society. While listening to "How Ben Franklin Stole the...
5th Social Studies & History
Goods and Services: Some are Private, Some are Not
Who fixes the swings at the park? The class creates a community bulletin board to explore the goods and services provided for their community in both the private and government sectors. They discuss taxes, consumers' wants and needs, and...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Learning from the Past: A New Approach
Young scholars research nonprofit organizations. As they research, they learn how those living in the colonial period formed community organizations to provide for the common good of their society. Each pupil chooses one organization to...
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills
Water Resources and the Role of the Independent Sector
Students explore how water conservation is influenced by the four sectors of economy. In this social studies economics lesson, students brainstorm problems and solutions related to water conservation. Collages are created to represent...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Sheltering and Caring for Animals
Students learn about animal shelters and adoption agencies. For this animal care lesson, students watch a video about the ASPCA and discuss what an animal shelter is, how it operates and what services it provides animals and the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History