Hindu Artha: Strategies for Survival, Success, & Power
Young scholars discuss the four goals of Hinduism before reading the story, "Eight Rupees." They read the story and discuss the symbolism of the eight rupees using the Hindu values.
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Roles & Powers of the President
Here is a fantastic, comprehensive resource on the roles and powers assigned to the president of the United States. It includes several critical thinking exercises and engaging activities, from cartoon analysis and the opportunity to...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Feudal Powers in Japan
A traditional textbook chapter focuses on feudal powers in Japan, and includes vocabulary, note-taking tips in the sidebar, main ideas, and follow-up assessment questions. It also incorporates opportunities for art analysis and geography...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Skill Twenty: Sell Successfully
"Selling is important in all professions because it involves synthesizing information and persuading people." Rather than using this as a instructional activity on how to sell a product, this resource might best be used as an inquiry...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
American Paradox: Freedom & Slavery in the Early Republic
It is important for government and history students to recognize the paradox of the spread of slavery at a time when the founding fathers discussed constitutional freedoms. After reading several primary source documents, class members...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
How to Turn Protest into Powerful Change
What if? What if change were possible? Believe it or not change is possible. While not easy, it is possible if those committed to change adopt the three core strategies for "peacefully turning awareness into action and protest into...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History
"The Proper Application of Overwhelming Force": The United States in World War II
Students examine the role that the U.S. played in bringing about victory in the two major theaters of the war in the Pacific and Europe. How the various military campaigns contributed to the war's successful conclusion forms the focus of...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History