Hot Wheels (Grades 9-12 )
Using internet research, young scholars compute the costs of different models of card. They discuss the advantages/disadvantages of purchasing a new car versus a used car, the cost of car insurance, and the best way to finance their purchase.
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Imperialism, Arab Nationalism and World War I
Continued conflict in the Middle East makes this lesson plan relevant, and the inclusion of a critique of Lawrence of Arabia might increase student interest in a potentially challenging topic. The resource includes a solid introduction...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Fourth of July (Grades 9-12)
Class members work to translate the Declaration of Independence into their own words, as well as design a Facebook page within the context of 1776 to raise public awareness about the document and its meaning for citizens.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cache: Lesson Plan 1 - Grades 9-12
Archaeologists have discovered a cache of Native American relics. They want to preserve these relics by removing them from the rapidly eroding site to a lab where they can be studied. Native American traditions demand that the items be...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Earning Interest: Grades 11-12
Does your bank pay you for allowing them to hold your money? Class members investigate three different ways money can make more money. Topics include certificates of deposit, statement savings accounts, and money market accounts. This...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Academic Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics: Algebra I and Geometry
Test your class, or use this 12 page math packet as chapter review. They solve 21 multiple choice problems which require them to graph linear equations, find the volume of prisms and cones, find unknown angles, and determine...
9th - 10th Math
Young historians explore monumental events in the history of school segregation in the United States, such as Brown v. Board of Education and the Little Rock Nine. They conclude with an experiential activity by delivering an argument in...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our young scholars may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
When in Rome... (Grades 9-12)
Students plan a business trip to a country of their choosing. They research local customs, languages, and other cultural information that would be beneficial to a person traveling to that country. They present their reports to the class.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 1/6
Part one of this six-part series that concludes the larger series, The Story of India, and introduces viewers to the next wave of invaders, the British. Viewers will see India's rise to freedom, democracy, and an open path. This series...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History