How Are We Different?
Students explain and accept the similarities and differences between girls and boys. They focus on gender neutrality and recognize gender bias, stereotyping, and discrimination in school materials, activities, and classroom instruction.
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How Can We Locate Places?
How can we locate places? Maps, of course! Expose second graders to the tools available in maps and discuss how these tools can help people find locations. Students also look at communities, including what makes a community and the...
2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Tolerance: Accepting and Embracing Differences
Since the attacks on September 11th, people have become less accepting of others that are different. By reading picture books that focus on teaching tolerance, learners learn how to accept and respect people's differences.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson plan on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Small Moments in the History of the World Trade Center
"How could we have good memories of something sad?" As part of their study of the events of 9/11, class members listen to a reading of the children's picture book, The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, and then create an "I lost . ....
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How Do We Honor Our Country?
With this 85-slide presentation, you can offer pupils a broad overview of the history of the United States, as well as key vocabulary words and concepts for celebrating and honoring the country. An excellent supplement to any social...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Can We Help Other Children With Literacy
Students investigate literacy in other communities and how they can contribute to a smarter society. In this English language lesson, students discuss the difficulties for some countries to obtain reading and writing resources for their...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
How We Are Different and How Are We the Same?
Students complete a variety of activities to explore their similarities and differences with other people. They listen to the books "All the Colors of the Earth" and "Shades of Black," and draw a portrait of a classmate. Students also...
K Social Studies & History
Maps and Globes: Where In The World Are We?
Here's a great way to introduce your young geographers to the world of maps and globes. This series of plans allows learners to engage in whole-group and hands-on activities which will help them to become familiar with maps and globes...
K Social Studies & History
Where Is Japan? How Are We Alike And Different?
First graders use literature, maps, and globes to explain how physical environments in various parts of the world are similar to and different from one's own, and that certain areas have common characteristics and can be called regions.
1st Social Studies & History