Insects: Bugs, Science, Entomology
In this lesson, insects are explored through reading of children's literature, classifying insects versus non-insects, drawing and painting various insects, and learning how to clap to certain rhythms while reciting insect names.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Non-Violence Means "Doing Nothing"
Young scholars reflect on violence and non-violence. In this World History lesson, students read an article by Gandhi then write an essay as to whether they agree or disagree with his thoughts. Young scholars then share all their ideas...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Abubacar Sultan: Children’s Rights
This is an excellent resource for introducing and exploring the topic of child soldiers. Ethics, history, or theology classes will benefit from the high-quality information. This includes detailed instructions for an introductory...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Hidden Stories: A Three-Part Lesson in African-American History, Research, and Children’s Literature
Groups of high school learners conduct research on a particular era of African-American history, focusing on events, people, and places important to that era. Next, they review children's literature in four different genres. As a...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
How Do Artists Get Their Ideas? Culture and Environment as Sources of Ideas
Students share the difficulties they have in determining what to write or draw for a project. In groups, they view examples from three different artists and discuss how their personal experiences affected their art. They brainstorm a...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts