Interview a Ranger
Students investigate the various job opportunities available in the national park system. They brainstorm about jobs at national parks, develop interview questions, and conduct an interview with a park ranger.
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Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Through Their Eyes: Video Taping Oral History
Students identify the stereotypes they are faced with on a daily basis. In groups, they use this information to identify the ways stereotypes are portrayed in movies and television. They use a video camera to record oral histories of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Notable "Texans" of the Texas Revolution
Young scholars investigate why and how certain historical figures became famous in relation to the Texas Revolution. They view and discuss a variety of images, then in small groups record the names of individuals involved in the Texas...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History