Interview a Ranger
Young scholars 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
Middle schoolers 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...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Notable "Texans" of the Texas Revolution
Students 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