I've Been Everywhere-- A Lesson on Combining Images
Students explore a particular region/state/country. They locate and save a picture from Pics4Learning that represents the place and then combine it with a picture of themselves using an image editor.
K - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Influence of Media
We are bombarded with media images expressly designed to influence viewers. Learning how to analyze the intended effects of these images is essential and the focus of an activity that asks viewers to use the provided questions to guide...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Sourcing a Document: The First Thanksgiving
How reliable is a painting of the first Thanksgiving if it was created 300 years after the fact? Learners assess the validity of a primary source image to determine what it can actually reveal about this event.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Invention of the Telephone
All of the people in your class would agree that life would be different without the invention of the telephone! Study Alexander Graham Bell's most famous and influential invention through the primary source document of his sketch of the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Hero or Tyrant: Connecting Beethoven’s Third Symphony to Napoleon, Part One
The second and third movements of the Eroica, Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, provides listeners with an opportunity to connect to French Revolution and to Napoleon Bonaparte. As they listen to the music, individuals draw what their ears...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Designing a Skyscraper
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second instructional activity in this series begins by exploring the history of the...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Statue of Liberty: The Meaning and Use of a National Symbol
Engage your class in a series of activities, each related to the use or analysis of symbols used to convey patriotic or national concepts. They identify different national symbols and explain their meanings, discussing the importance of...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Using Images as a Source for Historical Information: How to use the Collections
Students discuss how to find out information when looking at photographs. They read "Using Images for Historical Purposes" and answer questions about describing pictures. They examine collections of photographs and write about their...
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills