John Paul Jones: Captain of the High Seas
Students explore John Paul Jones. His sense of adventure brought him to America. His bravery made him the country's greatest naval hero.
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Cold War Era Film Censorship: High Noon- a Slice of Americana Or Communist
Students study of the effects of the Cold War on the home front. They analyze the film High Noon according to an abbreviated version of the standards that films were judged by in the early 1950s and determine whether or not High Noon is...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Heroes of the Revolutionary War
Eighth graders discuss as a class what a "hero" is and watch a PowerPoint presentation about George Rogers Clark and John Paul Jones. They then turn in their books and discuss some of the technology available to soldiers during the time...
8th Social Studies & History
The Settlement of the Chesapeake
Focusing on the Virginia and Maryland settlements in the 1600's, this presentation is a complete and thorough resource during a unit on Colonial America. It includes pictures, maps, and interesting discussion points for you to address...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
John Paul II: Statesman of Faith
Students view a documentary on Pop John Paul II. He is the spiritual leader of almost one billion people worldwide and beloved ambassador of peace to untold millions more. After viewing, students discuss what they saw and create a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
O Greek Shape! O Fair Pose!
Everything old is new again. The Los Angeles J. Paul Getty Museum presents a instructional activity on how Greek black-figure painting influenced eighteenth century Neoclassical artists. After looking at a series of examples, class...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed