Labor Day Newspaper
Learners examine the history of the Labor Day holiday and write a newspaper article about it. They practice using new vocabulary words and discover the layout of a newspaper.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
Vantage Point: Multiple Perspective
Explore current events through multiple lenses by comparing social media coverage with a national news article. Although you can easily apply this to a more recent event, this analysis focuses on the 2012 shooting in Aurora, CO. Learners...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Perspective and Point of View: Day 2 Task 2
Sixth graders will listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's speech, I Have A Dream in order to discuss rhetoric, word choice, and how the author conveyed his ideas and perspective. They discuss key points and how literary devices were used to...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Lifetime of Responsibilities: Child Labor in Alabama
Imagine children working long hours in factories, coal mines, and in the fields. Class members examine a series of pictures and read about early attempts to regulate child labor and current child labor laws.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Learn Words About a New Subject: Words About Voting
Ballot, candidate, election, political party, register. Elections are the subject of this vocabulary unit that not only provides learners with vocabulary acquisition strategies but includes information about the electoral process as well.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Labor Day Activities
This Labor Day, provide class members with a variety of engaging worksheets offering games, word work, and more! Here, you'll find a game of tic-tac-toe, word puzzles, a coloring sheet, crafts, and vocabulary practice.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing Vocabulary: Christopher Columbus (Weinberger)
The story of Christopher Columbus has fascinated young historians for centuries; use this vocabulary-in-context strategy to dive into Kimberly Weinberger's picture book about this classic explorer. Begin by introducing the new words:...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Geography of the Fertile Crescent by ECSDM
Using Google Earth, a vocabulary assignment, and map handout, your class members will outline the Fertile Crescent in Mesopotamia and identify the source of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. They will then complete graphic organizers...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Visualizing Vocabulary
The Vocabulary Word template provided with this scripted plan helps readers create a visual representation of the word under study. Using mind mapping, class members explore definitions, synonyms, antonyms, word origin, and sentence...
6th - 12th English Language Arts