Lambert Castle Museum, Great Falls, NJ
Students complete a variety of activities that go along with the study of the 1913 silk strike in Great Falls, NJ. They examine evidence of historic industries and how they have changed in their own community.
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Televised Debates: Candidates Take a Stand
Elementary or middle school scholars learn about the significance of the first televised live presidential debate between Nixon and Kennedy, all the while discussing what qualities make a good leader, what they can or can't learn about a...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Renaissance: Italy and the Middle Ages
A presentation with critical thinking, document analysis, and regents questions! Examine the shifts in art, learning, and understanding that took place during the Italian Renaissance. A look at the differences between the early...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Creating a Jim Crow Political Cartoon Classroom Museum
Eleventh graders, in groups, research different segments of the Jim Crow Era; create a political cartoon for a class museum; and, as curators, share their political cartoon exhibits with the class. Finally, the class debrief the assignment.
11th Social Studies & History
American History Through Architectural Masterpieces: Monticello
Students examine the life of Thomas Jefferson, explore great American landmark Monticello, discover relationships between climate, geographical factors, and time as to what kind of architecture was used, conduct research online, write a...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
What's Europe's Background?
Students do a 'treasure hunt' on the Internet for answers to questions about classical Greece, classical Rome, and Medieval Europe. By the time they finish, they should have remembered some prior knowledge and acquired some new information!
6th - 8th Social Studies & History