Landmarks Over Time
Middle schoolers compare/contrast bird's-eye views of Texas cities in the 1800s to those in the 2000s through the identification of landmarks. They write a summary of how one selected city has changed over time.
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Changes in a City Over Time
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
US Geography Landmark Commercial
Experience famous geographical landmarks around the United States right from the comfort of your very own classroom. Learners research national landmarks, such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, and Niagara Falls, and then...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Your School Neighborhood: Past, Present and Future
Students research how their school neighborhoos has changed over time. They interview people from the neighborhood, photograph the area and create maps of the area. They record the information found in a multi-media presentation.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Learners discover how land use in their community has changed. In this community and ecology lesson plan, students scan old newspapers to find articles about the development of community land. Learners discuss and predict how land use...
5th - 6th Science
A 3-Minute Guide to the Bill of Rights
If you don't have the time to spend an entire class on the Bill of Rights, or you are looking for a simple overview, this video provides clear and illustrated descriptions of each of the first ten amendments to the Constitution. You may...
4 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable