Larry Hansen and the ILWU: Unloading the APL China
Students examine a possible career in international trade. They discover the history of the labor movement in the United StatesThey work together to solve a fictional problem in the workplace.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Interpreting and Applying Information to Support Conclusions and Solve Problems
Sixth graders investigate how misunderstanding between cultures occur and find strategies to solve the issues. In this decision making strategies lesson, 6th graders complete a viewpoint organizer. Students view propaganda and analyze...
6th English Language Arts
Reemergence of the “Vanishing Americans” ‐ Native Americans and World War II
Discover the many contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans during World War II. After gaining background information through a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes, your young historians will participate in a jigsaw...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How Can Conflict and Disagreement be Managed and Resolved?
As you explore the meaning of cultural understanding and diffusion with your learners, discuss how dialogue can play a role in resolving conflicts based on misunderstanding. Examine keywords such as compromise, communication, and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Progressive Era
How did citizens in the United States work to solve problems associated with development of American industrial capitalism during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century? Discover the progressive era with an engaging and...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Heaven or Groundhog Day?
An engaging and highly relevant way for students to examine classic literary ideas. Although the primary text for this resource is nontraditional ( the 1993 movie Groundhog Day), this plan incorporates several more classical, literary...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Labor Unions in the Cotton Mills
Students discover what working conditions were like in the cotton mills of the South. In this industrialization instructional activity, students read oral histories of mill workers and then write persuasive speeches for or against labor...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History