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Latinos Spice Up Melting Pot
Young scholars investigate the history of early Hispanic workers in the U.S. They complete an online Webquest, explore various websites, read about Latinos in the U.S. today, view a mural, and answer discussion questions.
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Westward Expansion in the Garden
What an exceptional hands-on experience for learning about the period of Westward Expansion in the United States! Learners are divided into groups and embark on one of three "trails" to learn about the challenges early pioneers...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Responsibilities of Citizens: Sample Test Questions
Impress upon your learners the importance of civic duty, and explore the privileges and responsibilities to support the general welfare that comes with citizenship. Here is a 20-question, multiple choice assessment that will help get you...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar
How did Islam become the religious and organizing principle for one of the largest empires in the world? Invite your learners to discover the rich history and evolution of the religion, as well as its major tenets in the Five Pillars of...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Movements For Social Justice: The Latino Struggle for Equal Rights
Students examine myths and stereotypes about Hispanic immigrant groups. They appreciate and share the strengths of their diversity and view films that challenge ideas about education and cultural values. They explore the Latino Rights...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Anne Frank: Make-up Of America
Students study early civilizations and their contributions to the foundations of human culture. They examine the important role of different cultures in America and describe two classic metaphors frequently employed American society:...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Social Studies: St. Patrick - Symbol of Irishness
Students examine the history of St. Patrick's Day by creating characters and dialog reflecting Irish culture. A major part of the lesson is the construction of a float for a St. Patrick's Day parade. Also, students research and answer...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History