Lawnfield and Other Ohio Presidential Homes
Students investigate the residences of presidents found in the state of Ohio. They conduct research in the internet and also looking for buildings dedicated to the memory of presidents. The information is used in order to create brochures.
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The 1992 Presidential Election
Inform your learners about the election of President Clinton and the surrounding politics with an informational text. The text and four questions about it are included on this resource. Class members answer questions about the state of...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The French and Indian War
Sharpen those pencils and get to writing with a series of document-based questions about the French and Indian War. High schoolers focus on maps, letters, and other primary documents from the 18th century before answering writing prompts...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Find the Meaning: JFK's Inaugural Speech
Analyze a seminal speech from the 20th century with an activity focused on President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. After reading an excerpt from the address, pupils use a learning exercise to practice their reading comprehension...
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Recipe for an Inaugural Address
An inaugural address represents the first moments of a new beginning. Using John F. Kennedy's speech as a model for guided practice, groups examine the ingredients of an inaugural address. Individuals then repeat the analysis process...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Early Voting, Other Election Changes are Possible
Young scholars use the internet and linked sites to explore current voting methods in their community. They research suggestions that have been made for changes and interview people who made these suggestions (when possible). Students...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Presidential endorsements: Newspapers decide
Twelfth graders collect, organize, evaluate and synthesize information from multiple sources in order to draw logical conclusions. They communicate this information using appropriate social studies terminology in oral, written or...
12th Social Studies & History
Lead Poisoning A Home Health Hazard
Students read background material on lead poisoning, assessing its impact on students. They locate local sources that might contain lead-based paint. Students research what is being done in the community to alleviate the problem. They...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Abercrombie & Fitch Catalogue: Is it Pornographic?
Students research the legal definition of pornography from a law textbook, reference books available in class or online. Students view the Abercrombie and Fitch home page. A selection of resources related to this topic is linked....
10th - 12th Social Studies & History