Learning Lesson: The Rain Man
Learners participate in a demonstration showing the concept of precipitation. They view the hydrologic cycle and identify its stages, and discuss flash flood safety at the end the instructional activity.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
When Raindrops Get Dry - Mountains, Rain Shadows and Life
Ninth graders explore Native American traditions by completing worksheets. In this Native American spirituality instructional activity, 9th graders read assigned texts and identify the traditional beliefs of tribal cultures located...
9th Social Studies & History
A Journalist’s Report: The Better Vision for Black Americans
After reading a series of primary source documents detailing the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, class members craft newspaper columns assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each man's vision, and present their...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Is the Hudson River Too Salty to Drink?
Students explore reasons for varied salinity in bodies of water. In this geographical inquiry instructional activity, students use a variety of visual and written information including maps, data tables, and graphs, to form a hypothesis...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills
The Meaning of America: National Identity and Why It Matters
Combining a close reading of a classic American text with the study of history can be a very powerful strategy, and this is most certainly the case with this resource using Edward Everett Hale's The Man without a Country. Consider themes...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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