LESSON 5: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Students explore Jackie Jooyner-Kersee and how she's a motivator for people both as an athlete and a philanthropist.
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20th Century Civil Rights Movement Documentary: A Multimedia Project
Groups collaborate to create historical documentaries. In this American Civil Rights lesson, groups research primary and secondary sources about the events and people pertinent to the movement in the 1950s and 1960s. They then use...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Teaching Jazz as American Culture
Jazz and the City, Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement, Jazz and Gender, Jazz and Literature, Jazz and the Arts, Jazz and Film. Here's a packet of unit plans organized around themes that reflect American culture. Each unit examines how...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open
For many people, Barack Obama's presidency was the next step in Martin Luther King, Jr's dream of America's future. Explore the dreams of Americans past and present, as well as the young Americans in your class, with a set of activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Communication: Asking Honestly for What You Want
Students discover psychology by participating in a relationship activity. In this honesty lesson plan, students read text which discusses the importance of being upfront with your feelings. Students complete teenage communication...
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Beisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends
Students explore Latin America by researching the favorite past time, baseball. In this Latin culture instructional activity, students identify the leaders in the Latin American baseball movement such as Felipe Alou, Jose Mendze, and the...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Science of Sound and Musical Instruments
Young scholars identify the components of sound. They describe the relationship between pitch and frequency and explain the terms sympathetic vibrations and resonance. They perform simple experiments about the world of sound and explain...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts