A Powerpoint Geography Report!
Middle schoolers choose a vacation destination and create a Powerpoint presentation that lists the reasons people might choose to vacation there including geographic and historical points of interest.
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The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Lessons for Social Studies Educators
Point of view, purpose, and tone: three concepts readers of primary and secondary source materials must take into account when examining documents. Class members view a PowerPoint presentation and use the SOAPS strategy to identify an...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Setting the Story: Techniques for Creating a Realistic Setting
“It was a dark and stormy night.” Thus begins the 1830's novel Paul Clifford and, of course, all of Snoopy’s novels! Encourage young writers to craft settings for their stories that go beyond Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s often-mocked phrase...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Windmills and Blogs: The Impact of Technology in Rural Peru
How does technology affect a community? Research the benefits and consequences of technology in rural Peru. In this technology activity, learners discuss how the effects of technology. They view a PowerPoint and learn about the Peace...
4th - 9th Science
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
A PowerPointT Geography Report!
Middle schoolers increase their repertoire of computer skills by giving an effective presentation. They conduct research on a geographic location and complete worksheet 1: Geography Report Planning, included in the lesson. Students...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History