Due Process Freedoms Seeking Facts to Solve Mysteries
Students examine how to determine the difference between facts and opinions. They recognize that legal personnel use facts when investigating whether a person is innocent or guilty. They complete a investigation.
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Planning and Drafting Explanatory Paragraphs
"I love it when a plan comes together." Building on the previous instructional activity in this unit, young writers use their graphic organizers to create a draft of their constitution explanatory paragraphs. The teacher models this...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Cast Your Vote
In a simple but unique lesson, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs of other...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
The Mini Page: Ben Franklin from A to Z
Get the skinny on Benjamin Franklin with a newspaper that offers interesting facts including his background, political contributions, inventions, as well as fellow inventors from his time. After reading, scholars take part in activities...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mystery Strategy for Elementary Students
Learners of all ages solve historical mysteries. Elementary learners research historical topics by organizing information presented by their instructor, formulating hypotheses, and considering solutions to mysteries presented about...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History