"Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" and "Star-Spangled Banner"
Learners compare/contrast the National Anthem of the U.S. and the Black National Anthem. They read and analyze the lyrics, answer discussion questions, and identify examples of patriotic symbolism.
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Groovin’ Through the Decades 1850’s-1940’s
"Follow the Drinking Gourd," "Clementine," "Over There," "Dust Bowl Blues." The Underground Railroad, the California Gold Rush, World War I, the Great Depression. Groups examine the lyrics of these and other songs to find reflections of...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Jeopardy Review Game: Westward Expansion
Some Jeopardy review games are OK, this one is great. Just like the real game, learners will have to determine the question that best fits each given answer. There are a total of 51 questions related to the American Revolution, the War...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Lesson 2/3 - Liberty and Order in the New Republic
Part two of the three-part series on the period following the American Revolutionary War offers insight into this fascinating time in the nation's history. Topics covered are well-documented and include the Napoleonic Wars, the causes of...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History