Make a Yesterday-and-Today Chart
Students discuss what they know about history of their communities, explore past and present of two central Mexican cities online, and create chart comparing their past and present.
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Turn of the Century Immigration
In an engaging simulation, class members imagine immigrating to the United States in the late nineteenth-century and arriving at Ellis Island. They then write creative journal entries about their experience and chart their journeys.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
: Another World: Yesterday and Today
Students identify ways families, groups, and community influence daily life and personal choices, one hundred years ago and today. The recognize how topographic features influence settlement and daily life. They create a list of...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
School Life Today and in the Past at Freyberger School
Learners compare and contrast school life today with that of Pennsylvania in the 1900's. For this school life lesson students create a description of a typical one-room schoolhouse. They think critically about attending school in a...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Egypt Lesson 10: Politics/Social Organizations
Sixth graders examine the various levels of society as they pertain to the Ancient Egyptians and to today's job market. In this Politics/Social Organizations lesson, 6th graders work in groups to complete a chart depicting a list of jobs...
6th Social Studies & History