Map Changes Over Time
Learners examine the reasons why maps are changed over specific time periods. In groups, they discover how maps were made in the past and how that has changed with technology. They complete a worksheet of questions to end the lesson.
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Changes in a City Over Time
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Lesson 3: What Makes Attitudes Towards Education Change over Time?
The struggle for women's rights is not unique to this generation, or even to the 20th century. Class members explore the conflicting opinions of Alexander Graham Bell and his wife, Mabel Hubbard Bell, regarding women's pursuits of higher...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Jobs Changed Over Time
A history lesson focuses on jobs found in Colorado back in the 1800's, 1900's, and today. Young economists study economic factors that contributed to jobs during all three time periods, the concept of supply and demand, and examine why...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review An Overview of American Slavery
The final lesson in a unit study of American slavery asks young historians to synthesize what they have learned about how slavery in America changed over time. Revisiting the many documents they have examined, they consider the economic,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Yankee Doodle: How Has It Changed over Time?
Grab your feathers and your hat! And perhaps some macaroni! It's time to investigate the evolution of "Yankee Doodle Dandy." Groups do a close reading of sheet music covers, lyrics, and even YouTube videos to see how this political song...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History