Marian Anderson: A Sign of her Times
Young scholars, in small groups of 2, 3, 4 or 5, conduct library and/or internet research into the times during which Marian Anderson performed. Each group researches a different area, produces a one-page summary and reports back to the class.
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Reform in the Middle East Online Lesson Plan
Give your class the opportunity to take the time to examine their beliefs and misconceptions about American foreign policy in other countries. Learners begin by moving around the room to identify to others whether they agree or disagree...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Woman's Influence Eleanor Roosevelt and the Marian Anderson Concert
Students are asked to conduct research about two of Marian Anderson's contemporaries, Paul Robeson and Duke Ellington, and compare their activism in advancing the status of black Americans to that of Ms. Anderson.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
How to Speak Without a Voice
Some babies are learning sign language before learning to speak. Given the scenarios in this quiz, can you identify what each sign means? Multiple-choice answers are provided for each question. Use this resource in a psychology or sign...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Dear Miss Breed
This compelling plan based on the letters in the book Dear Miss Breed engages readers in learning what it was like for Japanese Americans following the attacks at Pearl Harbor. After reading the letters, young scholars will partake in...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Colonial Trades and Apprenticeships
Students examine and analyze culturally significant objects from colonial Boston. They construct a story around the life and work of Nathaniel Hurd from a list of keywords excerpted from a passage about Nathaniel Hurd. In addition, they...
9th - 12th English Language Arts