Personal Focus: BARNEY HAJIRO - 442nd Regimental Combat Team
Eleventh graders research Barney Hajiro, who received the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during World War II as a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
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Personal Welfare and Liberty
Young scholars explore the juxtaposition of personal welfare and liberty. In this Progressivism lesson, students collaborate to analyze a case study that requires them to act as lobbyists for Theodore Roosevelt and present him with ideas...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Combat and War: Exploring Attitudes and Experiences
High schoolers examine the varying attitudes and experiences faced by those during World War II. After watching a clip from "The War", they work together in groups to discuss different perspectives of the same battle. They also examine...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Who are Immigrants?
What do Jerry Yang, Patrick Ewing, John Muir, Charlize Theron, Peter Jennings, and Saint Frances X Cabrini all have in common? They are all immigrants to the United States. Famous and not-so-famous immigrants are the focus of a resource...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Learning About Immigration in North Carolina with “A Home on the Field”
Paul Cuadros's A Home on the Field, the story of his attempt to create a soccer team for Hispanic immigrant children in a North Carolina high school, launches an investigation of immigration and the issues immigrants face.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The First Movie Camera
The second episode in a playlist on the history of film focuses on the role the Kinetograph and the Kinetoscope played in film history. The video also includes information about the contributions of scientists, Vaudeville performers, and...
9 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The American Soldiers of WWII
Personal letters give authenticity to a study of the WWII American soldiers' experience. Through primary source analysis, historians examine soldiers' roles and unique contributions by groups like the Tuskegee Airmen. A pre-test is...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Girls Around the World: Communicating Through First-Person Narratives
Teams select a society to investigate and create a chart comparing and contrasting the status of girls in that society with their own. They then craft and illustrate a personal narrative written from the point of view of a girl living in...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History