Plan a Home Page
Seventh graders discuss culture of Saudi Arabia, design hypothetical home page to compare and contrast old and new in Saudi Arabia, examine modern aspects of Saudi society, and explore traditional customs and culture in Saudi Arabia.
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Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island: Lesson Plan 2
After watching West of the West's documentary The Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island, class members imagine how Juana Maria/Karana may have felt about living alone on the island for 18 years and craft a blackout poem or a narrative in her...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Newspapers in the Digital Age: Social Studies Lesson Plan
The digital era has had a remarkable impact on all forms of communication, including news media, and it's important for high schoolers to consider these changes. With this resource, journalism, US history, or sociology classes can learn...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Temptation of Jesus
Temptation is the focus of this lesson plan, which was designed for the first week of Lent as an introduction to the tradition of Lenten fast. It includes reading of biblical scripture, hands-on activities where learners design cards...
1st - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Planning: To Get Enough Money for Food
Students investigate methods that families use for planning meals and budgeting for them. In this nutrition activity, students complete activities that require them to determine how much it costs to feed children at different ages....
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
Suffrage Lesson Plan
Has life changed for American women in the last century, or are there common themes between the lives of 21st century women and the struggle of suffragettes from the 1910s? Explore the ways media reflects the position of women in the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mongolian Herders' Homes Lesson Plan
Students investigate the lives and homes of Mongolian nomadic herders. They determine how the climate, available building supplies, and cultural traditions influence how the homes are built. Using art supplies, they make a replica of a...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Seven Directions: Making Connections Between Literature and American Indian History
Stereotype or archetype? Myth or fact? Middle schoolers apply critical thinking skills to assess the validity of the images and story details in picture books portraying Native American history. The study begins with an examination of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed