Set Adrift on Ships of Bliss
Sixth graders examine and discuss the lithograph of a luxury liner by Robert Stackhouse. They research luxury liners of the 20th century and prepare investigative reports on luxury liners.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Automobile and the Drive-In Society
How has automobile technology affected the United States and its citizens? After reading an introductory article, class members participate in a jigsaw activity designed to explore this question. After gathering information and filling...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Splendide Californie French Artists’ Impressionsof the Golden State, 1786-1900
There is a lot to learn from art. This teacher's guide provides you with extensive background information, activities, and a scripted commentary to accompany a slide show on French artists in California during the Gold Rush Period. The...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
After reading excerpts from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, your pupils will draw on what they've learned about the cruelty of slavery in order to write and present an anti-slavery speech or editorial.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Were Rivets to Blame for Titanic Sinking?
Learners answer questions about the Titanic, then read a news article about possible causes of the disaster. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Canaan and Ancient Israel
Planning for your next activity on ancient Israel, but not sure where to start? Check out this assortment of activities to help get the ball rolling. It includes a range of ideas on topics, such as Greek and Egyptian mythology,...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Turmoil In 20th-Century Europe
Students study the Titanic disaster. In this research skills lesson, students watch "Turmoil in 20th Century Europe," and then discuss how experts have provided the public information about the disaster. Students research the disaster...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty and the Rise of the Ming
Facts about the Mongol Dynasty are numbered in this short informational lesson. After reading the facts, learners are presented with four critical questions that they research with the use of the three resources provided.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts