Snowboarding! Join the U.S. Team: Olympics, Math, Weather
High schoolers make weather predictions and observations, research the cost of snowboarding equipment, and use their math skills to plot the course of a Giant Slalom Snowboarding event.
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Land Purchases in U.S. History
Go back in time and do the math for the major land purchases in US history. An activity testing skills in scientific notation and exponent rules allows learners to research the three major land purchases and use those findings for their...
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
The End of U.S. Neutrality - World War I
Students determine why the United States joined the Allied Powers in World War I. In this World War I lesson plan, students analyze primary and secondary sources in order to write essays about U.S. neutrality, U-Boats, the Zimmerman...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
On The Road Again: Cars, Culture, and Change Along Historic U.S. Highway 67
Middle and high schoolers look at historical photos and analyze some of the changes brought about by the automobile revolution in Arkansas during the 1920's. The book, A Journey Through Arkansas: Historic U.S. Highway 67, is used for...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Plan of Government under the U.S. Constitution
Students explore the U.S. plan for federal government. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students investigate a chart on the responsibilities of the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative Branches of governments. Students complete a...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Decision Point: Understanding the U.S.’s Dilemma Over North Korea
Simulate the Situation Room and analyze the US's relationship with North Korea. The plan starts off with a quick review and an examination of a online timeline that updates as the situation continues. Next, the class reads an article and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mexican American Labor in the U.S.
Young scholars research the history of immigration, particularly from the perspective of Mexicans and Mexican Americans. In this Mexican American labor instructional activity, students research questions from the perspective of an...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Teaching With Documents: U.S. Constitution Workshop
What does it mean to be American? Explore the constitution and what it really means to be a citizen here. First, learners of all ages will investigate different primary source documents. Then, they establish each document's...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History