Where Is That Place?
Students choose a school in their state to compare their weather to. They also describe the differences between country, state, and a city. They can make flashcards to help them remember the important terms and concepts.
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Can the World be a Fair and Just Place?
Introduce various perspectives of the civil rights movement to your middle schoolers by having them take on roles in groups. They read a projected excerpt describing a house (linked) from either the perspective of a real estate agent or...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Where Did You Hear That?
Where did you hear that? is the driving question of a instructional activity designed to shed light on the reliable, and unreliable, news sources covering an election. Through grand conversation and media exploration, scholars examine...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 4: “Lat” Lies Flat and “Long” Is Just That!
How can coordinates help us to locate places on the earth? Here is a lesson that will help your learners understand the distinction between lines of longitude and latitude, as well as how to read and write locations using coordinates.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Placing Events on a Timeline
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Spark interest and enhance your pupils' map skills using Matteo Pericoli's book, See the City: the Journey of Manhattan Unfurled. Through Pericoli's illustrations and text, learners explore the East and West side of Manhattan. Then,...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Putting History in its Place
Examine ways in which historic places and landmarks represent significant themes and events in American history. Then create theme-based travel guides for related historic locations. This lesson requires informational reference materials...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Where is the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #18
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off again, but where to this time? Use the informational text to uncover her mystery location. Your class will read facts and conclude that she is in the Sahara Desert. This is a good way to make informational text...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Guess That Spice
From medical treatments to cooking, people have been using herbs and spices for thousands of years. Perform a blind smell test of household herbs and spices to engage students in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the history...
1st - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable