Students complete a variety of activities that go along with the study of and possible fieldtrips to see various Victory Ships along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the U.S.
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U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler’s Holocaust
Though the Statue of Liberty welcomes political refugees to her shores, the welcoming sentiment has not always been reflected in the American citizenry. High schoolers read about the regrettable period in United States history when the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis,...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Why Do Governments Exist? Locke, Hobbes, Montesquieu, and Rousseau
Here is a great secondary source reading that includes the primary ideas and philosophies of the famed Enlightenment philosophers: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Charles Montesquieu, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In additional to discussing...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Arkansans Contributed to the WW I War Effort
Students examine the Arkansas as home front support during World War I. They determine why the troops who were overseas during the War were important to those at home. They look at the war effort and locate the area of Arkansas were...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History