Like Father, Like Son?
Learners explore the accomplishments of King Hassan II of Morocco and those of the new leader of the country, King Mohammed VI, who was crowned Morocco's monarch following his father's death on July 23, 1999.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 9 Downloads
Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
After reading the article "Kings Dream Everyday," class members conduct a Socratic seminar discussion of Martin Luther King,s contributions to the civil rights movement. They then read and respond to a passage from Michael Eric Dyson's...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Tudors: Who, What, When and Why
It may sound like the making of a daytime soap opera, but it isn't. It is a timeline that describes the many wives, struggles, kings, queens, and explorers that made up the Tudor Dynasty. You can click on the timeline to progress through...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Discovering New Perspectives on Life
Students examine the experiences of a Peace Corps volunteer. In this global studies activity, students listen to the story of a volunteer about the lessons he learned during his time in Morocco. Students discuss how they would have dealt...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Remembering Two Trailblazers of African American History: Harriet Tubman and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Eighth graders use the Internet and printed resources to research the lives and contributions of Harriet Tubman and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They summarize their research in a report and prepare a presentation for the class.
8th Social Studies & History