Students analyze the create of Loma Linda. In this Western expansion lesson plan, students look at the development of a resort in the desert and how a town is begun.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Connecting Africa: A Project-Based Learning Adventure
Mission Possible: Your task is to design a new highway route from Tunis, Tunisia to Cape Town, South Africa. If you accept the challenge, you must create a small map of the route that has already been rejected, a rationale for rejection...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
How Cultures Differ "Two Different Perspectives on the Same Event
Learners read excerpts from Peter Hessler's River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze and discuss his difficulties in learning the language, cultural clashes and how cultural perceptions shape our understanding of the world.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Population Growth and Movement in 19th century North Carolina
How did the development of industry and transportation influence population growth and movement? Mobility and population growth are the focus of an exercise that asks class groups to compare the changes in the population and industrial...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed