Louisiana Folklife Bingo
In this Louisiana folklife bingo instructional activity, students have the game board to master their practice of knowledge about Louisiana folklife.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Unit 1: Building Historical Background Knowledge: The Road to Revolution 1754–1776
What were the conditions that led to the American Revolution? What are the conditions that lead to revolution in other times and places? Class members examine primary source materials and use evidence drawn from these documents to craft...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Manifest Destiny and the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Beginning with a thorough presentation on the concept of Manifest Destiny and background information on the Louisiana Purchase, your young historians will then consider the demands of the Lewis and Clark expedition and compose journal...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
African Americans in Revolutionary Times
How did black Americans contribute to colonial society in the United States and make active choices to exert some control over their lives as slaves? Explore the often overlooked yet incredibly important roles of Africans and African...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Jeffersonians in Office
If you're looking for a description of the major happenings of the presidencies of both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, then this is the resource for you. Similar to a textbook reading, this instructional activity offers a great deal...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?
How do different religions offer explanations for what happens when we die? Invite your learners to consider the variance and complexity of religious beliefs, and to research and compare/contrast the concept of death and afterlife...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Comparing Slave Trades: A Study of the Transatlantic and Trans-Saharan Slave Trades
While most people are familiar with the transatlantic slave trade, there is less knowledge of another major external African slave trade in world history: the trans-Saharan slave trade. Pupils work in groups to read informational texts...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Games and Play Today and Yesterday In Louisiana
Students explore the play patterns and games of children in Louisiana's past. Through discussion and Internet research, they explore Louisiana folklore as well as traditional games that students played. Activities for multiple grade...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Family: Louisiana Family Folklore
Students explore and identify family treasures and research the history to each one. They also organize a variety of artifacts into various categories and research traditional Louisiana artifacts online. Each student draws inferences...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
The Louisiana Purchase: An Offer We Couldn't Refuse
Students research the circumstances surrounding the acquisition of the Louisiana Territory and how it impacted the growth of the United States. They design a brochure and a multimedia slideshow using the research information.
9th - 10th Technology & Engineering