Students explore the National Postal Museum through an interactive program. They explore how a stamp design gets proposed and who designs them. They also examine the history of the postal service.
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Redistricting: Drawing the Lines
Difficult redistricting concepts are covered in a context that will make it understandable to your government scholars. They begin with a KWL on the term redistricting and then watch a video to answer some questions. They analyze...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Greeks and Persians
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
This Business Called Learning: Advertising
Mimic a business environment by asking your class to work in cooperative business groups to create an advertising campaign for a new product called Giggle Gum. Campaigns will include a press release, slideshow presentation, print ad, and...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using Poetry to End Name Calling
Students explore language arts by participating in poetry writing activities. In this conflict management lesson plan, students discuss the emotions that they feel when being teased and discussed. Students read a Maya Angelou poem titled...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
EdTech Tuesdays: Constitution and Federalist Papers
Discover an app that will allow you and your class to really delve into key primary source documents of United States history: the Constitution and the Federalist Papers. The presenters in this video offer a breakdown of the app's...
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable