Make a Community Almanac
Students gather geographic information about their community. They work together to create a community almanac.
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Discovering Your Sense Of Place
Students explore what they believe are the essential ingredients of community, how the appearacne of their community contributes to their sense of place, how they feel about changes to their community, and how others in their community...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
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
American Biography: Benjamin Banneker and the Rise of the City, Life in a Box, Revolutionary Timeline, Pathfinder
Fourth graders investigate a person's life through primary resources. For this American biography lesson, 4th graders look at historical sources to discover things about a person and the time period he/she lived. They build a story about...
4th Social Studies & History