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Mapping Ethnic Neighborhoods
Tenth graders discuss living conditions in the ethnic neighborhoods using the associated images. They, in groups, find the locations of ethnic specific churches, benevolent societies, and organizations and make a map.
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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
New Review Refugees and Asylum Seekers
To gain a deeper understanding of the plight of refugees and asylum seekers, class members read stories written from the point of view of an emigrant, map the individual's journey, and note the human rights affected by each stage of the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review History of Immigration Through the 1850s
Everyone living in the United States today is a descendant from an immigrant—even Native Americans. Learn about the tumultuous history of American immigration with a reading passage that discusses the ancient migration over the Bering...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
History/Mystery: Regionalism and Ethnicity in the American Detective Novel
Young scholars use mystery novels to focus on the history and ethnicity of different regions of the United States. As a class, they are introduced to the elements of a mystery and compare them to the other types of novels they have...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Yours, Mine, and Ours: Determining Boundaries
Students assume the roles of decision-makers in a boundary dispute. They are asked to consider existing boundaries and other characteristics of an area to reach a consensus on whether an area should be divided or remain a single...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History