Marketplaces of Asia
Students identify different types of marketplaces found in Asia. They discuss how the environment influences the production and sale of goods in the area. They also examine the topics of scarcity and economic value.
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Asian America: Heritage Experience
Learners of all ages read and discuss books about Asian America. In this Asian-America lesson plan, different books for every age group are listed and various teaching strategies are suggested. Great tips cover virtually every grade level!
K - 12th English Language Arts
Title of Segment: Balance of Trade
Students take a closer look at the balance of trade. In this current events lesson plan, students watch PBS video clips about American trade with China. Students research Chinese production and consumerism in order to determine how world...
2nd - 12th Social Studies & History
Farming Regions and Product Specialization
Fifth graders are actively involved in thinking about the major farming regions in the United States and the goods produced in each region. Students comprehend how trading among regions increases the amount and variety of goods available.
5th Social Studies & History
Introduction to Pre-Columbian Lessons
Native peoples established civilizations all over Central and North America. Introduce native civilizations with a unit that promotes discussion, reinforces map skills, enhances reading comprehension, and exposes young historians to the...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing,...
4th Social Studies & History
A Bash in Baalbeck: Creating a Lebanese Festival
Learn about the diversity of the culture of Lebanon through this series of cross-curricular lessons. Compare and contrast various cultures through activities and readings. An introduction to the culture of Lebanon is included along with...
K - 6th Social Studies & History