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Middle Passage Crossword
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students read 9 clues related to the African slave trade and the middle passage. Students complete the crossword by solving the clues.
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How Women Got the Vote: The Story of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt
Learners participate in a simulation and compare and contrast the arguments for and against womens' right to vote. In this civil rights activity, students simulate disenfranchisement of women by allowing only half of the class to vote on...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Underground Railroad: A Journey to Freedom
Here is a nice collection of worksheets, lesson plans, and activity ideas for approaching the Underground Railroad with your students. It includes 10 days/5 lessons worth of materials, including a play script, fill-in-the-blank...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
In Search of Self: Adolescent Themes in the Twentieth Century Short Story
Students read short stories that are related to adolescent issues and behaviors. In groups, they review the elements of a short story and vocabulary they might need while reading. To end the lesson, they read "Sir Tatton Sykes"...
7th - 8th English Language Arts