Missing the Point
Young scholars view episodes on other cultures. They discuss the similarities and differences between their culture and the ones they view. They discover the need not to judge others for being different.
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A Lesson Before Dying: Narrative and Point of View
How can a character's point of view influence the way a story is told? Explore the intricacies of narrative with the third lesson in a unit about A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines. In a discussion about Grant Wiggins and his...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Sovereign State
What is the difference between a sovereign state and one of 50 states in the United States of America? Don't miss this exceptional collection of worksheets, graphic organizers, and informational texts on the features of sovereign states.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Cartoons for the Classroom: Safety vs. Energy
Political cartoons are a poignant way to examine energy sources. This analysis handout has scholars examining a cartoon by Joe Heller (a link to his gallery is included for possible extensions). Background information reminds pupils of...
9th - 12th Science
Cartoons for the Classroom: You've Got Mail!
As the U.S. Postal System adjusts to virtual messaging, will snail mail slowly fade away? Examine the current phenomenon with your class through this political cartoon analysis, which has background information to give context for 2...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 1
What is money? Journey back in time to see different forms of money at different points in US history. From trading to the first gold coin to the US dollar, your class will see the evolution of money in early American years. This is part...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Digital Reimagining of Gettysburg
Why would Robert E. Lee order Pickett's Charge, an action that changed the course of the Civil War? Geographer and historian Anne Knowles uses digital technology to explain what she thinks is the missing piece in trying to understand...
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Housing Price Conundrum (Part 2)
This second of four videos starts with a short history of the housing market and the conditions that allowed some people to buy, when others could rent. These starting points are a great topic for students to discuss further before...
9 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
Spark Notes proves a useful tool in this online interactive quiz, designed for scholars reading David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. After responding to 21 multiple-choice reading comprehension questions, scholars get...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History