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Students, in groups, prepare Canadian regional posters for the Ministry of Tourism. They follow instructions to conduct research accessing both online and print resources and then use their findings to design a poster.
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Goods, Services, People and Ideas Transported Through Colorado: A Mission Impossible?
Groups of learners work together to determine the best mode of transportation between two cities in Colorado. The journey is supposed to have taken place a century ago, so the groups must study old maps, and old methods of transporting...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Connecting Africa: A Project-Based Learning Adventure
Mission Possible: Your task is to design a new highway route from Tunis, Tunisia to Cape Town, South Africa. If you accept the challenge, you must create a small map of the route that has already been rejected, a rationale for rejection...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Friar Margil and the Spanish Missions
Fourth graders are introduced to Friar Margil and discuss the reasons Spanish friars came to Texas using several different resources. They view an illustration of Friar Margil and complete and illustration analysis sheet. Individuals...
4th Social Studies & History
Friar Margil & The Spanish Missions
Young scholars explore the life of Friar Margil de Jesus as well as other Spanish friars. They research Friar Margil and write a paragraph explaining why Spanish friars came to Texas. In groups, students create a PowerPoint presentation...
1st - 12th Social Studies & History