Students create films in which they depict to others what they want them to know about their community or school. They create films with different themes including social studies, geography and government. They work together to produce the film.
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Voices from Little Rock: Understanding the Civil Rights Movement through Primary Sources
As part of a study of the Civil Rights Movement, class members examine documents associated with the Little Rock Nine, the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, the 14th and 15th Amendments to the US Constitution, and chapters from Melba...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Prairie Voices: German Immigrants Move to Iowa
Students create historically accurate travel journals. In this Iowa history lesson, students research the German immigration experience as they write travel journals that feature a German family's move into an Iowa county.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Cold War: Solving the Mystery of History with Voices on Vinyl
Eighth graders explore the Cold War Era. In this world history lesson, 8th graders discover the positions taken by countries during the Cold War as they listen to lectures regarding the major events and turning points in the Cold War....
8th Social Studies & History
American Presidents: Abraham Lincoln
Who was our 16th president? It was Abraham Lincoln, of course! Considered by many as the most important president to date, Lincoln is responsible for bringing the divided nation together again. This resource will surely grab your...
5 mins 5th - 8th Social Studies & History