My Heritage Country Report
Students list five food dishes that are part of their family's heritage. Each student then does research of a country and a recipe (possibly a family recipe). With the help of members of his/her kitchen group, the student prepares the dish.
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Spanish Speaking City or Country
Students research and create a PowerPoint presentation about a Spanish speaking city or country. In this Spanish speaking location lesson plan, students include pictures, maps, vocabulary, and multiple choice questions for their...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Reading Questions: Alex Haley's "My Furthest Back Person: The African"
Based on Alex Haley's moving essay "My Furthest Back Person: The African," these 11 questions support comprehension and prepare readers for discussion of the text. Use this tool, and the essay, as a nonfiction addition to units on...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
A Nation of Immigrants
The United States is a nation of immigrants, a patchwork of cultures and traditions. To underscore this concept class members examine primary source documents, especially those related to Ellis Island, to better understand the immigrant...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Activities for Understanding Immigration
To build an understanding of and empathy for the issues surrounding immigration, class members engage in a series of activities that ask them to research their own family's immigration history and examine current events to track refugee...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Hank Williams: My Inspiration
Learners research Hank Williams and explore his life and career. In this Hank Williams lesson, students complete Internet research, listen to example songs, and watch a movie all to analyze Hank Williams. The ultimate goal is to decide...
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts