National Anthems Around the World
Students visit the World Viewer internet site created by National Geographic Xpeditions. They fill out a blank outline of the world map with the names of the countries they studied. They compare our national anthem with those of other countries.
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Buildings That Reach for the Sky
Through photographs and informational text, scholars explore skyscrapers around the world including the Twin Towers in New York—the unfortunate targets of the September 11th terrorist attacks—and view the guests and employees that...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson plan on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Visual Art: Independence Days Around the World
Students research patriotic holidays from around the world. After reading about their own country's independence day, they choose another country and examine the traditions and symbols associated with it. Using cardboard, ribbon, and...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History