Learners study Nigerian independence. In this African nation lesson, students assume the roles of representatives from three distinct regions of Nigeria and create a plan for the handling of independence.
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Global Perspective on Immigration
To gain a global perspective on immigration, groups investigate and create a map of the migration patterns in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Class members then examine the background, immigration history, and...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Causes of Conflict: Analyzing Nigeria's Past With Hope For the Future
Eighth graders explore the causes of conflict in the oil producing country of Nigeria. For this World History lesson, 8th graders create a research paper or presentation that explains the challenges faced by the Nigerians. Students...
8th Social Studies & History
GET UP, STAND UP: Fighting for Rights Around the World
Students explore basic human rights as they explore music by black artists. In this human rights lesson, students examine music as a cultural reflection of the justice issues. Students analyze Jamaican roots reggae of the 70s, American...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Family: Louisiana Family Folklore
Students determine that all families create and pass on folklore. They research stories of their own names and draw parallels between their own and others' naming traditions. They infer characteristics of their communities' history...
4th - 8th English Language Arts