Students 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.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 30 Views 36 Downloads
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
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. In 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
Tribes And Tribulations
Young scholars explore South African history from pre-colonial times to today. They create a timeline of important events in South African history and reflect on connections between this timeline and the existence of tribal traditions in...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History