North American Societies, totems, potlatch
For this North American Societies worksheet, learners complete a chart detailing the environments and achievements of various native cultures, then give examples of how these societies were linked to each other.
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The Industrial Revolution: Life in the Cities
What was life really like in American during the Industrial Revolution? Middle and high schoolers explore tenement living, assembly lines, factory work, and the blossoming world of technology in a series of educational and engaging...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Kwakwaka'Wakw: A Study of a North Pacific Coast People and the Potlatch
Discover the cultural practices and unique value systems of a group of native peoples from Canada called the Kwakwaka'wakw. Your young historians will discuss how conceptions of wealth can vary and how these native people utilized...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A review of the rule of law in American society would be incomplete without an exploration of the types of consequences that exist for breaking the law. Learners discover the various punishments for convicted persons in the United...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The 1960s in America
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Changes in a Democratic Society (Lesson 3 of 3)
How is Rodin's "Monument for the Defense of Paris" an example of the birth of democracy? What does the sculpture say about the price of liberty and democracy? To conclude a three-lesson unit that asks class members to analyze works of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Honor African American Leaders
Students research people of African descent, identify the person's achievements and contributions made to society. Afterward, they draw a sketch of the person researched, and write a summary of their findings. Students include important...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Early Contacts: Native American and European Women in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this colonial America lesson, students examine the relationships between Native American women and European women who encountered one another in the new...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History