NOT Your Grandma's Lemonade Stand
Young scholars participate in a WebQuest to apply economic concepts. In this economics instructional activity, students are guided to various websites and simulate being an entrepreneur.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 32 Downloads
If it is an election year and you're teaching American government, then you'll definitely want to take a look at this project. Class members will research a chosen candidate and create a profile for him/her, then collect and analyze...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Go beyond the typical earthquake drill and prepare your learners to become proactive responders in the event of an emergency. From blackouts and droughts to thunderstorms and extreme cold, your class members will discover how disasters...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Visiting the 9/11 Memorial
The 9/11 Memorial is designed to be "a tribute to the past and a place of remembrance and hope for the future." Whether or not your classes can visit the Memorial, the materials in the packet set the stage for an in-depth study of the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
A Ticket to Philly—In 1769: Thinking about Cities, Then and Now
While cities had only a small fraction of the population in colonial America, they played a significant role in pre-revolutionary years, and this was certainly true for the largest city in the North American colonies: Philadelphia. Your...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Geography Toolkit
If you're preparing to teach geography to your young learners, you'll definitely want to keep this resource handy. The toolkit contains 165 pages of a wide range of handouts and informational text to support incorporate geographic...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Calculating Profits from Selling Virtual Lemonade
Students set up and collect data for a virtual lemonade stand. For this entrepreneurship, economics, and technology lesson, students purchase ingredients, determine costs, and set up a virtual lemonade stand. Students consider weather...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Write Your Story, Change History
Begin your course with an engaging video that inspires viewers to "dream big, work hard, and stay humble," even at a young age. Incorporating a variety of examples from United States history and popular culture, educator Brad Meltzer...
9 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts