Old Business, New Business
Learners examine businesses from long ago noting whether they provided goods or services, explore how some businesses have evolved, and discuss how some family names may be indicators of occupations and businesses of the past.
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Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! – A Chinese New Year Celebration
Looking for ideas for your Lunar New Year celebration? Check out an interdisciplinary unit of study that includes lessons in counting, calligraphy, culture, geography, literature, art, and music. Kung-hsi Fa-ts' ai! (May you become rich!)
K - 10th Social Studies & History
The Great Depression and New Deal
Elementary pupils are introduced to the Great Depression as a critical period of hardship in United States history. They engage in collaborative assignments researching the Dust Bowl, the New Deal, US presidents, and presidential libraries.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Changes in a City Over Time
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Economics: Market Surveys
Send your enthusiastic entrepreneurs' career sense into motion with a business-minded lesson plan. They review and dissect business plans before applying their findings to their own business venture. Scholars then identify whether or not...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How Can We Make Businesses Safe And Effective?
Fourth graders complete several lessons in order to gain an overview of various facets of business. They read books about business, identify business careers that are of interest to them, write letters to local business leaders, listen...
4th Social Studies & History
New Review Why Volunteer?
Inspire scholars to volunteer their time to make a positive change in their community. With help from research, a public speaker, and reflection, learners define and asses what it takes to be a volunteer in a business, non-profit,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed