On Top of the World
Students listen to excerpts from an autobiography about the first blind man to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. They discuss Erik Weihenmayer's life, and write a bio-poem using a bio-poem formula.
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Tourism at the Top of the World Trade Center
By observing artifacts from the World Trade Centers' observation deck and infamous restaurant, Windows on the World, class members make connections to the importance of these artifacts. As learners brainstorm souvenirs from their past...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
World War 1: A New Kind of War
Guide reading and enhance your students' understanding of WWI with this rich presentation. Topics covered are warfare, weapons, technology, government actions, women in war, and the effects of war on the home front and around the world....
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Mapping World Heritage
World heritage sites can be found around the globe. Many of these sites are noted for their importance in representing culture and location. Each activity included in this resource focuses on latitude/longitude, map skills, finding...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Explorers of the New World: Learning About Major Explorers of the New World
Students investigate the principal explorers of the New World and the contributions that they made to the European knowledge about America, the development of rivalries, and the effects on Native American cultures.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History