Orienteering Your School
Students use a compass to move from one point to another point. The procedure can be a valuable tool to help students become more observant of their surroundings.
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Using Artifacts for Clues About Identity
Learn about the ancient Near East through a close examination of ancient artifacts. Lead your class into analysis by first observing an artifact as a class. Pupils can then work in pairs to analyze the other artifacts and compile a list...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Gender Roles in Ancient Egyptian Society
After reading about the legal status of women in the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt and doing some additional research, your young historians will work in groups to develop short skits that reflect a typical gender-role related scenario...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How is a stereotype defined, and what are some mechanisms we can use to combat negative stereotyping? Your young historians will discuss how and why stereotyping occurs, as well as consider the roots of modern conceptions of the Middle...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Words Really Matter: Examining Language at School
Help your students gain sensitivity and become aware of the implications of the words they see, hear, and use about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. After making lists of words or phrases they hear or use in school...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Taking the Human Rights Temperature of Your School
Students evaluate their school's human rights climate. They administer a survey, participate in discussion groups and consider the human rights enjoyed by various groups including subgroups of gender, race and sexual orientation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Getting to Know Your City: An Introduction to Map Skills
Fourth graders become familiar with and able to read city and state maps, plot a route on a state map, and use scale to determine locations one-half and one mile away from the school. They construct a map of their own.
4th Social Studies & History