Outstanding Fields of Corn
Students will show knowledge of the five themes of Geography by creating a Diorama. This instructional activity allows the student to use their knowledge of corn, including both past and present information and apply it to the five themes.
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Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mercado Trading at the Marketplace
Students comprehend that Mexico is a country. They identify two types of regions in Mexico. Students comprehend that many people in Mexico speak Spanish. They use three Spainsh words. Studnents begin to relate simple words with...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Young scholars connect the symbols from the design of the United States Mint Fifty State Quarters Program to our country's history in this five-lesson unit. The culture, unique heritage, and geography of the individual states are probed.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
Young scholars identify productive resources that are important to migrant workers. For this lesson on resources, students give examples of natural resources, human resources and capital resources that apply to migrant workers. This...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts
Willie and Friends: Overcomers in the Land Stories by Faith Ringgold
Young scholars use puppets and plays to examine the role of African Americans throughout history. After being read a story by a puppet, they respond to each one in writing. Individually, they write a story about a place they have wanted...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts