Patrick Henry: Voice of Liberty
Students watch a video on Patrick Henry, complete a vocabulary list and discuss the video following provided questions.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 26 Downloads
The Fed Today: A Video on the Federal Reserve
What a great introduction to the Federal Reserve System in the United States! Here you'll find a detailed and organized video on the history, monetary policy, and structure of the Federal Reserve, as well as guidelines for putting class...
1 min 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Great Novel
How can an author become the voice of a generation? After finishing Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, readers discuss what makes a book great and how Hurston's message echoes through generations in America. They write...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Freedom Week: The Declaration of Independence
Find your next great activity for studying the Declaration of Independence and the concept of unalienable rights. It includes background information on the writing of this momentous document, as well vocabulary, worksheets and graphic...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Turn of the Century Immigration
In an engaging simulation, class members imagine immigrating to the United States in the late nineteenth-century and arriving at Ellis Island. They then write creative journal entries about their experience and chart their journeys.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sequencing of Events in the Slave Narrative of Henry "Box" Brown
What steps did Henry "Box" Brown take while planning his own escape from slavery? Learners work in groups to analyze segments of Brown's narrative and identify the sequence of the most important events of his story.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Patrick Henry's Integrity
Students study Patrick Henry's trait of integrity. In this integrity lesson, students read about Patrick Henry, answer questions, and think about how he showed his integrity. They decide if Patrick Henry stayed true to himself and others...
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Freedom
Welcome to America, the land of liberty and freedom. Examine the ways in which the terms liberty and freedom have been used in the United States. After researching and analyzing quotations from the past and present, students create an...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Learning Guide to: Schindler's List
Take your history class through Schindler's List with a learning guide, which offers an introduction to the film and a variety of discussion questions and related assignments. There are several useful resources in the sidebar, such as a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Speech in the Virginia Convention
“. . .different men often see the same subject in different lights. . .” but the great orator Patrick Henry used all the skills at his command to craft a speech to convince listeners to see things as he did--that liberty was worth dying...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable