Pictures of the Past
Students explore how women's roles in society have changed over time. They create a personal timeline using photographs and pertinent dates and complete a reflection paper sharing their views on the roles of women in society past and present.
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Investigating the Building Blocks of Our Community’s Past, Present, and Future
As Ken Jennings said, "There's just something hypnotic about maps." Certainly, the longer you look at them the more you can learn. In this project-based learning instructional activity, individuals study both historic and present-day...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civil War Photography: Photography as a Primary Source
Can we learn a thing or two about history by looking at pictures from the past? As young historians view 2-D and 3-D primary source photographs, they respond to a series of worksheets that guides them toward unveiling clues about the past.
4th - 7th English Language Arts 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
Present and Past Tense Verbs
For this verb tense worksheet, students review the use of present and past tense verbs. They complete 8 sentences about exploration using a verb from column A in a table with a phrase from column B. They see colorful clip art pictures of...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Picturing The Distant Past
Young scholars investigate the past of your local community. They interview relatives or members of the community that lived in the distant past. Students use the information to create a drawing to depict the picture of how it may have...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
African American Experiences: Window to the Past
Students examine African life during slavery on the Internet. In this slavery lesson, students use the Internet to research slavery and create a scrapbook. Students review pictures of slavery and label them as primary or secondary sources.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History