Plagued by Poverty
Students investigate the nature, causes and statistics of diseases in lesser-developed countries and explore ways in which disease impacts the global population. They write a speech regarding disease in their country and how to prevent it.
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Coping With Disasters in Haiti
Learners examine ways to cope with natural disasters in Haiti. In this natural disaster lesson, students learn about some of the natural disasters which have plagued Haiti in the past such as floods, hurricanes and earthquakes. They look...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Black Death: 1347 - 1351
Grim and gruesome, the Black Death literally infects history with its social and political ramification. Your class will be positively agog over the details of the Plague, from its causes to its symptoms, and eventually to its grisly end...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Food insecurity, whether as a result of food scarcity or a lack of nutritious food, is a growing and serious problem in the world today. After discussing the concept of food insecurity, learners listen to an NPR radio broadcast on the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Living to Avoid The Criminal Justice System
Students brainstorm a list of negative stereotypes in the African-American society. In groups, they develop ways to decrease the chance of them living in poverty and being in trouble with the law. They develop ways to solve problems...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
A Lesson on Reconstruction Legislation and Amendments
Students study the legislation and Amendments of Reconstruction period in America. In this Reconstruction lesson, students work in groups to dissect the Black Codes, an article in the US Constitution, as well as the 13th, 14th, and 15th...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History