Playing By The Rules
Students investigate the meaning of honesty. In this character education lesson, students brainstorm school experiences where they have the choice of being honest. Students illustrate and describe actions related to honesty in a journal.
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Lesson 1: The Importance of Rules in Our Country and in Our Classroom
Explore the importance of rules in a community with the engaging first instructional activity of this series on the US government. To begin, children play a paper clip game that requires them to make up their own rules as they go, after...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History
Find Your Way Through Trade: It's Just Not Fair
Learners discover fair trading in an economy. In this economics lesson, students participate in a role playing game in which they must trade their goods with the government in an unfair market. Learners discuss the lack of fairness among...
3rd - 7th Math
What Did Democracy Really Mean in Athens?
Did you know elections only played a small role in Athenian democracy? Take a look at the fascinating origins of Athenian direct democracy in ancient Greece, and compare their political structures to our understanding of representative...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable