Prejudice and the Navaho Indian Long Walk
Pupils read Scott O'Dell's book, Sing Down the Moon, and answer questions about the forced migration of the Navahos from Arizona to Fort Sumter, New Mexico. They conduct research and describe a tenebrae service and its importance.
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The 2004 Tsunami: The World Responds
Students analyze the short and long-term consequences of the 2004 South Asian tsunami. They read about ways in which students in our country responded to the tsunami, and brainstorm ways in which they can focus attention on long-term...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Sign of the Beaver Vocabulary
A series of activities based on Elizabeth George Speare's The Sign of The Beaver takes your class through vocabulary, reading comprehension, and literary analysis. A good packet or collection of assignments for a reading circle.
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Story of India - The Power of Ideas - 4/6
After great wars had passed, the Mugal Empire arose and a modern Indian civilization developed. Walk along the Ganges river and hear the story of one India's greatest emperors. This is a shorter episode in this long and highly romantic...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History