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Supreme Court Brief
There are so many monumental Supreme Court cases in United States history, and this project will allow your learners to choose ones that interest them most and present the facts of the case to the class. This resource outlines the...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Collective Memory and the Re-imagining of Monuments
Using the variety of videos, articles, and other materials provided here, class members explore the importance of monuments, historical narratives, and shared memory. After reading and participating in a Socratic seminar, pupils choose a...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Importance of Holocaust Remembrance
Designed as the culminating activity after a unit study of the Holocaust, class members assume the voice of a world leader, write a speech, and participate in a simulation of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Indian Removal Act: Was it Constitutional?
Pairs conduct an Internet search for a series of primary and secondary sources pertaining to the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia. Armed with information gathered, teams then debate whether the Indian Removal Act was...
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reconstruction and 1876
How did the United States face the problem of needing to integrate a formerly slave and rebellious population back into the country? Your young historians will learn about the complex system of reconstruction that existed in post-Civil...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lawnfield and Other Ohio Presidential Homes
High schoolers investigate the residences of presidents found in the state of Ohio. They conduct research in the internet and also looking for buildings dedicated to the memory of presidents. The information is used in order to create...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History