Putting a Face on the Organization of Labor
Eighth graders study the situation of workers in America before Unionization using historical content in songs, reading and discussion.
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Westward Expansion in the Garden
What an exceptional hands-on experience for learning about the period of Westward Expansion in the United States! Learners are divided into groups and embark on one of three "trails" to learn about the challenges early pioneers...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Zach’s Lie: Concept Analysis
If you're planning a unit on Roland Smith's Zach's Lie, be sure to incorporate a list of important literary elements into your curriculum. With a list of essential questions, literary themes, conflicts, and notes about setting, the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Introducing the 6 Traits to Students
Put together an English language arts unit on the six traits of writing with this helpful collection of resources. From fun songs to differentiated writing exercises reinforcing each of the traits, great ideas are provided for developing...
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Inference and Conclusions
Practice making inferences with a couple of graphic organizers. After reading some information about coming to conclusions through an examination of evidence, learners can fill out one or both of the organizers. They are not specific to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Growth of the American Labor Movement
Explore the world of labor unions and organized strikes of the early 20th century in this presentation. With stark pictures of child laborers and striking workers, these slides are sure to leave an indelible impression on your students-...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Putting It All Together: From Awareness of Mood to Analysis of Tone
Stephen Vincent Benet’s, “By the Waters of Babylon,” offers learners a chance to examine the difference between mood and tone. After a close reading of an excerpt from the short story, the class lists the diction and imagery that builds...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed