Questions for Today: Communities
Students discover how questionnaires help communities to determine the needs of its citizens. They make an analogy between a survey of students about their school and a survey of citizens about their community.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Here is a beautiful handout through which learners can explore the history of California, from the earliest Europeans to visit the Golden State up through its experiences during the Great Depression and position in the modern world.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Citizenship and Sacrifice
Learners are introduced to a simple review of citizenship and sacrifice though the lives of Washington and Lee. The instructional activity is portrayed as a play and fosters personal application opf the concepts revealed.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Choosing a Search Site
Learners discover how to pick the best search engine website for their research needs. In this search engine evaluation lesson, students learn about a variety of children's search sites. They practice using the sites and compare,...
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
The American Revolution
Invite your class on a ride through the American Revolution. Young historians travel through time as they explore the events that led to the foundation of the United States of America. Over the course of eight lessons, this unit provides...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Developing a Relationship with Senior Citizens
Students examine how to value their elders and the senior citizens in society. They show empathy through literature to people who are generation or more older than themselves. They also study the importance of genealogy.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History