Racial discrimination against the Chinese in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Pupils examine the stereotypes of Chinese immigrants to Australia in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They evaluate the validity of these stereotypes and investigate various pieces of legislation that discriminated against the Chinese.
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Ellis Island—The “Golden Door” to America
Are you one of the 100 million Americans whose ancestors passed through the doors of Ellis Island? Learn about the historic entry point for immigrants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries with an informative reading passage. After...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Coming to America: U.S. Immigration
Students study immigration in the late 19th and early 20th century. In this immigration lesson plan, students participate in activities including creating maps, responding to non fiction text, memorizing and analyzing poetry, and...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Post-Impressionism in the Late 19th Century
Explore one of the most exciting periods in art history with a colorful presentation. The works of Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cezanne are featured in a slideshow about the Post-Impressionists of the late 19th Century.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Dawn of the 20th Century
20th Century themes are explored in this overview. From Urbanization to Marx & Einstein, scholars will learn about the key themes of this topic. Note: This is a brief overview of 20th Century themes and not intended to be an in-depth...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Photo Story/Video: Immigrant Experience in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century
Students consider the plight of immigrants. In this 19th and 20th century history lesson, students create digital stories using photographs and audio files from the Library of Congress that feature the experiences of immigrants to...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Romantic and 20th Century Period Music
Upper graders explore the similarities, differences, and depth of pop music from the Romantic era and the 20th century. They listen to selections that exemplify the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century periods, then create presentations...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts