RELISIOUS COMMUNITIES: 19TH CENTURY HARMONISTS
Students examine the Second Great Awakening and the religious revivals that swept through the United States during the early decades of the nineteenth century. They compare various communities to the Harmonists of Old Economy.
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The Progressive Era Projects
Your young historians will take a closer look into how progressive reformers have approached issues such as poverty, racism, and gender discrimination, which have persisted in the United States since the nineteenth century. They will...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Communities on the Threshold of Change
Viewers of the short documentary Santa Cruz Del Islote consider how changes in climate and overfishing impact the life style of the 1,200 residents of a small island off the coast of Cartagena, Columbia.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review An Introduction to Emile Durkheim's Suicide
Suicide is one of the most tragic events in human existence, and it is also one of the least understandable phenomena in sociology. Emile Durkheim's 19th century work Suicide is the focus of a short analysis video that connects social...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review An Introduction to Friedrich Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil
Is God is dead? Is there no absolute truth? Do different societies have different concepts of good and evil? Introduce the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche with a short video analysis of Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil.
3 mins 11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review An Introduction to G. W. F. Hegel’s The Phenomenology of Spirit
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's The Phenomenology of Spirit was an influential contribution to 19th century philosophy. High schoolers explore what happens when two conscious beings, both sure of their own freedom without restriction,...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
19th Century Reforms
Take a closer look at the religious and moral reform movements in nineteenth century America, including the creation of utopian communities in response to the growth of the market economy, the fundamental ideals of Protestant religious...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
19th & 20th Century Composers: Exoticism
VH1 Music Studio has put out another great lesson that incorporates analysis, compare/contrast, and musical terminology. Kids will listen to the song "Habanera" considering the use of specific instruments in evoking a sense of location....
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
What's In a Phrase? Finding Historical Understandings in an Immigrant Guidebook
Using a Chinese-English phrase book from the late 19th century, learners view a glimpse of life on the frontier for a Chinese immigrant. They work in groups and on their own to analyze and summarize the content of various phrases, given...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Changing Times, Changing Styles: New Japanese Literary Styles of the Late Nineteenth Century
Focusing on Doppo's "Unforgettable People" and late nineteenth century Japanese literature, this resource also leads to discussions of form being dictated by content. Explore the development of new literary styles first-hand by...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed