Remembering to Never Forget
Young scholars discover how the history of a place or event affects one's present perceptions of that place or event. They examine the current tensions caused by the decision to make Weimar, Germany Europe's cultural capital.
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Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie Rabbit-Proof Fence
Lead discussion and thoughtful analysis as pupils view Rabbit Proof Fence, a drama based on true story about three aboriginal girls who ran away from Western Australia to return to their Aboriginal families in 1931. Here you'll find...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Holocaust: The Art of Memory
Never Forget. As part of a study of the Holocaust, class members watch a PowerPoint about Terezin and then read selections from I Never Saw Another Butterfly, Children’s Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp, and then craft...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teachers' Guide: Take Time to Remember
The Royal Canadian Legion offers this teacher's guide designed to remind learners of all ages of the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers in not only World War I but also the Korean and Gulf wars. The 42-page packet is filled with...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Ben Franklin Aphorisms
Is a pretend friend worse than an open foe? What benefits come to those who help themselves? Take a look at some of Benjamin Franklin's famous aphorisms, which advise readers to conduct themselves properly throughout the day. Pupils...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
North Carolina Supreme Court Justices
Should Supreme Court justices in states be elected by the people or appointed by the governor? Using quotes provided in this writing prompt and their own observations and experiences, have learners consider this question and write a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teacher’s Guide to “Never Let It Rest!”
Young scholars explore the Holocaust through art. In this Holocaust activity, students analyze the art exhibition titled "Never Let It Rest" by Hans Molzberger. Young scholars keep journals regarding their impressions of the artwork and...
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts