Research a Decade
Seventh graders work in designated groups of two on a given decade, spanning from the 1950's to the 1990's. They conduct the research in order to construct a presentation and timeline of the time period.
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End of the Year Project
Looking for an engaging and informative end-of-the-year project? This resource will provide your pupils with guidelines for three solid independent research project options: family research, reviewing and illustrating a decade from the...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Getting Geographic: Mapping Global Urbanization
How does the world population change from year to year? Mark these changes on a physical map with a geography lesson focused on global urbanization. After your class researches population trends in the last 60 years, they study...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Timeline of Women's Right to Vote
Which countries implemented women's suffrage before the 19th amendment went into effect in the United States? Which countries still do not allow women to vote? Watch the global spread of women's rights in an interactive timeline that...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Creative Constraints
Lucky you has been assigned with a creative task. There are no limitations, no rules, just endless possibilities. But where do you start? If such a project leaves you feeling paralyzed, watch a video that demonstrates the power of...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Theodore Roosevelt: A Bully Reformer
Students explore the impact of industrialization and urbanization. In this Progressive Era lesson, students analyze primary and secondary sources to discover how Theodore Roosevelt's policies contributed to the rise of reform in the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Contrast Decades of the Twentieth Century
Students investigate and research a decade of the 20th century. They use reference materials from the library as well as CD rom encyclopedias, the Internet web sites and personal interviews of relatives who can give personal accounts of...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History