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Riot, Revolution and Reform
Students examine the student protests and subsequent massacre at Tiananmen Square in 1989 and the current petition by victims' family members to open a criminal investigation of the responsible officials.
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Isn’t It Exciting? (The American Industrial Revolution and Urbanization)
America was built on the ingenuity, work ethic, and foresight of our ancestors. Sixth graders learn about the complex Gilded Age in American history, including the prominent inventors and captains of industry, and how they all connect...
6th Social Studies & History
Necessity is the Mother of Invention
Students research the Industrial Revolution. In this Industrial Revolution lesson plan, students research on the Internet, with books, magazines, fill out worksheets, and more to learn about inventions that were made out of necessity or...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Freedom Rides of 1961
Young historians explore the Freedom Rides of the civil rights movement with an engaging PowerPoint presentation, primary and secondary source analysis, and a viewing of a PBS documentary called "Freedom Riders." They will conclude by...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable