Rural America in Transition
Pupils examine the changes in rural America in an economic sense. In groups, they research the problems rural areas face in the 21st century. They examine the economic policies in effect and how they help or hurt rural America.
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Women’s Rights in Iraq
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Lesson 3: What Makes Attitudes Towards Education Change over Time?
The struggle for women's rights is not unique to this generation, or even to the 20th century. Class members explore the conflicting opinions of Alexander Graham Bell and his wife, Mabel Hubbard Bell, regarding women's pursuits of higher...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Brief American Pageant: American in World War II
From the home front to the middle of Europe, America's presence in World War II was forever transitioning with the strain of war. The variety of maps and charts offered in this presentation helps to contextualize the 1940's. The amount...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221
Clarify the history and conditions of modern-day Africa with a video by Crash Course World History. As high schoolers learn about Joseph-Desire Mobutu, the Rwandan Genocide, and the first democratic election in the Democratic Republic of...
13 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill A Mockingbird: Parallels to Jim Crow America
Students read and analyze Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird". They relate themes presented in the novel to the real life Scottsboro case and instances of Jim Crow laws. Students conduct Internet research, take quizzes, participate in...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
German and Irish Immigrants in Antebellum America
Pupils research how immigration changed the lives of Americans during 1850-1860. They study immigrant communities in rural America and research Irish and German-born residents of Augusta County, Virginia and Franklin County,...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History