Secrets of Making Money
Students examine the properties of different materials used to make paper money. They design their own bill and share it with the class. They also watch a video clip and read an article about making money and how it affects the economy.
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Reemergence of the “Vanishing Americans” ‐ Native Americans and World War II
Discover the many contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans during World War II. After gaining background information through a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes, your young historians will participate in a jigsaw...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Ben Franklin Aphorisms
Benjamin Franklin's famous aphorisms are a perfect time capsule of colonist values in the mid-18th century, as well as a clever reminder of the way life still works today. Middle and high schoolers select one aphorism to interpret...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How can we decide between candidates on election day? After contemplating various issues and qualities, your learners will go through a step-by-step process of researching and evaluating sample candidates and determining their...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Articles of Confederation Game
Why did the Articles of Confederation fail? Your historians will find out firsthand through this simulation activity, during which they will use money (consider using extra credit) to demonstrate the inherent flaws. It's simple: each...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: Bank Error Makes Customers Millions
In this English worksheet, students read "Bank Error Makes Customers Millions," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 10 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History
Avoiding Consumer Fraud: Financial Scams and Schemes
Young consumers get a hefty dose of information on how fraud can put their financial health at risk. The resource provides detailed lecture notes, scaffolded notetaking sheets, vocabulary worksheets, transparencies, and seven links to...
9th - 12th Health