Seeing Your Jewish Community Through Different Eyes
Students analyze a variety of journal entries to view Jewish communities through different eyes. The first one is by Faimonda Koplnitsky. She emigrated from Ukraine as a girl and published a book, called "No Words to Say Goodbye."
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Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson plan that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Targeting Problems in my Community
Inspire scholars to make a positive difference in their community with a lesson that sheds light on local issues. Here, class members identify community problems and take part in a grand conversation to determine solutions needed to...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Emancipation Proclamation Through Different Eyes
Students examine how various segments of the American population viewed the Emancipation Proclamation. They read the Emancipation Proclamation, analyze key terms and statements in the document, and participate in a debate.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Reader Idea | Thinking Like a Historian About Current World Events
Check out this fantastic research project where learners work to see the modern world through the eyes of a historian and analyze a contemporary event of their choice. An in-depth reflection on the project is given by the project...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Showcase Your Caring Community
Students investigate the concept that is related to showcasing the work or contributions of a community leader. They conduct research of the community while focusing upon having class discussion about the leaders of it. Students create...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Earworms: Those Songs That Get Stuck in Your Head
We've all been infected by earworms at one point or another. But don't worry! These aren't creepy crawly critters that live inside our heads. Follow along with this short video as it explores the interesting psychology behind the...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable