Sense of Wonder,
Sixth graders engage in an activity in order to appreciate the wonders of the everyday world. They use an ordinary home to create context for the lesson. They realize seemingly mundane surroundings should spark a sense of wonder.
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Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. For this World War I lesson, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
World War Two Causes
If you're searching for a range of activities and worksheets on the subject of the onset of World War II, then this is the booklet for you. Featured topics include the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's rise to power, the...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of...
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Seven Wonders of the World
Learn about research. Young researchers will gather information from the internet and other resources to create a class book on The Seven Wonders of the World. They work in teams to research one of the wonders and create a chapter for...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Life on a North Carolina Military Base in Wartime
Investigators use a “Says/Means” chart to analyze and draw inferences from quotes taken directly from newspaper articles detailing life on an active military base in Greensboro, North Carolina during World War II. Individuals then use a...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Chronicling America: Uncovering a World at War
As part of a study of World War I, class members read newspaper articles from the time that urge American involvement, non-involvement, or neutrality. Using the provided worksheet, groups analyze the articles noting the central argument...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Seven Wonders of the World: Temple of Artemis at Ephesus: Part 4 of 7
Students explore an ancient wonder of the world. In this Temple of Artemis instructional activity, students read about the history of the temple, create temple timelines, compose poetry to honor the goddess, and consider the part of the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History