Sink or Swim
Fourth graders see how Wisconsin supplied the military with submarines, ships and ammunition during World War II. They view pictures of a ship used in World War II and design a water craft out of clay. in World War II.
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Reading a Timeline
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Were Rivets to Blame for Titanic Sinking?
Students answer questions about the Titanic, then read a news article about possible causes of the disaster. For this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Teaching Justice: Schooling and the Four Waves of U.S. Immigration
U.S. immigration is the focus of a unit on social justice. Over the course of a school year, young historians read a variety of texts to learn about four waves of immigration that have occurred over time in the U.S. An emphasis on...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History