Young scholars read interview with Native American, examine archaeological site map, discuss tradition of grave decorating, and write newspaper article or letter that expresses concern about robbing archaeological sites.
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Daoism and Confucianism: In the Balance
Students compare Chinese philosophies. In this religious beliefs lesson plan, students research primary and secondary web sites and non-fiction books and take notes to gain knowledge Daoism and Confucianism prior to creating a diamante...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
After reading excerpts from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, your pupils will draw on what they've learned about the cruelty of slavery in order to write and present an anti-slavery speech or editorial.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Fanatically Grammatically Correct
Research guidelines for correct usage, then explore how creative writers employ punctuation as an essential tool in their craft. Secondary classes create board games to teach elementary school students how to properly punctuate. From the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Is Monopoly the Microsoft Board's Game?
Students first participate in an in-depth discussion about capitalism, monopolies, trusts, mergers, and the Sherman Antitrust Act. They work in groups to investigate past examples of corporations tried for antitrust act violations.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History