Small Town Newspapers with Big Impact
Students examine small town newspapers through history of William Harding's small town newspaper, the Marion Star. Students then write their own newspaper articles and assemble them into "small-town" class newspaper.
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Designing a Skyscraper
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ordinary People; Extraordinary Impact
Everyone can make a difference. Learners read Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary deed and discuss the story's impact. Learners write affirmations for other classmates and share them aloud. We're all people, but what makes us extraordinary?...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
Big Business & Industrial Cities
This is a true gem. This PowerPoint is well-organized, has bullet points you control (which gives you time for discussion), has sound effects, and covers several aspects of American industrialization after 1900. The presentation begins...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History
Small Actions with Big Results
Students explore philanthropy in literature. In this literature instructional activity, students read text from three different genres that all have a moral. Students compare and contrast these pieces of literature, focusing on the...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
New Review Interpreting the Past; Assessing Its Impact on the Present
Even though the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt ended over 100 years ago, we can still learn something from his stances and policies that is applicable today. Class members first look over a list of prevalent political issues from the...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable