Students examine the religious beliefs and practices of the Japanese people. They view and discuss photos of shrines and temples in Japan, and compare and contrast the photos.
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Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. For this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Integrating Gandhian Principles of Communal Unity in Mathematics
Fourth through sixth graders incorporate Gandhian principles into Math curriculum. They explore Gandhi's teachings on communal unity and economic equality. This has quite a bit of information about Gandhi and his observations and...
4th - 6th Math
In the Shadow of My Country: A Japanese American Artist Remembers
Students analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Will Smog be a Problem at the Olympic Games?
Students locate China on a world map, then read a news article about pollution in Beijing. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion about smog and a vocabulary activity, then students read the...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History