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Students investigate African-American baseball players from the early 20th century. They read an article, answer discussion questions, write a journal entry, and create a poster-size baseball card for an athlete.
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan: Can You Hear a Rainbow
Students explore disabilities. In this deaf awareness lesson, students listen to the story Can you Hear a Rainbow, by Jamie Riggio Heelan and discuss things they have in common with the deaf character in the story. They work together in...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
The Man in the Red Bandana
Every person has the chance to be a hero in some way, but those who take the opportunity are truly heroic. Welles Crowther, also known as the man in the red bandanna, lost his life on 9/11 as he saved many more. Middle schoolers discuss...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Provide teenagers with the social skills they need to live happy lives with this collection of worksheets and activities. Covering a variety of topics from self-awareness and assertiveness, to stress management and problem solving, this...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
True Blue? On Being Australian
Who or what is an Australian? Discover a plethora of student-centered, engaging activity ideas on the question of Australian identity, organized according to five major themes: people, symbols, place, sport, and words.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Attributes of a Civil Society
High school freshmen search for examples of justice, kindness, peace, and tolerance in news media, and brainstorm how they can promote these attributes in their school, community, and world. Directions for a role-play activity, a...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Justice, Kindness and Tolerance
Ninth graders consider the implications of racism and prejudice. In this character education lesson, 9th graders participate in a classroom activity that requires them to consider how self-deception and self-betrayal contribute to racism.
9th Social Studies & History
9-11: Looking Back...Moving Forward
Students watch and discuss a video about teens living in and around New York and how 9-11 changed their lives. They answer discussion questions, read and discuss newspaper/magazine articles, take a self-test on depression, and create a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History