Learners collect memorabilia and create shadow boxes in the style of David Stewart. They also compose a poem and explain their identity in an oral presentation. This is a rare activity that works quite well for a variety of age levels.
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Early North Carolina History Tic-Tac-Toe
Students choose three activities that demonstrate their knowledge of North Carolina history. In this North Carolina history lesson, students choose three activities from a tic-tac-toe sheet to complete. They research information, write a...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Northwest Coast Indians: Spring and Summer Salmon
Here is a fabulous lesson about the cultures of the Northwest Indians. Through an exploration of a story about the Salmon People, learners study the practice of harvesting salmon and the cultural importance of salmon to the Northwest...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Eighteenth-Century Slave Codes
Learners explore slavery by reviewing the written laws intended to keep African Americans subservient. In this U.S. slavery lesson, students analyze a time-line of the history of African Americans. Learners discuss the patterns of the...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Northwest Coast Indians: Winter Celebrations Potlatch
Upper elementary learners engage in a study about the Potlatch as a Northwest Coast Indians social custom. Groups of pupils plan their own Potlatch ceremony; incorporating activities and creating gifts much like the ones that the Indians...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
A Critical Look at Aboriginal Art
Students observe art from different Aboriginal cultures. In this art evaluation lesson, students discover the different traditions of cultures from the Pacific North West. Students judge the art from these cultures with a specific...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History