Take Action, Save the Past
Middle schoolers examine an archaeological resource conservation project. Using this site, they use a problem-solving model to identify a specific problem. In groups, they solve the problem creatively and share their solutions with the class.
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Saving the Sandhill Cranes
Middle schoolers explore environmental awareness by participating in movie making. In this endangered species lesson, students discuss the problems dealing with sandhill cranes at a nearby beach and the impact our environment is having...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Native American Cultures
There is a lot to this Native American exploration plan, delve into it! A WebQuest focuses research with 3 expeditions (printable if resources dictate). Scholars keep track of findings on a KWL chart (consider a more note-taking specific...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The First Thanksgiving (Grades 6-8)
Take your middle schoolers back to the first Thanksgiving with an engaging cross-curricular unit that ties together topics in social studies and ELA. While learning about he settlement at Plymouth young scholars participate in a series...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Save the Animals: The Creation of the ASPCA
Students read Black Beauty and study the history of the founding of the ASPCA and learn about endangered species today. Then they write a short paper about the book, or on some aspect of the history of the ASPCA, and, after exploring the...
3rd - 8th Science
Historical Agency in History Book Sets (HBS)
Study historical events by combining the study of historical fiction and non-fiction. Learners read about true past events in historical fiction novels and then research non-fiction accounts of the same events. What are some differences...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable