Tet, the Vietnamese New Year
Students identify the similarities and differences between traditions in the Vietnamese New Year, TET, with the traditions of several holidays celebrated in America.
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Teaching Elections in Washington State
Prepare even our youngest citizens to participate in the democratic process with this powerful packet of materials. Kids consider what it means to be a good citizen, examine voter qualifications, investigate initiatives and referenda,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ethnic Folklore in Your Classroom: Traditions, Tales, and Treasures from Tijuana to Timbuktu
Young scholars create their own festival. In this folk life lesson plan, students research their folklore history by interviewing their parents and grandparents, organizing the data found, and presenting that material to the class. Young...
Pre-K - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Teaching Justice: Schooling and the Four Waves of U.S. Immigration
U.S. immigration is the focus of a unit on social justice. Over the course of a school year, young historians read a variety of texts to learn about four waves of immigration that have occurred over time in the U.S. An emphasis on...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
New Year Celebrations Around the World
Learners share their New Year's traditions, then read a news article about how people around the world celebrate the start of a new year. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History