The Caste Society
Students explain how the Industrial Revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed American lives and led to Regional territories. They study the two-caste system used in Louisiana.
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The Caste System in India
It's so important to help our pupils understand different societies and lifestyles found around the globe. They will read a very brief explanation of the traditional Caste system in India, answer 10 comprehension questions, and analyze 5...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Cast Your Vote
In a simple but unique lesson, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs of other...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Should voting in the United States be compulsory? In 2004, fewer than 60 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the American national elections. After reviewing arguments for and against compulsory voting, your young citizens will...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Kingdom of Benin
Discover the society of Benin through analysis of several artifacts and rich primary source materials. Here you'll find worksheets on topics as the work of Benin craftsmen, the influence of the all-powerful Oba, explanations for the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Story of India - The Power of Ideas - 1/6
In the 5th Century BC Varanasi was founded, it was one of the first religious centers in India. In this episode we are introduced to the caste system and Iron Age society. This video series is very well done but slightly disjointed in...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History