The Friendship Race
Students brainstorm qualities and attitudes that contribute to good friendships. They play a game where winning involves their ability to come up with creative statements about friendship.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Extra extra, read all about record levels of civic duty and social responsibility! Here is a handout featuring USA Today news articles on recent surging volunteer rates, such as among college freshmen, celebrity activists, or in the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the United States
Would I be able to access all areas of the school if I used a wheelchair? Or if I could not see? After brainstorming a list of typical life activities, class members assume the role of a person with a specific disability and consider...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
We All Want to Feel Included
Students investigate human psychology by participating in a student role-play. In this friendship lesson, students complete a worksheet based on human relationships and the role of a friend. Students participate in a role-play in which...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Comparing Slave Trades: A Study of the Transatlantic and Trans-Saharan Slave Trades
While most people are familiar with the transatlantic slave trade, there is less knowledge of another major external African slave trade in world history: the trans-Saharan slave trade. Pupils work in groups to read informational texts...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Through Thick and Thin: Examining the Dynamics of Friendship Relationships
Students read one teen's story of dealing with her best friend's anorexia to explore the dynamics of friendship relationships and the qualities needed to sustain a friendship through challenges.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
The End of the Civil Rights Movement
Students examine the relationships between blacks and whites in their community. In this racial discrimination lesson plan, students make race relations observations within their community and then write letters that reveal their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History