The Home Front – Word Search
In this World War II word search activity, students locate and circle 14 significant names and terms pertaining to the British home front during the war. A word bank is provided.
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Search & Seizure Opinion Poll
Pupils examine federal and state constitutional law relating to search and seizure. They analyze various scenarios, participate in an opinion poll, and discuss difficulties in balancing individual privacy rights with the need to fight...
12th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
A House Divided: The Civil War Home Front in Tennessee
To broaden their understanding of both the short term and long terms effects of the Civil War, class groups examine primary source materials and then assume the role of a family member and draft a letter to a soldier describing life at...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
“Swing Shift” and the WWII Home Front
Students take a closer look at the American home front during World War II. In this World War II lesson, students watch the film "Swing Shift," and compare it to information they locate in primary sources about the time period. Students...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Exploring the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict through a Graphic Novel
Approaching the roots of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict can feel like a daunting task for many instructors; here you will find a lesson plan, reading materials, and handouts that will greatly support you in this valuable endeavor.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
All Quiet on the Western Front
Students use unitedstreaming and Google Earth to investigate World War II and All Quiet on the Western Front. In this novel and technology lesson plan, students view a video about the novel using unitedstreaming video, visit the given...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Latin Roots Cern, Jur, Leg: Fill in the Blanks Quiz
MyVocabulary.com features three levels of words for each root; this fill-in-the-blanks quiz contains a word bank of beginner vocabulary containing the roots cern/cer/cre, jur/jus, and leg. You can print it out, or your learners can take...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Latin Roots cern, jur, leg: Advanced Vocabulary Quiz
A bank of 12 words derived from Latin roots cern, jur/jus, and leg scaffolds this exercise for learners who situate the words in challenging sentences. Makes a nice cross-curricular supplement to social studies and law. Quiz results can...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Prisoner in One's Own Home
Examine the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. After reading an article from the New York Times and exploring the author's word choice, young readers find the central idea in the text and work on researching additional...
6th - 12th English Language Arts