The Lost Colony
Eighth graders act as FBI investigators to "solve" the mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island. They decide how they would investigate the situation and develop their own conclusions of what happened these colonists.
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? A Comparison in American Culture
As part of their study of the Progressive Era, class groups examine a 20th century version of "The Three Little Pigs" through a New Era lens and identify how ideals such as the value of hard work, creativity, and problem solving, etc.,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Learning About Immigration in North Carolina with “A Home on the Field”
Paul Cuadros's A Home on the Field, the story of his attempt to create a soccer team for Hispanic immigrant children in a North Carolina high school, launches an investigation of immigration and the issues immigrants face.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Got a Problem? Let's Solve It! Lesson 1:
Students investigate how problem solving skills contribute to philanthropy. In this animal welfare lesson, students use problem solving skills to make suggestions about how to solve an issue regarding the humane treatment of an animal.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
British Migration to Roanoke: Push and Pull Factors
Eighth graders inspect push and pull factors of migration. In this Roanoke colony lesson, 8th graders research the factors that motivated British to settle the colony in North America. Students then respond to a writing prompt that...
8th Social Studies & History