The Muir Image
Students, in groups, discover how they can protect wilderness areas. They define environmentalist and wilderness and explain the importance of the National Park system.
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Here is a beautiful handout through which learners can explore the history of California, from the earliest Europeans to visit the Golden State up through its experiences during the Great Depression and position in the modern world.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Promoting Diversity in Elementary School Curricula
Students discover the roles played by various racial, ethnic and religious groups in the development of American society. They explore the concept of racial and cultural diversity and global community, as these are joined by economic,...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Working the Land: Natural Occupations
Learners investigate national parks and forests by creating a project of their choice. In this environmental responsibility lesson plan, students identify the many occupational positions within the Forestry and National Park services....
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts