The New Promised Land
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Students compare cities in the southern portion of the US to determine the characteristics that make for an ideal community and compare how closely communities resemble each other.
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God's People Enter the Promised Land
Students discover the role of God in Israel's government and create a timeline of the significant events during a given biblical era. In this Israel's history activity, students research seven major events of a given era and write them...
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This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a...
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Students describe the events that led to various immigrant groups settling in New Orleans; differentiate between the white and black Creole population; explain the results of each immigrant group's relocation; and determine the areas of...
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New Review Beyond Vietnam
On April 4, 1967 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his speech "Beyond Vietnam." The controversy that followed is the focus of a three-activity unit that asks class members to consider the political and social implications of King's stance.
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Going to the Promised Land (Dust Bowl Migration)
Students examine Dust Bowl migration. In this Great Depression lesson, students research primary sources regarding migration issues in the United States during the Great Depression. Students discuss their research findings and impressions.
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Students investigate how American Jews established a Jewish homeland in America while still remaining loyal to Israel. Students compare Israel's Independence day with those of other nationalities in the U.S. Students watch the movie...
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