Connecting the Separate Powers
Scholars demonstrate what they know about the separation of powers through role play. Two individuals act out a skit as the remaining class members discuss and decide whether the interaction they observed is an appropriate example of the...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Bullying Journal Prompts
Writing about bullying and qualities of a friend can be a theraputic way for learners to process their feelings. Use a list of narrative writing prompts focused on bullying and peer inteactions in any number of classroom settings.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How does propaganda influence our vote? Through grand conversation, scholars gain information about what is and how to identify the different ways propaganda is used in a presidential election. Using their new-found knowledge, citizens...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Acting for the Common Goods
The first of a three-part series on bullying, this plan has class members present skits about bullying, write and sign an anti-bullying pledge, and complete a service project. For the skit, learners use information from previous lessons...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Student Leadership Activity
Students rotate in groups of three to broadcast the morning news/announcements over the school pa system. They meet with the principal once a month to find volunteer opportunities. They also are responsible for organizing sports teams...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History