The Writing's on the Wall
Young scholars examine a job-training/violence reduction program that removes gang graffiti in East Los Angeles. They discuss issues confronting their own communities and propose community service programs to address these issues.
6th - 12th English Language Arts 9 Views 15 Downloads
F.D.R. and the New Deal
Your young historians will discover how President Franklin D. Roosevelt sought to alleviate hardships of the Great Depression by analyzing the words of his inaugural address and exploring the various New Deal programs he would later...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Government Spending and Taxes
What types of government programs are designed to improve economic inequity in the United States? Introduce your learners to government programs, such as low-income housing, Social Security, and Medicaid, how they work to improve...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Getting Help: Food Stamps and Nutrition Programs
Here is another activity regarding the law. This time, the laws that dictate eligibility for food stamps is the focus. After an initial discussion about the basics of the laws, learners do a case study of a family who is applying for...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
How does cultural diversity impact political identity? That is the question researchers face as they continue their examination of the European Union and the programs it has developed in its attempt to achieve unity in diversity. To gain...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Process of Reduction, Lesson 26
Show your middle schoolers the beauty of clear, concise language with this presentation on reduction. Not only will your young grammarians learn the value of phrases in place of longer sentences, but their writing will naturally become...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
New Review First Contact Newspaper
Turn scholars into news reporters whose assignment is to cover the goings on in Early America. Your job as editor is to help individuals select a topic and to guide them on their writing journey. Young journalists then draft their...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Communist Party Evaluation of the Tet Offensive (1968)
What did the Lao Dong Party, the Communist Party of Vietnam, consider the successes and failures of the Tet Offensive that began on January 30, 1968? As part of their study of the Vietnam War, class members use the provided comprehension...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed