Tonto National Monument
Students describe how archaeology helped researchers explore the Salado culture of the Tonto Basin, including why they lived in cliff dwellings.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Archaeology Inventory Project
What can be learned from ancient art and artifacts? In the second of a series of lessons devoted to the history of Afghanistan, class members assume the role of archaeologists and investigate art found along the Silk Road. They observe,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Tell Tales: Reconstructing A Personal Tell
A two-week exploration of archaeology is here for you. In an exquisite lesson, sixth graders spend many days studying how archaeologists learn about ancient cultures by studying their artifacts. They watch streamed video, and PowerPoint...
6th English Language Arts
The Automobile and the Drive-In Society
How has automobile technology affected the United States and its citizens? After reading an introductory article, class members participate in a jigsaw activity designed to explore this question. After gathering information and filling...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas
This lengthy, and very thorough collection of study guide worksheets should help learners who are studying the Inca culture to solidify their understanding of the culture. The worksheets are meant to be used as the class goes through the...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Neighborhood or Slum? Snapshots of Five Points: 1827-1867
How has your local neighborhood changed throughout recent history? Young researchers evaluate census data, images, and primary source descriptions describing the living situation in the antebellum Five Points neighborhood. They consider...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History