Traditional Towns and Modern Suburbs
Learners are introduced to the differences between traditional towns and modern suburbs. They visit a virtual community and view aerial photographs to compare and contrast these two types of towns. They draw two mental maps.
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Día de los Muertos Teacher Packet
Learn about Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, through authentic vocabulary activities, creating Papel Picado, creating Calavera masks, and making skeleton puppets. Designed to be adaptable to many grade levels, you'll find...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui
Critical thinking comes in all shapes and sizes. Here, kids will get critical as they consider the wonderful art of El Anatsui. Written to engage learners visiting the Brooklyn Museum, the lesson focuses on a huge piece created by...
1st - 8th Social Studies & History
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Archaeologists Reveal King Tut's Mummy
Students look at pictures of a sarcophagus, then read a news article about King Tut's mummy. For this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion, pictures, and a vocabulary activity, then students read...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Native American Cultures Across the U.S.
Students learn the geographic regions of the United States that correspond to Native American cultural bands. Students describe the historical and present-day locations, houses, clothing, food, and cultural traditions of specific tribes.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Middle Passage: a Journey of Endurance
Students determine that thriving African cultures engaged in international trade and exploration before the emergence of European civilization. The study ancient Ghana, its geographic locale, the diversity therein to include its people,...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History