Constitutionality of a Central Bank
Considering the expressed and implied powers of Congress, was it constitutional for the United States to establish the Second National Bank in the early nineteenth century? What is the constitutionality of the Federal Reserve System?
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Banks, Credit & the Economy
Take your learners through a virtual tour of the US mint to learn about currency, and then discover the role of the Federal Reserve as the nation's central bank. Readings will also provide an overview of banks and lending,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Current Event Project
One of the best ways to make history relevant and engaging is to analyze current events before they become history! Check out these project guidelines for a current event research paper, outlining the major required sections of the...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Positive Spin
Study word choice and connotation in advertising. Readers examine campaign ads, both negative and positive, from the 2006 mid-term election. They read and discuss an article and analyze a campaign of any candidate they choose. Finally,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Latin Roots Cern, Jur, Leg: Fill in the Blanks Quiz
MyVocabulary.com features three levels of words for each root; this fill-in-the-blanks quiz contains a word bank of beginner vocabulary containing the roots cern/cer/cre, jur/jus, and leg. You can print it out, or your learners can take...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Latin Roots cern, jur, leg: Advanced Vocabulary Quiz
A bank of 12 words derived from Latin roots cern, jur/jus, and leg scaffolds this exercise for learners who situate the words in challenging sentences. Makes a nice cross-curricular supplement to social studies and law. Quiz results can...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Who Could Have Been Who
Can word choice affect a candidate's likeability? Use this New York Times instructional activity to explore how a presidential candidate's likeability factor can fluctuate in public opinion polls. Young readers choose a presidential...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable