Traveling the U.S.
Eighth graders choose a state to research and choose a city to visit. They recommend 3 hotels, 3 restaurants, and 3 attractions. They create a hyperstudio presentation.
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Personal Travel Guide to a Chinese City
Scholars become travel guides in this group research project to investigate a Chinese city or region for a presentation. Heavily based on Internet research, the activity requires participants to jigsaw the final project, so each team...
6th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Underground Railroad and The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
Students discover racism and slavery by completing a role playing activity. For this U.S. history lesson, students analyze documents from the Civil War era and describe the Fugitive Slave Law. Students view a video on YouTube about the...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Personal Stories of the National Parks
Students explore historical information about U.S. national parks using the stories of Edward and Margaret Gehrke as a primary source document. For this United States geography, history, and literacy lesson, students view the diary...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts